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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.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Indigenous Business and Leadership

Indigenous dancers in front of colourful animals

Join Alumni Tracy Primeau, BA ‘98, in a discussion about Indigenous Business and Leadership. Tracy Primeau is a shift manager at Bruce Power, and also member of many  organizations – she is a member of the Board of Directors of Women in Nuclear Canada, Chair of the Women’s House Serving Bruce and Grey, Executive of the Kincardine Bulldogs Hockey Club and sits on two Municipality of Kincardine Council committees.  

Thursday, June 24, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

WatSolve S21 C-Suite Fireside Chat with Conor Mlacak

Calling all future consultants!

WatSolve has invited Conor Mlacak, VP of Technology at Loblaw Companies Limited, to answer questions about his career journey, work-life balance, mentorship, and consulting from the perspective of a C-Level Executive. The WatSolve Spring 2021 C-Suite Fireside chat will be happening on Thursday, June 24th, at 1:00 PM, all UW students are welcome to attend.

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 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.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Grad Student Community and Conversation Circle

Students sitting at a desk

Are you grad student struggling to manage academic and personal demands? Are you worried about whether you belong or if you are intelligent enough to succeed? Connect with other grad students in an informal and confidential environment where you can discuss the things impacting you and learn new ways to manage.

Monday, January 25, 2021 1:00 pm - Tuesday, January 25, 2022 2:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

WaterLeadership: Media 101 - Tips for Engaging with the Media

As part of the Water Institute's WaterLeadership training series, the Water Institute, presents, "Media 101 - Tips for Engaging with the Media” with Pamela Smyth, media relations manager for the University.

Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Grad Student Community and Conversation Circle

Students sitting at a desk

Are you grad student struggling to manage academic and personal demands? Are you worried about whether you belong or if you are intelligent enough to succeed? Connect with other grad students in an informal and confidential environment where you can discuss the things impacting you and learn new ways to manage.