Events - 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EST

Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout November and December to answer questions related to the ethics process, including submitting, renewing, and amending an application. Come prepared with your questions and a laptop.

Sessions will take place in EC5 3167 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on the following dates:

  • November 7, 14, 21, and 28
  • December 6, 12, and 19

For more information, please visit the Research Ethics website.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EST

Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout November and December to answer questions related to the ethics process, including submitting, renewing, and amending an application. Come prepared with your questions and a laptop.

Sessions will take place in EC5 3167 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on the following dates:

  • November 7, 14, 21, and 28
  • December 6, 12, and 19

For more information, please visit the Research Ethics website.

Thursday, December 6, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EST

Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout November and December to answer questions related to the ethics process, including submitting, renewing, and amending an application. Come prepared with your questions and a laptop.

Sessions will take place in EC5 3167 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on the following dates:

  • November 7, 14, 21, and 28
  • December 6, 12, and 19

For more information, please visit the Research Ethics website.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 — 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM GMT
Research Talks

Join three researchers at the next Research Talks for a panel discussion exploring the impact of supercomputer Graham on big data.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Join the Office of Research on Wednesday, December 5 for an information session on the upcoming Spring 2019 CIHR Project Grant competition. The session will include:

Thursday, November 29, 2018 — 3:30 PM GMT

We are currently facing a number of social, political, environmental, and health challenges. How do advances addressing these areas (in research or technology) affect the way we live and work? How and when should ethical implications be considered while navigating these challenges? 

Join UWaterloo's Associate Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs, Jeff Casello for this great event.

Jason Lajoie

PhD Candidate, English Language and Literature

Faculty of Arts

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM GMT

Join Doug Peers, Dean of Arts, University of Waterloo, and a panel of professors with expertise in economics, philosophy, and human-computer interaction for a discussion about what we need to know and do to ensure artificial intelligence serves humanity for the good of everyone.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EST

Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout November and December to answer questions related to the ethics process, including submitting, renewing, and amending an application. Come prepared with your questions and a laptop.

Sessions will take place in EC5 3167 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on the following dates:

  • November 7, 14, 21, and 28
  • December 6, 12, and 19

For more information, please visit the Research Ethics website.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EST

Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout November and December to answer questions related to the ethics process, including submitting, renewing, and amending an application. Come prepared with your questions and a laptop.

Sessions will take place in EC5 3167 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on the following dates:

  • November 7, 14, 21, and 28
  • December 6, 12, and 19

For more information, please visit the Research Ethics website.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EST

Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout November and December to answer questions related to the ethics process, including submitting, renewing, and amending an application. Come prepared with your questions and a laptop.

Sessions will take place in EC5 3167 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on the following dates:

  • November 7, 14, 21, and 28
  • December 6, 12, and 19

For more information, please visit the Research Ethics website.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM GMT

The Office of Research and Artificial Intelligence Institute are hosting a viewing of a webinar from The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. In this webinar presentation, professors Aarti Singh, Carnegie Mellon University, and Dave Donoho, Stanford University, will discuss the mathematics behind machine learning and how they enable predictive analyses. There will be a Q&A session following the presentation.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EST

Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout November and December to answer questions related to the ethics process, including submitting, renewing, and amending an application. Come prepared with your questions and a laptop.

Sessions will take place in EC5 3167 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on the following dates:

  • November 7, 14, 21, and 28
  • December 6, 12, and 19

For more information, please visit the Research Ethics website.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 — 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Join four researchers at the next Research Talks for a panel and discussion examining advancements in patient diagnosis and treatment for Waterloo staff, faculty and students featuring:

Thursday, October 11, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

Faculty members are invited to join the Tri-agency (NSERC, CIHR, and SSHRC) on October 11 or 12 to review and provide input on the Tri-agency financial guidelines.

The Tri-agency is substantively changing its financial guidelines to simplify processes and reduce administrative burden for researchers and institutions. The goal of the consultation sessions is to receive input from researchers to ensure all key “pain points” and challenges are identified to enable mitigation of these problems.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Designed for early career or seasoned researchers, the workshop will be delivered by editors from the Lancet and Cell Press. Attendees will learn how to:

  • identify the right journal
  • use proper scientific language
  • structure articles
  • understand the peer-review process
  • consider publishing ethics, and
  • get research noticed.

Presenters:

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 — 10:30 AM EDT

What will you be doing next summer?

Are you seeking adventure? In need of research experience? Interested in conservation?

Monday, September 24, 2018 — 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM EDT

Join the Water Institute on Wednesday, September 24 for a full day of interdisciplinary dialogue around water research at the University of Waterloo. View full details.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

Faculty members are invited to attend an information session by Grand Challenges Canada to learn about upcoming funding opportunities. Grand Challenges Canada supports innovators in Canada as well as low- and middle-income countries, funding bold ideas that integrate science and technology, and social and business innovation. Investment priority areas include reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality, and safe water and sanitation.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 — 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Join four researchers at the next Research Talks for a panel discussion about knowledge, history, and research for Waterloo staff, faculty, and students:

  • Heather Douglas (Associate Professor, Philosophy, Associate Director, Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy, and Waterloo Chair in Science and Society): Responsible innovation
  • Sebastian Fischmeister (Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering): Safety and security of real-time software and autonomous driving

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 — 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

With a focus aging research, Symposium on Aging Research (SoAR) is a one-day meeting for graduate students from any discipline to present on and dialogue about aging research with fellow students, faculty, research partners and older adult community members. Our 2018 event will feature a keynote address by Dick Moore, Toronto Senior Pride Network, on LGBTQ issues in aging. Come join us for exciting rapid fire presentations, posters and podium presentations from fellow graduate students conducting aging research!

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Faculty members and postdoctorate fellows are invited to attend an information session by DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service to learn about research opportunities in Germany. DAAD is a major funding organization for the international exchange of students and researchers.

Join John Paul Kleiner, Senior Manager, University Relations, DAAD Information Centre Toronto for a presentation covering:

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Faculty, staff, and students are welcome to join Eric Luvisotto, Technology Transfer Officer in the Office of Research, for one or a number of presentations in the Intellectual Property (IP) Workshop series. Eric will share his experience in the field of Intellectual Property including working for two Canadian IP law firms, founding and running his own startup company, and working in-house for a large automotive parts manufacturer.

Thursday, April 5, 2018 — 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Join four researchers at the next Research Talks for a panel discussion about knowledge, history, and research for Waterloo staff, faculty, and students:

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Faculty members are welcome to attend an information session to learn about the European research initiative EURAXESS. This free networking tool supports researchers who want to make connections and create collaborations in Europe.  EURAXESS provides information on European research policy, funding, and collaborative opportunities, and hosts events throughout North America.

A presentation by Viktoria Bodnarova, Regional Representative, EURAXESS North America, will cover:

Thursday, February 22, 2018 — 7:00 PM EST

Quantum mechanics reveals that at its core, the world is not as it seems – it is far more interesting.
 
In the quantum world, outcomes are counter-intuitive, differing from what we expect based on our everyday experiences. The particle physicist Richard Feynman remarked that this means we seem to have to walk “a logical tightrope” when we talk about a quantum system.  
 

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