Events - 2014

Thursday, December 4, 2014 — 1:00 PM EST

This webinar will provide guidance for preparation of a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the upcoming 2016 Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR) program competition.

Please contact Edward Irving to register for the webinar; login details will be sent to participants closer to the event date.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM EST

Join Waterloo International for two sessions presented by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). This will be an opportunity to find out more about funding opportunities in Germany. 

Faculty & staff session - 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Student session - 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 — 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
International education week pictures

Come by and browse the International Research Showcase and speak to a variety of Waterloo research centre representatives about their experiences conducting global impacting research all over the world! Learn how you can get involved and hear about some amazing opportunities from the research teams! 

Monday, November 17, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

The purpose of this workshop is to bring together interested parties and catalyze co-operation for Waterloo’s potential participation in the (pending) call for proposals from CIHR for a patient-oriented network on chronic diseases. A pre-announcement was issued by CIHR recently, with funding opportunity launch expected in October 2014.

This workshop is hosted by the Office of Research in partnership with Waterloo’s Chronic Disease Prevention Initiative (CDPI).

Thursday, November 6, 2014 — 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

The Office of Research is hosting the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) on November 6, 2014. The OBI invites faculty and staff to share new and exciting research initiatives taking place at the University of Waterloo in neuroscience or neuroscience related areas.

Monday, November 3, 2014 — 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Research indicates that the more socially and economically privileged people are, the better their health.  On Monday, November 3, Sir Michael Marmot, renowned public health researcher, will explore this topic in a free lecture at the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For new faculty and postdoctoral fellows:  

‘Tis the season for grants and research funding! Here is an opportunity for you to come on out and find out what kinds of grants are available and how the Office of Research can help you to maximize these funding sources.

Presented by: Lisa Sergovich, Manager, Funding Agencies and Non-Profit Sponsors, Office of Research

Please RSVP by no later than Friday, June 6, 2014

Monday, June 9, 2014 — 10:30 AM EDT

The new CIHR foundation scheme has been launched!

CIHR has been implementing reforms for some time now, and the first pilot of the new foundation scheme has been launched. The foundation scheme supports an investigator’s program of research – providing stable funding for seven years (or five years for new investigators).

Have questions?

Friday, May 9, 2014 — 12:00 PM to Thursday, May 15, 2014 — 8:00 PM EDT

An innovative play based on dementia research at the University of Waterloo will open at the SpringWorks Theatre Festival in Stratford on Friday.

Cracked: New Light on Dementia follows one woman’s journey from diagnosis to long-term care. The production casts a critical light on society’s view of dementia as an unmitigated tragedy.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 — 11:15 AM EDT

A briefing by:
Carmen Gervais, Director of Fellowships and Career Development Awards, Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO)

HFSP is an international funding organization renowned for supporting highly innovative research in newly emerging areas in the basic life sciences.  In support of exciting frontier research ideas from scientists around the globe, HFSP offers:

Friday, February 28, 2014 — 10:00 AM EST

Briefing by Luigi Scarpa de Masellis, Advisor, Economic and Commercial Affairs, Delegation of the European Union to Canada. This session will explain the structure of research funding in Europe and provide information on upcoming funding opportunities and the mechanisms by which Canadians can participate in working with European partners in the fields of science, technology, and innovation.


Tuesday, February 4, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Program name: NSERC Strategic Project Grant
Type: Information session

Presentations by:

Monday, February 3, 2014 (all day) to Friday, February 28, 2014 (all day)

Explore research. Solve clues. Win prizes. Stay curious.

Participate in the 2014 Research Matters Virtual Scavenger Hunt to learn about fascinating research happening in Ontario, and for your chance to win daily and grand draw prizes!

Friday, January 31, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Healthcare needs and wellness of the older adult: potential collaborations between Grand River Hospital and University of Waterloo

Presented by: Tina Mah, Vice President of Planning and Performance Management, Grand River Hospital (GRH).

Meeting goals: to present GRH’s research goals and approach to research, explore the degree of alignment with priorities/approaches of researchers, and gain clarity on how GRH and Waterloo could work together to develop an applied research agenda.

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