Initiative 3: Undergraduate Research Incubation

Goal: Develop new research programs for undergraduate students
Description: Build on the success of Student as Scholar and SPUR by fostering new programs that support student scholarship in the students’ early years at UPEI. Programs should include mechanisms to support student participation in grant applications, publications and networked scholarship; particular attention should be paid to developing programs to engage students in emerging programs (e.g., engineering, kinesiology, mathematical sciences)
Responsibility: Vice-President Research and Graduate Studies
Success measures: Number of research projects that include students; increased research-related outcomes including publications and presentations, enhancement of the educational experience for students through research participation