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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.  

Thursday, October 7, 2021 2:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

IQC Alumni Lecture Series: Corey Rae McRae

Join alum Corey Rae McRae, PhD ’18, as she shares her career journey and talks about current research.

Corey Rae McRae is the director of the Boulder Cryogenic Quantum Testbed, as well as a research associate at the University of Colorado Boulder and NIST Boulder. Her research focuses on materials and metrology for superconducting quantum computing. McRae grew up in London, ON, and received her PhD from IQC in 2018 from Matteo Mariantoni's group. She credits her research success to cold calling and not being afraid to get in over her head.

Thursday, October 28, 2021 2:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

IQC Alum Lecture Series: Juan Miguel Arrazola

Join alum Juan Miguel Arrazola, PhD ’15, as he shares his career journey and talks about current research.

Juan Miguel Arrazola is currently leading the quantum algorithms team at Xanadu, a quantum computing company located in Toronto. Prior to joining Xanadu in 2017, Arrazola worked as a Research Fellow at the Centre for Quantum Technologies in Singapore. He holds an MSc in Physics from the University of Toronto and a PhD in Physics (Quantum Information) from the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 10:30 am - 11:30 am GMT (GMT +00:00)

Frisen Lecture - When Science meets Society: The competition between knowledge and values

Friesen Lecture with Sir Mark Walport

You are invited to attend the Friesen lecture featuring Sir Mark Walport, recipient of the 2020 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research. Sir Walport is a physician-scientist, academic leader, and visionary health research planner who retired in 2020 from his role as Chief Executive of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) which brings together the seven research councils, Innovate UK and Research England. He is a champion of fundamental science in health research, engineering, technology and innovation.

Thursday, April 14, 2022 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

World Quantum Day: Quantum Perspectives

Quantum Perspectives: A Panel Series celebrates 20 years of quantum at the Institute for Quantum Computing. Over the past two decades, IQC’s leading quantum research has powered the development of transformative technologies, from ideas to commercialization, through research in theory, experiment and quantum applications.