Events - 2020

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
beer mugs

Back by popular demand! 

Our professors had such a great time in Toronto last year,  they insisted on a second round!

One again we're bringing a little bit of the Faculty of Science to Toronto for some casual academic conversations.  Pull up a chair, have a drink and a few munchies on us, and engage in some spirited discussions with various science faculty members. 

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
WIN Seminar Series Mike Fleischauer

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology is pleased to present a Seminar Series talk by Professor Mike Fleischauer, an Associate Research at the NRC-Nanotechnology Research Centre (NRC-NANO, Edmonton), an adjunct professor of Physics at the University of Alberta, and on the City of Edmonton’s Energy Transition Advisory Committee.

Friday, March 6, 2020 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
2019 Alumni Achievement Awards

Robert Lemieux, Dean of the Faculty of Science, cordially invites all faculty, staff, alumni and friends to attend our annual Science Alumni Achievement Awards Reception.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
3 minute thesis with a timer icon

Interested in research? Want to learn more about what our Science grad students are working on? Thinking of competing in the 3 Minute Thesis next year?

Join us to see how the participants use one slide and three minutes to present their research to a public audience.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 (all day)
Women in Science Research Symposium poster

The Women in Science Society is excited to announce the third annual Women in Science Undergraduate Research Symposium! The main objective of the symposium is to provide undergraduate students with an opportunity to present their research projects barrier free (i.e. free of charge). This year's symposium will feature poster presentations by our undergraduate students and a keynote presentation by Dr. Eden Hennessey!

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST
David Waldeck seminar poster

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is pleased to present a Seminar Series talk by Professor David H. Waldeck, a distinguished professor at the University of Pittsburgh and Director of the Petersen Institute of NanoScience and Engineering.

Monday, February 17, 2020 (all day)
Map to Earth Science Museum
Come visit the Earth Sciences Museum on Family Day!

The Museum will be open to the public all day, and the "Dino Pit" will be open from 8:30 - 4:30. Feel free to drop in and explore our many dinosaur and mineral exhibits, or you can come for specific program times (see below). 

Dinosaurs

10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Includes short lesson, fossil hand samples, and dinosaur tour.

Rocks and Minerals

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Includes short lesson, mineral hand samples, and mine tunnel tour.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST
Anna Klinkova Group - WIN Seminar Series graphic.

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is comprised of many talented faculty members, students and researchers from various backgrounds of study. WIN wants to showcase their incredible work through a Member Seminar Series! Each month this Winter term a professor and 2 of their researchers will present to our community. This series is an opportunity for the UWaterloo community to come together, learn about ongoing research and potentially foster new partnerships between students, faculty and labs.

Friday, February 7, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
Biology seminar advertisement.

Biology Seminar
Dr. Ashley Mehlenbacher

Title: Communicating Science Online: Experts, Citizens and Trust

Thursday, February 6, 2020 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
EDGE social summit poster

Calling out all UWaterloo Students! EDGE is hosting it's first Social Gathering for all undergrad Students in EDGE or regular stream programs on February 6th from 4-5 pm in the Project Cube in Hagey Hall! This will be a great opportunity to relax from midterms season and to grab some food! You can also make new friends, learn about what our program has to offer and play fun board games!

Thursday, February 6, 2020 — 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EST
DIY Self-Care Kit Poster.

Hey Science! Come join us and SBSA for a DIY Self Care Kit to get your midterms started. We will be in STC/B1 atrium on February 6th, giving these kits away from 11AM-2PM. These kits will include face masks, essential oils, fruit gummies, vitamin C, David's Tea, and more to help you relieve some stress and relax a bit during midterm season.

Thursday, February 6, 2020 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST
Mahla Poudineh Seminar

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is happy to welcome Professor Mahla Poudineh to the WIN family! Professor Poudineh will deliver a seminar in order to introduce herself and her research to our community. Please join us in giving her a warm welcome.  

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Image highlighting the speakers at the Ideas to Shape the Future talk.

About this Event

Join us for an evening hosted by the University of Waterloo's Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) and Water Institute. One hour, seven topics, seven speakers, with seven minutes each. Leading experts from both institutes will share their knowledge and ideas on how climate change can be addressed at the individual, community, and global levels.

List of Speakers:

Kirsten Müller, Professor, Biology

Luna Khirfan, Associate Professor, School of Planning

Monday, February 3, 2020 — 12:30 AM to 8:00 PM EST
World Wetlands day banner image - life thrives in wetlands. Wetland biodiversity matters.

Join us for the 8th Annual World Wetlands Day Research Symposium at the University of Waterloo!

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST
Woman giving presentation to classroom of students

Thinking of applying to graduate school in Science this year or next? Attend our information session for tips and tricks on how to ace your grad applications. Prof. Shawn Wettig, the Faculty of Science Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, will give the talk.

Friday, January 17, 2020 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Group of skiers

Waterloo's Faculty of Science in conjunction with the Faculty of Engineering is hosting another fabulous alumni ski day at the beautiful Osler Bluff Ski Club, a private ski club near Collingwood.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 — 5:30 PM EST

Have you just finished your first term at Waterloo? Are you concerned about your Fall results?  Learn how to calculate your different averages, what academic standings are, and how to interpret them. 
 
This event will also point students to resources that can help them be more successful in the Winter term. 

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