Events - 2022

Thursday, December 8, 2022 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Ted Hewitt

Please join us for a special lecture with Ted Hewitt, President of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), on Thursday, December 8, 2022 from Noon to 1 p.m. in Theatre of the Arts, Modern Languages (ML) building or online via MS Teams Live. Please register to participate in-person or virtually.

Friday, December 16, 2022 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Update: The event will now be hosted on Zoom. Please email CBB for a Zoom link or additional details.

On behalf of CBB and Health Initiatives it is a great pleasure to invite you to a seminar presented by Dr. Alan J. Forster MD, FRCPC, MSc.

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 — 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
"Walrus Hunt" image by Robert Kautuk

The Meaning of Ice: Co-production of knowledge and community action in a changing Arctic

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Ontario Centre of Innovation (OCI) and NSERC Alliance: Collaborate 2 Commercialize (C2C) Joint Program

Friday, December 2, 2022 — 1:00 PM EST

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend one or all sessions centered around Intellectual Property (IP) hosted by Eric Luvisotto and co-hosted by Mike Crinson and Jennifer Ko. Topics will include the basics of IP, copyright and trademarking. 

All sessions will run from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. through Zoom.

Please register to receive a link to the event. 

Monday, November 21, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

The Institutional Research Data Management (RDM) Strategy town hall will take place on Monday, November 21 at 10 a.m. as a hybrid event in EC5 1111 (Enterprise Theatre) and via Microsoft Teams. 

Friday, November 18, 2022 — 1:00 PM EST

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend one or all sessions centered around Intellectual Property (IP) hosted by Eric Luvisotto and co-hosted by Mike Crinson and Jennifer Ko. Topics will include the basics of IP, copyright and trademarking. 

All sessions will run from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. through Zoom.

Please register to receive a link to the event. 

Thursday, November 17, 2022 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Waterloo faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the Friesen lecture featuring Dr. David Lorne J. Tyrrell, recipient of the 2021 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research, awarded by Friends of CIHR. Dr. Tyrrell is a distinguished professor at the University of Alberta with major interests in the prevention and treatment of viral diseases. His multi-faceted career in academic medicine, virology, pharmaceutical enterprise and dedicated advocacy for health research in Canada are being honoured with the 2021 Henry G.

Friday, October 28, 2022 — 1:00 PM EDT

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend one or all sessions centered around Intellectual Property (IP) hosted by Eric Luvisotto and co-hosted by Mike Crinson and Jennifer Ko. Topics will include the basics of IP, copyright and trademarking. 

All sessions will run from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. through Zoom.

Please register to receive a link to the event. 

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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You are invited to a public event and panel discussion to raise awareness about social determinants of health, with guest speakers, Leia Minaker, associate professor, University of Waterloo, Ashnoor Rahim, executive director, KW4 Ontario Health Team and Clare Wagner, director, community services, House of Friendship.

Please register at uwaterloo.ca/research/research-talks as seats are limited.

Friday, October 14, 2022 — 1:00 PM EDT

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend one or all sessions centered around Intellectual Property (IP) hosted by Eric Luvisotto and co-hosted by Mike Crinson and Jennifer Ko. Topics will include the basics of IP, copyright and trademarking. 

All sessions will run from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. through Zoom.

Please register to receive a link to the event. 

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Web digital security

Faculty members, staff (i.e., Research staff, Safety Office staff, Research Ethics staff, and Information Systems & Technology staff involved in research using biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear materials or technology) and students are invited to join Public Safety Canada (PSC) for the Safeguarding science workshop.

Registration is required to receive a link for this event.

Monday, September 19, 2022 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
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You are invited to the Quantum for Health (Q4Health) Design Challenge launch event, presented by Transformative Quantum Technologies (TQT). The event will take place at 1:30pm in the Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre Room 0101 on September 19, 2022.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This online workshop, led by Robert Laurie, customer success manager at Ex Libris, will provide University of Waterloo faculty members and graduate students with an overview of key features of Pivot-RP, a searchable database of research funding opportunities.

Thursday, June 23, 2022 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

A CIHR Commercialization Peer Review Committee Information Session is planned for Thursday June 23, 2022, from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT. The purpose of this session is to give potential applicants to the Commercialization Peer Review Committee of the CIHR Project Grant program (CMZ) an opportunity to hear first-hand about the committee ‘culture’: what aspects are generally well-received by reviewers in CMZ, what factors are considered more important than others, how the committee’s mandate is interpreted, what types of proposals are transferred to or from other committees. Dr.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 (all day) to Thursday, June 30, 2022 (all day)
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You are invited to register for any of the following online learning sessions in celebration of National Indigenous History Month in June, hosted by the Office of Research.

June 9 | 12:00-1:30

Building Respectful Research Relationships with Indigenous Communities Webinar (with Dr. Kelly Skinner and Dr. Trish Van
Katwyk)

June 15 | 1:00-2:30

Online Drop In/Ask Us Anything - the Indigenous Research Team

Hosted by the EDII Team in the Office of Research

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
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Health system decision-making in a post COVID-19 Canada

The Office of Research is hosting the spring edition of Research Talks on Tuesday, April 26 from 12 - 1:30 p.m.

Guest speakers include: Helen Angus (Public Health Ontario), Dr. Sacha Bhatia (Ontario Health), John Hirdes (University of Waterloo), Anita Layton (University of Waterloo), David O’Toole (CIHI), Peter Wallace (Munk Institute of Global Affairs and Public Policy)

Please register to receive a link for this WebEx webinar.

Thursday, April 14, 2022 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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The talent evolution: Thriving in a dynamic talent economy

A talent evolution is transforming the workforce in Canada and around the world. To respond effectively, organizations must embrace a new talent imperative to succeed in a post-pandemic world.

Join global thought leaders and innovators, including Dominic Barton, John Stackhouse, Fred Swaniker, a panel of key experts and academic and industry insiders, who will discuss the changing talent landscape and how to respond and adapt in order to build a prosperous and sustainable future.

Monday, April 11, 2022 — 1:30 PM EDT

The Tri-Agency Canada Research Chairs (CRC) Program welcomes applications for a new award, the Robbins-Ollivier Award for Excellence in Equity: 2022 Inaugural Competition.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 — 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
Gentleman at a cross roads

Learn how to navigate the broad research landscape and develop a dynamic research strategy by attending this online 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, partnerships, research ethics, funding strategies, and intellectual property.

Please register to reserve your spot

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
Event poster with a number of cartoon women standing around a tree with the words GEDIx: A 30-minute exchange Tuesday, Mar 22

Women's pelvic floor disorders: half of all women will suffer from them and little is said about this silent epidemic. How breakthroughs in technology are making a difference

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
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You’re invited to an online panel discussion that will explore concrete ways researchers can embed concrete EDI actions and best practices into their grant writing and research practice, featuring Trevor Charles, Imogen Coe (panelists) and Leslie Cove (moderator).

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 (all day) to Wednesday, February 23, 2022 (all day)
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Please join the Global Summit Launch Event over two days February 22-23 for exciting keynote sessions followed by wider panel discussion co-organized by the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN), University of Waterloo and Sydney Nano, University of Sydney.

Thursday, February 17, 2022 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
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Black History is World History: From Moment to Global Movement

Join us for a special edition of Research Talks featuring Michaëlle Jean, University of Waterloo Chancellor, St. Paul’s University College and former Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 — 1:00 PM EST
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