Events - 2014

Thursday, September 18, 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.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 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:

Sunday, August 17, 2014 (all day)

We invite you to stop by the Waterloo Science Outreach booth at Kidspark in Victoria Park on Sunday, August 17th to check out some of the fun activities we’ll be bringing to local classrooms this coming school year with our Let’s Talk Science program. We’ll have lots of opportunities for hands-on science discovery for school-aged kids, and a special invitation card to give to their new teachers in September.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 — 7:30 PM EDT
night sky with meteor shower and moon

This event has been moved to Wednesday August 13th due to bad weather forecast for the 12th.

Join Faculty of Science and Royal Astronomical Society of Canada astronomers to learn more about - and watch - the Perseids meteor shower.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 — 6:00 PM EDT
Science outreach volunteers extract DNA from bananas with local kids.

Join our Science Outreach volunteers at Kitchener City Hall each Tuesday evening in July for hands-on science activities at Discovery Square! We'll be sharing our science interests with the community with something new each week for school-aged kids to discover.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Genda Gu, Brookhaven National Laboratory

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 — 6:00 PM EDT
Science outreach volunteers extract DNA from bananas with local kids.

Join our Science Outreach volunteers at Kitchener City Hall each Tuesday evening in July for hands-on science activities at Discovery Square! We'll be sharing our science interests with the community with something new each week for school-aged kids to discover.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 — 4:30 PM to 5:20 PM EDT
Centre for Career Action Spring 2014 Workshops

Don't miss out! If you are graduating in 2014, come learn about Waterloo initiatives to maximize your employment opportunities upon graduation. Also learn about the many services and benefits offered by Alumni Affairs (Advancement) that remain available to you long after you graduate.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 — 6:00 PM EDT
Science outreach volunteers extract DNA from bananas with local kids.

Join our Science Outreach volunteers at Kitchener City Hall each Tuesday evening in July for hands-on science activities at Discovery Square! We'll be sharing our science interests with the community with something new each week for school-aged kids to discover.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 12:20 PM EDT
Centre for Career Action Spring 2014 Workshops

Don't miss out! If you are graduating in 2014, come learn about Waterloo initiatives to maximize your employment opportunities upon graduation. Also learn about the many services and benefits offered by Alumni Affairs (Advancement) that remain available to you long after you graduate.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Centre for Career Action Spring 2014 Workshops

Through discussion and hands-on activities, this session will increase your understanding of the career decision-making process and put you in a better position to make appropriate career choices.

Open to all students and alumni.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
Hay River, Northwest Territories

Please join the Faculty of Science and the Water Institute for a Public Lecture by Killam Memorial Professor of Ecology David Schindler of the University of Alberta.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Centre for Career Action Spring 2014 Workshops

Beth Esenbergs, Business Advisor with the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre, will explain best strategies and tips on how to successfully start your own business. Bring your great ideas and questions!

Open to graduate students and postdocs only.

Wednesday, June 18, 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:

Monday, June 16, 2014 — 9:00 PM to Thursday, July 17, 2014 — 5:00 PM EDT
Centre for Career Action Spring 2014 Workshops

This two-day Mitacs Step workshop teaches you essential skills required to succeed in your future career.

Open to graduate students and postdocs only.

Monday, June 16, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Centre for Career Action Spring 2014 Workshops

Interested in a career in academia or research? This workshop will show you how to prepare an effective curriculum vitae and cover letter.

Open to graduate students and postdocs only.

Please register through the Centre for Career Action website.

Thursday, June 5, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Centre for Career Action Spring 2014 Workshops

Through discussion and hands-on activities, this session will increase your understanding of the career decision-making process and put you in a better position to make appropriate career choices.

Open to all students and alumni.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Centre for Career Action Spring 2014 Workshops

Page Burton, Technical Writer, Engineering Research, will review the main parts of the typical grant or fellowship application, discuss how the adjudication process works and what that means for you, and suggest strategies to help you pitch your project to your best advantage.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Centre for Career Action Spring 2014 Workshops

Beth Esenbergs, Business Advisor with the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre, will explain best strategies and tips on how to successfully start your own business. Bring your great ideas and questions!

Open to all students and alumni.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Come on out and help Velocity celebrate the official opening of the Velocity Science Lab!

Saturday, May 24, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
You@Waterloo Day Saturday, May 24th: Register now!

You and your family are invited to join us on this special visit day for students who have received an Offer of Admission to the University of Waterloo.

Between 10 am and 2 pm, you'll have the opportunity to meet professors, staff, and students who can answer your last-minute questions about the University.

Monday, May 19, 2014 — 8:45 AM to Wednesday, May 21, 2014 — 5:00 PM EDT

This joint conference hosted by the University of Waterloo and Université de Bordeaux will showcase research from the two institutions and explore challenges they might take on together.

Media are invited to attend as researchers from Waterloo and Bordeaux announce a bio-chemistry program that will support research into sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels.

Please read Waterloo's media advisory for more details.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Centre for Career Action Spring 2014 Workshops

Interested in a career in academia or research? This workshop will show you how to prepare an effective curriculum vitae and cover letter.

Open to graduate students and postdocs only.

Please register through the Centre for Career Action website.

Monday, May 12, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Cover of Waterloo's Strategic Plan, " A Distinguished Past, a Distinctive Future"

Top-quality, innovative and dynamic Academic Programming is critical to Waterloo’s future success.

Join the Academic Programming working group in an interactive dialogue over how we will put Waterloo's Strategic Plan into action.

Thursday, May 1, 2014 — 8:15 AM to 5:30 PM EDT
The Water Institute

This year’s symposium will showcase the breadth of Waterloo’s water research and provide an opportunity for organizations and individuals to interact with researchers and students.

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