CVER News 2021

June 2021

  • Ian Gardner, CERC Chair and Professor at the AVC from 2011 until hisretirement in September 2020, has been appointed as Professor Emeritus by the UPEI. Congratulations, Ian! At CVER we look forward to continuing our joint activities.

May 2021

  • Peter Kimeli (Supervisor: John VanLeeuwen ) has won two awards: Faculty of Graduate Studies Award of Distinction – UPEI and the Governor General’s Award for best PhD thesis in 2021. His thesis title is: Determinants and improvements of calf parasite load, growth and behaviour on smallholder dairy farms in Kenya. Congratulations, Peter!

January – February 2021

  • Congratulations to João Romero for successfully passing the comprehensive exams for his PhD program
  • Welcome to new epidemiology graduate students:
    • Kaitlin Fitzpatrick supervised by Drs. Krishna Thakur & Sonja Saksida
  • Welcome to visiting graduate students:
    • Tipsarp (Minnie) Kittisiam from Kasetsart University in Thailand
      • Local supervisor: Krishna Thakur
    • Napattarin (Poppy) Kulthornvaddhanathada from Kasetsart University in Thailand
      • Local supervisor: Javier Sanchez