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Date: TUESDAY February 10
Date Time Type Details Venue
TUESDAY February 10 1:00PM - 1:45PM BOOK LAUNCH

BOOK LAUNCH

Book Title: Anansesem: Telling Stories and Storytelling African Maternal Pedagogies Overview The author tells a composite story of resistance and survival. Through Anansi storytelling, creative non-fiction and illustrations, the book celebrates African descended women as important cultural bearers for their community. Author: Dr. Adwoa N. Onuora

Assembly Hall
TUESDAY February 10 1:00PM – 3:00PM MOOT COMPETITION

MOOT COMPETITION

Title: Moot Competition Overview: An examination of the scope of the right to life, liberty and security of the person of detainees Facilitator: Mrs. Gabrielle Elliott-Williams

Law Lecture Theatre Two (LLT II)
TUESDAY February 10 1:00PM-2:00PM WORKSHOP

raduate Student and Supervisor Relationships

Office of Graduate Studies and Research Lounge Acvtivity:
Workshop Title: Graduate Student and Supervisor Relationships Overview:
An exploration of relationships between students and supervisors
(best practices, challenges, solutions)

Lawn adjacent the Office of Graduate Studies & Research
TUESDAY February 10 1:00PM-2:00PM LECTURE

Mini-lectures on Language and Linguistics Overview

Lecture Title: Mini-lectures on Language and Linguistics Overview: 20-minute lectures with activities Presenter: Prof Silvia Kouwenberg

N1 Faculty of Humanites and Education
TUESDAY February 10 1:00PM – 4:00PM FACULTY OPEN HOUSE

FACULTY OPEN HOUSE

The Department of Basic Medical Sciences' Pharmacology Section
Open House Open House will include demonstrations of the action
of drugs in an in-vitro preparation.

Level 5, Pharmacology-FMS Teaching & Research Complex
TUESDAY February 10 2:00PM-3:00PM FACULTY TOUR

The Department of Chemistry's Laboratory Tours Potential clients

The Department of Chemistry's Laboratory Tours 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
TUESDAY February 10 2:00PM-3:30PM RAP SESSION

Rap Session with Deputy Dean for Graduate Studies

Office of Graduate Studies and Research Lounge Acvtivity: Rap Session with Deputy Dean for Graduate Studies – Faculties of Medical Sciences and Science and Technology Overview: Graduate Students in the FMS and FST rap directly with their respective Deputy Deans.

Lawn adjacent the Office of Graduate Studies & Research
TUESDAY February 10 2:30PM - 3:15PM BOOK LAUNCH

BOOK LAUNCH

Book Title: Broken Hearts, Pockets and Promises: A Century of Betrayal of the Jamaican Working Class Author: Dr. Orville Taylor Overview Although beginning with conquest in 1494, the book critically analyses 100 years of Jamaican labour policy from 1914 to 2014, outlining successes, areas of omission and recommendations. Guest Speaker: Mr. Bert S. Samuels, Litigation Attorney

The Undercroft
TUESDAY February 10 3.00PM- 4.00PM SEMINAR

The Journey-From Discussion to Development

URD SIGNATURE EVENT Seminar Title: “The Journey-From Discussion to Development” Overview:
The first head of the Dentistry Programme at UWI (Mona), Dr. Thaon Jones, will chronicle the
evolution of the programme from inception to present and highlight the way forward. Speaker: Dr. Thaon Jones

Lecture Theatre 1-FMS Teaching & Research Complex
TUESDAY February 10 3:00PM -4:30PM SYMPOSIUM

Medi Ganja Symposium

*URD SIGNATURE EVENT* Medi Ganja Symposium Title: Cannabis in Jamaica Overview
: Informative sessions looking at the science if cannabis and the potential of a
formal cannabis industry in Jamaica for economic prosperity.
Speakers: - Dr Henry Lowe – “Economic Potential of Cannabis, Ganja and Hemp in Jamaica”
- Dr. Charah Watson “ The Chemistry Chemistry of Cannabis” - Prof Wayne McLaughlin -
“Genetic Diversity of Jamaican Cannabis: St Elizabeth and Westmoreland"

C5 Lecture Theatre Faculty of Science & Technology

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