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On Campus radio show: Cutting edge postgraduate options coming to UWI Medical programme

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Jul 13 2014 - 2:00pm
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Jul 13 2014 - 4:00pm

Next On Campus:
The world famous accredited medical programme at UWI Mona is exploring cutting edge options for post graduate training in medicine. Professor Horace Fletcher talks about these latest developments and gives a preview of his lecture at next week's upcoming Williams Dennis Memorial Lecture.
 
Plus, the Jamaica Chapter of the UWI Alumni Association will honour three outstanding staff members and UWI Alumni with its coveted Pelican Awards. President of the Jamaica chapter, Gilbert Bellamy discloses who will be honoured and gives details on tbe awards ceremony.
 
Join us this Sunday for the details plus the news and calendar events.

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RJR 94 FM (4 p.m.) and News Talk 93 FM (2 p.m.)
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977 5941

Online Query - English Orals by 2016

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Jul 9 2014 - 12:00am - Jul 16 2014 - 5:00pm
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Jul 23 2014 - 12:00am - Aug 1 2014 - 5:00pm

The School of Education at the University of the West Indies, Mona, through its online community  of practice, is currently conducting an online query discussion entitled, ‘English Orals by 2016! Are We Prepared?’. The topic of the discussion relates Minister Thwaites speech at a PTA meeting where he indicated that an oral test in English will be introduced by 2016.See link to the event page: http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/cop/queries-and-discussions/english-orals-201...website: 

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Miss ALesia Riddell

4th annual “I’m Glad I’m a Girl Summer Camp”

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Jul 27 2014 (Time To Be Announced) - Aug 2 2014 (Time To Be Announced)

The “I’m Glad I’m a Girl” camp is aimed at providing and equipping young girls, ages 13-17 years with the critical information they need as they begin their journey through adolescence and into womanhood. The camp provides a safe space for young ladies from vulnerable rural and urban communities across Jamaica who are given the platform to interact and be educated more about their sexuality, need for education and become empowered to carry out their roles as citizens of this country.

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Mary Seacole Hall, U.W.I Mona.
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Shanique Scarlett
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882-1447

UWI Mona Now in your Sunday Gleaner - July 6

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Jul 6 2014 (Time To Be Announced)



The latest issue of the UWIMONA Now newspaper will be distributed with the Sunday Gleaner, Sunday July 6, 2014. Be sure to get your copy.
 

Here is the headline preview for July:

·        Local yams have anti-cancer properties

·        UWI extensive yam research yielding results

·        Natural Products Institute delves into anti-cancer screening

·        UWI partners with businesses to transform lives, foster economic growth out west

·        Using research to propel the agriculture sector

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Sunday Gleaner - July 6, 2014
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CARIMAC Summer Courses

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Jul 8 2014 (Time To Be Announced)

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CARIMAC
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977-2111

On Campus radio show: Anti-cancer properties discovered in Purple yams; and an upcoming forum on addressing problems faced by yam farmers

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Jul 6 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Biotechnology Centre at The UWI, Mona Campus has discovered the presence of anti-cancer properties in purple yams, and the yam extract is currently being considered for the award of a US patent. Dr Dennis Bailey made the discovery while conducting doctoral studies on indigenous varieties of yams cultivated in Jamaica and provides details in this week’s programme.

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RJR 94 FM (4 p.m.) and News Talk 93 FM (2 p.m.)
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On Campus radio show: Dr Peter Nelson, the 25 year old PhD on his way to Israel

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Jun 29 2014 - 2:00pm
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Jun 29 2014 - 4:00pm

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Dr. Peter Nelson powered past several obstacles, including poverty to earn his PhD at age 25. Next stop? The Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, where he beat 280 hopefuls around the world to secure one of five coveted post doctoral fellowships. Join us this Sunday for our one-on-one conversation with Dr. Nelson on his motivations, his dreams and the journey from St. Thomas to UWI Mona.
 
Tune in this Sunday for our detailed interview plus the news and the events calendar .

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RJR 94 FM (4 p.m.) and News Talk 93 FM (2 p.m.)
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977 5941

On Campus radio show: 'Dying to be Beautiful' - The real cost of high-risk beauty procedures

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Jun 22 2014 - 2:00pm
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Jun 22 2014 - 4:00pm

Next On Campus:
Many are Dying to be Beautiful. We have details on the Conference seeking answers to worrying trends in extreme beauty procedures - some with deadly consequences. Dr Abigail Harrison, Lecturer in the Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Coordinator of the Dying to Be Beautiful Conference gives details.
 
We are also joined by UWI Museum Curator, Dr. Suzanne Francis Brown, who talks about the exhibition in memory of the late AD Scott, a former Resident Engineer of UWI and a renowned Art Patron.
 

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RJR 94 FM (4 p.m.) and News Talk 93 FM (2 p.m.)
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On Campus radio show: Meet the new Guild President, Lerone Laing

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Jun 15 2014 - 2:00pm
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Jun 15 2014 - 4:00pm

Next On Campus:
New Guild President, Lerone Laing outlines his vision and plans, and what students can expect during his year in office. Plus the Pelican Youth Sports Camp aims to impart sports and life skills to young people this summer. Andy Heaven, Events and Sports Coordinator at the UWI Sports Department outlines major plans.
 
Join us same time this Sunday for the interviews plus the campus calendar and UWI headline news.
 

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RJR 94 FM (4 p.m.) and News Talk 93 FM (2 p.m.)
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Marketing, Recruitment and Communications
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977 5941

On Campus radio show: The Malawi elections - Dr Leith Dunn reports

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Jun 8 2014 - 2:00pm
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Jun 8 2014 - 4:00pm

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Dr Leith Dunn, Campus Director of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS) is back on home soil after serving as Commonwealth observer to elections in the Republic of Malawi. Were they free and fair? How did they compare with Jamaican polls? She answers our questions.
 
Plus, the 2014 Concert Season of the University Singers starts this evening. We hear details of what is in store for patrons.
 
Join us as usual, same time, same place for news, events and the details this Sunday.
 

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RJR 94 FM (4 p.m.) and News Talk 93 FM (2 p.m.)
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977 5941

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