Monday, March 6, 2017

{PEACH} Prenatal Exercise And Cardiovascular Health Study - Call for Pregnant Volunteers!!

PEACH Study

We are currently recruiting pregnant women 18 years or older to participate in a study looking at the effects of exercise on cardiovascular and nervous system health.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Call for... Ankle Flexibility Research Participants

I am looking for research participants for my research study that is examining new potential methods for improving ankle flexibility.
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Creating a Culture of Environmental Sustainability: Augustana Chaplaincy

Campus Sustainability Leadership Award Winners 2016 - Augustana Chaplaincy
Last year, when I saw that nominations were open for the Campus Sustainability Leadership Awards, I knew I had to put in a good word for the members of the Augustana Chaplaincy, who make our campus more sustainable in so many ways.
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Call for Speakers: Dangerous Research Symposium

As researchers, we are well versed about the risks of our research to our participants, and it is these concerns that dominate ethics board considerations. This symposium aims to shift the conversation, and illuminate the plethora of risks (physical, mental, political, legal, etc.,) facing researchers who engage in many different kinds of research.
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Friday, January 20, 2017

Sign-Up for the 2nd University of Alberta Indigenous Networking Forum

Since July of 2015, I have had the privilege of working on Aboriginal Initiatives, now known as Indigenous Initiatives, for the Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic).  This includes co-chairing the Council on Aboriginal Initiatives with Chancellor Doug Stollery and supporting the University’s work in Indigenous research and scholarship, teaching and learning environments, student-centered supports, and responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

VP (Research) Advisory Search Committee: Input from the Community

The search Vice-President (Research) is currently underway. In consultation with the Chair of the Board of Governors, Mr. Michael Phair, President Turpin has established an Advisory Search Committee for the Vice-President (Research).
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Monday, December 5, 2016

Participants Needed for Research Study: Fibre Intervention in Ulcerative Colitis

Study: Double Blind Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial for the Prevention of Ulcerative Colitis Relapses by the Prebiotic Combination Synergy-1.

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Friday, December 2, 2016

Call for Expressions of Interest and Info Session: Blended Learning Proposals 2017

The Provost’s Digital Learning Committee (PDLC) is pleased to announce the call for proposals for the Blended Learning Awards. This award provides faculty members with an opportunity to redevelop a current undergraduate course into a blended learning format.

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Call for Consultation:Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research Vice-Provost and Dean Selection Committee 2016 - 17

It is my pleasure to announce to you the members of the 2016-2017 Vice-Provost and Dean Selection Committee, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

As its first action, the Selection Committee asks for your advice and opinion on the leadership needs of the Faculty in the years ahead and any other key issues. You are urged to express your views on the priorities, current issues, and the future direction of the Faculty. All feedback will be collected on a consultation form, and may be shared with the Selection Committee. To facilitate the Committee’s work, please submit your comments by noon on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

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Calls for the 2017 Community Connection Award Nominees


Let the University celebrate you or someone you know for an outstanding commitment to community!

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Festival of Teaching and Learning: Call For Presentations

Save the Date for the University of Alberta's 2017 Festival of Teaching and Learning
Excellence in teaching deserves to be celebrated. Innovation in teaching needs to be shared. That’s why the 2017 Festival of Teaching and Learning is now accepting proposals for presentations, workshops, and posters from U of A community members who want to share their experiences, best practices, and research results related to teaching and learning. The festival will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2017.

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Calls for Volunteers: WISEST Annual Lecture & Symposium

For over 34 years, WISEST (Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science and Technology) has been fulfilling its mandate to empower women and encourage diversity in sciences, engineering and technology.  Our popular and well attended Annual Lecture & Symposium will take place on Friday December 2, 2016 at the Telus Centre, University of Alberta North Campus.

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Call for Academic Staff Nominations - VP Search Committees

Following recent announcements, President David Turpin has asked that Advisory Search Committees be struck for the Vice-President (Research) and for the Vice-President (University Relations). Both committees will be chaired by President Turpin, in accordance to the UAPPOL Vice-Presidential Search Procedure. Nominations are being accepted until noon on Tuesday, November 29, 2016.
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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Call for Consultation: Faculty of Native Studies Dean Selection Committee 2016 - 17

It is my pleasure to announce to you the members of the 2016-2017 Dean Selection Committee, Faculty of Native Studies.

As its first action, the Selection Committee (listed below) asks for your advice and opinion on the leadership needs of the Faculty in the years ahead and any other key issues. You are urged to express your views on the priorities, current issues, and the future direction of the Faculty. All feedback will be collected on a consultation form, and may be shared with the Selection Committee. To facilitate the Committee’s work, please submit your comments by noon on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

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Friday, October 14, 2016

Call for Consultation: 2016 Faculty of Science Dean Review Committee

Dr. Jonathan Schaeffer’s current term as Dean of the Faculty of Science will end on June 30, 2017. In accordance with University regulations, a Dean Review Committee has been established.

As its first action, the Review Committee calls for your advice and opinion on the state of the Faculty of Science under the leadership of Dean Schaeffer. Specifically, the Committee is interested in the following:
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Friday, September 30, 2016

Call for Consultation, 2016-2017 Dean of Nursing Selection Committee

It is my pleasure to announce to you the members of the 2016-2017 Dean Selection Committee, Faculty of Nursing.

As its first action, the Selection Committee (listed below) asks for your advice and opinion on the leadership needs of the Faculty in the years ahead and any other key issues. You are urged to express your views on the priorities, current issues, and the future direction of the Faculty. All feedback will be collected on a consultation form, and may be shared with the Selection Committee. To facilitate the Committee’s work, please submit your comments by noon on Friday, October 7, 2016.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Calls for Dean Review & Selection Academic Committee Members

Provost Steven Dew is launching a Dean review and two Dean searches for the following faculties:

  • The Faculty of Science (Review)
  • The Faculty of Native Studies (Search)
  • The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (Search)

In accordance with the “Faculty Deans Selection Procedures” (in UAPPOL), three separate Dean Review/Selection Committees are being struck. Each will require academic staff members who have been elected by GFC. Nominations are now being accepted. The deadline for nominations is noon on Thursday, September 29, 2016.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Calls for Participants - ACL Exercise Study

The Neuromusculoskeletal Mechanics Research Program within the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation are conducting a study on the effects of weight training exercises that have been designed to improve strength and function in people who have injured their ACL.
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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Call for Participants - Brain Stimulation and Language Study

I’m looking for healthy adults to participates in brain stimulation and language study. Please spread the word to anyone you know who might be interested.

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Calls For... Volunteers Needed for Sleep Research Study

Study Subject: Effectiveness of Hand Self-Shiatsu for Post Sport-related Concussion Sleep Disturbance in Young Athletes
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