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April 19, 2018

Please note the UPEI Bookstore will be closed on Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27 to complete our annual inventory count.
The store will reopen on Monday, April 30 at 8:30 am.

We look forward to seeing you then!

Please note the UPEI Bookstore will be closed on Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27 to complete our annual inventory count.
The store will reopen on Monday, April 30 at 8:30 am.

We look forward to seeing you then!

The University of Prince Edward Island's School of Sustainable Design Engineering (SSDE) annual Student Design Expo on April 20 will showcase the best in student, sustainable, and green engineering in Atlantic Canada.

Student projects will be set up for public viewing at various stations around the first floor of the SSDE Building. Each project is the result of collaboration between UPEI SSDE students and an industry or community partner. Students were tasked with designing and creating solutions to their partners’ unique challenges.

The Student Design Expo begins with a short ceremony at 1:00 pm. Projects are available for viewing through the afternoon, with the Student Award Ceremony beginning at 4:00 pm, and a brief panel discussion about opportunities for design engineering graduates beginning at 4:30 pm.

A reminder that final grades for Winter 2018 are submitted with Moodle. If you haven't submitted final grades through Moodle please check out our online resources or join the E-Learning Office for a Final Grade submission workshop. Register here! 

GSA once stood for Gay-Straight Alliances, but the terminology is evolving along with the understanding and experiences of gender and sexuality. Be part of the conversation at shOUT! PEI’s 5th annual Gender & Sexuality Awareness Conference! The day-long event will feature hands on workshops, engaging presentations, and thought provoking discussion panels around LGBTQ2S+ issues faced by Islanders. The keynote performance is by Island artist, Tanya Davis.

We're stoked to be able to feature workshops on drag make-up and zine-making, among others. Our various presentations will cover issues such as LGBTQ2S+ mental health, how to start your very own GSA, a radical safer sex talk ,and more! Queer focused discussion panels will run throughout the day for a chance to share your thoughts, opinions, and feelings.

And don't forget to check out QueerScape to see the plethora of talent possessed by queer Island artists! We are still accepting art in any medium from queer island artists. If you're interested, let's talk about it! Please send us a brief statement about your work and we'll (try our darnedest to) make it happen.

Visit our Facebook page. If you have any concerns please shOUT @ us: peigsa@gmail.com. Or contact Ann Braithwaite, DSJS, at abraithwaite@upei.ca.

 

The Faculty of Science wishes to announce Sean Landsman, PhD candidate from the Department of Biology, will be defending his thesis entitled "Movement, Behaviour, and Marine-Derived Nutrients: A Comprehensive Assessment of Issues Related to Fish Passage in Atlantic Canada" on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 9:00 am in room 204, Duffy Science Centre.

All PhD defences are open to the public and you are welcome to attend. Please note seating may be limited.

April 18, 2018

The University of Prince Edward Island's School of Sustainable Design Engineering (SSDE) annual Student Design Expo on April 20 will showcase the best in student, sustainable, and green engineering in Atlantic Canada.

Student projects will be set up for public viewing at various stations around the first floor of the SSDE Building. Each project is the result of collaboration between UPEI SSDE students and an industry or community partner. Students were tasked with designing and creating solutions to their partners’ unique challenges.

The Student Design Expo begins with a short ceremony at 1:00 pm. Projects are available for viewing through the afternoon, with the Student Award Ceremony beginning at 4:00 pm, and a brief panel discussion about opportunities for design engineering graduates beginning at 4:30 pm.

GSA once stood for Gay-Straight Alliances, but the terminology is evolving along with the understanding and experiences of gender and sexuality. Be part of the conversation at shOUT! PEI’s 5th annual Gender & Sexuality Awareness Conference! The day-long event will feature hands on workshops, engaging presentations, and thought provoking discussion panels around LGBTQ2S+ issues faced by Islanders. The keynote performance is by Island artist, Tanya Davis.

We're stoked to be able to feature workshops on drag make-up and zine-making, among others. Our various presentations will cover issues such as LGBTQ2S+ mental health, how to start your very own GSA, a radical safer sex talk ,and more! Queer focused discussion panels will run throughout the day for a chance to share your thoughts, opinions, and feelings.

And don't forget to check out QueerScape to see the plethora of talent possessed by queer Island artists! We are still accepting art in any medium from queer island artists. If you're interested, let's talk about it! Please send us a brief statement about your work and we'll (try our darnedest to) make it happen.

Visit our Facebook page. If you have any concerns please shOUT @ us: peigsa@gmail.com. Or contact Ann Braithwaite, DSJS, at abraithwaite@upei.ca.

 

Feel overwhelmed? Studying getting you down? Do you need to just take a breath? 

Back by popular demand, the Robertson Library is hosting the Stress Free Zone! Step into the Zone to relax and have some fun.

Play a game, colour, get crafty, smile for a selfie fashion shoot, get creative with Lego, or just unwind in our beloved bean bag chairs. 

The Stress Free Zone is now open and continues until April 24th.

Looking for an enriching volunteer experience this summer? The UPEI English Language Centre is looking for volunteers to join us in assisting with afternoon socio-cultural activities and acting as conversation partners in hosting this year’s English language Camps for International students! This is a fantastic opportunity to learn and strengthen valuable skills, experience other cultures, and of course have a blast doing it! Activities may include things such as trips to Anne of Green Gables, scavenger hunts, tours, on-campus workshops, beach visits, and more! If you are interested, please email Owen Shaw at oshaw@upei.ca, or call 902-566-0529.

April 17, 2018

The Faculty of Science wishes to announce Sarah Wangeci Muthee, Masters student, will be defending her thesis entitled "Effects of a Combined Horticulture and Peer-led Nutrition Education Intervention on Food Security, Diet Diversity and Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Women Farmers Belonging to Women’s Self-help Groups in Rural Eastern Kenya."

The defence will take place on April 18, 2018 from 8:30 am to noon in the Health Sciences Building, 323.

Everyone welcome!

There will be a UPEI Biosafety Training Session for Summer Students on:

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
AVC Room 287N

This session is aimed at all students working in and around containment labs for the summer. Topics to be covered include biosafety and biosecurity principles and what is required to work in biohazard containment labs.

This is a new training program, and is required for all summer students working in CL2 labs, even if the student attended the summer training session provided last year.

To attend, you must pre-register by contacting Kathryn Harrison, Health, Safety, and Environment before May 10, 2018 by email at kharrison@upei.ca or by phone: 902-566-0901. Provide your name, email address, Department, and the name of your supervisor for the summer.

If you have any questions on this training session, please contact Kathryn.

The next deadline for submitting Biosafety applications including new applications, renewals and/or amendments is Friday, April 27, 2018. These applications will be reviewed at the May 2018 meeting.

Please ensure that you use the new electronic forms available here.

Submit the following:

• one hard copy of the application form with signatures and associated documents to Joy Knight at the Office of Academic and Research, 200 Kelley Memorial Building and
• one e-copy of all documents to reb@upei.ca

Please note that applications received after this deadline will be reviewed at the June 2018 meeting. For more information, please contact Joy Knight at 620-5104 or reb@upei.ca

Ethics protocols that involve ‘more than minimal risk’ must be reviewed by the full UPEI Research Ethics Board. The next deadline for submitting these protocols is Monday, May 7, 2018. They will be reviewed at the May meeting. Protocols involving ‘more than minimal risk’ that are received after May 6 will be reviewed at the June 2018 meeting.

Other ethics protocol submissions, including new applications that do not involve ‘more than minimal risk’, renewals, and amendments may be submitted at any time. They will be sent for delegated review as soon as all necessary forms are received.

Please ensure that you download and use the current forms. Use Adobe Reader to complete forms.

Submit the following:

• one hard copy of the signed application form and associated documents to Joy Knight at the Office of Academic and Research, 200 Kelley Memorial Building and
• one e-copy of all documents to reb@upei.ca

For more information, please contact Joy Knight at 620-5104 or reb@upei.ca

GSA once stood for Gay-Straight Alliances, but the terminology is evolving along with the understanding and experiences of gender and sexuality. Be part of the conversation at shOUT! PEI’s 5th annual Gender & Sexuality Awareness Conference! The day-long event will feature hands on workshops, engaging presentations, and thought provoking discussion panels around LGBTQ2S+ issues faced by Islanders. The keynote performance is by Island artist, Tanya Davis.

We're stoked to be able to feature workshops on drag make-up and zine-making, among others. Our various presentations will cover issues such as LGBTQ2S+ mental health, how to start your very own GSA, a radical safer sex talk ,and more! Queer focused discussion panels will run throughout the day for a chance to share your thoughts, opinions, and feelings.

And don't forget to check out QueerScape to see the plethora of talent possessed by queer Island artists! We are still accepting art in any medium from queer island artists. If you're interested, let's talk about it! Please send us a brief statement about your work and we'll (try our darnedest to) make it happen.

Visit our Facebook page. If you have any concerns please shOUT @ us: peigsa@gmail.com. Or contact Ann Braithwaite, DSJS, at abraithwaite@upei.ca.

 

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