研究 Services

Welcome to 研究 Services at the University of Prince Edward Island. Use this site to navigate your way through research services at UPEI. Here you'll find out about funding opportunities, 研讨会, and important information about how to turn your ideas into innovation. 

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研究 Services – General Enquiries

The Vice-President 研究 is responsible for research administration within UPEI. 研究 Services consists of the VP 研究 and a team of administrative 工作人员 who work directly in support of research development and the administration of research funding. The office is responsible for:

  • fostering basic and applied research and building research capacity across campus;
  • acting as a liaison with granting bodies, contractors of research services, and other sources of research funding;
  • overseeing research polices including compliance and integrity responsibilities of the institution;
  • keeping accurate and up-to-date records for all research funding applications, contracts, grants, and ethics protocols; and, supplying reports on these activities to UPEI and external agencies;
  • publicizing UPEI's research accomplishments;
  • acting as a faculty resource centre on research issues (e.g., 研讨会, funding opportunity promotion, contract and budget development, dealing with the media);
  • nurturing research related linkages between and among UPEI and other academic, 工业, public and governmental sectors; and,
  • supporting and facilitating the transfer of research and scholarly knowledge and technology.

General Enquiries 联系:

Jordan Minx, 研究 Services Liaison
jminx@rubyshoesday.com
902-566-0843


研究经费

A 研究 Grant provides financial support for an individual or group of individuals (or a research centre or institute) to do research in a particular subject area or field. Although the research area may be defined, t在这里 are usually no conditions about the research directions. If you are applying for External Grant Funding, these are the basic steps to follow: 

  • Advise the 研究经费 Coordinator of: 
    • your intention to submit a funding application; 
    • the name of the funder and program; and 
    • the deadline for submission.  
  • For optional internal review (clarity, completeness, compliance with agency requirements, etc.), provide a draft of submission to the 研究经费 Coordinator no later than 10 working days before the funder's deadline.  

研究经费 联系:

Leslie Cudmore, 研究经费 Coordinator
Lcudmore@rubyshoesday.com
902-566-0709


研究 Accounting

研究 Accounting plays an integral role in supporting the research environment at UPEI by providing advice, financial accountability and ongoing management of all research funds. We work closely with researchers, administrative units, funding agencies and 研究 Services to ensure funding guidelines and policies are ad在这里d to. 研究 Accounting manages the post-award functions for all research grants and contracts at the university. This includes monitoring cash flows and expenditures, communicating with funding agencies and completing financial reporting.

研究 Accounting 联系:

Melissa MacLaren
mdmaclaren@rubyshoesday.com 
 

动物保健

The University 动物保健 Committee has general responsibility for ensuring that the use of animals in research, 教学, and service at UPEI conforms to the rigorous ethical standards of the Canada Council on 动物保健.

动物保健 联系:

梅丽莎·佩里
ACC Administrative Assistant 
mperry@rubyshoesday.com
902-566-0961


Biosafety

The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to incorporating health and safety practices governing all personnel working with biohazardous materials in research and 教学 activities at UPEI and t在这里by 保护ing the safety of University faculty, 工作人员, 和学生, the public at large, animals and the environment. The Biosafety Committee reviews, amends and/or develops policies and procedures, reviews research and 教学 related applications for the use of biohazardous materials, and in conjunction with the UPEI Biosafety Officer ensures that laboratories are certified and containment procedures and equipment monitored.

Biosafety 联系:

Rhoda Speare, Biosafety Officer
rspeare@rubyshoesday.com 
902-620-5071


Contract 研究

研究 Services is responsible for the primary coordination, 谈判, and administration of contract research agreements for UPEI. 研究ers should seek the advice and assistance of 研究 Services before making any verbal commitments on contractual matters. 研究 Services will work with the researcher to negotiate a contract that will satisfy the research requirements in a manner which complies with the University's research policies. 研究 Service's early involvement will help streamline the process of review and signature, and help to avoid delays.

Any agreement pertaining to research or involving a “6” account will need to be forwarded to and approved by 研究 Services.

More information on research contracts 在这里.

Contract 研究 联系: 

Neil LeBlanc, 研究 Contracts Advisor
ngleblanc@rubyshoesday.com
902-894-2856


研究伦理

The 研究伦理 Board is responsible for administration of the approval process for the use of human participants in research at the University of Prince Edward Island. All research involving human participants conducted by faculty, 工作人员 or students affiliated with UPEI must be approved by the UPEI 研究伦理 Board. 研究伦理 is responsible for ensuring that UPEI is compliant with external research ethics guidelines and requirements.

研究伦理 联系:

Stephanie Palmer, 研究 Compliance Coordinator
scpalmer@rubyshoesday.com
902-620-5104


通信 Officer

研究 Services, working with UPEI's Marketing and 通信 department, coordinates communications, government relations, and media relations efforts that positively position research at UPEI. The 通信 Officer is UPEI's outreach liaison to the external media and ensures that UPEI's 研究 story is heard locally, nationally and internationally. 

通信 联系:

Anna MacDonald, 通信 Officer
amacdonald@rubyshoesday.com
902-566-0949


Purchasing

It is very important at both the grant application and post award stages that complete and competitive quotations be obtained for goods and services required. This is to ensure the costing is accurate, the best value for money is realized, and funder requirements are met. Procurement Services works with the researcher and supplier community to satisfy these requirements in accordance with proper process while minimizing the administrative effort for the researcher. The researcher controls the specifications and makes the final decision. Purchasing provides assistance to reaching these decisions.

Purchasing 联系:

Carolyn Garro, Procurement and Payment Services
cgarro@rubyshoesday.com 
902-566-0315


Radiation Safety

The Radiation Safety Officer has general responsibility for ensuring that the use of radioactive materials at the University conforms to applicable standards. A radioisotope permit obtainable through the University Radiation Safety Officer is required for any work involving radioactive materials.

Radiation Safety 联系:

Debra MacDonald, Radiation Safety Officer
debmacdonald@rubyshoesday.com 
902-566-0835


Technology Transfer

The Office of Commercialization, 行业, and Innovation (OCII) works directly with UPEI researchers to identify, 评估, 保护, and commercialize the intellectual property which results from research.

Technology Transfer 联系: 

Justin Moores, Director OCII
jmoores@rubyshoesday.com
902-566-6095