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Friday, November 28, 2014 — 3:30 PM EST

This month's topic is about concussions and we are honoured to invite our guest speaker, Dr. Mike Cinelli, Associate Professor from Wilfred Laurier University to share his expertise on the topic. 

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 — 6:00 PM EST

We have the distinct pleasure of introducing Dr. Phil Hooper, who will present "Retina and Uveitis: Contemporary Management of Diabetic Retinopathy", a two-hour lecture.

All third and fourth year students, graduate students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a light dinner at 5:30 p.m., with the lecture following at 6:00 p.m. in the Barb & Jacob Sivak Lecture Theatre (OPT 347).

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM EST
poster of velocity science talks

Come out and join us for our last Velocity Science Talk of the term with special guest Ryan Gerakopulos, founder of NanoQuan Inc.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Paul Spagnuolo

Cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide. Dietary supplements are consumed by three out of every four healthy Canadians. Although there is a lot of media attention on the use of dietary supplements, many questions remain.

Monday, November 10, 2014 — 7:00 PM EST
Black hole spiralling

This lecture is sold out. You are welcome to join the waiting line, and we will accommodate you should there still be room once ticket holders are seated.

Supermassive black holes weighing millions to ten billion times the Sun may lurk at the centers of galaxies, including the Milky Way.  However, despite decades of research definitive proof of their existence has eluded astronomers…until now. 

Monday, November 10, 2014 — 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM EST

Environmental electrokinetics is a promising soil clean-up technique that uses direct electrical current to remove organic, inorganic and heavy metal contamination from soil without disturbing the subsurface

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM EST

Come out and join Velocity Science for our first brainstorming event this term! Meet other aspiring entrepreneurs and hash out some great ideas. 

Saturday, November 1, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Waterloo Science welcomes future students and their families to campus to discover our undergraduate programs, campus, student life and more at our 2014 Fall Open House.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Join the conversation at the President’s Town Hall. Hear from President Feridun Hamdullahpur as he reflects on the University of Waterloo’s recent accomplishments, shares the vision for the year ahead, and previews Waterloo's state of the university report, "Defining Tomorrow."

Share your thoughts and ideas in an interactive dialogue. Get involved by asking questions and engaging with University leaders during the Question and Answer session.

All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate!

Monday, October 27, 2014 — 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Dr Titia de Lange

Learn about Dr. Titia de Lange's scientific journey and discover possible careers in the field of science and research. 

Monday, October 27, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
How shelterin solves the telomere end protection problem

Learn about Dr. Titia de Lange's research on telomeres, the protective elements at the ends of our chromosomes, which are critical for maintaining our DNA and preventing deleterious mutations. 

Saturday, October 25, 2014 — 10:00 AM EDT
Science Open House poster

Mark your calendars – It's the 20th Anniversary of our ever-popular Science Open House! Join us on October 25th for an extravaganza of hands-on science discovery for school-age kids.

Friday, October 24, 2014 — 2:00 PM EDT

This year's Farvolden Lecture Series and Groundwater Research Symposium, hosted by the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, features Dr. Peter Fritz, Scientific and Founding Director of the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, UFZ, Leipzig, Germany. 

Friday, October 24, 2014 — 8:45 AM EDT
CERC Philippe Van Cappellen

The 2014 Groundwater Research Symposium will feature engaging presentations from experts in the field of ecohydrology and hydrogeology. 

Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 4:00 PM EDT
Alain Aspect

Join the Institute for Quantum Computing for the next Quantum Frontiers Distinguished Lecture Series where Dr. Alain Aspect will talk about the weirdness of wave particle duality and its root in the quantum revolution of the early 20th century.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
poster of velocity science talks

Come out and join us for our Velocity Science Talk special guest speaker Aman Iqbal, Co-Founder and CEO of Proteorex Therapeutics Inc

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM EDT

Come out and join Velocity Science for our first brainstorming event this term! Meet other aspiring entrepreneurs and hash out some great ideas. 

Thursday, September 25, 2014 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

Share your love of science discovery with kids. Improve your communication skills. Inspire, engage and teach children the relevance of science to their lives. Become a Let’s Talk Science volunteer! 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
A digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph of Ebola virus particles attached to an infected cell. Source: The US CDC.

The Faculties of Science, Engineering and Applied Health Sciences invite the public to attend an evening lecture and discussion to explore the science behind the Ebola virus. This event is now sold out. You are welcome to join us at the theatre, and once those with tickets are seated we will fill any remaining seats. The lecture will be recorded and posted on the University of Waterloo YouTube channel.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
poster of velocity science talks

Come out and join us for our very first Velocity Science Talk  this term with special guests Moufeed Kaddoura; Co-Founder, ExVivo Labs & Rachel Pautler; Co-Founder & CEO, Suncayr. 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Join us in person or via webcast for a special series of Mini Town Halls to learn what it will take to move Waterloo’s eight strategic priorities from paper to practice.

Hosted by Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor of University of Waterloo, each town hall offers the opportunity to:

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 — 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Share your love of science discovery with kids. Improve your communication skills. Inspire, engage and teach children the relevance of science to their lives. Become a Let’s Talk Science volunteer! 

Monday, September 22, 2014 — 12:40 PM EDT
Let's Talk Science Volunteer showing children a fossil

Share your love of science discovery with the next generation of scientists! Find out more about Science Outreach's busy Let's Talk Science program.

Friday, September 19, 2014 (all day) to Sunday, September 21, 2014 (all day)
Volunteer carrying brochure stack

Stop by and speak to current Science students, admissions staff, and professors at the University of Waterloo booth at the Ontario Universities' Fair in downtown Toronto. Find out more about what the Faculty of Science and the university have to offer. Look for the "Waterloo Science blue" T-shirts!

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