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  1. Oct. 12, 2018Faculty of Mathematics students receive half of first-year HeForShe scholarshipsSix female students standing facing the camera.

    Half of the six first-year students to receive HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 scholarships from the University of Waterloo study in the Faculty of Mathematics.

    For the three recipients, this scholarship supports more than just their finances – it keeps their focus on their passion.

  2. Oct. 10, 2018Matthew Kennedy awarded NSERC Discovery Accelerator SupplementMatthew Kennedy

    Associate Professor Matthew Kennedy received a $120,000 Discovery Accelerator Supplement from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) for his work within the field of operator algebras.

  3. Oct. 10, 2018Faculty of Mathematics claims almost half of UWaterloo NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplements

    Four Faculty of Mathematics researchers, whose research is deemed on the verge of a breakthrough, will receive supplemental funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).

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  1. Oct. 17, 2018Minds in Machines: Comparing Biological and Synthetic IntelligenceBridges Lecture Series logo

    The incredible explosion in the power of artificial intelligence is evident in daily headlines proclaiming big breakthroughs. What are the remaining differences between machine and human intelligence? Could we simulate a brain on current computer hardware if we could write the software? What are the latest advancements in the world's largest brain model?

    Participate in the discussion about what AI has done and how far it has yet to go, while discovering new technologies that might allow it to get there.

    Complimentary tickets are required for this lecture.

  2. Oct. 25, 2018Bridge to 2020 Mathematics Consultation Session

    Join us for the consultation session for the University's strategic plan - Bridge to 2020. This consultation session is open to all members of the Faculty of Mathematics. 
    Through the strategic plan consultations, the University will gather your ideas on what we need to achieve by 2025 and what success will look like.

  3. Nov. 3, 2018Fall Open House

    This is your chance to:

    • Learn about the Faculty of Mathematics and all its programs
    • Chat with professors and students who have already been there
    • Attend a sample first-year lecture
    • Learn about co-op
    • Get tips on how to prepare for a math contest
    • Take a campus tour and visit our residences

    You can plan your day ahead of time with our Fall Open House Schedule.

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