Events - 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Richard Luthy, from Stanford University, California, presents: Urban water supply re-invention for dry cities.

Coffee and refreshments will be provided. Please see the Water Institute website for details and to register.

Friday, November 25, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
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Wednesday, November 16, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

This hands-on workshop explores using RefWorks, and any research database having citation-tracking capabilities, to:

1) Maintain an accurate list of your own publications

2) Track citations for your publications

Thursday, October 20, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

Do you have a common last name? Is the same format of your name used for all of your publications? Has your work ever been accidentally attributed to another author? Can others find your work easily?

Join this workshop to learn more about the challenges and possible solutions for author ambiguity.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

Is there a researcher whose work you would like to follow? Who else is interested in the research papers relevant to your research? Could they be potential collaborators or competitors?

Join this workshop to learn more about how to track other researchers (including yourself) and their work.

Friday, September 23, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Canada Research Chair Linda Nazar examines the challenges, opportunities, and limits for electrochemical energy storage strategies and technologies that go beyond lithium-ion batteries, and could meet future, high-energy density storage needs.

Thursday, September 15, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

RBC visiting fellow, Pieter van der Zaag, presents Water storage: Nature-based solutions for resilient communities.

A professor of integrated water resources management at the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft, The Netherlands, and professor at Delft University of Technology, we welcome van der Zaag as part of our ongoing WaterTalks lecture series.

Livestream

View the official event page for Livestream detail.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Interested in applying to CIHR this fall? Join Leslie Copp, associate director, funding agencies and non-profit sponsors, for an information session.

For the first time this fall, there will be both foundation scheme and project scheme competitions and as CIHR continues to progress through the reforms, competition details continue to evolve.

This session will support Waterloo researchers planning to apply using the new CIHR mechanisms.

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

Course number: CTE759
Session number: 0002

Attendees will learn about the specific ethical issues to consider when conducting research in classes with students as participants. The course will assist researchers in distinguishing between quality assurance and research projects and discuss when ethics clearance is necessary.  

Participants will learn how to apply for ethics clearance using the Waterloo system as well as tips and best practices for crafting a strong ethics application which can speed up ethics clearance.   

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Waterloo International/Office of Research is pleased to announce an upcoming information session on funding opportunities in Germany from the Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Foundation. The session will be presented by Dr. Alexander Kuznetsov from the Humboldt Foundation Liaison Office in Canada.

Friday, April 1, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Current approaches to the role of trade in food security policy often become reduced to a binary understanding of the options: either opportunity or threat.

This session examines these debates and suggests ways in which opposing sides can move food security policy forward in constructive ways.

Monday, February 29, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Do you have a very common last name?  Do you use the same format for your name for all of your papers? Is your work being attributed to someone else? Can others find your work easily?

By the end of this workshop you will:

Friday, February 26, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Is there a researcher whose work you would like to follow? Who else is interested in the research papers relevant to your research? Could they be potential collaborators or competitors? 

By the end of this workshop you will:

Thursday, February 25, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

All peer reviewed papers resulting from NSERC, SSHRC, or CIHR grants awarded from May 1, 2015 onwards need to be freely available within one year of publication.

Attend this 50 minute session for an overview of the new policy and to learn about resources that can help you comply.

Hear firsthand experience of making an article open access and bring your questions!

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Waterloo International/Office of Research is pleased to announce an info session presented by Dr. Alexandra Gerstner, Director of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) information centre in Toronto.

The event is open to faculty members from all disciplines.

DAAD is Germany’s national organization charged with fostering international academic cooperation. DAAD programs move academics in all fields and at all stages of their career to Germany to pursue study and research opportunities there.

Thursday, February 18, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
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Over the last 20 years, the Internet has become an essential tool for global communication, collaboration, and commerce, but not all governments are in favour of the free and open interaction it provides.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Has someone blogged about your research? Has someone tweeted about your work? Was your article mentioned on Facebook? Representing the concept alternate (or alternative) metrics, altmetrics encompass methods of evaluating and discovering scholarly work through the use of open data and social media sources.

As an introduction to the still-evolving field of altmetrics, this workshop will explore:

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

An update on H2020 program and related EU policies and publication of new calls for research proposals in various fields for 2016/2017. In addition, a roundtable discussion on best practices in proposal development. Waterloo’s International Research Partnerships EU Grants will be highlighted, a seed grant program to facilitate joint research programs with leading European research entities.

Facilitated by Luigi Scarpa de Masellis, advisor, economic and commercial affairs, delegation of the European Union to Canada, the info-sessions will feature an overview of the following:

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

All researchers are invited to learn about European Union funding opportunities for Canadians in the arts and social sciences fields. 

With guest speaker Luigi Scarpa de Masellis, Advisor, Economic and Commercial Affairs, Delegation of the European Union to Canada.

Please RSVP via email to events@balsillieschool.ca

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