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Monday, December 10, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Join our on-campus viewing party of the Nobel Prize ceremony, and watch Professor Donna Strickland accept the Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 live from Sweden.

Monday, December 10, 2018 — 9:00 AM to Sunday, January 20, 2019 — 11:59 PM EST
Velocity Grad Student Startup Fund Application Poster

Are you considering building a startup from your research? Win $20,000 in funding for your startup and acceptance into the Velocity Garage incubator program.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST
Portrait of Rohan Jayasundera

It’s hard to believe, but Rohan Jayasundera will be retiring shortly! Rohan has been an integral part of our Physics & Astronomy Department at the University of Waterloo since 1957, over half of its existence!

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 — 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM EST
University of Waterloo Research Talks with an image of a computer server room in a thought bubble.

Join us for a panel presentation and discussion exploring the impact of supercomputer Graham on big data research, featuring: Scott Hopkins (Chemistry), Andrea Scott (Systems Design Engineering) and Régis Pomès (Hospital for Sick Children).

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

The Office of Research will be hosting an information session on the upcoming Spring 2019 CIHR Project Grant competition. A detailed schedule is listed below.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 — 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST
close up photo of computer keyboard keys

close up photo of computer keyboard keys

This full day workshop for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows is an introduction to LaTeX, giving you the basics that you need to know to get going on writing academic and professional papers, including your thesis. Using Overleaf, presenters will share how to include images, design beautiful mathematical equations, and show you how to easily manage your documents.

Saturday, December 1, 2018 (all day)

Girls with polarizing glasses and molecular structures

 

Thursday, November 29, 2018 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Blue clock at 11:55

This is a customized workshop for Faculty of Science students. 

Do you have difficulty planning ahead for your exams or leaving studying for exams to the last minute? In Science, you typically have multiple midterms and exams scheduled in close proximity to one another.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST
Donna Strickland in a lab with two male students

On November 29th, help us celebrate Prof. Donna Strickland as she prepares to go to Stockholm to receive the Nobel Prize in Physics 2018. Attendees will be able to express their pride and congratulatory messages on the Wall of Good Wishes.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 — 5:30 AM to 8:00 PM EST
Mentoring Night Poster Details

FemPhys at UW, in collaboration with Perimeter Institute, is organising another mentoring evening again. Meet and mingle with tons of mentors from physics and other STEM fields! All are welcome to attend. Free food provided! 

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

The Science Awards Reception honours students who have received an award for their academic achievements, athletic accomplishments or international experiences. Students will be engaging in a networking mixer throughout the event.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Blue clock at 11:55

This is a customized workshop for Faculty of Science students. 

Do you have difficulty planning ahead for your exams or leaving studying for exams to the last minute? In Science, you typically have multiple midterms and exams scheduled in close proximity to one another.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 16:00 to 17:30
Co-ed group of four students working and discussing science material over open books, binders and laptops.

Supported learning groups (SLG) are free weekly study sessions intended to give students a chance to study with their classmates. Science Peer Success Coaches create and facilitate fun and engaging activities to help students review challenging course content from BIOL 130.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 — 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
Black and white photo of audience watching a pitch.

Watch emerging entrepreneurs from the University of Waterloo and selected high potential startups pitch live for $5K and $25K prizes, with $130K in grants awarded. Each competitor has just 3 minutes to pitch their startup to a panel of esteemed judges! 

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00
Waterloo students writing exams in the PAC building.

This is a customized workshop for Faculty of Science students.

Do you struggle with writing different types of tests in Science? Do you study and prepare before the test and then forget everything you have studied once you start the test?

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 16:00 to 17:30
Co-ed group of four students working and discussing science material over open books, binders and laptops.

Supported learning groups (SLG) are free weekly study sessions intended to give students a chance to study with their classmates. Science Peer Success Coaches create and facilitate fun and engaging activities to help students review challenging course content from BIOL 130.

Friday, November 23, 2018 — 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM EST
Event poster for Covalient Bands featuring chemistry and physics profs

Join us at the Grad House on Friday November 23rd to see some of your favourite Chemistry and Physics profs pretending to be rockstars.

Thursday, November 22, 2018 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Woman giving presentation to classroom of students

Thinking of applying to graduate school this year or next? Attend our information session for tips and tricks on how to ace your grad applications. Prof. Shawn Wettig, the Faculty of Science Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, will give the talk.

Thursday, November 22, 2018 — 5:30 PM EST

Grab a chair, sit by a Chair, and enjoy a cold one on us!

Ever wonder what our Department Chairs are like outside of the office?

Or maybe you've wanted to pick the brain of a top
Canadian researcher about the newest developments and discoveries in your favourite science field? 

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST
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On the State of Freshwater Fish and Fisheries: Finding a Future for the Forgotten

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00
Waterloo students writing exams in the PAC building.

This is a customized workshop for Faculty of Science students.

Do you struggle with writing different types of tests in Science? Do you study and prepare before the test and then forget everything you have studied once you start the test?

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
Men's Circle event poster

Through interactive exercises and discussions, the Men’s Circle will explore some of the ways in which men can become leaders in creating a safer campus for everyone.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 — 10:30 AM EST
Join the conversation President's Town Hall with a photo of Feridun Hamdullahpur

Every year, members of the University of Waterloo community get together for the President's Town Hall. At the event, President Feridun Hamdullahpur will reflect on the University’s accomplishments this past year and will talk about the year ahead.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Asian female working on a blue laptop by a window.

This is a customized workshop for Faculty of Science students.

Have you ever written a test or exam and then were surprised or disappointed by the mark you had received? Do you try to memorize course material but not actually "learn" it or remember it later? In Science courses, it can be challenging to learn mass amounts of information and learn the material at a higher level of learning (that is being tested)!

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 16:00 to 17:30
Co-ed group of four students working and discussing science material over open books, binders and laptops.

Supported learning groups (SLG) are free weekly study sessions intended to give students a chance to study with their classmates. Science Peer Success Coaches create and facilitate fun and engaging activities to help students review challenging course content from BIOL 130.

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