Events by month

October 2015

Friday, October 2, 2015 (all day) to Sunday, October 4, 2015 (all day) to Sun, 10/04/2015 (All day)
Gems

Visit the University of Waterloo's Earth Sciences Museum at the Ancaster Gem and Mineral Show!

We will have our fossil fish dig and gold banning activities for your enjoyment, along with all the gem and mineral dealers, and other activities, demonstrations and jewellery classes. 

Saturday, October 3, 2015 (all day)
vintage parade float

Notice of lane closure on Columbia St for Saturday, October 3

Monday, October 5, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

The world’s challenges and targets for their solutions have recently been captured in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) which are intended to guide global action from 2015‐2030.

Monday, October 5, 2015 — 7:00 PM EDT
R. Shankar

Zero to c in 60 minutes: a crash course in relativity

Please join the Faculty of Science and the Guelph-Waterloo Physics Institute for this year's Distinguished Lecturer Series featuring Professor Ramamurti Shankar from Yale University.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 — 8:00 PM EDT
Gustavs Bakos Observatory

Free tours for the public have been conducted at the Gustav Bakos Observatory for over ten years. These tours include monthly public tours; scheduled tours for groups such as girl guides, boy scouts, and elementary and high school classes; and tours for viewing special events such as eclipses and comets.

Friday, October 9, 2015 — 12:30 to 13:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
Women in Science first official general meeting.

It's time!! Women in Science is now officially a committee! Now the only thing it's missing is YOU!

Saturday, October 24, 2015 — 10:00 to 10:00 AM EDT
Young scientist with goggles and test tube.

Mark your calendars – it's the return of the University of Waterloo's annual Science Open House! Join us on October 24th for an extravaganza of hands-on science discovery for school-age kids.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 (all day) to Thursday, October 29, 2015 (all day) to Thu, 10/29/2015 (All day)
Polar Data Forum II.

The second international Polar Data Forum (PDF II) will be held at the University of Waterloo in October of this year. The Forum will provide a critically important venue for showcasing polar data initiatives, to learn from global partners and work collaboratively to continue developing an international vision and action plan.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 (all day) to Friday, October 30, 2015 (all day) to Fri, 10/30/2015 (All day)

Mark your Calendars!

The International Association of Hydrogeologists Canadian National Chapter (IAH-CNC) invites you to attend the 2015 Canadian Hydrogeology Conference in Waterloo this fall.

The conference will offer a focused high quality technical program with opportunities to learn from leaders in hydrogeology, and time for professional discussion and connecting with colleagues and friends.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 — 10:30 to 10:30 AM EDT

The University is hosting a Professional and Post-degree (PPD) Day. Topics include career options, graduate school admission requirements, program specifics, and application procedures and deadlines.

The first session at 10:30 a.m. will focus on education, health, pharmacy, optometry, social work, and college post-degree/certificate programs.

The second session at 1:30 p.m. will focus on MBA, law, veterinary, engineering/technologies, and graduate studies.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Gairdner Foundation.

Learn about Dr. Lynne Maquat's research on the mechanisms that destroy mutant messenger RNAs in human cells. 

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 — 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Gairdner Foundation.

Learn about Dr. Lynne Maquat's scientific journey and discover the possible careers in the field of science and research in her presentation "On being a scientist: Uncovering the mysteries of life". 

Friday, October 30, 2015 — 2:30 PM EDT
David Rudolph.

A Renaissance in Regional Hydrogeology: In the Footsteps of Farvolden

Professor David Rudolph, University of Waterloo

Friday, October 30, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
50th Anniversary Dinner Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Bill Taylor, Chair of Earth & Environmental Sciences extends a warm welcome to all UW alumni and friends to on campus celebration of the department's 50th Anniversary.

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