Posted on Wednesday, 24 November 2010
“I can’t show a general audience a diagram of a complex molecule and expect them to know what it means,” says Jeanna Brothers, a third-year chemistry student at UPEI. “But it’s important information. So I have to find a way to simplify this science without dumbing it down, and without making it boring.”
Posted on Tuesday, 9 November 2010
Not content to rest on the accolades of an unprecedented decade of growth in research, UPEI researchers continue to make a difference in the world. Here’s a roundup of recent media stories featuring UPEI researchers.
Posted on Thursday, 21 October 2010
UPEI led the country in the last decade in both research income growth and research intensity growth, according to a new report by Re$earch Infosource. Research at UPEI now permeates every corner of campus. It brings the energy of new discovery into every classroom.
Posted on Monday, 18 October 2010
Join us for the 2010 Fulbright Lecture at UPEI, featuring Dr. Bobby Khan, physician and investigator at the Atlanta Clinical Research Centers.
Posted on Thursday, 7 October 2010
Find out how to become a medical sleuth at the 2010 Gairdner Student Lecture at UPEI, and we’ll treat you to a tour of campus and lunch.
Posted on Wednesday, 6 October 2010
Did you miss Dr. Ian Dowbiggin’s Research about the history of anxiety disorder? Don’t fret – join us for next month’s discussion.
Posted on Thursday, 23 September 2010
“It was 30 years ago this year that anxiety was first recognized as its own mental disorder,” says UPEI’s Dr. Ian Dowbiggin. “Today, it is diagnosed in more than three million Canadians. The World Health Organization says we have a global epidemic of anxiety in the 21st century.”
Posted on Monday, 13 September 2010
The Atlantic Seniors Housing Research Alliance (ASHRA) was a ground-breaking research group that gave new insights into the housing conditions and needs of seniors living in Atlantic Canada. UPEI's Dr. Lori Weeks is using ASHRA’s data to create a similar report for Prince Edward Island.
Posted on Friday, 10 September 2010
The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) signed an agreement to license medical research technologies to CNS CRO, a subsidiary of biotechnology company Neurodyn Inc.
Posted on Friday, 27 August 2010