Please see attached document outlining the process for Tri-Council (CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC) Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master's applications, as well as information and deadlines for Doctoral applicants.
PEI Connector Event & Genomics Presentation
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Regis & Joan Duffy Research Centre, UPEI
Who: PEI Biotech/Agrifood-based companies and researchers
Companies: Meet academic researchers who can respond to your company needs.
Researchers: Establish new research collaborations that could lead to significant commercial benefits.
Companies & Researchers will be given an opportunity to make three-minute pitch presentations
to highlight industrial research interests & research capabilities.
To register for the morning Connector Event, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
To complement the Connector Event, please join us for a networking Lunch & Presentation
by Dr. Sean Myles (Dalhousie Faculty...
If you have difficulty carving out uninterrupted time for writing, if you struggle with motivating yourself to write, or if you would simply like the supportive collaboration of a writing retreat, consider Time to Write, UPEI's faculty writers retreat.
When: November 8-12
Cost to participants: $200, which includes four nights accommodation, meals and snacks
Is Time to Write for You?
Your project must be at a stage where sustained writing time makes sense. Your research and/or data collection and analysis must be completed to the point that you are ready to write. You must also be prepared to commit to the full program: a total of 3½ days focused on writing.
The retreat is open to tenured and tenure stream University of Prince Edward Island faculty in any Department/Faculty/School.
How to Register?
Details about the location and registration will follow in the coming days.
Questions or Concerns?
We will be happy to discuss any questions or concerns you may have about Time to Write. Please contact...
In a statement issued today to campus, University of Prince Edward Island President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz announced that Dr. Miles Turnbull, Dean of Education has accepted the role of Vice-Principal Academic at Bishop’s University, effective January 1, 2014. Turnbull will be the fifth person at the Lennoxville, Quebec university to hold this position. Dean Turnbull has agreed to support the transition until assuming his new role at Bishop’s University.
Human Resources is ready to roll out UPEI’s new Peer Recognition Program for all employees—a program that will be named by you!
The University of Prince Edward Island will host approximately 750 Canadian Student Leadership Conference (CSLC) delegates and 250 advisors on Friday, September 20 from 12:30–2:00 pm for a campus tour, UPEI’s “Amazing Race,” and an evening concert at 7:00 pm by local musician Tim Chaisson.
The fourteenth annual Recognition of Founders Ceremony and the MacLauchlan Plaza Dedication will take place Wednesday, September 25 at 12:30 pm in front of UPEI’s Health Sciences Building.
The Prince Edward Island community is invited to take part in a ceremony to honour UPEI’s rich heritage and traditions by acknowledging people who have contributed to the University in an exceptional way.
GRANT FUNDED - STUDENT POSITON
A Research Lab Student Coordinator is needed for Dr. Kate Tilleczek’s CFI-funded Qualitative Research Lab. This position is open to UPEI graduate students.
• Set-up/install equipment and software in the lab
• Organize software training
• Maintenance of lab hardware and software
• Manage equipment borrowing protocols
• Administer the lab’s website
• Create visual aids for the lab,
• Coordinate e-conferences with research teams
Project to support to to Dr. Kate Tilleczek - Canada Research Chair (Child/Youth Cultures and Transitions), Digital Media and Young Lives in Transition (SSHRC funded)
• Assisting with literature searches
• Updating and maintaining RefWorks database
• Preparing interview materials
• Assisting in analysis of research data
• Knowledge of RefWorks
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Skills in library and computerized literature searches
The School of Business at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opportunity for a sessional lecturer to teach the following course in the winter semester of 2013/14:
Bus. 252 - Operations Management I - This course introduces students to the basics of management science/quantitative management as a tool in decision-making.
Bus. 432 - Applied Investment Management - This course examines the various investment assets available to the individual, with a focus on the practical aspects of investing.
Successful applicants will have a minimum of a master=s level degree or equivalent with a combination of...
The UPEI women’s basketball team will host a fundraising golf tournament on Thursday, September 19 at the Rustico Golf & Tennis Resort. The first annual “Hoops & Greens” Golf Classic will begin with check-in at 9:00 am and a shotgun start at 10:00 am.
Teams of four can register for $400 per team which includes their green fee, post-round barbecue, on course contests, and awards/door prizes. Registration deadline is Monday, September 16.
UPEI Athletics and Recreation announces that former Women’s Rugby All-Star Jaclyn (Coady) Carr will be recognized at Saturday’s UPEI Women’s Rugby home opener versus Saint Thomas University on MacAdam Field at UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place. The special ceremony begins at 1:50 pm with kickoff at 2:00 pm.
Each year one former rugby Panther is honoured and remembered because of the impact they made on the program.
The University of Prince Edward Island and the Georgetown Conference organizing committee have partnered to provide a set of free online learning modules on rural economic change. This learning community will provide background on some of the major issues on rural economic change in Atlantic Canada and set the stage for the conference, and stimulate online dialogue on rural economic change in Atlantic Canada.
The horn of plenty will be very much in evidence when David Parker stars as the featured performer in the second UPEI concert of the season entitled “A Cornucopia of Music.” Works for horn and piano by Saint-Saëns, Strauss, Dukas and Poulenc, and a solo for horn entitled Appel interstellaire by Messiaen will form part of the program. Pianist Frances Gray will perform solo in an Intermezzo and a Capriccio from the intimate romantic music of Brahms. The concluding work welcomes flutist Morgan Saulnier to join in an engaging trio for this unusual combination of instruments.