Events - 2013

Friday, November 22, 2013 — 2:30 PM EST

The Creative Person: In a society that is specializing more and more, is there a place for the Homo Universalis?

Friday, November 15, 2013 — 2:30 PM EST

Spaun: The first large-scale simulated brain that can perform tasks

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 (all day) to Friday, November 15, 2013 (all day)
An immersive, pre-university experience including an introduction to the art and science of reading academic papers, an opportunity to explore
cutting-edge discoveries with professors, and the chance to engage with
current student researchers.
Friday, November 8, 2013 — 2:30 PM EST

The reMaker Society: Technology and Technics for an Indigenous Modernity

Saturday, November 2, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

Join us at Waterloo's Fall Open House!

  • Tour the campus and residences, and learn about student activities and services.
Friday, November 1, 2013 — 2:30 PM EDT

Beyond "Just"

Friday, October 25, 2013 — 2:30 PM EDT

Following up from the KI museum course field trip to Barcelona last spring, the third year students are giving conference-style poster presentations to the KI community based on their observations of exhibit design considerations from one or more museum exhibits they visited.

Friday, October 18, 2013 — 2:30 PM EDT

Transitions and Thresholds: An Integrative Approach to Understanding Learning

Friday, October 4, 2013 — 2:30 PM EDT

Confronting the limits of intuition with formalism

Friday, September 27, 2013 — 2:30 PM EDT

In Spring 2013, Bachelor of Knowledge Integration students capped off their second year with a field trip to Barcelona to study museums. Now they're sharing their reflections with the Knowledge Integration community.

Friday, September 27, 2013 (all day) to Sunday, September 29, 2013 (all day)
green t-shirts of Waterloo volunteers at the fair

Join us downtown Toronto at the Ontario Universities' Fair, 10am-5pm.

Find out more about Knowledge Integration and the University of Waterloo and speak to current students and professors. Look for the green shirts at the Waterloo booth! 

Friday, September 20, 2013 — 2:30 PM EDT to Friday, November 22, 2013 — 2:30 PM EST

Join the KI community at our Friday afternoon seminars, where we'll learn together about knowledge integration in action!

Friday, September 20, 2013 — 2:30 PM EDT

Think Tanks, Funding, and Politics of Policy Knowledge

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 — 7:00 PM EDT

Ed Jernigan, Director of the Centre for Knowledge Integration, speaks as part of the Waterloo Lecture Series hosted by the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus.

Sunday, June 30, 2013 (all day) to Friday, July 26, 2013 (all day)

The Centre for Knowledge Integration is host to the Shad Valley program at the University of Waterloo. Many of our faculty and staff are involved, along with some KI students!

Shad Valley is a summer enrichment experience for high school students from across Canada.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 — 5:26 PM EDT

We're thrilled to celebrate the convocation of the KI Class of 2013!

Here are the plans of some of our BKI grads.

Saturday, May 25, 2013 (all day)

Students who have received an Offer of Admission to Waterloo, and their families, are invited to join us on this special visit day.

Monday, April 29, 2013 (all day) to Friday, May 10, 2013 (all day)

The field trip kicks off the Museum Course, where Knowledge Integration students practise interdisciplinary collaboration by designing original, working museum exhibits. They start by studying museums in a museum-rich city, and they finish with an exhibition of their own work in March of their third year.

Check out their trip photos!

Friday, April 5, 2013 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

The graduating class of Knowledge Integration students will be presenting poster displays of their senior research projects. Forming the capstone of their four-year undergraduate career, these projects represent an exciting synthesis of the diverse disciplines the students have explored through this one-of-a-kind interdisciplinary program.

Friday, March 22, 2013 — 2:30 PM EDT

“Interdisciplinarity” what does it mean, and what makes it successful?

Friday, March 15, 2013 — 2:30 PM EDT

A Quest and a Question

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 (all day)

Join us for a great day!

  • Discuss your interests in KI with our students, faculty, and staff in the Knowledge Integration studio.
  • Explore the Knowledge Integration eXhibition (KI-X), the culmination of the KI 3rd-year design project, The Museum Course.
  • Tour residences and athletic facilities, attend a financing session, and learn about student services.
Monday, March 11, 2013 (all day) to Wednesday, March 13, 2013 (all day)

KI-X (n): Knowledge Integration eXhibition; a convergence of disciplines, teaching methods and creative minds in an exhibition of topical, object-centric displays.

Friday, March 8, 2013 — 2:30 PM EST

Talk to the Hand (And the Rest of the Body While You're at It)

Friday, March 1, 2013 — 2:30 PM EST

Knowledge integration across disciplinary, cultural and geographic divides:  research and educational initiatives at UofT's Centre for Global Engineering

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