Events - 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
Pharmacy members Nekkar, Rafiee, and Pullagura talking in front of a research poster.

Join us for our second annual Pharmacy Research Day, where we showcase the leading edge research of graduate students and post doctoral fellows conducting research in fields related to clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical sciences, and pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics.  

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 — 8:45 AM to 2:30 PM EDT
Elementary school students working on the Let's Talk Science Design Challenge

On Wednesday, April 25th Science Outreach is hosting the 9th annual Let’s Talk Science Challenge – a science competition for Grade 6, 7 and 8 students!

Monday, April 23, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Infographic illustrating different topics covered in the information session

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is a division of the Ontario government responsible for the growth of the agri-food sector, enforcement & improvement of food safety as well as the continuous sustainability of agriculture.

Monday, April 23, 2018 (all day) to Tuesday, April 24, 2018 (all day)
You are invited to attend the 2018 Vision Science Graduate Research Conference, taking place on April 23rd and 24th in OPT 1129. 
Friday, April 20, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Robert Lemieux, Dean of the Faculty of Science, cordially invites faculty, staff, alumni, family and friends, to attend the Science Alumni Recognition Awards Reception.

Thursday, April 19, 2018 — 2:00 PM EDT

Using solid speciation to understand the complicated legacy of arsenic contamination near Yellowknife, NWT

Dr. Heather E. Jamieson, Queens University

Everyone welcome! Reception to follow in the EIT foyer.

The Adrian Smith Lecture Series

The Adrian Smith Lecture Series on Environmental Geochemistry, an annual lecture in environmental geochemistry, was established in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Waterloo by colleagues and friends in memory of Dr. Adrian Smith. 

Monday, April 16, 2018 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Patenting Life is a tricky situation. Graham McKinnon, co-founder of Carbon Patent Group, discusses stories of CRISPR IP and patenting life as well as 101 rejections for USPTO.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Want to launch a clean tech startup?

Join us on April 3, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in RCH 306 for food, drinks and information about AquaHacking 2018. Meet last year's winners, learn about the competition and this year's format, and meet like-minded individuals. 

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 — 11:00 AM to 4:20 PM EDT
Women in Science Research Symposium poster with test tubes

Join us for the second annual Women in Science Undergraduate Research Symposium on Tuesday, March 27. The poster show will run from 11:00 - 12:30 and 2:30 - 4:30 in the STC atrium. Light refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

Monday, March 26, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Faculty of Science 2018 Graduation Reception

Students of the Science graduating class of 2018 are invited to join special Alumni guest Brandon Wong (BSc Science and Business Co-op , 2011); Science professors and staff; and Associate Deans, as they offer congratulations, celebrate your achievements, and share inspiring words of advice as you prepare to convocate. 

Thursday, March 22, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

Join the Water Institute, SWIGS from the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University for our 9th annual UN World Water Day celebrations. We welcome you all to join us in exploring this year's theme "Nature for Water" and to meet our student researchers and invited speakers that are making a splash in the water sector!

The all day event will be held at the Science Teaching Complex at the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT
Droste coca tin showing recursive images

Featuring University of Waterloo professors

  • J. Andrew Deman, Dept. of English Language and Literature
  • Josh Neufeld, Department of Biology
  • Naomi Nishimura, Cheriton School of Computer Science

What are we? By what processes and patterns did we originate and how do these patterns compare to the processes of the world around us, digital and biological, societal and fictional?

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 — 3:00 PM EDT
3MT Logo

Faculty-based heats are over and now it's time to support your fellow colleagues in the University-wide 3MT competition. Winners from each faculty will be competing for a chance to move on to Provincials.

Thursday, March 15, 2018 — 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Build a resume that gets that interview. An event hosted by the Centre for Career Action on March 15th.

In this one-hour workshop for Science students, you will learn how to showcase your assets for high-impact results. Through analyzing job postings, you will gain the skills to build effective bullet points that help you stand out to employers – and get that interview!

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 — 2:00 AM to 3:30 AM EDT

President Feridun Hamdullahpur has received the report of the President’s Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health (PAC-SMH) and will share the recommendations on how to strengthen student mental health at a public forum next week.

You are encourage to register and attend the Forum and have the opportunity to discover each of the recommendations put forward by the committee and also hear about our next steps to achieve positive change on campus.

Saturday, March 10, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST
Natalie Vuong talking to perspective students.

Join us on Saturday, March 10th for Waterloo’s open house for applicants and admitted students.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 — 11:00 AM EST

High-speed observation system designed for elucidating mechanisms of sonoporation

Dr. Nobuki Kudo, Executive Trustee at the Japan Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Hokkaido University

Saturday, March 3, 2018 — 6:00 PM to Sunday, March 4, 2018 — 1:00 AM EST
Science Society Presents GradBall 2018: The Next Act

You are invited to the Science Society GradBall 2018: The Next Act!

Friday, March 2, 2018 — 1:00 PM EST

Microtechnologies for modelling and monitoring biomechanical cell and tissue systems

Dr. Craig Simmons, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto Distinguished Professor of Mechanobiology

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 — 2:00 PM EST

Approximately 35 per cent of college and university students have experienced a panic attack and many describe it as the worst feeling they’ve ever had. The good news is that through learning and application of skills, you can learn to reduce and eliminate your panic attack symptoms.

Friday, February 9, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST
Science Teaching Fellows Colloquium February 9th.

Rethinking Introductory Physics Lab Courses

Natasha G. Holmes, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics at Cornell University

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 — 5:30 PM to 6:20 PM EST

If you're interested in research or grad studies, you should consider applying to BIOL 499 for Fall 2018!

Friday, February 2, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
World Wetlands Day, 2 February 2018.

Join the Ecohydrology Research Group at the University of Waterloo for our sixth celebration of World Wetlands Day, a global commemoration of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.

The afternoon research symposium and poster session will feature knowledge and experience of top wetlands experts from across Canada and elsewhere. 

Thursday, January 25, 2018 — 12:00 PM EST

The 3MT Bootcamp is held on January 18th and 25th. Participants must attend part I and part II. 

  • Part I -  January 18th (from 2:40 to 3:30 pm)
  • Part II - January 25th (from 12:00 to 2:00 pm)

The 3MT Bootcamp is spearheaded by the GSPA and the Writing and Communication Centre. Participants will focus on skill development, presentation skills as well as working sessions, where participants will work on their 3MT presentation and get feedback.

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