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Thursday, March 25, 2021 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Concept $5K finals

Join the virtual audience for the Winter 2021 Concept $5K Finals!

Watch 10 promising student teams take the virtual stage and compete for their share of $20K in grant funding to help take startup ideas to the next level. Besides seeing some great pitches, you can also hear from Concept Interim Director, John Dick, and University of Waterloo Entrepreneurship Society about how to get involved with entrepreneurship and find co-founders.

Thursday, May 20, 2021 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Quantum Today: New algorithm uses a hologram to control trapped ions

Quantum Today posterQuantum Today is an exciting new seminar series that pulls its themes from recently published scientific articles. Join us as we sit down in conversation with researchers to talk about their work, what’s the impact and where their research will lead to.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Bordeaux-Waterloo 10 year partnership celebration

Waterloo and Bordeaux campusesThe University of Bordeaux and the University of Waterloo are delighted to invite Waterloo staff, faculty, and students to attend a special virtual celebration of the 10th anniversary of our strategic partnership.

Monday, May 31, 2021 2:11 pm - 2:11 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

The Math Behind the Rubik’s Cube

Rubik's cube

Rubik’s Cube: The math behind the best-selling puzzle toy of all time!

Join us at 9 AM (ET) on Saturday, June 5, for a special family-fun event that will put a Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics’ twist on the world’s best-selling puzzle toy!

Thursday, July 8, 2021 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Quantum Today: A measurement-based variational quantum eigensolver

Quantum Today posterJoin Luca Dellantonio, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), in conversation with scientific outreach manager John Donohue. They’ll discuss his latest journal article entitled A measurement-based variational quantum eigensolver published in Physical Review Letters on June 4.

Thursday, August 5, 2021 12:59 pm - 12:59 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

GreenHouse Fall Program Opportunities

Fall 2021 innovation, coaching & networking opportunity for all UW undergraduate & graduate students at GreenHouse Social Impact Incubator. Apply to the Workplace Innovation Program if you’d like to make a meaningful impact within a team by tackling challenges with local organizations. Apply to the Social Innovators in Training Program if you have a problem or venture you’d like to work on. Deadline to apply is August 5th.

Monday, August 16, 2021 8:30 am - Friday, August 20, 2021 8:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

2021 World Fuel Cell Conference

World Fuel Cell Conference poster
World Fuel Cell Conference (WFCC) is established under the auspice of the International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE) as an umbrella organization to lead and coordinate the information dissemination related to hydrogen and fuel cell R&D activities, development, advancement and education. The conference is organized by IAHE Fuel Cell Division, hosted by the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) and the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA).

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Anti-racism book club

21 things you may not know about the indian act book coverEach month, led by a member of our campus community, a book from the President's Anti-racism Task Force's (PART) carefully curated list will be reviewed and discussed. The book that will be discussed is "21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality" by Bob Joseph.

Thursday, August 19, 2021 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Quantum Today: Dimension Reductions in Quantum Key Distribution

Quantum Today posterJoin Twesh Upadhyaya, MSc student at the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) and Department of Physics & Astronomy, in conversation with scientific outreach manager John Donohue. They’ll discuss his latest journal article entitled “Dimension Reductions in Quantum Key Distribution for Continuous- and Discrete-Variable Protocols” published in Physical Review X Quantum on May 24.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

September anti-racism book club

White Fragility: Why it's so hard to for white people to talk about racism book coverIn September, Professor Frankie Condon, who has conducted extensive research in anti-racism rhetoric and anti-racism pedagogy, will lead the discussion of Robin DiAngelo’s, White Fragility (2018), the New York Times bestseller that gained international prominence in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd in the US.