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Creative Writing Workshop in Prose Fiction

Event Date: 
Oct 8 2013 - 6:00pm - Nov 5 2013 - 8:00pm

The Department of Literatures in English UWI, Mona will offer a five week creative writing workshop in prose fiction to be led by Distinguished author and Writer-In-Residence Dr. Erna Brodber. The workshop will be held on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

Venue: 
Faculty of Humanities and Education (Details to follow)
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Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Tel: 
927-2217

Jamaica Statistics Symposium

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

Jamaica Statistics Symposium 2013  is open to all persons who analyse data; wish to learn how to analyse data; use or wish to learn to use the results of data analysis in order to make decisions and improve processes. 

Venue: 
TMRU Seminar Room, University Hospital of the West Indies, Kgn 7
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Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Jamaica Statistics Symposium Secretariat
Tel: 
977 0746 ext 227

Jamaica Statistics Symposium - Pre-Conference Workshop

Event Date: 
Oct 30 2013 - 8:30am - 4:30pm

A hands-on workshop that will equip participants to carry our basic and advanced data analysis using Microsoft Excel  2007/2010.   

Venue: 
Hopwood Computer Centre, Medical Library, UHWI, Mona
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Jamaica Statistics Symposium Secretariat
Tel: 
977 0746 ext 227

National Conference on Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

Event Date: 
Sep 30 2013 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Event Date: 
Oct 1 2013 - 9:00am - 12:30pm

The ‘National Conference on Cyber Security and Digital Forensics’ is being organized by the Mona ICT Policy Centre, UWI, in collaboration with the Internet Society based in Washington DC, USA and Henlin Gibson Henlin, Attorneys at Law. The conference will be held under the theme “Protecting Identity, Banking and Citizen Networks”. The conference is free and open to the public. Interested persons are encouraged to register early in order to secure a place.  Download event flyer HERE.
 

Venue: 
UWI Regional Headquarters, Mona Road
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Allison Brown
Tel: 
977 6035 ext. 394

Jamaica Statistics Symposium & Pre-Conference Workshop

Event Date: 
Oct 30 2013 (Time To Be Announced) - Nov 1 2013 (Time To Be Announced)

The Jamaica Statistics Symposium (JSS) Secretariat of the Epidemiology Research Unit in the Tropical Medicine Research Institute presents a One-day Microsoft Excel workshop and a Two Day Jamaica Statistics Symposium.

October 30, 8:30a.m. to  4:30 p.m.: Microsoft Excel Workshop at the Hopwood Computer Centre, UWI, Mona Campus, 

October 31st - November 1st: Jamaica Statistics Symposium, at the Knutsford Court Hotel

Special features include: Basic/Advanced Data Management & Analysis; Special short Computer Technology workshops as Symposium Presentations; Exposure to Career Development opportunities in the field of Statistics; Expose’ on Appropriate Use of Statistical Methodology.

 

Venue: 
Hopwood Computer Centre, UWI, Mona Campus & Knutsford Court Hotel
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Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Jamaica Statistics Symposium Secretariat
Tel: 
977-6151-2 ext 227 or 927 1660-9 ext 2457

Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching

Event Date: 
Sep 26 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Venue: 
CETL's Training Room (upstairs the Inter-Faculty Lecture Theatre)
Target Audience: 
General Public
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Contact Information
Damian Facey/Metz Peterkin
Tel: 
ext 2341, 2730 or 935-8341

The UWI/Guardian Life Premium Teaching Lecture 2013

Event Date: 
Oct 10 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

The UWI, in partnership with Guardian Life Limited, Guardian Group, will be hosting the 5th UWI/Guardian Life Premium Teaching Lecture on October 10, 2013. This year’s speaker will be Dr. Dave Yearwood, Professor and Chair of the Technology Department of the University of North Dakota.

 

Venue: 
Mona Visitors' Lodge and Conference Centre, Gold Room
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Damion Facey/Metz Peterkin
Tel: 
935-8341 or extensions 2341, 2730

Plagiarism Workshop

Event Date: 
Sep 12 2013 - 2:00pm

The Faculty of Medical Sciences in collaboration with the Office of Graduate Studies and Research and The Library presents A PLAGIARISM WORKSHOP “Plagiarism: What every Graduate Supervisor and Student need to know”. Admission is FREE

Download event flyer HERE.

Venue: 
University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences Teaching and Research Complex,
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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Contact Information
Sherida Cohen, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies
Tel: 
927-1297

UWI Student Leaders' Workshop

Event Date: 
Aug 15 2013 - 8:00am - Aug 16 2013 - 4:15pm

The UWI Student Leaders workshop for student leaders aims to develop strong leaders and critical thinkers who will make meaningful contributions to national and regional development.
This year, for the first time, students from other tertiary level institutions are invited. Speakers include Mrs. Sandra Galsgow, Leachim Semaj, Tracy Robinson, Dr. Karen Carpenter, among others. 

Venue: 
Social Science Lecrture Theatre
Target Audience: 
Students
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Contact Information
Sassah Gaye McPherson
Tel: 
977 7079

Rastafari Studies Conference and General Assembly: Pre-Gathering

Event Date: 
Aug 9 2013 - 11:00am
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Aug 10 2013 - 7:00pm
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Aug 11 2013 - 8:30am

The Rastafari Studies Conference and General Assembly which runs from Monday August 12 to Friday August 16, starts with a Pre-Gathering on Friday, August 9th.
 
Pre-Gathering
DAY 1Friday August 9, 2013
Theme: Organize & CentraliseCoordinator/Chair: Priest ForresterEABIC        
11: 00 am - 3: 00 pm - Tour & Reasoning 6:00 pm - Sabbath begins
DAY 2Saturday August 10, 2013
Theme: RepatriationCoordinator/Chair: Priest ForresterEABIC        

Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Rastafari Studies Unit,
Tel: 
(876) 970 - 6209 or (876) 977-1951

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