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Schedule 2017

Date: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2
Date Time Type Details Venue
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 5:00PM HIV TESTING SERVICES

HIV TESTING SERVICES

UWI HARP | UWI HIV/AIDS RESPONSE PROGRAMME
Free HIV Testing offered by UWI HARP and Bashy Bus.
OVERVIEW: Free HIV testing for all persons! Come out and get tested!

Graduation Lawn, Adjacent the Mona Research Village
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM- 12:00PM DEPT BOTANICAL TOUR

DEPT BOTANICAL TOUR

DEPARTMENT OF LIFE SCIENCES
Department Tours
OVERVIEW: Medicinal Plants Tour in Botany Gardens

Life Sciences Botany Gardens, Faculty of Science and Technology
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 12:00PM PUBLIC LECTURE

PUBLIC LECTURE- Social Justice Response to Human Trafficking in Negril

URD SIGNATURE EVENT
INSTITUTE FOR GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
TOPIC: Social Justice Response to Human Trafficking in Negril, Jamaica
OVERVIEW: Public lecture on the initiatives and responses to Human Trafficking in Jamaica.
MAIN SPEAKER: Rev Dr Margaret Fowler, Executive Director, The Theodora Project, Westmoreland, Negril

Multi-functional Room, UWI Main Library
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 10:30AM- 12:00PM BOOK LAUNCH

BOOK LAUNCH - Race, Equity and the Learning Environment

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
BOOK: Race, Equity and the Learning Environment: The Global Relevance of Critical and Inclusive Pedagogies in Higher Education
AUTHORS: Dr. Saran Stewart, Prof. Frank Tuitt, Dr. Chayla Haynes-Davison
OVERVIEW: Gathering scholars from across academic disciplines and countries, this volume illuminates the global relevance of critical and inclusive pedagogies, and demonstrates how their application can transform the teaching and learning process and promote more equitable educational outcomes among all students but especially racially minoritized students.

The Assembly Hall
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 11:30AM - 4:00PM DEPT EXHIB AND DISPLAYS

DEPT EXHIB AND DISPLAYS - Geosciences and Development

DEEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY
Department Exhibit and Displays
TITLE: Geosciences and Development
OVERVIEW A range of exciting displays to showcase the work of the DOGG and its impact throughout Jamaica and the region. Displays will include:
(a) The White Limestone Characterization and Optimization Project
(b) Oil Exploration and Petroleum Potential in Jamaica
(c) Geoarchaeology Research on Mortar in Jamaica
(d) Climate Change and Agriculture
(e) Coral Reefs and Climate

Room C6 & C7, Faculty of Science and Technology
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 11:00AM - 12:30PM YOUTH FORUM

YOUTH FORUM

UWI MONA GUILD OF STUDENTS
TOPIC: Youth in Research
OVERVIEW: What do young people on the Mona Campus think about research? Is research relevant? A viable career to pursue? This event will facilitate dialogue between students and some of the outstanding movers and shakers among our peers who are making waves here and abroad through their research in various fields and their efforts to provide answers for some of the big issues affecting our youth and our region. Make it a date.

The Undercroft, Senate Building
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 11:00AM - 12:30PM DEPT TOUR

DEPT TOUR - Tour of Electronics Engineering

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
Department Tours
OVERVIEW: Tour of Electronics Engineering and Civil Engineering Labs. Demonstrations include using an electric multimeter and conducting a concrete compression test.

Electronics and Civil Engineering Labs Faculty of Science and Technology
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 11:00AM - 12:00PM WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP - LANGUAGE, LINGUISTICS AND PHILOSOPHY

LANGUAGE, LINGUISTICS AND PHILOSOPHY
TOPIC: Critical Thinking Workshop
OVERVIEW: Pre-Selected groups of sixth form high school students test and improve their critical thinking skills in an engaging interactive workshop
PRESENTER: Dr. Carmeneta Jones

The Writing Centre, Faculty of Humanities and Education
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 11:00AM - 12:00PM DEPT TOUR

DEPT TOUR - Tour of GIS & Remote Sensing Labs

DEEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY
Department Tourss
OVERVIEW: The following tours are scheduled during the times provided.
- Tours of the DOGG Research Facilities
- Tour of GIS & Remote Sensing Labs
- Tour of Geology Museum and Rock Preparation Lab
- Tour of Map Library

Department of Geography and Geology

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