CBC Prince Edward Island


The Physiological Effects of Capsaicinoids

CapsaicinoidsStudy.jpgResearchers at the University of Prince Edward Island are looking for volunteers to participate in a study involving the active ingredient in chilli pepper, capsaicinoids. The A 12-week study look at the effect on metabolism, weight, cardiovascular function, amongst other data.

If you're interested in participating, contact Dr. Pamela Arsenault at upei.research@gmail.com. This research is carried out at UPEI's Department of Applied Human Sciences. For information: Dave Atkinson, Research Communications, UPEI (902) 620-5117, datkinson@upei.ca

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Writer - Don Gayton

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Don Gayton is an award winning nature writer and ecologist.  He is at U.P.E.I. as Writer-In-Residence this week (Feb 03-07, 2014).



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Craig Cardiff - Singer/Songwriter gives workshops

MainstreetCCcourtesy.jpgCraig Cardiff is a very busy Singer/songwriter. The Juno and Canadian Folk Music Award nominee tours relentlessly, has a catalog of 20 albums and works as an independent musician. He's been busy on PEI giving music workshops at UPEI and performing. Craig Cardiff joined Karen Mair in the studio.

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