Events - May 2010

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 — 2:30 AM to 3:30 AM EDT

The department of chemistry will host a seminar presented by Sahab Das Kaura of Dayalbagh Educational Institute, India.

Photoelectrochemical Splitting of Water for Hydrogen Production
 
Refreshments provided, all are welcome

Thursday, May 20, 2010 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

EYJA-what? ash from iceland - a geological journey

* Please RSVP to scienceevents@uwaterloo.ca

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology presents

Dr. G. Sundararajan, Director of the International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy & New Materials (ARCI) Hyderabad, is giving an open lecture on the commercialization of nanotechnology in India.

Reception to follow in the fishbowl

About Dr. G. Sundararajan:

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 — 3:45 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Environment Climate Change Panel Discussion featuring Dr. Stephen Schneider

Please join us in the EV1 Courtyard for a lively and interactive panel discussion on the topic of climate change with Dr. Stephen Schneider, the 2010 TD Canada Trust Walter Bean Visiting Professor in the Environment.

Wednesday,  May 19 in the EV1 Courtyard
•         Refreshments at 3:45
•         Climate Change Panel Discussion to start at 4:00pm

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 — 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

The Arthur J. Carty lecture was established by Dr. Francis W. Karasek to honour Arthur J. Carty, former chair of the Waterloo chemistry department and currently the executive director of the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology.

Tuesday, May 18, 3:00 p.m. (reception to follow)

The Lectureship is intended to attract an individual with expertise related to the field of Science who will share knowledge and insights with students, staff, and faculty members.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Catch up with your fellow uWaterloo grads and friends at our Calgary Alumni reception. The reception will be held in conjunction with the GeoCanada 2010 conference.

*Register here.

For more information, please contact Rosie Triebner or call 519-888-4567, ext. 38132.

Guest speaker: Steve Evans, "January 2010 Haiti Earthquake Disaster: a georisk analysis"

Saturday, May 8, 2010 — 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

Science Rendezvous is one-day festival style celebration for all the public, for free! You’re invited to experience world leading science & technology, right in your own backyard.

Saturday, May 8, 2010
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Williams Coffee Pub, University Plaza, 170 University Avenue West, Waterloo 

Environmental Influences that Echo across Generations
Sipping Science: Join in a stimulating, informal discussion on development and genetics with leading scientists.

Thursday, May 6, 2010 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology presents

Synthesis and Materials Applications of Nanoporous Silicates

Dr. Thomas J. Pinnavaia
Department of Chemistry
Michigan State University

All are welcome to attend

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 — 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT

You're invited to an evening of star gazing at the Gustav Bakos Observatory.

The Observatory is open for public tours on the first Wednesday of each month, offering a chance to look through the university's telescope. This will be preceded by a short talk on astronomy (around 30 minutes) plus an opportunity to ask questions, followed by a tour of the dome.

Saturday, May 1, 2010 — 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT

You're invited to an evening of star gazing at the Gustav Bakos Observatory.

The Observatory is open for public tours on the first Wednesday of each month, offering a chance to look through the university's telescope. This will be preceded by a short talk on astronomy (around 30 minutes) plus an opportunity to ask questions, followed by a tour of the dome.

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