Events - December 2022

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 — 3:00 PM EST

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

Drawing on experience from over two decades of close collaboration with Inuit communities in the Arctic, Dr. Fox will illustrate the powerful ways our understanding of the changing Arctic climate can be advanced when we link Inuit knowledge and visiting science. She will use examples from community-led research, land-based programs, and harvesting to show how co-produced knowledge, Inuit self-determination in research, and supporting community-based action are fundamental to addressing climate and environmental challenges in the Arctic and beyond. Dr. Fox will centre Arctic weather and sea ice in the story, and connect to the works of her colleague, friend, and photographer Robert Kautuk, whose photography exhibition accompanies this year’s lecture.

To register or more information goto: 2022 TD Walter Bean Professorship in Environment | Environment | University of Waterloo (uwaterloo.ca)

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 — 3:00 PM EST
Happy Holidays script decorated with holly.

The UWRA is hosting a Holiday Reception. ...more info here

Please join us in celebrating the season, meet members of the UWRA Board, meet old friends and make new friends in a safe social space on campus. 

Our honoured guest will be UW President, Vivek Goel.   

UWRA 2022 Holiday Reception

Date & Time: Wednesday December 7, 2022 from 3:00pm - 5:00 pm

Location: BMH Health Expansion, 2ndfloor lobby. (access via elevator and stairs)

Parking: Lot M ($6.00 coin or by credit card)

Cost:  

  • The registration fee includes catering plus one drink ticket for wine, beer, or soft drink.
  • FREE for supporting members who have paid up their UWRA fees and their guest.
    Consider activating or renewing your support by linking to the Membership form now.
  • Others: $10.00 per person. Paid at entry.
  • Additional drink tickets can be purchased for $7.00

Event Registration required: Register Here.

UW masking policy can be found here

Thursday, December 1, 2022 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

The Indigenous Speakers Series is honoured to present Dr. Talena Atfield, member of the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation of the Six Nations of the Grand River. Focusing on her work with Hodinohso:ni basket weavers, Dr. Atfield will speak about Western notions of the origins of Indigenous artistic practices versus the importance of arts and creation within the community.

Join in-person or via livestream. More details to come.

See Indigenous Speakers Series presents Talena Atfield | Arts | University of Waterloo (uwaterloo.ca) for full detals

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