Events - January 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 — 7:00 PM EST

University of Waterloo President and Vice-Chancellor Feridun Hamdullahpur invites you to the President's Lecture featuring University of Waterloo Professor Donna Strickland, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics 2018.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 — 11:30 AM EST
Andrew Liddle

Astronomy Lunch Series

Andrew Liddle

Perimeter Institute and University of Lisbon

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 — 11:30 AM EST

Astronomy Lunch Series

James Taylor

Associate Professor
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 — 3:00 PM EST

M.Sc. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Yunong Hu

Monday, January 21, 2019 — 2:30 PM EST
Giovanni Fanchini

Nanostructured flash memory devices based on radical polymers and carbon-based nanomaterials

Giovanni Fanchini
Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy and Department of Chemistry

Western University, London, Ontario

Sunday, January 20, 2019 — 10:30 PM EST
Lunar eclipse progression (Credit: Sky & Telescope / Akira Fujii)

Witness the latest act in the ancient cosmic ballet at the Observatory!

  • Telescope viewing beginning with partial eclipse at 10:30 PM (observatory / rooftop; access from 3rd floor of PHY); totality ("blood moon") begins at 11:41 PM
Friday, January 18, 2019 — 2:30 PM EST
Cliff Burgess

Phys10 Undergraduate Seminar Series

Dr. Cliff Burgess

Professor,
Department of Physics & Astronomy
McMaster University;
Associate Faculty Member,
Perimeter Institute

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 — 11:30 AM EST

Astronomy Lunch Series

Learn about the exciting projects happening in the Astronomy & Gravitation research group. Each grad student will be presenting a short overview of their project, or other research relevant to their subject area.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 — 9:00 AM EST

M.Sc. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Emma Bergeron

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 — 2:30 PM EST

M.Sc. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Cyrus Cerkauskas

Monday, January 14, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Come out to hear how to find a supervisor for graduate school, the research done in Physics and Astronomy at the University of Waterloo and ask any questions that you have about the application process.

Thursday, January 10, 2019 — 4:00 PM EST
Donna Strickland

Colloquium Series

Donna Strickland

Nobel Laureate
Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of Waterloo

>> learn more about Dr. Strickland's research

Join us for a reception prior to the talk at 3:45 in PHY 150.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 — 10:00 AM EST

Ph.D. Thesis Presentation

Candidate: Keith Ng

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 — 6:30 PM EST
A visitor observing through a telescope

The day after New Year's, bring the whole family to the observatory for an out-of-this-world experience!

  • Presentation at 6:30 PM in PHY 150
  • Telescope viewing at 7:00 PM (access from 3rd floor of PHY)

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