Events - 2018

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 — 7:30 PM EDT

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 — 7:30 PM EDT

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 — 7:30 PM EDT

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 — 7:30 PM EDT

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 — 7:30 PM EDT

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

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 — 1:00 PM EDT
Portrait of Prof. Jo Handelsman

Please join the Department of Biology and Waterloo Centre for Microbial Research (WCMR) for a seminar by Prof. Jo Handelsman on "Microbiomes: from the White House to the lab".

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 — 9:00 PM EDT
Gustav Bakos Observatory.

Come visit the observatory during the June 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, June 6, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT

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, May 30, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT

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!

Saturday, May 26, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
Join us for You @ Waterloo day May 26, 2018.

Join us on May 26th, 2018!

You and your family are invited to this special visit day for students who have received an offer of admission to the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

What lies beneath - Internal waves in the nearshore coastal environment

Ryan Walter, Assistant Professor in the Physics Department at California Polytechnic State University

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT

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, May 16, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT

By popular demand, we brought our Earth Rock Star to Calgary!

Waterloo Science is excited to invite you and a friend to a thought provoking evening with world renowned expert in ground water, and Chair of our Earth and Environmental Sciences Department,
Dr. Dave Rudolph.

Thursday, April 26, 2018 (all day)

Come check out Biology's annual Graduate Student Research Conference! 

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