The University of Prince Edward Island is making changes to its Bachelor of Education program. “The program has been re-organized in order to allow its graduates to be more marketable and competitive when seeking jobs,” stated interim UPEI Dean of Education Ron MacDonald today.
Call for Applications – UPEI Internal Research Grants Program
The Research Grants Committee invites applications for the Internal Research Grants Program. This program replaces the UPEI Major Research Grants & SSHRC Institutional Grants, formerly offered under the UPEI internal research funding suite of programs.
VALUE: Up to $5000 for a one-year term
ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Tenured, Tenure Track, Term and Sessional UPEI Faculty in Arts, Science, Business, Education, or Nursing, and Librarians, who are employed by UPEI at the time of application and for the duration of the award. A professor emeritus may apply as co-applicant with a tenured UPEI faculty member.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 15th 2014 by 4pm
Please consult the UPEI Internal Funding General Regulations and Program Guidelines prior to preparing an application.
UPEI Panther Matt Maione was selected as assistant captain of Canada's Men's Hockey Team for the World University Games taking place in Trentino, Italy. Today's CIS announcement dubbed the fourth-year arts student of Unionville, Ontario as an assistant captain to UNB's Chris Culligan who will lead the pack as team captain. The 26th Universiade begins today with Team Canada playing an exhibition game against Japan at 8:00 pm local time (9:00 pm AST). Read the full CIS release here
The UPEI and Holland College men’s basketball teams have partnered to co-host the inaugural Maritime Challenge High School Boys Basketball Classic on December 20-21. The event will begin at the Holland College Centre for Community Engagement on Friday, December 20, followed by games at UPEI’s Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre on Saturday, December 21.
The six-team tournament features Island teams Colonel Gray, Charlottetown Rural, and off-island teams Fredericton, Citadel, Leo Hayes, and Dartmouth high schools.
The Atlantic Climate Adaptation Solutions Association (ACASA) has begun phase two of its Regional Adaptation Collaborative (RACII) program for Atlantic Canada through collaboration between Natural Resources Canada and the four provinces. This effort will be lead by the Climate Research Lab at the University of Prince Edward Island. Activities will target issues such as coastal erosion, coastal and inland flooding, infrastructure design, water management and community assessment.
Two Hearing Conservation Sessions will be held on Tuesday, December 17 at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm in Andrew Hall Room 142.
An Emergency First Aid and CPR Training session will be held on Friday, December 13th from 9:00am to 2:30pm in Kelley 210. The training is covered by the Health and Safety Budget.
Students, staff, and faculty are advised that the master online exam schedule has been updated with information for exams that were rescheduled from Wednesday, December 4 to Sunday, December 8 due to the storm. This information, including locations and times, will also appear in all students' individual exam schedules, accessible through Campus Login.
UPEI is normally closed on Sunday, however, with this revised schedule, the University has arranged for weekday services to be available. Buildings where exams are being written will be open as if it were a weekday.
The Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), is seeking a sessional instructor to assist in delivery of VPM 122 and VPM 450, pending budget approval. VPM 122 (Parasitology) is a lecture/laboratory course offered to first-year veterinary students in the winter semester. Delivery of 7 lectures on veterinary entomology/aquaculture parasitology and assistance in 7 laboratories covering helminthology, protozoology and entomology will be required. VPM450 (Diagnostic Services - Parasitology section) is a fourth-year core rotation offered 5...
Provide research support to Dr. Kate Tilleczek - Canada Research Chair (Child/Youth Cultures and Transitions), for the project Barriers and facilitators to youth mental health in Atlantic Canada (CIHR funded)
• Assisting with literature searches
• Updating and maintaining RefWorks database
• Scanning and photocopying material
• Organizing and filing print articles/reports
• Preparing interview packages
• Knowledge of RefWorks
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work with minimal...
The International Relations Office is seeking applications for the position of Student Assistant. Reporting to the Administrative Assistant of this area, this position will focus on providing support to all areas of the International Relations Office.
The student will be responsible for:
• Helping to maintain and build the International Relations Office website and social media outlets
• Helping to coordinate incoming international visits
• Assisting with research on current and future projects
• Assisting in the creation of marketing material
• Assisting in maintaining filing systems and databases
Former accounting professor Ab Ferris was awarded by the Rotary Club of Charlottetown Royalty with its 2013 Mentor Award at a recent ceremony at the Charlottetown Convention Centre. Ferris is a retired professor and current president and CEO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of PEI. He receives this prestigious award for his strong personal efforts to make a difference in the lives of future accountants. Ferris taught in UPEI's School of Business for 27 years.
Please see attached call for Letters of Intent from the Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response Network of Centres of Excellence (MEOPAR).
Established in 2012, MEOPAR is building partnerships and a team of Canadian researchers to address critical issues related to human activity in the marine environment, and the impact of marine hazards on human activities in coastal regions.
The application deadline for Letters of Intent is 3:00 pm Atlantic Daylight Time, January 10, 2014.
In order to accommodate as many applicants as possible, the deadline for submitting applications for the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program (CGS M) via the Research Portal has been extended to Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. (ET). Please note applications already received by the granting agencies are not impacted.
IMPORTANT: The Canadian Common CV (CCV) will be unavailable on Wednesday, December 4, from 6 to 8:00 a.m. (ET) due to scheduled maintenance.
We invite applicants to review the instructions and other support materials available on our Web site, including frequently asked questions.
For technical support, applicants should contact the On-line Services Helpdesk. As we are currently experiencing a high volume of calls, it is preferable to send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com with specific details on the issue they are...
Call for Letters of Intent - International Development Research Centre
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) invites applications for its 2013-14 Small Grants for Innovative Research and Knowledge Sharing program. Provided through the Canadian Partnerships program, these grants support research, knowledge-building, and knowledge-sharing projects. They also fund events and small dissemination activities and products. Further details are available at:
IDRC proposals are limited to three per institution per call. The Research Services Office and International Relations Office are calling all interested researchers to submit a letter of intent (LOI) by December 16, 2013, to Leslie Cudmore at firstname.lastname@example.org. The LOI should not be...