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Advancing peace through research
The Centre recently named five new Research Fellows who are making important contributions to peacebuilding efforts locally and globally. 

Learn more in our latest news item about their contributions to peace research.


114 teams registered for Map The System!

299 students, making up 114 teams, have registered to take part in the University of Waterloo's Map the System 2020 competition, facilitated by the Centre for Peace Advancement.

Learn more about why students at the University of Waterloo are getting excited about systems thinking.

Grebel students primed for #peacetech

The first year of the PeaceTech Living Learning Community has been a huge success! We're in the midst of hiring Peer Leaders for next year.

Watch our new promotional video to learn more about why students are getting involved in #peacetech.

Peace Innovators making their mark

Positive messages on bridges to assist in suicide prevention. A conference to develop affirming churches. Youth workshops to improve mental health literacy. These are the kinds of lasting impacts that come about through the Peace Innovators Scholarship and Mentoring program.

Learn more about the young changemakers the Centre is supporting in our latest news item. Applications for the 2020-2021 cohort open March 9, 2020.

Students engaging in drone dialogues

More groups than ever have been visiting the Centre for a tour of our current exhibit, "The Cultural Life of Drones: KW Drone Dialogues". The University of Waterloo's English Language Institute, the Centre for Society, Technology and Values, and the Peace and Conflict Studies program have each brought students to engage in dialogue about #peacetech

Upcoming Events

The Cultural Life of Drones: KW Drone Dialogues - Book a tour!
Conrad Grebel University College
Exhibit runs until April 16
Email for more information

Co-Design: Facilitating Community Led Innovation Workshop - Tamarack Institute
This hands-on facilitation workshop to prepare local changemakers to host and lead creative and collaborative Community Innovation sessions.
March 4-5, Toronto

Employment & Engagement Opportunities

Map the System Full Student Submission Deadline
March 25, 2020, 6:59 p.m. EST

Peace Innovators Scholarship and Mentoring Program
Kindred Credit Union, The Ripple Effect Education (TREE), Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement
Applications for the 2020-2021 cohort open March 9 and close April 30, 2020.

Peace and Human Security Intern (2 Positions) - Project Ploughshares
Position Type: Part-time (4 days/32 hours a week for 8-12 weeks)
Location: Waterloo, Ontario
Starting date: flexible (starting between May 25 and June 8, 2020)
Salary: $16.35/hour
To see job description, qualifications, and how to apply, visit Project Ploughshare's Employment/Internships webpage. Full application due May 19, 2020 at noon.
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