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Schedule 2017

Date: WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1
Date Time Type Details Venue
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1 5:30PM - 7:00PM PUBLIC LECTURE

PUBLIC LECTURE 5:30

URD SIGNATURE EVENT
URD PUBLIC LECTURE

The Assembly Hall
Date: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2
Date Time Type Details Venue
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 9:30AM. – 12:00PM MARINE LAB OPEN DAY

MARINE LAB OPEN DAY

DEPARTMENT OF LIFE SCIENCES
TITLE: Port Royal Marine Lab (PRML) Open Day
ACTIVITY: Facility and Boat Tours
OVERVIEW: Visit to the PRML Facility and Biodiversity Centre to learn about our many Research projects, see lab demonstrations and view our alternative system that powers our entire operation to minimize the use of fossil fuels. Take a Boat Tour through the mangrove ecosystem and learn more about the importance of protecting our environment.
TOUR CAPACITY: Limited spaces available. Bookings recommended,
DEPARTURE TIME FROM MONA CAMPUS: 9:00AM
DEPARTURE TIME FROM PRML 11:30AM
To reserve spaces please contact the Department:
CONTACT: Chauntelle Green, Sophia Davis, Hugh Small
TELEPHONE: 967-8344 / 967-8302
EMAIL: prml@uwimona.edu.jm

The Port Royal Marine Lab, Port Royal Bus departs from the Assembly Hall, Mona Campus
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 2:00PM DEPT TOURS

DEPT TOURS - Tour of the Fertility Unit

DEPARTMENT OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY
ACTIVITY: Department Tours
OVERVIEW: Tour of the Fertility Unit, the Colposcopic Unit and Obstetric Ultrasound in the Colposcopy unit.

Meeting Point: Main Entrance Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 4:00PM HERITAGE TOURS

HERITAGE TOURS

URD CAMPUS AND HERITAGE TOURS
Scheduled bus tours offered throughout the day for all campus visitors to explore Heritage and other points of interest on the Mona Campus.

Tours Depart from the Assembly Hall
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 4:00PM COURTYARD EXHIBIT

COURTYARD EXHIBIT - Using Libraries and Archives to stimulate Scholarship

LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES
Department Display
THEME: Using Libraries and Archives to stimulate Scholarship and Research.
OVERVIEW: The display will showcase research, our various programmes including our new Master of Arts in Archives and Records Management and career opportunities. Visitors can observe and ask questions about our demonstrations in book repair and preserving archival materials. Spot prizes for correct answers to an Information Literacy game.

FHE Courtyard
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 4:00PM COURTYARD EXHIBIT

COURTYARD EXHIBIT - LITERATURES IN ENGLISH

LITERATURES IN ENGLISH
Department Display
OVERVIEW: The department will showcase its programmes in a special courtyard display

FHE Courtyard
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 4:00PM COURTYARD EXHIBIT

COURTYARD EXHIBIT - MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
Department Display
THEME: Languages: Gateway to the World
OVERVIEW: Cultural Items from various countries that speak the languages taught in the Department (e.g. Food, Posters, Published works from academic staff, etc.) will be on display.

FHE Courtyard
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 4:00PM DEPT DEMOS AND EXPERIMENTS

DEPT DEMOS AND EXPERIMENTS - BIOTECHNOLOGY CENTRE

BIOTECHNOLOGY CENTRE
Department Demonstrations and Experiments
OVERVIEW: Range of experiments including
- Extracting DNA at Home from fruits
- Potato Cloning demonstration
- Making paper from floral parts and Newspaper
- Demonstration-Wine making from local fruits

Biotechnology Centre, Faculty of Science and Technology
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 6:00PM MMAIN EXHIBITION

MAIN EXHIBITION-thursday

URD2017 MONA RESEARCH VILLAGE
Opens to the Public and Campus Community
The UWI Mona's flagship exhibition, showcasing in various formats, the diversity of current research from across faculties, is opened to the Public, visiting students and the campus community for exploration and engagement.

The Graduation Lawn
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 4:00PM DELIVERY DRONE DEMO

DELIVERY DRONE DEMO

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTING
ACTIVITY: Autonomous Delivery Drone Demo
OVERVIEW: The display will demonstrate a delivery drone capable of accepting ‘orders’ from a website, retrieving the payload from a pick up point and navigating to the drop off point and back to its base. This project has applications in logistic services for retailers, service providers and government agencies. It is a collaboration between the Computing Society, Electronics Club, Alternative Energy Club and the UWI IEEE Student Branch.

Lawns Opposite The Assembly Hall

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