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Faculty Display 2017

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

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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 - 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 - 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
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 4:00PM DEPT EXHIB AND DEMOS

DEPT EXHIB AND DEMOS - Interactive displays and presentations by 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
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 4:30PM COURTYARD EXHIBIT

COURTYARD EXHIBIT - HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY

HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY
"HERITAGE TENT"
OVERVIEW: Display and sale of ethnic Jamaican foods Items

FHE Courtyard
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 5:00PM DEPT EXHIB AND DEMOS

DEPT EXHIB AND DEMOS - on Research in Climate, Medical Physics

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

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology

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