Events - December 2018

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.