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UWI Mona Orientation 2013

Event Date: 
Jul 28 2013 (Time To Be Announced) - Aug 30 2013 (Time To Be Announced)

Orientation 2013 is designed to aid new students in their transition to UWI Mona.
 
Please note the following dates for Orientation Activities for different groups of UWI Mona students and related stakeholders
 
Sunday, July 28: Parents and Family
Monday, August 19: Regional and International Students
Tuesday, August 20: Regional and International Students
Wednesday, August 21: Parents and family (repeat)
Thursday, August 22: General Orientation for All New Undergraduate Students
Friday, August 23: General Orientation for All New Undergraduate Students

Venue: 
Main Venue: Large tent by the Old Library
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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Contact Information
OSSD (Office of Student Services and Development)
Tel: 
927 2793 - 4

The Jamaica Psychiatric Association's Annual Conference: Mental Wellness - Revitalising Our Communities

Event Date: 
Aug 11 2013 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

The JPA's Annual Conference's topics for discussion include:
Community Interventions in Mental Health: Prof. Wendel Abel (Psychiatrist, UWI)
Secondary Care Approaches to Mental Wellness: Dr. Terrence Bernard (Psychiatrist, KPH)
Parenting and its Impact on the Mental Health of Our Children: Dr. Gillian Lowe (Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, UWI)
Collaborating for Mental Wellness in Western Jamaica: Dr. Lisabeth Crossman (Psychiatrist, WRHA)
Medical Ethics: Dr. Alan Barnett (Anaesthetist, UWI)

Venue: 
University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences Teaching Complex, Level 1 Conference Room
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Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Ms. Sherane Peart
Tel: 
927-2492

Workshop: Writing a scientific abstract

Event Date: 
Jun 28 2013 - 8:30am

The Faculty of Medical Sciences Research Day Committee Presents a half day Workshop on 'Writing A Scientific Abstract'.

Get the scoop from the experts who review abstracts


 Find out how the abstracts are rated
 Get tips on how to write your abstract.
 Get CME Credits

COST: $3,500. Postgraduates pay $2000

Download the application form here.

Venue: 
Faculty of Medical Sciences Teaching and Research Complex, Mona Campus
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Cassandra Smith or Georgiana Gordon-Strachan
Tel: 
927-1297, 927-2556

Symposium to commemorate the 115th earthday of the founding father of the Rastafari movement

Event Date: 
Jun 14 2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Monty Howell, the oldest son of Leonard Howell, (widely regarded as the founder and the father of the Rastafari Movement in Jamaica) will be the special guest at the Leonard Howell (115TH EARTHDAY) Celebrations starting with a Symposium at the UWI Mona Campus, on Friday, June 14, at the Neville Hall Lecture Theatre from 6pm to 9pm. Download event flyer

The symposium is being staged by The UWI Mona Rastafari Studies Initiative
and the Dept of Sociology, Psychology & Social Work, UWI, Mona Campus in conjunction with the Leonard P. Howell Foundation.

Venue: 
Neville Hall Lecture Theatre (N1), Faculty of Humantities and Education
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Dr. Michael Barnett, Dept of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work
Tel: 
970 6322

Research Skills and Data Analysis Workshop

Event Date: 
Jun 10 2013 - 8:00am - Jun 14 2013 - 4:30pm

Research Skills & Data Analysis Workshop: June 10-14, 2013
Registration Fee: J$36,000.00
Workshop:   8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily
Venue: Sickle Cell Unit Seminar Room, UWI, Mona
Special Features!
 Summer Workshop Programme hosted by the UWI-CEU in Epidemiology Research Unit of the Tropical Medicine Research Institute (TMRI), UWI
 Leading to increase in the research skills capacity of individuals in the health sector in Jamaica and the Caribbean.
 Training in research skills and data analysis on an   interactive “hands-on” basis
 Participants design a study and analyse data collected during the workshop

Venue: 
Sickle Cell Unit Seminar Room
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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Contact Information
ERU Training Secretariat / Dr. Novie Younger-Coleman
Tel: 
977 0746 ext 227

Just In Time Course Design Workshop

Event Date: 
Aug 14 2013 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Designing is an activity that people engage in to improve the quality of their subsequent creations and this is exactly what this Just-In-TIme Course Design workshop will be about.
 
Three themes will be explored as we sharpen our skills in course design:

  1. Learner-Centred Teaching
  2. Constructive Alignment
  3. Educative Assessment

It's happening August 14 starting at 9 a.m. so we invite you to register by calling 935-8730 or extensions 23341, 2730 or email us at cetl@uwimona.edu.jm. Lunch will be provided.
 
SAVE THE DATE & PARTICIPATE!

Venue: 
Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (formerly the IDU) - upstairs Inter-Faculty Lecture Theatre
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Contact Information
Damian Facey/Metz Peterkin
Tel: 
935-8341, 935-8730

Blended Learning Bootcamp

Event Date: 
Aug 15 2013 - 9:00am - Aug 16 2013 - 4:00pm

The Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) will be hosting a Blended Learning Boot Camp Thursday August 15 – Friday August 16, 2013 (from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day) for all academic staff. This 2-day workshop will address the needs of more advanced users of moodle learning platforms as well as meet the needs of intermediate users.
Stay tuned for more details, in the meantime SAVE THE DATES.

Venue: 
Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (formerly the IDU) - upstairs Inter-Faculty Lecture Theatre
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Contact Information
Damian Facey/Metz Peterkin
Tel: 
935-8341, 935-8730

Faculty of Medical Sciences 22nd Annual Research Conference and Workshop

Event Date: 
Nov 7 2013 - 8:00am
Event Date: 
Nov 8 2013 - 8:00am

The theme of this year’s Conference and Workshop is “Affairs of the Heart”. The Sir Kenneth Standard Distinguished Lecture will be given by Professor Augustus Grant, Past President of the American Heart Association and Professor of Medicine at Duke University Medical School.    

Venue: 
Faculty of Medical Sciences Teaching and Research Complex
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Conference Secretary, Annual Research Conference Committee
Tel: 
927-2556; (876) 927-1297; (876) 927-1620-9 extension 2478

Symposium to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of African Liberation Day

Event Date: 
May 24 2013 - 6:00pm
Event Date: 
May 25 2013 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Event Date: 
May 26 2013 (Time To Be Announced)

The Dept of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work, UWI  Mona Campusin collaboration with the African Cultural Renaissance Movement (ACRM), UTECHPresent, "PAN-AFRICANISM OR PERISH", An Opening Symposium to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of African Liberation Day
 
The Symposium will feature: Mutabaruka; Ras Miguel Lorne; Reverend Marjorie LewisMinister Clive Muhhamad ; Baba Mukasa (aka Willie Ricks) ; Chairperson - Dr Michael Barnett.
 
This Symposium will be followed by an all-day family oriented programme at UTECH  on Saturday, May 25th,  from 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
 

Venue: 
Neville Hall Lecture Theatre One (N-1), UWI, Mona Campus
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Tel: 
977 0315 or 483 0079

Launch of the Caribbean Branch of the United States (US) Cochrane Centre

Event Date: 
Jun 6 2013 - 3:00pm - Jun 7 2013 - 5:30pm

The Tropical Medicine Research Institute will host the launch of the Caribbean Branch of the United States (US) Cochrane Centre and an inaugural symposium entitled “Translating Research for Policy Impact and Practice: An Evidence–based Approach”. 
The establishment of the Caribbean Branch of the US Cochrane Center is considered a significant development in the effort to provide expertise to support evidence-based healthcare and evidence-informed policy making for the Caribbean Community. Its establishment is also in keeping with the University's strategic objectives of strengthening research & innovation and improving teaching, learning & service to the Caribbean community.

By invitation only

Venue: 
University of the West Indies Regional Headquarters
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Contact Information
Epidemiology Research Unit- TMRI
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Phone: (876) 977-6151-2 ext. 262

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