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FST Women in STEM received Science and Technology XXtrordineers Awards

Nine Jamaican women across the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) were acknowledged and awarded plaques by the Scientific Research Council (SRC) at its inaugural Science and Technology XXtrordineers Recognition Programme on Thursday at the Terra Nova Hotel in St Andrew.

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August 17, 2022

Regional Award for The UWI's virologist hero Professor Christine Carrington

Professor Christine Carrington, Professor of Molecular Genetics and Virology in the Faculty of Medical Sciences at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) St.

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August 10, 2022
Tracy-Ann Hyman and Marium Alleyne

UWI Postgrads to lend their Expertise to International Climate Change Agenda

Postgraduate candidates Tracy-Ann Hyman and Marium Alleyne are poised to make their presence felt on the world stage later this year when they participate in the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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May 18, 2021
Professor Simon Anderson

UWI Professor Co-Authors COVID-19 Research that Reveals Shift Workers More Likely to be Hospitalised

People who work shifts appear to be significantly more likely to end up in hospital with COVID-19, than people who have regular work patterns, suggests research published in the online British medical journal, Thorax.

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April 30, 2021
Various Roots

UWI Mona’s FST Collaborate to Develop Jamaican Root Tonics

Jamaican root tonics are a powerful informal symbol of Jamaican biocultural heritage but lack official recognition, and little is being done to develop a sustainable industry for the benefit of the local producers and vendors.

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April 20, 2021