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Dr. Robert Gilmour, Vice-President Research and Graduate Studies
Contact Information
Contact Person: Dave Atkinson
Department: Research Services/Integrated Communications
Phone: (902) 620-5117

UPEI is a growing centre of research excellence in Atlantic Canada. Ranked the number one university in Canada for research income growth by Re$earch Infosource, UPEI manages nearly $16 million in annual research expenditures, and is home to 15 research chairs, including the prestigious Canada Excellence Research Chair in Aquatic Epidemiology.

Research ExpendituresResearch Expenditures

UPEI’s Strategic Research Plan identifies eleven areas of research expertise, divided into three main categories or constellations; they are: Environment, Health, and Community and Culture.

Individual and Collaborative Research Excellence at UPEIIndividual and Collaborative Research Excellence at UPEI

 The number of graduate students at UPEI has grown in the past decade by more than 220 per cent, with several new programs offered across six academic faculties and schools.

Graduate StudentsGraduate Students

Find out more abut the people and stories that make research at UPEI great on our Research Blog, or follow us on Twitter.   Search through our database of researchers in our Researcher List. Media inquiries about research at UPEI can go to Research Communications Officer, Dave Atkinson.