COVID-19: Ask our experts community talks

Online Only
Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020 at 12:00 PM  - 12:40 PM EDT 
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Event Details

In the wake of COVID-19, many in our community are overwhelmed with questions and uncertainty about the pandemic and its effects on our well-being, health and economy. University of Waterloo experts are here to share their knowledge and answer questions from our community.

Join us online for free, weekly community talks. Each Wednesday, for six weeks, Waterloo researchers will share information and answer your questions on important COVID-19 topics. 


Topic: Quarantine boredom

There’s a finite amount of binge-watching that people can tolerate. While many of us are at home, what are the other things we can do to pass the time? Professor James Danckert will share his work about the boredom people experienced during SARS and answer your questions about what to do with your time while you’re waiting for stay-at-home orders to be lifted.

Presented by James Danckert, professor, Department of Psychology
with Sheila Ager, Dean of Arts 

Registration is required

Community talks will be held online using a video link that will be provided after registration. 

You may submit questions prior to the event when you register or at any time during the event using the online platform.

What's next with Ask our experts community talks? 
Register for additional community talks:

June 10 | In pursuit of a vaccine by Roderick Slavcev, professor, School of Pharmacy

If you have any questions, please contact Community Relations and Events at 


James Danckert
University of Waterloo
Professor, Department of Psychology
Sheila Ager
University of Waterloo
Dean of Arts


Available Online Only
Instructions will be sent out via email after registration.


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