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Ana Ennis is currently a PhD fellow from CONICET, Argentina, who will soon be joining the University of Waterloo as a postdoctoral fellow. Her main research interests are the formation and evolution of galaxies, and she has mainly worked on studying the evolutionary history of early-type galaxies using discrete tracers such as globular clusters and planetary nebulae.
Giving Tuesday is an annual tradition of philanthropy happening IN ONE DAY where we all chip in to donate to some worthwhile funds that support our UW science students. All donations made on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29th, 2022 will be counted towards our one day total!
Jon Carrick is a CFA® charterholder who has focused his career on development finance initiatives across the globe. He is Senior Investment Manager at InfraCo Africa, and has led investments in the water, transport, and power sectors including for renewable grid-tied independent power projects. Jon is a Non-Executive Director for Bboxx, an off-grid service provider who designs
Emery Trott is a Physics PhD candidate at the University of Michigan advised by Dragan Huterer. Emery is interested in tensions in the LCDM model of the Universe, and is currently working on how gravitational waves can inform us about the Hubble constant.
Dark Siren Gravitational Waves and the Hubble Constant
Sara Issaoun is an NHFP Einstein Fellow at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian and a member of the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration. Her research centers around the collection, calibration, and imaging of millimeter-wave radio observations of supermassive black holes.
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Liza Sazonova is a an incoming postdoctoral fellow at uWaterloo, working on structural evolution of galaxies using the upcoming Rubin LSST survey. She received her PhD from Johns Hopkins University, where she worked as part of the SPOGs collaboration on trying to understand the life and death of post-starburst galaxies.
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Hypothetically speaking, what is believed to account for 85% of matter in the Universe? If you answered, DARK MATTER, then you’re exactly the person we’re looking for! If you didn’t… then join us anyway for a fun evening playing online trivia and pretend like you know the answers!
The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within our Office of Indigenous Relations.