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Schedule 2019

Date: Thursday February 7
Date Time Type Details Venue
Thursday February 7 10:00AM MuSEUMS AND BOTANY GARDENS TOURS

FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY TOURS

Overview: Campus visitors will have the opportunity to explore or research facilities and museums, by participating in the following tours:

  • Tour of Geology Museum
  • Tour of Map Library
  • Tour of Herbarium
  • Tour of Medicinal Plants (Botany Gardens)
  • Tour of Zoology Museum
  • Tour of the Natural Products Institute’s Mosquito Research facilities, Biochemistry Lab and Cell Culture Screening Laboratory.

Audience: UWI Students, High School Students, General Public

Venue Description: URD Students and Tours Centre, adjacent The Assembly Hall

URD Tours Centre
Thursday February 7 10:00AM-10:45AM WORKSHOP

Critical Thinking and Fun with Languages

Overview: Three members of staff, Department of Language, Linguistics and Philosophy will guide the scheduled workshops. There will be two daily scheduled daily.

Target Audience: Specially invited High School students and visiting school groups.

The Writing Centre, Faculty of Humanities and Education
Thursday February 7 10:00AM - 11:00AM TOURS

Guided Tour of the Medical Branch Library

Overview: Tour highlights key spaces, services and resources of the Medical Branch Library

Facilitator: Ms. Ruth Roomes, Clerical Assistant, Medical Branch Library

Medical Branch Library
Thursday February 7 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM TOURS

Department of Anatomy Tours

Overview: The department will be offering interesting tours for students and campus visitors daily.

Come explore our world.

Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Teaching & Research Complex
Thursday February 7 10:00AM - 11:00AM WORKSHOP

Online Legal Resources Discovery Workshop

Overview: How to find and access legal resources in Lexis Database Facilitator: Mr. Adrian Duncan, Law Librarian, Law Branch Library

Venue Description: Library Booth, Mona Research Village

Mona Research Village
Thursday February 7 10:00AM - 5:00PM TOURS

URD CAMPUS AND HERITAGE TOURS

Overview: Explore Heritage and other points of interest on the Mona Campus. Exciting, bus and walking tours are scheduled and offered throughout the day, for all campus visitors.

Venue Description: Tours Depart  the URD Schools & Tours Centre adjacent the Assembly  Hall

URD Tours Centre
Thursday February 7 10:00AM - 3:00PM PARTICIPATORY EXPERIENCE

GENIUS TIME

Overview: Each Department will be represented by one (1) genius (15-20 minutes per hour) who will give a dramatization of a science concept – e.g. equation solving and proofs, Newtonian forces, etc. The audience will be engaged to participate.

AUDIENCE: High School students & their teachers

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology
Thursday February 7 11:00AM - 12:00PM TALK

The Status of Insecticide Resistance in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Jamaica

Overview: The emergence of novel diseases spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito in Jamaica and the Caribbean has prompted studies on insecticide resistance towards effective management of the vector. Recent research has led to the conclusion that the mosquitoes could possibly be developing resistance. The talk will explore the research results and the importance of monitoring resistance in vector control.

Presenter: Dr. Sheena Francis

Science Lecture Theatre 3, Faculty of Science and Technology
Thursday February 7 11:00AM - 12:00PM FACULTY TOURS

FACULTY TOURS

Overview: Special tours offered of the state-of-the-art Faculty of Law facilities, guided by current students in the Law programme.

Faculty of Law Foyer
Thursday February 7 11:00AM PARTICIPATORY EXPERIENCE

CSI Fire Game

Overview: Fire! Delve into the world of Crime Scene Investigations (CSI). Participants will learn basic information about burn patterns and accelerants. Using a series of physical clues and deduction, determine the cause of a fire and solve the case.

Target Audience: High school students

Capacity: 15 students per group

Material Science Fire laboratory

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