Events - January 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Have you registered for the EDGE program and are now wondering what's next? Learn first-hand from EDGE Ambassadors working toward their certification. They will discuss EDGE milestones, what their experiences were like and how they are planning for their future. This info session is the best place to have your questions answered!

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 — 7:00 PM EST
Portrait of Donna Strickland

The lecture is sold out. Join the waitlist, or watch it on Livestream on January 30th starting at 7pm.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Calendar with sand timer beside

Do you have difficulty planning ahead for your exams or leaving studying for exams to the last minute? In Science, you typically have multiple midterms and exams scheduled in close proximity to one another.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Let's Talk Science volunteer runs a chemistry experiment with 3 kids in Kitchener City Hall square.

Science Outreach visits K-12 classrooms and community events in groups of Let’s Talk Science volunteers, to deliver hands-on activities that encourage scientific discovery. Science Outreach also hosts high school groups on campus for labs. This is a great opportunity for you to develop communication and teamwork skills!

Monday, January 28, 2019 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Let's Talk Science volunteer runs a chemistry experiment with 3 children at Kitchener City Hall.

Science Outreach visits K-12 classrooms and community events in groups of Let’s Talk Science volunteers, to deliver hands-on activities that encourage scientific discovery. Science Outreach also hosts high school groups on campus for labs. This is a great opportunity for you to develop communication and teamwork skills!

Thursday, January 24, 2019 — 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM EST
University of Waterloo Research Talks logo

Microbes can be found in diverse environments all over the earth. Find out how researchers are using microbes to understand ancient settings and their evolution at the next Research Talks hosted by the Office of Research and the Waterloo Centre for Microbial Research.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 — 6:00 PM EST
event horizon

"Black holes are among the most powerful and mysterious phenomena in the Universe"   - Dr. Avery Broderick

The Faculty of Science proudly presents

Avery Broderick: Images from the Edge of Spacetime

Please join fellow UW alumni and friends, as we welcome Dr. Avery Broderick to Vancouver for an informal and enlightening discussion on black holes.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Mass number of students sitting at desks writing exams.

Do you struggle with writing different types of tests in Science? Do you study and prepare before the test and then forget everything you have studied once you start the test?

Monday, January 21, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Asian female student typing on blue laptop by a window.

Have you ever written a test or exam and then were surprised or disappointed by the mark you had received? Do you try to memorize course material but not actually "learn" it or remember it later? In Science courses, it can be challenging to learn mass amounts of information and learn the material at a higher level of learning (that is being tested)!

Sunday, January 20, 2019 — 10:30 PM EST
Stages of lunar eclipse

Witness the latest act in the ancient cosmic ballet at the Observatory!

  • Telescope viewing beginning with partial eclipse at 10:30 PM (observatory / rooftop; access from 3rd floor of PHY)
  • Totality ("blood moon") begins at 11:41 PM and ends at 12:43 AM
  • Partial eclipse ends around 1:45 AM

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST
Logo: 4 purple connected nodes with S2BN below

Please join us for the inaugural event of the S2BN in Waterloo, and learn how to successfully communicate the value of graduate studies and pharmacy training to land a career in industry.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Want to determine how you did in Fall 2018? Curious to know more about academic standings? Get your answers at Science’s New Year’s Guide to Success session on January 15th!

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.

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