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Schedule 2016

Date: TUESDAY FEBRUARY 16
Date Time Type Details Venue
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 16 TIME TBA LECTURE

Advanced Qualitative Research Methods

Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work
SPSW Visit a Lecture Series:
Title: Advanced Qualitative Research Methods Overview: Site & participant sampling methods,
research standards & ethics, and the role of the qualitative researcher.
Presenter: Dr. Sandra Chadwick-Parkes

Room SW1 Social Welfare Training Centre
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 16 6:00PM - 9:00PM TALK AND DEMO OF INTERACTIVE MODEL

Information Technology for Organisation Development and Practice

Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work
SPSW Visit a Lecture Series:
Title: Information Technology for Organisation Development and Practice
Overview: Information Systems (IS) were first developed to obtain cost savings by automating clerical work.
Today, they are used to provide new products and services, to support and enhance the processes by which
managers and professionals make decisions and to coordinate work within and across organizations.
The application of information technology (IT), which accounts for a large percentage of capital investments that organizations make, has led to entirely new ways of doing business
Presenter: Dr. Paul Golding

Seminar Room, Hugh Shearer Trade Union Education Institute (opposite the UWI Health Centre)
Date: WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 17
Date Time Type Details Venue
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 17 10:00AM - 11:30AM OFFICIAL OPENING

OFFICIAL OPENING

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Official Opening Ceremony
Overview: Ceremony led by senior campus officials, attended by invited officials, campus community, and other special guests.
Guest Speaker: Professor Dale Webber, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Graduate Studies and Research
Performances: The University Chorale, Peter Ashbourne Ensemble

The Undercroft, Senate Building
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 17 12:00PM - 12:45PM DAILY CONCERT

FHE Lunch Hour Concert

FHE Lunch Hour Concert
Produced by Faculty of Humanities and Education
"Festivals of the Caribbean"

The Undercroft, Senate Building
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 17 3.00PM - 5.00PM DEBATE COMPETITION

Mona Association of Post Graduate Students

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Mona Association of Post Graduate Students
Intercampus Postgraduate Debate Finals
Overview:The competition among all four UWI Campuses (Mona, St Augustine, Cave Hill and the Open Campus). will feature topics centred around regional issues to which postgraduate students can add valuable insight through their line of discussion, in order to crown Intercampus Postgraduate Debate Champions 2016

Sir Kenneth Standard Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Teaching and Research Complex
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 17 4:00PM - 5:00PM BOOK LAUNCH

Pathways to Action: Social Policy in the Caribbean

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies
Book Title: Pathways to Action: Social Policy in the Caribbean
Editor: Dr. Aldrie Henry-Lee
Overview: In Pathways to Action: Social Policy in the Caribbean, the contributors, all experts in their fields, examine contemporary social challenges in the Caribbean and propose recommendations for sustainable social development.
Guest Speaker: Mr. Colin Bullock, Director General, Planning Institute of Jamaica

The Assembly Hall
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 17 4:00PM - 5:00PM BOOK LAUNCH

Pathways to Action: Social Policy in the Caribbean

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies
Book Title: Pathways to Action: Social Policy in the Caribbean Editor: Dr. Aldrie Henry-Lee
Overview: In Pathways to Action: Social Policy in the Caribbean, the contributors, all experts in their fields,
examine contemporary social challenges in the Caribbean and propose recommendations for sustainable social development.Guest Speaker: Mr. Colin Bullock, Director General, Planning Institute of Jamaica

The Assembly Hall
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 17 5:30PM - 7:00PM BOOK LAUNCH

Pathways to Action: Social Policy in the Caribbean

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies
Book Title: Pathways to Action: Social Policy in the Caribbean
Editor: Dr. Aldrie Henry-Lee
Overview: In Pathways to Action: Social Policy in the Caribbean, the contributors, all experts in their fields, examine contemporary social challenges in the Caribbean and propose recommendations for sustainable social development.
Guest Speaker: Mr. Colin Bullock, Director General, Planning Institute of Jamaica

The Assembly Hall
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 17 5:00PM - 8:00PM OPEN FACULTY LECTURE

: Definition and Importance of Social Protection for national development, economic growth and labour market efficiency; Types of Social Protection Systems

Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work
SPSW Visit a Lecture Series:
Title: Social Policy and Administration II Lecture Topic: Definition and Importance of Social Protection for
national development, economic growth and labour market efficiency; Types of Social Protection Systems
Presenter: Dr. Heather Ricketts

Lecture Theatre GLT1
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 17 5:00PM - 8:00PM OPEN FACULTY LECTURE

Social Policy and Administration II

Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work
SPSW Visit a Lecture Series:

Title: Social Policy and Administration II
Lecture Topic: Definition and Importance of Social Protection for national development, economic growth and labour market efficiency; Types of Social Protection Systems
Presenter: Dr. Heather Ricketts

Lecture Theatre GLT1

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