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Schedule 2019

Date: Thursday February 7
Date Time Type Details Venue
Thursday February 7 1:00PM SCAVENGER HUNT

Science Scavenger Hunt

Overview: Involve all departments. QR Codes will be mounted at various locations around the faculty and students will have to follow the clues to move from the starting point to the end. Students will need their smartphones or tablets to download QR code reader and use it to participate in the hunt

AUDIENCE: High school students (15 students per session)

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology
Thursday February 7 1:00PM GEO TECH EVENT

MAPATHON

Overview: The event presents a fun and educational opportunity for students to create maps and simulate reducing disaster risks and addressing public health crises. The activities will introduce and provide hands on experience for students in GIS Technology, Cartography and Geography and will expose them to career options in the Geosciences

Organizers: The Department of Geography and Geology (DOGG) and The National Spatial Data Management Division, Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation

The Computer Lab Department of Geography and Geology
Thursday February 7 1:00PM - 2:00PM 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 1:00pm 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 1:00PM - 4:00PM FORUM

Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Security: Integrity in the Information Environment

Overview: This research forum will showcase completed research and research in progress from lecturers, graduate students in DLIS and other departments as well as from practitioners in libraries archives and museums via poster presentations. The audience will comprise members of The University community, library and information professionals who work in various libraries as well as students from the Department of Library and Information Studies and from other departments. The objective of the forum is to focus on research towards professional integrity; highlighting the legal and ethical issues surrounding integrity of information management.

Presenters: TBC

Venue Description:  The Multifunctional Room, The UWI, Mona Main Library

The Main Library
Thursday February 7 1:00PM - 2:00PM WORKSHOP

Chicago Referencing Workshop

Overview: Guide to proper referencing of sources using the Chicago Manual of Style (CMoS).

Facilitator: Mrs. Jacqueline Howell Nash, Librarian, Postgraduate Learning Commons (PGLC), Main Library

Venue Description: Library Booth, Mona Research Village

Mona Research Village
Thursday February 7 1:00PM 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
Thursday February 7 1:00 PM - 3:00PM COMPE TITION

POETRY CLASH

Poetry Clash provides a platform for aspiring poets to share their talents at this event. UWI students, graduates and Poets from across the island will perform original poetry. Poets selected to advance will perform to a supportive and enthusiastic audience. The audience will select 4 poets to advance and there will be a judge's pick, as well. Poets! The top three contestants will receive cash prizes.

Poetry Lovers! Join Us. .

The Assembly Hall
Thursday February 7 2:00PM - 4:00PM PANEL DISCUSSION

Revisiting Jamaica's Crime Plan

Presenting Organizations: The SALISES Crime Prevention & Offender Management (CPOM) Research Cluster in collaboration with The Institute of Criminal Justice & Security (ICJS) and The Crime Security & Justice (CSJ) UWI Research Cluster

Panellists: The Honourable Peter Bunting, Opposition Spokesperson for National Security and Member of Parliament for Central Manchester; The Honourable Dr Horace Chang, Minister of National Security; Mr. Terrence Williams, Commissioner, Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM); Mr. Horace Levy, Former Executive Director of Jamaicans for Justice; Rear Admiral/Former Commissioner Hardley Lewin; Professor Anthony Harriott, Director, ICJS, UWI; Professor Anthony Clayton, Head, Institute of Sustainable Development; Dr Herbert Gayle, Anthropologist, Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work, UWI, Mona; Mr. Keith Gardener, Former Assistant Commissioner of Police, Attorney-at-law, Director of Security, UWI; Dr Dacia Leslie, Research Fellow, SALISES, Mona

The Undercroft, Senate Building
Thursday February 7 02:00PM - 3:00PM PUBLIC LECTURE

The Elements that Changed the Caribbean

Overview: In celebration of the International Year of the Periodic Table (2019) proclaimed by UNESCO, the Department of Chemistry will host a Public Lecture highlighting various elements of the Periodic Table and how they have shaped the growth and development of our Region. The event will also launch a year long activity, "Element of the Month" featuring 10 elements of the Periodic Table showcasing their applications and impact.

Presenter: TBD 

Science Lecture Theatre 1

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