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An Economic Action Plan - Options for Jamaica

Event Date: 
Feb 12 2013 - 5:00pm

As Jamaica grapples with the economic realities of 2013, our debt and the IMF requirements for a workable agreement, we need to find the best possible option for our country.


You are invited to participate in this discussion; which will be finalized and presented to the Prime Minister and Parliament for their consideration. 



Please Click Here for details.

Venue: 
Faculty of Law, Lecture Room 2
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Students
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Mona School of Business and Management
Tel: 
(876) 977-3775 or 977-3380

International Diabetes Conference - "Diabetes and Oral Health"

Event Date: 
Mar 21 2013 (Time To Be Announced) - Mar 24 2013 (Time To Be Announced)

The University Diabetes Outreach Programme (UDOP) will be hosting its 19th Annual International Diabetes Conference from March 21 to March 24, 2013 at the Sunset Jamaica Grande Resort, Ocho Rios, Jamaica.  Theme:  “Diabetes and Oral Health”. 

Venue: 
Sunset Jamaica Grande Resort, Ocho Rios
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Staff
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Students
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Tel: 
876-977-1749

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM): For Innovation and Economic Prosperity

Event Date: 
Feb 5 2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

All are invited. Refreshments will be served. Please Click Here for event flyer.

Venue: 
Faculty of Law Lecture Theatre 2
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Staff
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Students
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Sonia Roberts
Tel: 
876-927-0221

5th Annual Nephrology Conference

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Jan 24 2013 - 8:30am - 3:30pm
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Jan 25 2013 - 8:30am - 3:30pm
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Jan 26 2013 - 8:30am - 5:30pm

Minister of Health, Dr. Fenton Ferguson will speak at the Opening Ceremony of the 5th Annual Nephrology Conference organized by Caribbean Institute of Nephrology, in collaboration The University of the West Indies, Mona, University of Michigan and University of Minnesota. The Conference which will focus on Nephrology and Hypertension is set to take place on January 24-26 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre.

 

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Staff
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Students
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Beverley Malcolm
Tel: 
927-1707

23rd Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference & 24th Mary J. Seivwright Day

Event Date: 
May 30 2013 - 8:30am - 4:00pm
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May 31 2013 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

The UWI School of Nursing will be hosting the 23rd Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference and 24th Mary J. Seivwright Day entitled “Evidence-based practice: Promoting excellence in patient care”. Day 1 will focus on the Poster presentations related to the title of the conference and the keynote speaker will make a presentation as well. Day 2 will constitute a Mary J Seivwright lecture and the launch of the schools online open access journal – Caribbean Journal of Nursing (CJN).

 

Venue: 
The UWI School of Nursing (UWISON)
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Staff
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Students
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General Public
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IDU's Teaching Skills Workshop 2013

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Jan 15 2013 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
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Jan 16 2013 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
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Jan 17 2013 - 9:00am - 4:30pm

Discover new teaching and learning resources at the Instructional Development Unit (IDU) Faculty Development Teaching Skills Workshop slated for January 15-17, 2013 at 9 am daily. 
 
Come prepare to take your teaching to the next level as you evaluate and improve your skills in critical areas namely: 
• course design
•assessment
•teaching with technology 
•student engagement through learner-centred strategies.
 

Venue: 
To be announced
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Staff
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Ms, Metz Peterkin
Tel: 
970-0376

Research Days 2013

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Feb 7 2013 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
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Feb 8 2013 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Visit the website at http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/researchday/ 

Venue: 
The Undercroft
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Staff
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Critical Literacy Practices Workshop

Event Date: 
Dec 14 2012 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The School of Education at The UWI, Mona in collaboration with Operation Save Jamaica will host a professional development workshop examining Critical Literacy Practices in Urban Schools. The Workshop takes place on Friday, December 14, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the School Lecture Theatre 2, The UWI, Mona. Professor Annette Henry from the University of British Columbia will be the presenter on this occasion. 
 
The workshop covers a range of topics including: strategies to overcome the challenges of teaching urban youth; the use of standard language and Creole in the classroom; good instructional practices; creating classrooms in which students want to learn; creating a curriculum relevant to the lives of students. 
 

Venue: 
School of Education Lecture Theatre 2, The UWI, Mona
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Staff
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General Public
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Ms. Anthia Muirhead
Tel: 
927-0221

18th Annual Conference of the Jamaica Association of Clinical Pathologists

Event Date: 
Nov 25 2012 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

Neurological Diseases is the topic for discussion at the 18th annual Conference of the Association of Clinical Pathologists. The Conference is being organized with the Department of Pathology, The UWI, Mona and is slated to take place on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 8:30 am at the Knutsford Court Hotel. Professor Eldermire-Shearer, Head, Community Health and Psychiatry at The UWI, Mona will deliver the Stanley Brook Memorial Lecture on this occasion. 
 
Members of the medical fraternity are especially invited to attend. The registration fee for Medical Doctors is $2000, other members of the medical fraternity pay $1500 and medical students, free of cost.
 

Venue: 
Grand Caribbean Suite, Knutsford Court Hotel
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Staff
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Dr. Donovan McGrowder

Peter Tosh Symposium

Event Date: 
Oct 19 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Neville Hal Lecture Theatre (N1), Faculty of Humanities and Education, UWI, Mona
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Staff
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Students
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Dr. Michael Barnett
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977-0646

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