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Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Fireside Chat with Thomas McConkey

Join us for casual conversations with quantum researchers.

What makes a superconducting qubit tick? How does experience in a research lab prepare you for working on major projects after graduation?

We’ll talk about these topics and more with IQC alumnus Thomas McConkey, now a Microwave Design Engineer at IBM Q, at the next virtual fireside chat.

Tune in live on YouTube.

Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

From Lab Development to Commercialization: Electron Video Microscopy in Liquid

Professor German Sciaini from the Department of Chemistry will introduce you to the new development in his research lab where capabilities of Transmission Electron Microscopy in liquid are pushed to its extreme. You can now take images and even record videos of moving nanoparticles with unprecedented resolution. Learn how WatCo is helping Professor Sciaini's group commercialize his technology, and how various types of Intellectual Property come to play.

Monday, March 15, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Towards Reconciliation: 10 Calls to Action for Natural Scientists

In 2015, after documenting testimonies from Indigenous survivors of the residential school system in Canada, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released 94 Calls to Action to enable reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians.  

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Graduate Reception

Graduating students, come join us at Grad Reception on Wednesday, April 7 from 4:00-4:45pm EDT on Microsoft Teams Events! 

At Grad Reception, graduating students and faculty/staff will have an opportunity to celebrate together our Science graduating class of 2021 as they prepare to graduate at the Spring or Fall convocation. 

Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:00 pm - Monday, May 31, 2021 7:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Picture a Scientist - Virtual Screening and Discussion

We've partnered with Women in Engineering to get University of Waterloo community members access to a free screening of Picture A Scientist - a documentary raising visibility around gender bias and racism in science.

Following the film screening period, the Undergraduate Science Society will be hosting a discussion open to all students, faculty, and staff members who would like to share their thoughts.

Saturday, June 19, 2021 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

2021 Faculty of Science Virtual Spring Convocation

The University of Waterloo is proud to honour the many accomplishments of our 2021 graduates and will mark this milestone with live online convocation ceremonies.

Graduands, family, friends and the University community are invited to attend by registering for the Faculty of Science convocation ceremony on June 19th at 4PM.