Events - 2018

Monday, November 19, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
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 13, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST
Toronto's Autodesk Technology Centre

Discover Science with the University of Waterloo at an exclusive networking and appreciation event at the Autodesk Technology Centre in Toronto.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Velocity Science Brainstorming event poster with description, date and location

A brainstorming workshop to help any student develop a science-based startup. Undergraduate and graduate students are all welcome to attend.

Monday, November 5, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
GSA_2018

Join us for a cocktail reception!

 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
Problem Pitch event poster

Teams have each chosen an important industry problem, and will now pitch their research to a panel of judges for a chance to win up to $30K in grant funding. The 5-minute pitches will demonstrate each competitor’s knowledge of their problem’s history, scope and impact.

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
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*.

Saturday, September 29, 2018 (all day)
Fusion Conference 2018: Disruptive Technology

Fusion is an annual conference held at the University of Waterloo. It is planned and executed 100% by students with a strong acumen for Science, Business, and Technology.

We are currently heading into our 14th year and have another new and exciting theme:

Blueprint to the Future: Disruptive Technology

Please visit our website for more information and to buy tickets!

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 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our Coping Skills Seminars.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Learn and practice mind-body awareness skills designed to:

  • Maximize personal, interpersonal, academic, and work coping skills
  • Enhance concentration, focus, and creativity
  • Cultivate inner resources for greater emotional balance, health, and well-being
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?

Monday, September 24, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

The Future of Water: Innovation, Resource Recovery, and the Blue Economy

Mark van Loosdrecht, 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate, Professor, Biotechnology, TU Delft, The Netherlands

Monday, September 24, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our Coping Skills Seminars.

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.

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