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Summer School for Women in Math

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The University of Waterloo is offering a two week summer math course (August 10 to 23, 2014) for female undergraduate students studying mathematics at a Canadian university. The aim of the program is for exceptional students to learn high-level math and current research interests. Thus, this program can be viewed as a gentle introduction to graduate studies. Candidates are selected based on academic excellence, and preference is given to students with at least one year remaining in their program. Canadians and permanent residents studying outside Canada are also eligible to apply.  The deadline to apply is January 31, 2014. For more information, click here.

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Data Challenge

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Hosted by the Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation, this challenge addresses the increasing need for tools/techniques/technologies to analyze complex data systems. For a detailed description, click here. The deadline is Friday, March 15, 2013. The winner will receive $10,000 (CDN) .

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NanoTechnology in Canada

There are several not-for-profit nano organizations across Canada that oversees the development of nanotechnology in academia, government and industry. They are involved with research, financial investments and bringing awareness to this field. Nano centres can be found in AlbertaBC, Ontario, and Quebec. Here are some upcoming nano events:

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Congress 2012 of the Humanities and Social Sciences

The 2012 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences will showcase Canadian theatre, literature, film, history, education, knowledge, creativity, sociology, international development, career building, multiculturalism and much more. This year’s theme is  “Crossroads: Scholarship For An Uncertain World”. Events fall under six categories: Big Thinking, Career Corner, Cultural Event, Equity Issues, Keynote and Panel.  Hear talks from Margaret Atwood, His Excellency, The Right Honourable David Johnston,  the Ambassador of Italy and a host of other brilliant and influential Canadians and Canadian Associations.

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is organized by the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.  This year the congress is being held in Waterloo, Ontario from May 26 to June 2. It will be hosted jointly by Wilfred Laurier University and the University of Waterloo.

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