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January 15, 2018

Bernard Haché, NSERC Research and Innovation Development Officer, will be giving a presentation focusing on NSERC Engage Grants and their strategic use. The presentation will take place on Thursday, January 18 from 11:30 to 12:20 in the UPEI School of Sustainable Design Engineering, Room 306.

Anyone interested is welcome to attend!

The deadline for Animal Care Protocol Submissions (new, renewal, or amendment) is Friday, February 2, 2018 for the February meeting.

Ensure you download the current forms, use the most current Adobe Reader to complete forms (only current forms will be accepted).

Both the signed hard copy and electronic protocol submission must be submitted by the deadline date.

• Submit one copy of original protocol with signature to AVC - North Annex, Biomedical Sciences Dept., Rm 2302
• Submit an electronic copy to

Those protocols received after the deadline will be reviewed the following month. The Committee requires at least one month for processing applications.

For more information, please contact Sherri Pineau, ACC Administrative Assistant at 902-566-0973.

Faculty, staff, students and community leaders, who are interested in helping with SHAD UPEI are invited to attend an information session on January 24, 9:30-10:20 am in the School of Sustainable Design Engineering - Room 212 (CAD Lab). Commitments can be small or large: delivering a seminar on a relevant topic that you’re passionate about; leading a workshop or tour; mentoring the students on their DE projects for a few hours over the course of the program; or living in residence with the students as a paid member of the SHAD team.

If you’re interested in finding out more about the opportunities, please join us for an information session, or contact Kaaren May, Program Co-Director, at You could also visit for the latest updates.

Click here to view full event listing.

Chemistry PhD Student Leon Liang will give a Molecular and Macromolecular Sciences Seminar Presentation on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Duffy Research Centre Room 212 at 12:30 pm. The title of his presentation is "Natural Product Discovery through a Co-culture Mimic Methodology".

All are welcome!

January 12, 2018

All members of the University community are invited by UPEI and Bell Let's Talk to a special announcement about mental health on campus on Wednesday, January 17 at 10 am in The McCain Foundation Learning Commons. Read the full UPEI event calendar listing.

On January 17, Dr. Jock Murray will present a talk entitled "Noble Goals, Dedicated Doctors: Stories from 150 years of Educating Physicians at Dalhousie Medical School," based on his recent book published in celebration of Dalhousie University's 150th anniversary.

All are welcome! Click here to view full event listing.

Applications for 2018 Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Graduate Scholarship will be accepted until 12:00 noon (AST) Friday, February 16, 2018, with decisions to be announced in April.

Call for applications from potential graduate students for the 2018 Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Graduate Scholarship. The Scholarship will support the training of researchers at the masters or doctoral level to pursue animal welfare research at the University of Prince Edward Island. Both applied or more fundamental approaches to research pertaining to animal welfare are welcome.

Students may take up their award at any time of the year but must do so within twelve months of the date of the letter of offer. Click here for more information.

Please note that certain parking spaces in the "Visitor Metered" parking lot between the Regis and Joan Duffy Research Centre and Steel Building will be reserved every Tuesday and Thursday (and some Mondays) from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. 

The metres at these parking spaces will be marked with covers to ensure participants in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs who have limited mobility can easily and safely access Steel Building.

Please refrain from parking in these spaces, as enforcement action including towing will be immediate.

Father John Lacey is on campus three days a week. All are welcome to attend Catholic Mass at the Chaplaincy Centre Sunday at 6:00 pm and Monday/Thursday at 12:05 pm.

For further information, please contact Campus Chaplain Sr. Susan Kidd, / 902-894-2876.

Are you interested in a job with Parks Canada? Curious about what jobs they offer? The Parks Canada job application deadline is coming up! Parks Canada will be hosting an employment info booth on Wednesday, January, 17 from 11:00 am-2:00 pm in the Robertson Library Breezeway.

All students welcome! Click here to view full event listing.

Beginning January 15, the Robertson Library Movie Talks will take place in the LINC (Room 265) from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

Each week will highlight a timely movie available from our National Film Board Campus collection. There will be a discussion after each movie led by an interdisciplinary panel of UPEI faculty, staff, students, and community members.

The first film to be viewed is the documentary, Abegweit. Click here for full event details!

Have a great idea for a course resource? The E-Learning Multimedia Development Grant is a new opportunity for faculty members to create a multimedia resource with the help of the Instructional Multimedia Specialist over the Winter 2018 semester. Find out more about the grant and download the application form. If you have questions related to your multimedia project, please contact Kristy McKinney at

Closing date for applications is January 21, 2018 and completed application forms can be sent to with the subject line "E-Learning Multimedia Development Grant Application."

January 11, 2018

Our latest version of Moodle now allows you to create drag & drop interactions. These can be created as part of a quiz or as their own stand alone activity. Instructors are invited to attend a workshop on how to create a basic drag & drop interaction.

Delivered by the E-Learning Office, the workshop is offered on two separate occasions: Monday, January 15 10:00 to 11:00 am (please note the change to event time from previous notices) or Thursday, January 18 1:00 to 2:00 pm. The location is Robertson Library, Room 265. Register

The "Women in the School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences" (WSMCS) will be providing a professional headshot service for students today! Click here to view full event details! 

Event contact Jenna Gaudet,

The Environmental Sciences and Human Biology seminar series, hosted by the Biology Department, will resume for the winter semester on Friday, January 12 at 12:30 in Duffy Science 204.

Dr. Tandra Fraser from Agriculture Agri-Food Canada will present “Digging deeper: The role of soil biodiversity in sustainable systems”.

For more information, please contact Sharon Maritn at

All are welcome!


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