Events - March 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
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Doctoral students explore one research theme from interdisciplinary perspectives.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Joan B. Rose, winner of the 2016 Stockholm Water Prize and Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research at Michigan State University, presents: Monitoring Pathogen Concentrations in Sewage to Inform Treatment Goals and Public Health Risks.

Paid parking is available in several lots. Lot C is recommended and should have availability.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

The top three most valuable brands in the world in 2016 (according to Forbes) were Apple ($154.1 billion), Google ($82.5 billion), and Microsoft ($75.2 billion). Learn how to create and protect your brand's value by attending the free trademark presentation.

Friday, March 24, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Discover how large area, multi-spectral digital X-ray machines are driving medical imaging into the 21st century with Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Karim S. Karim.

Feel free to bring your lunch — light refreshments will be provided.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 — 3:00 PM EDT

The Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition is a free event open to the public.

Watch the 2017 University of Waterloo finalists compete for first place and a spot in the provincial final. Have your say by voting for your favourite 3MT competitor using your smart phone - decide who should win the people's choice award!

Winners will be announced at the competition, after a short deliberation period by the judges.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

This information session will provide faculty, postdocs and PhD students with an overview of Germany's vibrant research landscape, useful tools for identifying potential collaborators and information on funding opportunities open to Canadian scholars through the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and its partner organizations.

The session will be presented by John Paul Kleiner, Senior Manager, University Relations at the DAAD Information Centre in Toronto.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

In this seminar, Diane Dupont, a professor in the Department of Economics and member of the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre at Brock University, presents a method for obtaining public preferences for improved water and wastewater management.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST

For two millennia, the regular Platonic polyhedra have fascinated not just mathematicians, but also artists and the general public. When realized in appropriate materials, these shapes yield beautiful art objects.

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