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25th Natural Products and Medicinal Chemistry Symposium

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Jan 6 2014 - 9:30am - Jan 9 2014 - 9:30am

The Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, UWI, Mona will host the 25th Natural Products and Medicinal Chemistry Symposium. The event officially begins with an Opening Ceremony on Monday January 6 at 9:30am at the Chemistry Lecture Theatre 5.
 
For further information and registration, please visit wwwchem.uwimona.edu.jm  or call 927-1910

Venue: 
Chemistry Lecture Theatre 5
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Staff
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Students
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"A Tribute to Madiba Nelson Mandela, His Work and Legacy"

Event Date: 
Dec 18 2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

"A Tribute to Madiba Nelson Mandela, His Work and Legacy"
The Department of History and Archaeology and the Department of Government, the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus will host a joint panel discussion on the life, work and legacy of Nelson Mandela, Leader of the Anti-Apartheid Movement, Liberator, and former President of the Republic of South Africa.

Venue: 
Neville Hall Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Humanities and Education
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Staff
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Students
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Teaching with Technology Workshop

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Jan 16 2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
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Jan 17 2014 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

This one and half-day workshop is specifically geared to help faculty develop web-ready content, using existing tools. Participants will engage in creating blogs, developing podcasts, making highly interactive, learner-centred PowerPoint presentations:

Venue: 
Computer Lab, School of Education
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Staff
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Contact Information
Damian Facey/Metz Peterkin
Tel: 
935-8341 or extensions 2341, 2730

Teaching Skills Workshop 2014

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Jan 13 2014 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
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Jan 14 2014 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
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Jan 15 2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

This introduction to teaching at The UWI, is geared towards helping participants to actively engage students, write more effective learning outcomes for their classes, and explore novel ideas on assessment. A new feature for this year’s workshop is a discussion on education for sustainable development.
 
So even as you prepare for the second semester of teaching, plan to participate in this skills-building and dynamic workshop. All UWI academic staff are invited to attend.
 
Please call or email the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning for details on registration - 935-8341 or ext 2730; cetl@uwimona.edu.jm
 

Venue: 
Training Room of the CETL (upstairs the Inter-Faculty Lecture Theatre)
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Contact Information
Damian Facey/Metz Peterkin
Tel: 
935-8341 or extensions 2341, 2730

History Teachers Workshop 2013

Event Date: 
Nov 23 2013 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

History Teachers Workshop 2013 - For Teachers of Sixth Form History 

Venue: 
SLT2A & B -- School of Education
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General Public
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Symposium: The Logistics hub: The Economy vs the Environment?

Event Date: 
Nov 9 2013 - 9:00am

The University of the West Indies, Mona  in association with Caribbean Maritime Institute is organizing a series of symposia to provide objective information, increase awareness and facilitate discourse on the much discussed issues related to the development of a Jamaica logistics hub. The first of these will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013.  at the  under the theme The Logistics Hub: The Economy vs. The Environment? It aims to provide a forum for discussion, collaboration and intellectual exchange for all participants.

Venue: 
University of the West Indies Regional Headquarters, Mona Road
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Staff
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Students
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Inaugural Academic Conference on International Football

Event Date: 
Apr 16 2014 (Time To Be Announced) - Apr 17 2014 (Time To Be Announced)

The Centre for Leadership and Governance (Department of Government) and the Institute of Caribbean Studies, University of the West Indies (Mona Campus) will host the Inaugural Academic Conference on International Football on April 16 – 17, 2014. The Conference will be sited on the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies at venues to be announced. The theme for this year’s Conference reads Ideology, Culture, Politics and Everyday Life and seeks to capture critical areas of focus surrounding the sport and its development and application in Jamaica, the Caribbean and the world.
All are invited to participate.

Venue: 
University of the West Indies Mona campus
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Staff
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Students
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Contact Information
Institute of Caribbean Studies and The Centre for Leadership and Governance (Dept. of Government)
Tel: 
977-5935, 935-8633

Symposium: Changing the Landscape of Education within Under-resourced Urban Schools

Event Date: 
Oct 31 2013 - 8:30am - 4:00pm
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Nov 1 2013 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

School of Education, UWI Mona in collaboration with Operation Save Jamaica presents 'Changing the Landscape of Education within Under-resourced Urban Schools'. Keynote Speaker is Professor Annette Henry, University of British Columbia, Canada. Registration closes Oct 24, 2013. Download event flyer HERE.

Venue: 
Gold Room, Mona Visitors’ Lodge,UWI Mona
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Sonia Roberts
Tel: 
876) 927 0221

Lunch & Learn Seminar - Designing and Teaching a course with a critical thinking focus

Event Date: 
Oct 30 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: 
CETL's Training Room (upstairs the Inter-Faculty Lecture Theatre)
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Staff
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Contact Information
Damian Facey/Metz Peterkin
Tel: 
935-8341 or extensions 2341, 2730

How The Brain Learns: Implications for Teaching & Learning

Event Date: 
Oct 24 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Venue: 
CETL's Training Room (upstairs the Inter-Faculty Lecture Theatre)
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Contact Information
Damian Facey/Metz Peterkin
Tel: 
935-8341 or extensions 2341, 2730

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