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Posted on Thursday, 9 January, 2014

 The CIHR Open Operating Grants Competition – Winter 2014 has been launched.


CIHR Deadlines:


Registration deadline (mandatory): February 3, 2014


Application deadline: March 3, 2014


For more information:


UPEI Deadlines:


January 17, 2014 – UPEI Internal Deadline for Peer Pre-Review Process (optional)

Applicants may submit a...

Posted on Wednesday, 8 January, 2014

 CIHR Reforms Update and Information Session


Dr. Janet Bryanton, UPEI CIHR Delegate, and Leslie Cudmore, Research Grants Coordinator, will host an information session to update the research community regarding CIHR Reforms.

Date & Time:  Tuesday, January 14th 2014 from 10:00-11:30am

Location: AVC 287N


Everyone is welcome to attend.  In order to assist with planning, we would appreciate an RSVP to Leslie ( 

Information on CIHR Reforms:


The current suite of CIHR Open Programs will be replaced by two new funding schemes and a new peer review process.  The transition to the new Open Suite of Programs and peer review processes will occur over a number of years.

Posted on Wednesday, 8 January, 2014

 The next UPEI on-site training session in animal use and care will be held....   

Thursday, January 30, 2014          
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
AVC - Lecture Theatre “A”
This will be a 3 hour training session with handout, based on CCAC Recommended Syllabus (exam included).
The Canadian Council of Animal Care (CCAC) requires that all personnel involved with the use of animals in research, teaching, testing and service take this course.  (A refresher course is required every 5 years.)
Please notify me by e-mail by 12:00 noon on Thursday, January 23, 2014 if you or any of your staff will be attending this session.

Posted on Wednesday, 8 January, 2014

Planning for the CAVEPM conference and Epi on the Island workshops are now well underway. Registration will open on February 1st, 2014. For more information, please visit our website.

Posted on Tuesday, 7 January, 2014
Tweet:  Athletes of the Week - December 30–January 5

UPEI Athletics and Recreation announced the UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of December 30–January 5. UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcases these talented athletes to recognize their hard work and dedication to their respective sports throughout the season. UPEI Athletes of the Week are also nominated to Atlantic University Sport and Canadian Interuniversity Sport for possible recognition in the region and/or country.

Who: Women’s Curling Team; and Brian Ofori, Men’s Basketball

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Posted on Tuesday, 7 January, 2014

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Posted on Thursday, 2 January, 2014
Tweet:  Research on Tap, What is equality anyway?

At the next Research on Tap, join us for a discussion about gender, sex, and equality. Dr. Ann Braithwaite, associate professor and coordinator of Women’s Studies, will lead a discussion titled “What is equality anyways?”

The event discussion begins at 7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 7 at The Pourhouse, above The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse in Charlottetown.

Sound interesting? Join us.

Research on Tap is a series of public discussions with UPEI researchers. For more information, contact Dave Atkinson at 620-5117, or

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Posted on Thursday, 2 January, 2014
Tweet:  UPEI hosts international New Year’s Day Levee

Over 400 guests were welcomed by a large group of international students and treated to some food from different countries at the University of Prince Edward Island’s New Year’s Day levee, reflecting UPEI’s growing multicultural campus. 

UPEI Alumni Association President Bruce Davison, UPEI President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, and UPEI Board of Governors Chair Tom Cullen hosted the annual New Year’s Day event in Don and Marion McDougall Hall’s Schurman Market Square.

Posted on Friday, 20 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 20 2013 Student Assistant Faculty of Education Competition Number:  124S13

 The Faculty of Education requires the services of a Bachelor of Education students to work in the Education Learning Commons (ELC). Preferably, successful candidate will be a Year 1 student who is not planning to complete their final practicum off-Island. Preference will be given to a candidate who is functional in French and English.


The student assistant will be re responsible for providing circulation services and basic technological assistance to Faculty of Education students, faculty and staff using the ELC, as well as performing other miscellaneous duties as required. This position will work closely with a graduate student assistant and report to the Coordinator of the ELC, or...

Posted on Tuesday, 17 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 17 2013 Student Laboratory Assistants (Amended hours) Department of Biology Competition Number:  123S13

 Applications are invited from junior and senior Biology students as well as graduate students interested in assisting or instructing in the following Biology laboratories; Human Physiology 122; Plant Diversity 202; Genetics 223; Microbial Diversity 206 ; Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 324; General Physiology 326 and other courses as the need arises.



Posted on Wednesday, 11 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 11 2013 Student Research Assistant School of Business Competition Number:  122S13

 The School of Business is seeking to hire a Student Research Assistant to assist in the development and coordination of multi-media presentations. The supervisor for this project is Dr. Tim Carroll.


• To co-ordinate the creation of 3 multi-media presentations.
• To assist in the development of three multimedia presentations for public distribution
• To adapt the production materials to develop a web presence to support the presentations.

• Preferred candidate will be a Graduate Student in the study of business and economics
• Experience working with technical experts in multi-media...

Posted on Wednesday, 11 December, 2013
Student Position Date of Posting:  Dec 11 2013 Student Photography Assistant Department of Integrated Communications Competition Number:  121S13


Works with the UPEI photographer in meeting production deadlines. Will photograph flat copy and still products; scan slides, negatives or prints; print to ink jet and dye sub printers; answer phones; record job requests in calendar; greet walk-in customers and take details of work required; enter work orders and computer file data in computers; create class composite pdf files; take original digital photography of University events, including some Athletics competition, and other photography requests as needed; manipulate digital images; work evenings and weekends as requested.


• Must have basic...

Posted on Monday, 9 December, 2013

 Two Hearing Conservation Sessions will be held on Tuesday, December 17 at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm in Andrew Hall Room 142.

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Posted on Monday, 9 December, 2013

 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.

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Posted on Thursday, 5 December, 2013
Sessional Opening Date of Posting:  Dec 5 2013 Sessional Lecturer Department of Pathology and Microbiology - Atlantic Veterinary College Winter 2014 Competition Number:  92SI13

 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...

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