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upei professor and researcher bill montelpare standing in health sciences building stairwell in background
Feb 8, 2022 | Research, Faculty

A team led by Dr. William Montelpare, Margaret and Wallace McCain Chair in Human Development and Health at UPEI, has been awarded a $500,000 grant to develop and implement a vaccine support program for Prince Edward Island.

upei graduate student olivier philips working at a table
Feb 8, 2022 | Research

Olivier Philips, an MSc student with Dr. Patrick Murphy in UPEI’s Department of Biology, is the first UPEI recipient of a graduate scholarship of $29,750 through BHCRI’s Cancer Research Training Program (CRTP). 

dr. kate scarth
Jan 26, 2022 | Faculty, Research

Dr. Kate Scarth is Chair of L.M. Montgomery Studies and Assistant Professor of Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture (ACLC) at UPEI.

dr. jean mitchell photographed outside holding her book
Jan 21, 2022 | Success Story, Research

In the role as UNESCO Chair in Island Studies and Sustainability, Dr. Mitchell will take a broad perspective on small islands’ sustainability across the intersecting socio-economic, cultural, aesthetic, and environmental domains. 

upei mawi'omi centre student lead emma pickering
Jan 10, 2022 | Students

Emma is working hard this year as Mawi'omi Centre student lead, offering academic supports as well as organizing inclusive events and activities to help Indigenous students connect with one another and feel welcome supported at UPEI.