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Teacher at blackboard doing math equation

UWI Mona’s Faculty of Science and Technology targets "math phobia"

Mathematical anxiety, also referred to as “math phobia” is a common state of mind among students who often see the subject area as overly technical. As a result, there is an urgent need to find simple ways to solve and present complicated mathematical problems. Dr.

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March 24, 2021
Professor Mona Webber

UWI Science: Rehabilitating Coastal Ecosystems as a way to Climate Resilience

In a TEDxWorthington talk, Professor Mona Webber makes it clear that that rehabilitating coastal ecosystems is one way of building climate resilience for countries like Jamaica.

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February 22, 2021

UWI scientists part of inter-disciplinary study exploring the Medical Beneficial Properties of Guinep

A University of the West Indies team of scientists and international collaborators have conducted an interdisciplinary study that found that there are potentially beneficial medicinal properties in a favorite Caribbean fruit - guinep.

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January 27, 2021
Dr Simone Badal

Groundbreaking cancer research in safe hands

IT CAN NEVER be underestimated the impact a good teacher can have on many a student no matter the age. For Dr Simone Badal, a young pioneer in cancer research, one professor at The UWI piqued her interest in making medical research her life's mission.

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March 01, 2020