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THE UWI AND BROCK UNIVERSITY EXPLORE PROPOSAL FOR CANADA-CARIBBEAN STUDIES INSTITUTE

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The UWI (front right) and Gervan Fearon, President and Vice-Chancellor of Brock University, (front left) signed three agreements between the institutions alongside (back from left) James Mandigo, Brock’s Vice-Provost, Enrolment Management and International; Her Excellency Laurie Peters, Canada’s High Commissioner to Jamaica, Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, and Cayman Islands; and Richard Bernal, The UWI’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Global Affairs.

UWI Climate Expert hopes ANSA award encourages Young Caribbean Scientists

(L-R) ANSA Caribbean Awards for Excellence 2019 recipients: Corey Lane, Danielle Dieffenthaller,; Sir Shridath Ramphal; Dame Sandra Mason; Prime Minister of Barbados, the Hon.

UWI Senior Lecturer receives the 2019 Prominent Woman in International Law Award

Tracy Robinson, Senior Lecturer and Deputy Dean, Graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of Law.
 
Tracy Robinson, Senior Lecturer and Deputy Dean, Graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of Law, is the 2019 recipient of the Prominent Woman in International Law (PWIL) Award.
 

THE UWI CLOSER TO GOALS UNDER "TRIPLE A STRATEGY" FRAMEWORK OF: ACCESS, ALIGNMENT AND AGILITY

Photo 1: From left: Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal of The UWI Mona Campus, Professor Dale Webber (6th from left) leads ceremonial turning of the soil at the Groundbreaking Ceremony on March 22, 2019 at Fairfield on Barnett Estate, signaling the commencement of construction of The UWI Mona’s new Western Jamaica Campus. Joining him, (from left) are: Managing Director of Barnett Limited, Mr. Mark Kerr-Jarrett; Mayor of Montego Bay, His Worship, Councillor Homer Davis; Campus Registrar, Dr Camille Bell-Hutchinson; Member of Parliament for St James East Central and Minister of Tourism the Hon. Edmund Bartlett; Member of Parliament for West Central St. James and Attorney General, the Hon.

The UWI and CARPHA partner on Caribbean Health Policy

Photo Caption: L to R:  CARICOM Secretary General, Ambassador Irwin La Rocque; The UWI Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles; St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister and Lead Prime Minister for Health within the CARICOM Quasi Cabinet, Dr. The Honourable Timothy Harris; CARPHA Executive Director, Dr. C. James Hospedales.
 

The UWI Mona Joins Global Virus Network to Combat Viral diseases

(L-R) John Lindo, Professor of Parasite Epidemiology in the Faculty of Medical Sciences, UWI Mona; Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The UWI Mona Campus, Professor Dale Webber; Professor Robert Gallo, Director of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Dr Tomlin Paul, Dean of the Faculty Medical Sciences, UWI Mona. The men were conversing after Prof. Gallo’s lecture at the launch of an Affiliate Centre of Excellence in the Global Virus Network at The UWI, Mona Campus.

Antiguan Government hosts UWI Budget Meetings

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to share that the Government of Antigua and Barbuda is hosting the University’s Annual Meetings of its Technical Advisory Committees (TACs).
 

Sir Wes Says Coaches Must Know West Indies Culture

Photo Caption: L-R: West Indian 'Immortals' Sir Everton Weekes, Sir Wes Hall and Sir Garfield Sobers seated with UWI Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles during a ceremony at the UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Cricket Match on February 17, 2019
 
Sir Wes Hall fully supports the idea of cricket academies being the “finishing schools” for cricketers with talent and technique.

Dr. Thejani Rupika Delgoda Promoted to the Rank of Professor

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Thejani Rupika Delgoda to the rank of Professor. 
 
Thejani Rupika Delgoda is Professor of Biochemical Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy, and the Director of the Natural Products Institute in the Faculty of Science and Technology at The UWI Mona.
 

INACCURATE REPORTS ON THE CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING THE DEATH OF DR. JUDITH ROSE SPENCER

The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus wishes to advise that reports in a Jamaica News Network (JNN) newscast aired on Monday, February 4, 2019 was grossly inaccurate.
 
The JNN’s newscast alleged that the body of the late Dr. Judith Spencer, which was discovered in a pond on the Mona Campus, had multiple stab wounds and her throat slashed. 
 
Preliminary Police and Security reports reveal no signs of violence on or near the body of the deceased.  The police investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine the cause of death. 
 


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