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Science Literacy Week - September 18 to 24

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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Science Literacy Week is a week-long celebration of science-based activities that highlight our outstanding scientists and science communicators from coast-to-coast. Here's how we are celebrating at the University of Waterloo:

Blind Date with a Science Book

September 18 to 24 in the Davis Centre Library

Visit Davis Library to find your mystery “date.” Read clues about books that are wrapped in paper. Do any intrigue you? Pick one to take home!

E-health literacy information session

Monday September 18 at 10:00 am in DC 1301

Learn how and where to find online health information, what to look out for, good questions to ask, and how to communicate what you find to your health team.

Science book selfies

Wednesday September 20

Tweet a photo of yourself with your favourite science book. Make sure to tag @uwlibrary and use the hashtag #scilit17!

Science Café

Wednesday September 20, 4:30 to 6:00 pm in the Grad House “green room”

Hear a panel of post-doctoral researchers from the Faculty of Science discuss how and why their research questions were formulated. There will be time for questions and free coffee and cookies will be provided! You must register for this event.

Special Collections & Archives display

The month of September in Davis Centre Library

See items from Special Collections & Archives that have inspired the careers, passions and inventive nature of scientists on display.

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