The University of Waterloo and the University of Strathclyde invite you to a Fireside Chat

Monday, November 9, 2020

Fireside chat

The University of Waterloo and the University of Strathclyde are jointly hosting a virtual research colloquium, expected to provide an interactive space for graduate students from the participating universities to present their research and receive constructive feedback from international scholars in their respective fields.

Graduate students from both institutions have submitted more than 50 abstracts in research areas such as, Nuclear Engineering, Quantum Technology, Digital Health, Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship. An abstract review committee, comprising faculty from both universities have selected 24 graduate students to present at the colloquium slated for Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 9:00 am to 2:00pm.

“This initiative aims to strengthen the mutually beneficial long-term research collaborations between the two universities, and to support engagement of Waterloo faculty and graduate students to explore new opportunities with their Strathclyde colleagues, “ said Bessma Momani, Interim  Assistant Vice-President, International Relations, Waterloo International.

Although the research presentation sessions are reserved for participants only, both president Hamdullahpur and Principal McDonald have extended an invitation to the University community to attend the keynote Fireside Chat taking place on Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 9.00am to 10.15am. Discussions will focus on the purpose of the colloquium and expected outcomes, as well as global developments and challenges and opportunities for higher education in the post-COVID world. All University of Waterloo members are encouraged to attend this keynote.

Please register here by Monday, November 9 to receive the link to the event.