Events - October 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
GRADflix poster

Register now for the GRADflix training session!

The training session will cover best practices, scripting, technology tools, software options, other resources and communicating for a non-specialist audience. Facilitators assume you have no prior knowledge about creating videos.

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 — 4:00 PM EDT
Photo of Dr. King Holmes

Dr. King Holmes, John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award winner 2013 and William E. Foege Chair of Global Health, Department of Global Health; Center for AIDS & STD, University of Washington will speak about the evolution of global health, and priorities looking forward. 

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 11:20 AM EDT
Jackson and Josh in the Lab

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. Kirsten Müller, the Faculty of Science Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, will give the talk.

Discussion topics:

  • Finding a supervisor
  • Reference letters
  • Course-based vs research-based studies
  • Should I take a year off?
  • Life as a graduate student
  • Applying outside your area of study
Monday, October 15, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Crowd reading posters of various UWaterloo strategic themes

The Consultation Phase of the University of Waterloo’s strategic planning process has begun. The planning process will establish the University’s overall direction and the plan will define Waterloo’s strategic priorities, goals, and objectives for 2020-2025.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 — 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Join four researchers at the next Research Talks for a panel and discussion examining advancements in patient diagnosis and treatment for Waterloo staff, faculty and students featuring:

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

In consultation with the Faculty Associate Deans and the Faculty Administrative Assistants, and in an effort to provide additional support to our students, we will be having three presentation/Q&A “workshops”. The focus of these sessions will be academic in nature and are meant to act as a supplement to what your Faculty and departments may already be offering in terms of one-on-one support for your prospective scholarship applicants. The concept of these workshops will include:

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

In consultation with the Faculty Associate Deans and the Faculty Administrative Assistants, and in an effort to provide additional support to our students, we will be having three presentation/Q&A “workshops”. The focus of these sessions will be academic in nature and are meant to act as a supplement to what your Faculty and departments may already be offering in terms of one-on-one support for your prospective scholarship applicants. The concept of these workshops will include:

Monday, October 1, 2018 — 2:00 PM EDT

Physics beyond Ohm's Law

Qi-Kun Xue, Vice-President, Tsinghua University