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Saturday, October 27, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT
Row of colourful luminescent beakers

Join us on October 27th for an extravaganza of hands-on science discovery for school-age kids.

Friday, October 26, 2018 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, October 27, 2018 — 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! 

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 10:30 AM EDT

Grade 11 and 12 Biology teachers, bring your class to the University of Waterloo on October 23, 2018 to hear a Canada Gairdner International Award Winner Dr. King Holmes speak about his team's biomedical research and its impact on the world.

Sunday, September 30, 2018 — 11:59 PM EDT

Quantum Valley Investments® Problem Pitch - Discovery Tools

New for the Fall 2018 term, the Problem Lab is partnering with the Faculty of Science to bring you the Discovery Tools Problem Pitch!

Win support of up to $10,000 to conduct your own research into better tools for inquiry in the biological and physical sciences. Enter the Fall Term Quantum Valley Investments Problem Pitch Competition in the category of Discovery Tools*.

Friday, September 28, 2018 — 10:00 AM to Sunday, September 30, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

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!

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Operation Wallacea University Brochure 2018 coverpage.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING NEXT SUMMER?

Are you seeking adventure? In need of research experience? Interested in conservation?

On Wednesday, September 26th at 10:30am in QNC 1501, Dr. Justin Hines of the field research organization Operation Wallacea will be giving a presentation about how students can gain field experience as a Research Assistant or collect data for a dissertation/thesis project next summer.

Monday, September 24, 2018 — 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM EDT
Water Institute Research Conference 2018: Breaking Boundaries in Water Research

Join the Water Institute on Wednesday, September 24 for a full day of interdisciplinary dialogue around water research at the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
Biology student scooping algae; optometry student in the lab; water collaborative program students sampling the river.

Interested in pursuing a Master's or PhD after graduation? Want to learn more about what graduate studies is really like? 

Friday, September 7, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Music event

Please join us for an impromptu music concert in the beautiful UWaterloo Rock Garden.  Members of our Balinese Gamelan Ensemble will perform.  You may even get a chance to try out an instrument yourself.  The concert will start at noon and go for approximately an hour, weather permitting.  Bring your lunch and stay a while.

Thursday, August 16, 2018 — 2:00 PM EDT
Slo-pitch

The Biology Graduate Student Association and the department Social Committee would like to invite you all to join them in a fun, friendly, non-competitive game of Slo-pitch softball!

Sunday, August 12, 2018 — 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM EDT
Night sky and telescope on grass.

Explore the night sky with astronomers from the Faculty of Science and Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. The Perseids meteor shower will be at its most spectacular, so let's gather to learn something and then enjoy the view!

We will meet first in the nearby Optometry building for a short lecture by the Department of Physics and Astronomy's Dr. Will Percival: "Mapping the Universe". We'll move to the Columbia Fields for stargazing after that. 

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT
Ice Cream Hour Info Slide

The BGSA will be hosting an Ice Cream Hour on Tuesday August 7th at 2:30 pm in STC 2002.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 — 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
discovery square logo

Come join us for this year’s Discovery Square! Explore a variety of vendors and booths that offer a free hands-on experience or activity using STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math’s) for the whole family.

Saturday, July 28, 2018 — 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

Earth Sciences Museum drop in programs!

Join us in the Earth Sciences Museum every other Saturday for free fun drop in programs for kids and their families! We will be hosting two sessions during the day. Dinosaurs and Fossils in the morning and Rocks and Minerals in the afternoon.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 19:30

Each term Velocity Start hosts workshops to give students and entrepreneurs the skills and experience to start and grow their business. 

Register and attend today's workshop!

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 — 9:00 PM EDT
Gustav Bakos Observatory.

Come visit the observatory during the July public tour!

  • Presentation at 9:00 PM in PHY 313 (note the special room)
  • Telescope viewing at 9:30 PM (access from 3rd floor of PHY)
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 19:30

Each term Velocity Start hosts workshops to give students and entrepreneurs the skills and experience to start and grow their business. 

Register and attend today's workshop!

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 19:30

Each term Velocity Start hosts workshops to give students and entrepreneurs the skills and experience to start and grow their business. 

Register and attend today's workshop!

Friday, June 22, 2018 (all day) to Sunday, June 24, 2018 (all day)

Applications for a three-day Programming Workshop for Beginners are open!

This three-day workshop covers an intense 17-hour curriculum designed to give beginners complete, basic programming skills to use in their studies or workplace.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 19:30

Each term Velocity Start hosts workshops to give students and entrepreneurs the skills and experience to start and grow their business. 

Register and attend today's workshop!

Monday, June 18, 2018 — 4:00 PM EDT

Modelling River Basins as Coupled Human and Natural Systems

Ximing Cai, Lovell Endowed Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Sunday, June 17, 2018 (all day) to Wednesday, June 20, 2018 (all day)
1st annual Water Security Conference, Toronto, June 17-20, 2018.

Water Security is emerging as a primary sustainability challenge across the globe in the 21st century. It is a determinant for security in various societal and environmental aspects including food, energy, economy, environment and public health, and thus has a complex,  political momentum that goes far beyond the traditional water sector. 

Thursday, June 14, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT

Join Velocity and the Problem Lab as they present the Quantum Valley Investments® Problem Pitch competition where UWaterloo students pitch important industry problems and compete for a share of $15,000 in grant funding.

Applications to compete due by May 21, 2018.

To be part of the audience, please register at the link below.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 19:30

Each term Velocity Start hosts workshops to give students and entrepreneurs the skills and experience to start and grow their business. 

Register and attend today's workshop!

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 — 2:00 PM EDT

Decoding the secrets of carbon preservation in peatlands along a boreal to tropical gradient from Minnesota to Peru

Curtis Richardson, Professor of Resource Ecology and Director of the Duke University Wetland Center

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