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Schedule 2017

Date: FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3
Date Time Type Details Venue
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3 10:00AM-4:00PM MAIN EXHIBITION

MAIN EXHIBITION - The UWI Mona's flagship exhibition

URD2017 RESEARCH VILLAGE
Opens to the Public and Campus Community
OVERVIEW: 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
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3 10:00AM - 4:00PM DELIVERY DRONE DEMO

DELIVERY DRONE DEMO - Autonomous 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
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3 10:00AM - 4:00PM HERITAGE TOURS

HERITAGE TOURS - Friday 3

URD2017 CAMPUS AND HERITAGE TOURS
OVERVIEW: 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
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3 10:00AM - 4:00PM DEPT EXHIBIT AND DEMOS

DEPT EXHIBIT AND DEMOS

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
Department Exhibit and Demonstration
OVERVIEW: Various Displays from the Departments on Research in Climate, Medical Physics, Energy, Optics, Materials, etc.

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3 10:00AM - 4:00PM DEPT EXHIBIT DEMOS AND EXPERIMENTS

DEPT EXHIBIT DEMOS AND EXPERIMENTS - SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
Department Exhibit and Demonstration
OVERVIEW: Interactive displays and presentations by engineering students groups. The first-year Civil Engineering students will display a scaled model of the study area between JPS, Rockfort and Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA).

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3 10:00AM - 4:00PM CENTRE INTERACTIVE DISPLAY

CENTRE INTERACTIVE DISPLAY - INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FIR ENVIRONMENTAL AND NUCLEAR SCIENCES (ICENS)

INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FIR ENVIRONMENTAL AND NUCLEAR SCIENCES (ICENS)
ICENS Exhibit and Video presentation
OVERVIEW: Poster exhibit featuring the work of the centre. Exhibit will also feature an interactive/animated video display entitled "Big Data safeguarding the Jamaican Environment"

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3 10:00AM - 11:00AM WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP - Preparing you for the World of Work

LITERATURES IN ENGLISH
TOPIC: The Literature Degree: Preparing you for the World of Work
OVERVIEW: In a world where communication skills, critical thinking and the ability to work in teams are highly valued, a degree in Literatures in English is a path to a rewarding career. Graduates of the department talk about how the English degree has helped them make their way in the world of work.
PRESENTERS: English graduates

FHE Lecture Theatre N2
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3 10:00AM - 4:00PM DEPT EXHIBIT AND DEMOS

DEPT EXHIBIT AND DEMOS - Research in Climate, Medical Physics, Energy

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
Department Exhibit and Demonstration
OVERVIEW: Displays from the Department on Research in Climate, Medical Physics, Energy, Optics, Materials, etc.[Electronics Club, Alternative Energy Club]

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3 10:00AM - 11:30AM TOWN HALL MEETING

TOWN HALL MEETING - IMF Student Town Hall Meeting

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
TITLE: IMF Student Town Hall Meeting
MAIN PRESENTER: Constant Lonkeng Ngouana, IMF Resident Representative for Jamaica

The Assembly Hall
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3 10:00AM - 5:00PM PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS

PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS - psychological tests to assess and provide feedback related to perceived personality traits

SOCIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK
The SPSW Assessment Centre
OVERVIEW: The Assessment Centre will offer to the campus community and visitors, various psychological tests to assess and provide feedback related to perceived personality traits, capabilities, interest areas and career direction.
URD DAY THREE TEST OFFERED: O*Net Interest Profiler
This test provides a profile of respondents’ vocational interests and fosters awareness of suitable occupations.
Capacity: Due to demand, tests will offered to a finite number of persons on a first come first served basis.

Mona Research Village

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