|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:
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||
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||
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|