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Date: WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1
Date Time Type Details Venue
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1 2:00PM - 4:00 PM BOOK LAUNCH

BOOK LAUNCH -BOOK TITLE: Developmental Local Governance: A Critical

URD SIGNATURE EVENT
DEPARTMENT OF GOVERNMENT
BOOK TITLE: Developmental Local Governance: A Critical Discourse in 'Alternative' Development
AUTHORS: Eris Schoburgh, John Martin, Sonia Gatchair
OVERVIEW: The primary purpose of this book is to evaluate critically the relationship between local government and national economic development.
GUEST SPEAKER: Mr. Errol Greene, CEO, St Thomas Municipal Council

The Undercroft, Senate Building
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1 4:00PM - 5:30PM BOOK LAUNCH

BOOK LAUNCH- BOOK: Economic Transformation of Jamaica: Policies,

WESTERN JAMAICA CAMPUS
BOOK: Economic Transformation of Jamaica: Policies, Competitiveness and Technology Innovations
EDITORS: Ricardo Anderson, Luz Longworth
OVERVIEW: This book focuses on examining the centrality of policies coupled with innovation in the thrust for economic transformation of Jamaica as espoused by the Vision 2030 national development plan.
GUEST SPEAKER: Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice Chancellor, The University of the West Indies

The Council Room, Senate Building
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- 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 TBA DEPT TOURS

DEPT TOURS - DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC MEDICINE

DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC MEDICINE
Department Tours

Meeting Point: TBA
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 10:00AM - 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

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