Professor Eris D. Schoburgh Elected to the Editorial Board of Public Management Review

Professor Eris D. Schoburgh Elected to the Editorial Board of Public Management Review

Professor Eris D. Schoburgh has been elected to the Editorial Board of Public Management Review at the elections held in September 2022.

UWI Faculty member installed as president of the International Federation of Environmental Health

UWI Faculty member installed as president of the International Federation of Environmental Health

Leading environmental health expert based at The UWI Mona, Dr. Henroy Scarlett has been installed as president of the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH). Dr. Scarlett is the first Jamaican and only Caribbean national to ever hold this global position as well as the third person in the region of the Americas to hold this position.

Registrar of The University of the West Indies appointed Trustee of the IAM-USA Foundation

Dr Maurice D. Smith
Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Dr Maurice D. Smith, has been appointed a Trustee and Vice-Chair of the IAM-USA Foundation, headquartered in Washington D.C., U.S.A. A global organisation in nature, founded in 2020, the IAM-USA Foundation’s global mission and vision seek to empower the most vulnerable children and adults through self-esteem literacy, resiliency education, apprenticeship and social entrepreneurship training—building life skills and a healthy self-image.
 

UWI Researchers Co-uthor Landmark paper on Conducting Genomics Research in the Caribbean

Six academics from The University of the West Indies (The UWI) have co-authored a landmark paper that explores a framework for the ethical and socially acceptable conduct of genomics research in the Caribbean. The paper, prepared by Professors Donald Simeon, Simon Anderson, Dr. Lester Shields, Dr. Jasneth Mullings, Dr. Averell Bethelmy, Dr. Anna Kasafi Perkins and their US colleagues, Jyothsna Bolleddula and Professor Pilar Ossorio, is featured in The Lancet Regional Health-Americas, the world-leading public health journal focused on six regions of the world.

The Inaugural Green Summit 2022

The Inaugural Green Summit 2022

Humanitarian Affairs Asia is seeking outstanding students from all backgrounds and areas of study to become Humanitarian Affairs Green Ambassadors and represent their countries at the Green Summit to be held at the United Nations Conference Center (UNCC) in Bangkok, Thailand from December 13 to 16, 2022. This opportunity is open to UWI students.

Eligible participants must:

16 to receive UWI Honorary Degrees as ‘in-person’ Graduation Ceremonies return

The UWI, Mona Campus Logo

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) will welcome 16 outstanding global citizens to its graduation stage this year. In keeping with annual tradition across the five campuses, the University Council has approved conferral of the 16 at The UWI’s 2022 Graduation Ceremonies. The honorary graduands, recognised for their contributions to several areas including Sport, Culture, Law, Business, and Science will join the 2022 graduating class in-person this year, as a majority of campuses return to face-to-face ceremonies.

The UWI pays respects on the passing of HM, Queen Elizabeth II

The following statement is issued by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies on behalf of the university community.
 
The University of the West Indies (UWI) wishes to pay respect on the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain. 
 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE UWI MONA GRADUATION CEREMONIES 2022

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE UWI MONA GRADUATION CEREMONIES 2022

The UWI Mona congratulates the entire Graduating Class of 2022. Despite all the challenges faced on your journey, you made it and we celebrate with you and are extremely proud of your success.

As the world transitions out of the acute COVID-19 phase, we have begun to see the light at the end of the pandemic. It is against this background, that The UWI Mona is happy to announce the reintroduction of face-to-face graduation ceremonies.

40 years of Joy

40 years of Joy

Mrs Joy Spence, CD (Hon DSc, Hon LLD), distinguished alumnus of the Department of Chemistry, graduated from The University of the West Indies (UWI, Mona) in 1971. Then Joy Bateman, she holds the distinction of being the second recipient of the premier Cedric Hassall Scholarship awarded annually to the top Chemistry student. As a practicing chemist, Mrs Spence served J Wray and Nephew in several key positions from 1981, transitioning to the role of Master Blender in 1997.

The UWI congratulates new UN Climate Change Executive Secretary, Grenada’s Senator Simon Stiell

UN Climate Change Executive Secretary, Grenada’s Senator Simon Stiell
The University of the West Indies (The UWI) congratulates Grenada’s Senator Simon Stiell on his new role as Executive Secretary of the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat.
 
His appointment was announced by UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres on August 15. He is said to have described Senator Stiell as “a true champion” of creative approaches to tackling the global climate crisis.
 

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