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Monday, October 30, 2017 — 2:00 PM EDT

The Faculty of Science HeForShe working group and the Department of Biology invite you to attend a special guest lecture:

What works to support greater equality, diversity and inclusivity in STEM and beyond?

Saturday, October 28, 2017 — 10:00 AM EDT
Science open house kid with parents

Hang out with us at the Science Open House!

Join us on October 28th for an extravaganza of hands-on science discovery for school-age kids. From 10am to 4pm on Saturday we'll fill the Science Teaching Complex (STC) and EIT with opportunities for kids to explore science!

Friday, October 27, 2017 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, October 28, 2017 — 5:00 PM EDT
Gem and Mineral Show in EIT

Visit the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum for our annual Gem and Mineral Show! 

Friday, October 27, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Global Assessment of Payments for Watershed Services

Roy Brouwer, Executive Director of the Water Institute and Professor, Department of Economics, University of Waterloo

Thursday, October 26, 2017 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Oct 26h Night at the Museum featuring the exhibit Trailblazing: Women in Canada since 1967.

Please join Renison University College, University of Waterloo, the Waterloo Regional Museum and HeForShe for a Night at the Museum.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 — 2:30 PM EDT

From the Exxon Valdez oil spill to the BP Deep Water Horizon oil spill: A story of economic damages from major environmental contamination events

Kevin Boyle, professor of agricultural and applied economics and director of the Program in Real Estate at Virginia Institute of Technology

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Gairdner Foundation.

Dr. Rino Rappuoli is the Chief Scientist and Head External R&D at GSK Vaccines, Siena, Italy. He was awarded a 2017 Canada Gairdner International Award "For pioneering the genomic approach, known as reverse vaccinology, used to develop a vaccine against meningococcus B which has saved many lives worldwide."

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 — 3:00 PM EDT

The importance of ecosystem-based ecotoxicology for advancing environmental policy, with special reference to Canadian Oil Sands development

Diane OrihelNational Scholar in Aquatic Ecotoxicology and assistant professor in Biology and Environmental Studies at Queen’s University, and

Alana Greaves, Environmental toxicologist and a postdoctoral researcher with Queen’s University

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 — 12:30 PM EDT

Grade 11 and 12 Biology teachers, bring your class to the University of Waterloo on October 24, 2017 to hear Dr. Rino Rappuoli, Canada Gairdner International Award Winner, speak about his career and research in "pioneering the genomic approach, known as reverse vaccinology, used to develop a vaccine against meningococcus B which has saved many lives worldwide."

Friday, October 20, 2017 — 1:00 PM EDT
Earth Sciences Museum, University of Waterloo. 50 Years of Science Education.

The Earth Sciences Museum is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year and as part of its celebration will be providing a public tour of the Rock Garden and Museum. 

Follow along with Curator Emeritus, Peter Russell and Curator, Corina McDonald as they tell ‘behind the scenes’ stories of the Earth Sciences Museum and Peter Russell Rock Garden.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Operation Wallacea is coming back to University of Waterloo for a follow-up meeting about research opportunities for summer 2018.

Join us on Wednesday, October 4th in QNC1501 any time between 10:30am-12:30pm.

Monday, October 2, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Info session with ExVivo Labs.

ExVivo Labs is developing innovative tools to make allergy testing safe, simple and certain. Please join us to learn more about medical devices, research and development in a start-up, and how we got started on this crazy journey. You might even find your next career opportunity with us!

Food and beverages will be provided.