Are you a University of Waterloo graduate student or postdoc interested in commercializing your research? Hosted by GRADventure, in collaboration with the Waterloo Commercialization Office (WatCo) and the Library, this half-day event will provide you with the basics of Market Research, Intellectual Property and Commercialization to start turning your research into a commercial success!
If you happen to stop by Needles Hall to visit Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) over the next few months, you might be surprised by the changes you find. Construction has started on the new Student Service Centre, which is slated to open in late fall 2018. The Centre will amalgamate the front-line services of GSPA, the Registrar’s Office (including Student Awards & Financial Aid), and the Student Success Office. Some services of other units, such as Finance - Student Financial Services, will also be incorporated.
A new research ethics system will be available for researchers to use beginning August 13. In preparation, the current research ethics system will close Friday, August 3 at 4:30 p.m. Between 4:30 p.m. August 3 and 9:00 a.m. August 13 the system will be unavailable while all active applications are migrated to the new system. The new system will allow for applications and supporting documentation to be managed completely online, using electronic approvals, automated workflows, and notifications.
Every year University of Waterloo hosts the biggest Canada party in the city! This year is no exception, with special musical guests, food and craft vendors, children's activities and of course, fireworks!
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.