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MIA MOTTLEY, CEDELLA MARLEY AMONG SEVEN AFUWI 2021 AWARDEES

Barbadian Prime Minister Hon. Mia Mottley and Cedella Marley, OD, CEO of TUFF Gong International, are among seven distinguished recipients to receive awards at the 24th annual “ The Legacy Continues” Gala Awards of  the American Foundation for the University of the West Indies (AFUWI). The stellar virtual event scheduled for February 21, 2021, is the Foundation’s premier annual fund raiser which provides scholarships for students of the five campuses of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) in Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad, Antigua and the Open Campus.

MGI Director Chosen to Chair ICENS and SRC

                                      
Dr Parris Lyew-Ayee Jr., Director of Mona GeoInformatix Ltd at The UWI, Mona. 
Dr Parris Lyew-Ayee Jr., Director of Mona GeoInformatix Ltd at The University of the West Indies, Mona, has been appointed serve as chair of the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology’s agencies: the Scientific Research Council and the International Centre for Environmental and Nuclear Sciences.

UWI scientists part of inter-disciplinary study exploring the Medical Beneficial Properties of Guinep

A University of the West Indies team of scientists and international collaborators have conducted an interdisciplinary study that found that there are potentially beneficial medicinal properties in a favorite Caribbean fruit - guinep. The study was published in the highly respected Nature Research Journal Scientific Reports.

UWI’s Faculty of Medical Sciences and Novamed Inc. signs MOU


(L-R) Dr. David Walcott – Founder & Managing Partner; Mr. Kirk Anthony Hamilton – Founding Partner (Novamed) and Professor Trevor McCartney, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences; Professor Dale Webber, Pro Vice-Chancellor & Principal, UWI, Mona.

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