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Schedule 2016

Date: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18
Date Time Type Details Venue
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 2:00PM - 3:00PM INTERACTIVE SESSION

All will be moving with the Xbox Kinect filled with popular music.

School of Physical Therapy
Title: Dance Exercise!
Overview: All will be moving with the Xbox Kinect filled with popular music.
Meeting Point: Outside Lobby

FMS Teaching & Research Complex Exhibition Room
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 2:00PM POETRY CLASH

Competition featuring performance of original poetry by visiting poets and the wider UWI Community with cash prizes.

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Department of Literatures in English
Title: Poetry Clash 2016 Overview: Competition featuring performance of original
poetry by visiting poets and the wider UWI Community with cash prizes.

Faculty Courtyard
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 2:00PM - 3:00PM FACULTY TOURS

Laboratory Tours

Department of Chemistry
Laboratory Tours
Overview: Potential clients/ investors will be given an opportunity to visit the labs which are capable of contract research / commercial testing.

Pesticide Research Lab, NMR & Central Analytical Lab
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 2:30PM - 3:30PM LECTURE PRESENTATION

The Ecology and Pathology of Free Living Amoebae

Department of Life Sciences 
FST URD LECTURE SERIES
Title: The Ecology and Pathology of Free Living Amoebae
Overview: This talk will concentrate on one particularly abundant Free Living Amoeba (FLA) genus, ACANTHAMOEBA, which is important for human health and from which we have harnessed its unique bacteria recognition, to obtain new treatments against the pathogenic STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS.
Presenter: Dr Sutherland Maciver, Reader in Biomedical Sciences Centre for Integrative Physiology, University of Edinburgh
Introductions: Prof John Lindo, Head of the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences 

Science Lecture Theatre
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 3:00PM STUDENTS' RESEARCH TOUR

Join entertainer dBURNZ on a radical tour

dBURNZ Research Days Celebrity Tent Tour!
Overview: Join entertainer dBURNZ on a radical tour of the Exhibition Tent. Experience the mix of music and musings. Be a part of the conversation, win prizes, have fun!

Starting Point: Undercroft, Senate Building
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 3:00PM - 3:30PM SAMPLING

Product Sampling

Department of Chemistry
Product Sampling

Overview: Jams prepared by the Chemistry Department students will be sampled

The Faculty Spine
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 3:00PM STUDENTS' RESEARCH TOUR

dBURNZ Research Days Celebrity Tent Tour!

dBURNZ Research Days Celebrity Tent Tour!
Overview: Join entertainer dBURNZ on a radical tour of the Exhibition Tent. Experience the mix of music and musings. Be a part of the conversation, win prizes, have fun!

Starting Point: Undercroft, Senate Building
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 3:30PM - 4:30PM WORKSHOP

Copyright and IP (Intellectual Property) in the Creative Industries

The Institute of Caribbean Studies
Title: Copyright and IP (Intellectual Property) in the Creative Industries Overview:
This workshop is designed to introduce individuals to copyright and IP in the Creative Industries
and will also introduce individuals to the creative and cultural Industries
Presenter: Robin Clarke

Faculty Lecture Theatre N4
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 5:00PM - 8:00PM LECTURE PRESENTATION

American Friends of Jamaica / Cobb Family Foundation Lecture

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
American Friends of Jamaica / Cobb Family Foundation Lecture
Title: 2 degrees: 2 much, 2 little, 2 late?
Overview: Annual public forum for discussion of academic findings crucial to national development
Guest Speaker: Professor Michael Taylor

The Assembly Hall
Date: FRIDAY FEBRUARY 19
Date Time Type Details Venue
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 19 3:00PM STUDENTS' RESEARCH TOUR

Join Youtube Celebrity and comedian Dutty Berry

Research Days Celebrity Tent Tour!
Join Youtube Celebrity and comedian Dutty Berry on a guided tour of the Exhibition Village. Be a part of the crazy conversation, win prizes, have fun!

Starting Point: The Undercroft, Senate Building

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