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International Centre for Environmental and Nuclear Sciences (ICENS) rated among top laboratories in the world

International Centre for Environmental and Nuclear Sciences (ICENS) rated among top laboratories in the world

The International Centre for Environmental and Nuclear Sciences (ICENS) located at The University of the West Indies, (UWI) Mona, has been rated among the top laboratories in the world for the quality of its chemical analysis work.  (Reactor shown in photo at full power)
 
ICENS has been conducting chemical analysis for minerals, food, environmental

Distinguished Lecture - Treatment of Lupus Nephritis

Event Date: 

June 21, 2013 - 5:00pm

The Department of Medicine in the Faculty of Medical Sciences cordially invites you to a Distinguished Lecture on the treatment of Lupus Nephritis by Professor Ellen Ginzler, Professor of Medicine and Chief of Rheumatology, State University, New York. Download event flyer here.

Lecture Presentation: Future Earth

Event Date: 

June 26, 2013 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

You are cordially invited to a Presentation by Professor Anthony Clayton "Future Earth - the new science and technology alliance for global sustainability" presented by The Caribbean Academy of Sciences, Jamaica 

Venue: 

Chemistry Lecture

Caribbean branch of Cochrane Centre launched in Jamaica

Caribbean branch of Cochrane Centre launched in Jamaica

Jamaican based Regional Head office set to lead thrust For the use of evidence-based healthcare solutions for patients
 
The United States Cochrane Centre officially opened its only Caribbean office June 5, on the premises of the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. 
 
The launch signaled the start of a vibrant partnership between the

US Ambassador calls for equal respect and justice for women

US Ambassador calls for equal respect and justice for women

United States Ambassador, Her Excellency Pamela Bridgewater has underscored the need for workplace transformation and self transformation in order to break away from practices that prevent women from ascending to the highest positions on the corporate ladder.
 
Ambassador Bridgewater was the keynote speaker at a public lecture entitled: ‘Women's L

On Campus radio show: Walk the red carpet at August Town Film Festival

Event Date: 

June 16, 2013 - 2:00pm

Event Date: 

June 16, 2013 - 4:00pm

Next On Campus: The Center for Tourism and Policy Research rallies the youth of August Town to tell their stories on film. The result is the Greater August Town Film Festival which kicks off Thursday August 20th. Hear the story behind the

Distinguished Open Lecture- Dr. Jamil Salmi

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The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine hosted a Distinguished Open Lecture presented by global tertiary education expert; Dr. Jamil Salmi entitled “World-Class Universities or World-Class Higher Education Systems?” on April 3, 2013. The lecture was held at the Daaga Auditorium.

PAEC OAS-RIT Scholarship Program

PAEC OAS-RIT Scholarship Program

The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (GS/OAS) and the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) are offering scholarships to qualified candidates of the Americas to further

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Britain’s Black Debt: Book Launch and Public Lecture

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Campus Principal and Pro Vice Chancellor, Professor Clement Sankat, hosted a Public Lecture and launch of “Britain’s Black Debt: Reparation for Caribbean Slavery & Native Genocide”, a book by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Campus Principal and Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill. The event took place on May 23, 2013 at the Daaga Auditorium, the University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine.

Launch of the Masters in Technical

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The School of Education of the University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine, in collaboration with the Ministry of Tertiary Education and Skills training launched the Master of Arts in Leadership in Technical and Vocational Education and Training and Workforce Development on March 1, 2013.

Professorial Inaugural Lecture- Gary Garcia

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The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine hosted the Professorial Inaugural Lecture presented by Professor Gary Garcia entitled "From Wild to Semi-domesticated: Neo-tropical Animals and a Professorial Journey" on May 16, 2013. The lecture was held at the Noor Hassanali Auditorium, Faculty of Law.

Professorial Inaugural Lecture- Dave Chadee

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The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine hosted the Professorial Inaugural Lecture presented by Professor Dave Chadee entitled "Dengue Epidemiology and Control: Myths, Madness or Methods" on April 18, 2013. The lecture was held at Lecture Theatre 1, Block 13, Faculty of Engineering.

Professorial Inaugural Lecture- Christopher Starr

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The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine hosted the Professorial Inaugural Lecture presented by Professor Christopher Starr entitled, "Growing Points in the Biology of Social Insects" on February 21, 2013. The lecture was held at Lecture Theatre 1, Block 13, Faculty of Engineering.

Professorial Inaugural Lecture- Christine Carrington

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The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine hosted the Professorial Inaugural Lecture presented by Professor Christine Carrington entitled "Dengue: Past, Present and Future" on March 21, 2013. The lecture was held at Lecture Theatre 1, Block 13, Faculty of Engineering.

Progress at Debe Campus

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On May 17, 2013, Pro Vice Chancellor and Campus Principal, Professor Clement Sankat toured the site of The University of the West Indies South Campus Penal/ Debe.

Panel Discussion and Book Launch: Institute of International Relations and Indian High Commission

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The Institute of International Relations (IIR) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine in collaboration with the Indian High Commission hosted a Panel Discussion entitled “Contemporary Spaces, New Horizons” and the launch of the book “The Contemporary Caribbean; Issues and Challenges” on May 28, 2013 at the Learning Resource Centre.

Norman Washington Manley exhibition

Event Date: 

June 18, 2013 (Time To Be Announced)

The Norman Washington Manley exhibition starts June 18 at the UWI Museum. A plaster bust of NW Manley, sculpted in 1968 by veteran sculptor Alvin Marriott, will be the centrepiece of the cameo exhibition.

Venue: 

UWI Museum, UWI Regional

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