Research News

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
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