Initiative 1: Undergraduate Research Support

Goal: Provide programmatic, administrative and financial support for undergraduate student scholarship
Description: Design and deliver programmatic, administrative and financial support for existing undergraduate research programs (e.g., Student as Scholar, SPUR) and for individual student awards (e.g., Tri-council Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA), UPEI Student Research Awards (SURA), industry sponsored USRAs (IUSRA))
Responsibility: Vice-President Research and Graduate Studies
Success measures: Number of students involved in publications of all types: reports, peer reviewed papers, networked participatory scholarship, editorials; number of student research grants; number of students engaged in research; number of students acknowledged in publications; number of student records (e.g., Honours Theses) deposited in islandscholar.ca; research report improvement plan