Events - 2019

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout May, June, and July 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 the Dana Porter Library (study booth on the main floor) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Wednesday, starting May 15th and ending July 31, 2019.

Friday, June 7, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Individual writing a report

To prepare for the next Discovery Grant competition, NSERC will be hosting an information session for faculty members on Friday, June 7, 2019. During this session, NSERC representatives will outline the following:

  • Current NSERC news related to new programs and policy updates
  • 2019 Discovery Grant results
  • Tips and tricks for preparing successful NSERC Discovery Grant applications
  • Competition timeline and associated deliberations 

Please RSVP to reserve your spot by Monday, June 3, 2019.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout May, June, and July 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 the Dana Porter Library (study booth on the main floor) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Wednesday, starting May 15th and ending July 31, 2019.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout May, June, and July 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 the Dana Porter Library (study booth on the main floor) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Wednesday, starting May 15th and ending July 31, 2019.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout May, June, and July 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 the Dana Porter Library (study booth on the main floor) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Wednesday, starting May 15th and ending July 31, 2019.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to join Eric Luvisotto, technology transfer manager, in the Office of Research, for one or a number of presentations in the Intellectual Property (IP) Workshop series. Eric will share the foundations of Intellectual Property protection, commercialization, and legal rights.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 — 7:00 PM GMT

Artificial Intelligence does the seemingly impossible, magically bringing machines to life - driving cars, trading stocks, and teaching children. But facing the sea change that AI will bring can be paralyzing. How should companies set strategies, governments design policies, and people plan their lives for a world so different from what we know?

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout May, June, and July 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 the Dana Porter Library (study booth on the main floor) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Wednesday, starting May 15th and ending July 31, 2019.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 — 6:30 PM EDT
Avery Broderick

Register to hear the once-in-a-lifetime story of how Avery Broderick, a professor at University of Waterloo and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, peered thousands of light-years across space helping solve one of the greatest mysteries in the cosmos — that black holes are real.
 

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 — 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM GMT
Research Talks

A panel presentation and discussion for Waterloo faculty, staff, and students examining virtual reality applications:

Neil Randall (Arts): Understanding complex issues through virtual reality narratives

Thursday, April 11, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to join Eric Luvisotto, technology transfer manager, in the Office of Research, for one or a number of presentations in the Intellectual Property (IP) Workshop series. Eric will share the foundations of Intellectual Property protection, commercialization, and legal rights.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM GMT
Gentleman at a cross roads

Learn how to navigate the broad research landscape, and develop a dynamic research strategy by attending this workshop geared to early-career researchers (in the first three years of a tenure-track appointment). A variety of topics will be covered such as: grant writing, research ethics, funding strategies, and intellectual property.  Please register to reserve your spot. 

Monday, April 8, 2019 — 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM GMT
Beakers

In an age of breakthroughs in AI and bioengineering, understanding the human implications of experiment is crucial. What are the new zones of experiment? How is social media feeding into new forms of “intelligence”? What are the philosophical grounds of experimentation? What are the ethics of experimentation?

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM GMT

Managing air pollution, toxic substances, and climate change is a complex, linked sustainability challenge. To better inform efforts to address these issues, we need to understand how policies to address emissions translate into societal benefits.

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM GMT
Water for all

Join the Water Institute for a full day of activities as we explore together how to find viable solutions for marginalized people living without safe water. Please register to attend.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to join Eric Luvisotto, technology transfer manager, in the Office of Research, for one or a number of presentations in the Intellectual Property (IP) Workshop series. Eric will share the foundations of Intellectual Property protection, commercialization, and legal rights.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Faculty members, Safety Office staff, Research Ethics staff, and Information Systems & Technology staff involved with research using biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear materials or technology are invited to join Public Safety Canada (PSC) for the Safeguarding science workshop on Wednesday, March 13, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 21, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Are you interested in conducting research with the Waterloo Region District School Board or the Waterloo Catholic District School Board?

Join Research Ethics to learn more about the application process including procedures for applying and helpful advice for completing an application, important dates, and how to plan effectively to meet deadlines.

Thursday, February 14, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to join Eric Luvisotto, technology transfer manager, in the Office of Research, for one or a number of presentations in the Intellectual Property (IP) Workshop series. Eric will share the foundations of Intellectual Property protection, commercialization, and legal rights.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 — 4:00 PM GMT

The Indigenous Speakers Series proudly presents Maria Campbell, Cree-Métis writer, playwright, filmmaker, scholar, teacher and elder. Campbell’s memoir Halfbreed (1973) is regarded as a foundational piece of Indigenous literature in Canada for its attention to the discrimination, oppression and poverty that some Métis women (and other Indigenous people) experience in Canada.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 — 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM GMT
Research Talks

A panel presentation and discussion for Waterloo faculty, staff, and students exploring the evolution of microbes featuring:

Alexis Dolphin (Anthropology): Human-environment interactions in past populations

Friday, January 11, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM GMT

Silicon Valley technology is transforming the way we work, and Uber is leading the charge. An American startup that promised to deliver entrepreneurship for the masses through its technology, Uber instead built a new template for employment using algorithms and Internet platforms. Upending our understanding of work in the digital age, Uberland paints a future where any of us might be managed by a faceless boss.
 

Thursday, January 10, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to join Eric Luvisotto, technology transfer manager, in the Office of Research, for one or a number of presentations in the Intellectual Property (IP) Workshop series. Eric will share the foundations of Intellectual Property protection, commercialization, and legal rights.

Monday, January 7, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Planning on submitting a SSHRC Insight Development Grant (IDG) application in 2019? Join Waterloo faculty members who have served on SSHRC IDG adjudication committees to learn about the adjudication process and best practices for developing a successful application. 

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