Events - 2019

Friday, November 1, 2019 — 2:00 PM EDT

Dr. Ian Clark

Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Ottawa

Environmental isotopes in aquitard research: Are we finding solutions for nuclear waste isolation?

Saturday, October 26, 2019 — 1:30 PM EDT

Unveiling an International Masterpiece!

The Department of Chemistry and the Faculty of Science welcome all alumni, friends and family to a very special occasion as we celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table.

Saturday, October 26, 2019 — 10:00 AM EDT
Row of colourful luminescent beakers

Join us on October 26th for an extravaganza of hands-on science discovery for school-age kids.

Friday, October 25, 2019 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, October 26, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT

Visit the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum for our annual Gem and Mineral Show!  

Friday October 25th: 12 noon - 6 p.m.
Saturday October 26th: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

Join us on the first and second floors of the EIT building for two days of gems, minerals, fossils and jewellery.

Friday, October 25, 2019 — 10:00 AM EDT
UWaterloo mace lays on the table in front of two hands shaking

Congratulations! Convocation is a special time to celebrate all of your achievements with family and friends. The highlight of convocation occurs when graduating students receive their academic hoods, are called to the stage by name, and are presented with their official diplomas.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
Gairdner logo

This event is at capacity, thank you for your interest!

Grade 11 and 12 Biology teachers, bring your class to the University of Waterloo on October 23, 2019 to hear Canada Gairdner International Award Winner Dr. Bruce Stillman speak about his team's biomedical research and its impact on the world: "Inheritance of your DNA: Passing On Genes And Other Information".

Saturday, October 5, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
HSC Community Education Forum

Hearts Full of Hope

For the first time since the disease was identified by Dr. George Huntington in 1872, there is hope for treatments that target the root cause of HD, providing the HD Community with "hearts full of hope." 

Friday, October 4, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics Logo

Join us as we launch the Future of Astronomy:

The University of Waterloo and the Faculty of Science are celebrating the launch of the Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics!  Please join us for an exclusive cocktail reception where you'll have the opportunity to meet astrophysics faculty and learn more about the thrilling research that promises to redefine our knowledge of the universe.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

It's time for a little Boston Cheer!

Calling all Boston-area Science alumni!

We'd love for you to join us for Happy Hour at Beerworks No 3 (Boston/Canal).  Reminisce with us about your time at Waterloo, network with fellow classmates and hear all the latest news from your alma mater.  We will be partnering with our Engineering friends, so we can expect a lively crowd!

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM GMT
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? 

Monday, September 23, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM MST
GSA 2019, 22-25 September, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Join us for a cocktail reception!

 
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Dale Martin headshot

The Waterloo Public Library welcomes one and all for a public lecture on diseases of the brain, featuring Dr. Dale Martin of the University of Waterloo.

Breaking Bad Proteins of the Brain

Monday, August 12, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM EDT
Night sky and telescope on grass.

**While the lecture portion of this event is officially sold out, I encourage anyone interested to show up and join the waiting line, as there is a good possibility we will still be able to accommodate you.**

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 at 7:30pm in the nearby Optometry building for a short lecture by the Department of Physics and Astronomy's Prof. Mike Hudson on "Cosmic Mirages: seeing dark matter with gravitational lenses". 

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 — 8:30 PM EDT

Come visit the observatory during the August public tour!

  • Presentation at 8:30 PM in PHY 150
  • Telescope viewing at 9:00 PM (access from 3rd floor of PHY)
Thursday, July 18, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM EDT
Velocity Fund Finals $5K Poster

The Velocity Fund is a pitch competition, held three times a year, for startups and aspiring entrepreneurs to win a share of $20,000 in funding. Join us for the Velocity Fund Finals $5K on July 18 from 11:00am – 2:30pm.

We encourage you to register to reserve your spot in the audience today!

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
silhouettes of people networking - blue and white

 Interested in applying to the New Frontiers or NSERC Alliance grant, but still looking for research partners?

The Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation (WICI) and the Faculty of Science are hosting an interdisciplinary research networking lunch in DC 1301 from 12 - 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17th, in conjunction with the information webinar being hosted by the Office of Research from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in DC 1302. 

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 — 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT

The Science Undergraduate Office will be closed on Wednesday, July 10 from 11:30am - 3:30pm for Science 101 day. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Check the SUO webpage for regular office hours and sign up for our drop-in hours, if you need to speak to a specific advisor.

The SUO (STC 2031) will be open during construction. Please check in at STC 2022 for any questions or appointments. 

Thursday, June 13, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT
UWaterloo mace lays on the table in front of two hands shaking

Congratulations! Convocation is a special time to celebrate all of your achievements with family and friends. The highlight of convocation occurs when graduating students receive their academic hoods, are called to the stage by name, and are presented with their official diplomas.

Thursday, June 13, 2019 — 10:00 AM EDT
UWaterloo mace lays on the table in front of two hands shaking

Congratulations! Convocation is a special time to celebrate all of your achievements with family and friends. The highlight of convocation occurs when graduating students receive their academic hoods, are called to the stage by name, and are presented with their official diplomas.

Sunday, June 9, 2019 — 2:00 PM EDT
Scientist speaking to a crowd from a soapbox
Friday, June 7, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

To prepare for the next Discovery Grant competition, NSERC will be hosting an information session for faculty members on Friday, June 7, 2019. During this session, NSERC representatives will outline the following:

Friday, June 7, 2019 — 8:30 AM to Sunday, June 9, 2019 — 5:30 PM EDT

This years annual Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour & Cognitive Science meeting is held at the University of Waterloo! Find out more about registration and the schedule here.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

Learn from Larry Smith (Director of The Problem Lab, Adjunct Associate Professor of Economics, Author, TED Speaker) as he presents on how to identify the challenges your employer is facing using advanced Google and YouTube searches to become a promotable employee.

Register for this workshop on WaterlooWorks!

Monday, June 3, 2019 — 5:30 PM to Tuesday, June 4, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT

Learn from Larry Smith (Director of The Problem Lab, Adjunct Associate Professor of Economics, Author, TED Speaker) as he presents on how to identify the challenges your employer is facing using advanced Google and YouTube searches to become a promotable employee.

Register for this workshop on WaterlooWorks!

Saturday, June 1, 2019 — 10:23 AM EDT
Students waving

Gather your friends and join us for this year's Alumni Weekend! Come back to campus to re-live your fondest memories and make new ones. Find out more information on the University of Waterloo Alumni site.

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