The Advisory Committee on Graduate Scholarships and Awards has named the winners of the 2018 Governor General's Gold Medal and University Finalists. The winners were chosen from a group of nominees with superb academic performances and tremendous records of scholarship. These outstanding students represent our exceptionally gifted community of graduate scholars who are creating knowledge and generating transformative research to the betterment of society.
On Thursday, June 7, GRADtalks: Drinking Water took place in the Board and Senate Room with opening remarks made by Jean Andrey, Dean, Faculty of Environment and Jeff Casello, Associate Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs. Our speakers presented to a large audience including UWaterloo's very own President and Vice-Chancellor, Feridun Hamdullahpur.
The Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS) announced today that University of Waterloo’s Gregory Lui is the national Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition People’s Choice award winner, as well as the second place winner overall in this year’s national 3MT.
Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) is pleased to announce the two University of Waterloo doctoral students who will be attending “The Lake Shift” – a dissertation writing retreat hosted by Queen’s University in July.
The regional competitions of Canada’s 3MT are complete, and the 11 finalists have been chosen, including Gregory Lui, a PhD candidate in Chemical Engineering from right here at the University of Waterloo!
As of May 22, the 11 videos of the finalists’ presentations will be live on the CAGS 3MT page. This kicks off the final round of the search for the winner of Canada’s 3MT national competition.
Each year, the Centre for Teaching Excellence and Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs recognize and celebrate the teaching development efforts of a Waterloo graduate student with the Certificate in University Teaching (CUT) Award.
Caitlin Scott, from the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability is the 2018 award recipient.
The Lake Shift is a thesis writing retreat for doctoral students from Ontario universities, held at Queen’s Biology Station on Lake Opinicon (a 50 minute drive north of Kingston). The retreat takes place between Sunday, July 15 and Friday, July 20, 2018.
The retreat provides graduate students with structured time to write, workshops on tips for effective dissertation writing, opportunities to network with other graduate students and all in a beautiful location.
Hosted by GRADventure, in partnership with the Centre for Career Action, the Non-Academic Career Conference is a full day event designed to better prepare PhD students and postdocs for careers outside of academia.