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Friday, April 28, 2017 — 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM EDT
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Register now for a full day conference designed to better prepare PhD students and postdocs for careers outside of academia. Hosted by GRADventure in partnership with the Centre for Career Action, this conference will feature interactive workshops, a panel of PhDs/PhD candidates who have followed non-linear career paths, as well as a keynote speaker, Adam Ruben: writer, comedian and molecular biologist.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 (all day)

Come check out Biology's annual Graduate Student Research Conference! 

Biology Graduate Student Research Conference – Thursday April 27, 2017

9:00 – 9:45 am

Opening & Welcome Talk

9:45 – 10:45 am

Student presentations

10:45 – 11:00 am

Coffee break

Thursday, April 27, 2017 (all day)
Cultivating Curiosity in Teaching and Learning

Be curious with us on April 27 at CTE's ninth annual teaching and learning conference. This year's conference theme engages with all things curious in teaching and learning. Learn from educational researchers and Waterloo instructors as they share their teaching strategies, research methodologies, and much more in interactive workshops and poster presentations.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

Join the School of Pharmacy for their first annual Pharmacy Research Day! Graduate students will be showcasing leading edge research, there will be keynote speakers, and a lunch social. 

Please register online. 

Monday, April 24, 2017 (all day) to Tuesday, April 25, 2017 (all day)

Join the School of Optometry for their 2017 Vision Science Graduate Research Conference. The event will consist of graduate student presentations, networking opportunities and key note speakers. 

Please visit the event site for details and register by email to

Thursday, April 20, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT

Celebrate our 60th Anniversary

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Water: Abundance, Scarcity, and Security in the Age of Humanity

Jeremy Schmidt, 2015 SSHRC Impact Award winner and Lecturer of Human Geography at Durham University, UK

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Celebration 2017: Legacy Project Banner

Drop in during this two hour launch event to learn more about the competition.  Bring your teammates and come to ask questions, or come meet up with possible team members. Brief remarks at 4:20 p.m.

Site maps and brainstorming resources will be available at the event.  Free refreshments will be available while supplies last. Members of the project Steering Committee will be in attendance.

Saturday, April 8, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
Announcement poster for AquaHacking 2017.

AquaHacking is a multi-stage hackathon with a focus on developing functional, marketable innovations to address Lake Erie’s water issues. Students with a passion for water, hackers, engineers, and other creative minds are invited to work together in teams over a 10 week period to develop technology that will positively impact Lake Erie.

Friday, April 7, 2017 — 12:15 PM EDT

Canadian Science Policy Centre in partnership with Accelerator Centre in Waterloo presents a panel discussion on “Innovation in the Federal Budget 2017”.

Thursday, April 6, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
Chart your path to success poster

This presentation for Waterloo faculty and staff explores how nominating exceptional researchers for prestigious awards early in their career, especially at the national level, is the key to boosting Canada’s research profile globally.

Please register as seating will be limited.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 — 5:30 PM EDT
Synthesizing Liquid Crystal Sensors Lab Event Slide

 This lab will feature making your own liquid crystals that respond with colour changes to temperature and pressure. 

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 12:30
Women in Science Monday Munch and Mingle

Come join us - All Science students welcome!