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Thursday, November 24, 2011 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Silicon: The Prototype Biogeochemical Element

Dr. Philippe Van Cappellen
Canadian Excellence Research Chair of Ecohydrology

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Waterloo

Everyone welcome, refreshments will be provided

Abstract:

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 — 5:20 PM to 7:00 PM EST

The Faculty of Science Foundation (FSF), Science Society and Science Alumni Services will be hosting a career Speed Networking event on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 from 5:20-7:00 p.m.

5:20 - 5:30 pm               Introduction                           PHY 145

5:30 - 6:30 pm               Speed Networking               EIT Foyer 2nd level

6:30 - 7:00 pm               Refreshments                      EIT Foyer 1st level

Thursday, November 10, 2011 — 3:30 PM EST

Action in the Geosphere-Biosphere Interface: 
"New Messages from the Cyanobacteria and Stromatolites" 

Dr. Maria Dittrich
Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences 
University of Toronto

Everyone welcome, refreshments to follow.

See an abstract for the seminar here.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

The Institute for Quantum Computing and the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology are delighted to host Dr. Amir Yacoby, professor of physics at Harvard University, for the first instalment of the IQC-WIN Special Seminar Series.

Wednesday, November 2
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
RCH 110

Dr. Yacoby will present his work on Quantum Information and Metrology Using Few Electron Spins.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 — 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
On October 23, 2011, the world lost a dear friend. All who knew and cared for Richard are invited to gather for an informal memorial celebration of his life:

Richard Vollans Memorial 
Federation Hall, University of Waterloo
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
 

Speakers will share their memories starting at 5:30 p.m. 

Monday, October 31, 2011 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology Presents

Intercalation of Chiral Ligand to Make Impact on
Transition-Metal Asymmetric Catalysis

Professor Jing He
State Key Laboratory of Chemical Resource Engineering
Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China

Monday, October 31, 2011
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Davis Centre 1304

Thursday, October 27, 2011 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology presents

Constructing Electrical Nanodevices From Biological Molecules

Professor Chia-Ching Chang
Department of Biological Science and Technology
National Chiao Tung University
Research Fellow, Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica

Thursday, October 27, 2011
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Davis Centre 1304

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

CpG Signalling in health and disease

Speaker: Dr. Adrian Bird, 2011 Canada Gairdner International Laureate, The Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

"A scientific journey: From blue skies research to neurological disorder"

Speaker: Dr. Adrian Bird, 2011 Canada Gairdner International Laureate, The Welcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Since 2001, the Gairdner Foundation has seen world-renowned scientists fan out across the country to give a series of inspirational lectures to students.  The lectures aim to encourage you to consider entering science programs and eventually undertake careers in either science or medicine.

Sunday, October 23, 2011 (All day)
Photo from a previous Earth Science reunion

​Please mark your calendars to reunite with your fellow classmates at the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Class reunion!

Events are being planned for the weekend of October 21 – 23, 2011, here on campus at the University of Waterloo. All Earth Sciences alumni are invited. Spread the word!

Saturday, October 22, 2011 (All day)
Photo from a previous Earth Science reunion

​Please mark your calendars to reunite with your fellow classmates at the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Class reunion!

Events are being planned for the weekend of October 21 – 23, 2011, here on campus at the University of Waterloo. All Earth Sciences alumni are invited. Spread the word!

Friday, October 21, 2011 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

The Faculty of Science welcomes

Sir David King
Director Smith School of Enterprise and Environment, Oxford University

Do governments need science advisors?

For the 5th annual Arthur J. Carty Lectureship

Friday, October 21, 2011 3:30 p.m.
Reception to follow in the atrium
Hagey Hall, Room 1101
Free admission, open to the public

Friday, October 21, 2011 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo centre for groundwater research: Building a phenomenon

Robert W. Gillham, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo
October 21, 2011
2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. 
Humanities Theatre, Hagey Hall

Followed by Reception
First floor foyer, EIT building

Free Admission – Open to the Public

Friday, October 21, 2011 (All day)
Photo from a previous Earth Science reunion

​Please mark your calendars to reunite with your fellow classmates at the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Class reunion!

Events are being planned for the weekend of October 21 – 23, 2011, here on campus at the University of Waterloo. All Earth Sciences alumni are invited. Spread the word!

Monday, October 17, 2011 - 10:00 to 17:00

Graduating from secondary school?

Considering university for the first time?

Come to the Ontario Universities' Fair (OUF), October 14 - 16, 2011, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Building).

Senior secondary school students, their teachers, family and friends are invited to attend this free event. Faculty, staff and students from Ontario's universities will be available to answer your questions.

Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 10:00 to 17:00

Graduating from secondary school?

Considering university for the first time?

Come to the Ontario Universities' Fair (OUF), October 14 - 16, 2011, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Building).

Senior secondary school students, their teachers, family and friends are invited to attend this free event. Faculty, staff and students from Ontario's universities will be available to answer your questions.

Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 10:00 to 17:00

Graduating from secondary school?

Considering university for the first time?

Come to the Ontario Universities' Fair (OUF), October 14 - 16, 2011, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Building).

Senior secondary school students, their teachers, family and friends are invited to attend this free event. Faculty, staff and students from Ontario's universities will be available to answer your questions.

Friday, October 14, 2011 - 10:00 to 17:00

Graduating from secondary school?

Considering university for the first time?

Come to the Ontario Universities' Fair (OUF), October 14 - 16, 2011, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Building).

Senior secondary school students, their teachers, family and friends are invited to attend this free event. Faculty, staff and students from Ontario's universities will be available to answer your questions.

Thursday, October 6, 2011 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Guelph-Waterloo Physics Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series

Exploring the Universe from 2 km Underground
Professor Art McDonald, Queen’s University

Thursday, October 6, 2011 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Thinking differently about water: Implications for capacity building programs

Speaker: Lewis Jonker, Director, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Program

Affiliation: Faculty of Science, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Date/Time: Thursday October 6, 2011, 11:30 a.m.

Location: DC 1302

Abstract:

Thursday, September 29, 2011 — 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Extreme Weather In The Coming Decades – What is the Role of Climate Change?

Monday, September 26, 2011 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Alpine hydrogeology: Groundwater flow and storage in moraine and talus sediments

Masaki Hayashi
Professor and Canada Research Chair in Physical Hydrology
Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary 

Abstract:

Understanding groundwater processes in alpine watersheds is critical to understanding the timing of water release and late-season stream flow for both headwater and downstream environments. 

Monday, September 26, 2011 — 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

The Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3 ) is proud to present a special invitation to Graduate students to partake in a roundtable talk with Dr. Roger Pielke at the Grad House on Monday, 26th (2-5 pm). This unique opportunity to talk with Dr. Pielke visit has been sponsored by the TD Walter Bean visiting professorship.

Saturday, September 24, 2011 (all day)

Let's go folks! It's the International Year of Chemistry and time to gather back at your alma mater to celebrate! Retired professors, current faculty and staff, current students and a wave of chemistry and biochemistry alumni will be participating.

Thursday, September 22, 2011 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology presents

From “Giant” Nanocrystal Quantum Dots to Controlled Colloidal Synthesis of Semiconductor Nanowires

Dr. J.A. Hollingsworth
Scientist, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies
Los Alamos National Laboratory

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