Events - November 2019

Saturday, November 30, 2019 (all day)

two students investigating crystals 

The Department of Physics and Astronomy, as part of the HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 campaign, is hosting 125 students in Grades 7 and 8 for free hands-on activity workshops, inspiring talks, and a panel discussion, to encourage and engage girls in exploring physics. registration is now closed for this event.

Monday, November 25, 2019 — 7:30 PM EST
Giraffes and 1950s car in savannah.

Join us to celebrate Dr. Anne Innis Dagg's recent honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Science. We are thrilled to offer a free screening of "The Woman Who Loved Giraffes", a documentary about her life and research, and an audience Q&A with Dr. Innis Dagg, moderated by Dr. Barb Katzenback. Registration required.

Thursday, November 21, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST
headshot of Carey Bissonnette

Please join us as we celebrate the wonderful life of Carey Bissonnette

This memorial reception will bring together family, friends, students and colleagues as we honour a man who inspired over two decades of uWaterloo scientists.

Monday, November 11, 2019 — 7:40 AM EST
Image of mercury in transit.

Update: 11/10, 8:00 PM - Event postponed due to poor weather forecast. Please do not attend at this time. Updates (if applicable) will be posted.

Safely watch Mercury glide across the Sun for the last time until 2032!

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 7:00 PM EST

Come visit the observatory during the November public tour!

  • Presentation at 7:00 PM in PHY 150
  • Telescope viewing at 7:30 PM (access from 3rd floor of PHY)
Saturday, November 2, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
Science ambassador talking to prospective students at the fall open house.

Join us for our Fall Open House on Saturday, November 2nd. Find out more about the programs you're interested in, visit our residences, take a campus tour, learn about co-op, speak with Waterloo professors and students, and more! Learn more and register here.

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?