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Schedule 2019

Date: Thursday February 7
Date Time Type Details Venue
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
Thursday February 7 2:00pm - 3:00PM VIDEO SESSION

Video Presentation on Predatory Journals

Facilitator: Mrs. Sandra Powell-Mangaroo, Assistant Registrar, Graduate Studies & Research

Venue Description: OGSR Graduate Lounge, Mona Research Village

Mona Research Village
Thursday February 7 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM DEMONSTATION

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS DEMONSTRATION

Overview: This demo will take you through the entire process of measuring samples using gamma and XRF spectroscopy.

Medical Physics Radioecological lab
Thursday February 7 10:00AM - 3:00PM COURTYARD EXHIBIT

LANGUAGE, LINGUISTICS AND PHILOSOPHY DEPARTMENT COURTYARD EXHIBIT

Overview: The space will be used to display posters and a magazine type of column that will illustrate current research being undertaken by persons within the department that will be laminated. There will also be current students who will be interacting with the visitors.

Faculty of Humanities and Education Courtyard
Thursday February 7 3:00PM - 4:00PM INFORMATION SESSIONS

Graduate Programme Information Session

Overview: Information Session on the procedures to enroll in a Masters or Doctoral programme

Facilitator: Mrs. Sandra Powell-Mangaroo, Assistant Registrar, Graduate Studies & Research

Venue Description: OGSR Graduate Lounge, Mona Research Village

Mona Research Village
Thursday February 7 3:30PM - 4:30PM TOURS

Guided Tour of the Science & Engineering Branch Library

Overview: Tour highlights key spaces, services and resources of the Science & Engineering Branch Library

Facilitator: Mr. Ricardo Jackson, Library Clerk, Science & Engineering Branch Library

Science and Engineering Branch Library
Thursday February 7 3:30PM - 4:45PM FORUM

Dressing Appropriate Seminar

Overview: The seminar will assist students in understanding that an individual’s dress communicates much about the person. Help students to appreciate the importance of dress in building excellent first impression. Students are guided by what is appropriate professional attire for the world of work.

Speakers: Mr. Daniel Edwards, Founder & Owner, Total One Eighty Image Consulting; Ms. Nickel Rhoden-Haynes, General Manager, Total One Eighty Image Consulting; Ms. Clement Henry/Ms. Donnette Dwyer/Dr. Williams, Placement & Career Services

The Assembly Hall
Thursday February 7 4:00PM - 5:00PM BOOK LAUNCH

SDG 4 Quality Education: Inclusivity, Equity and Lifelong Learning For All

Overview: The book explores the multifaceted and complex nature of the concepts of inclusivity and quality education. Drawing examples from two different country contexts (Latvia and Jamaica), the book explores how and why inclusive and quality education is critical to sustainable development. It considers the indicators of inclusive and quality education, how the concept of education for sustainable development is evolving, and the ways in which these indicators are being pursued. The book pays specific attention to the roles of teachers, teacher educators, and the curriculum in the attainment of inclusive and quality education and 21st century skills for a sustainable society.

Authors: Therese Ferguson, Dzintra Iliško, Carmel Roofe and Susan Hill 

Guest Speaker: Ms. Latoya Swaby-Anderson National Programme Officer, Education, UNESCO Cluster Office for the Caribbean

 

Neville Hall Lecture Theatre
Thursday February 7 10:00AM - 3:00PM COURTYARD EXHIBIT

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION DEPARTMENT COURTYARD EXHIBIT

Overview: The SOE will mount two main displays The first will profile the School of Education undergraduate and graduate programmes and feature a display publications (books and journals) produced and written by SOE and SOE Faculty with a reading/activity corner with coffee. Special emphasis on targeted early childhood institutions for one hour on Thursday/Friday for storytelling/painting/music interaction. The second display will highlight the Mixed Methods International Research Association Caribbean Chapter (MMIRA-CC) which is affiliated with the SOE. The display will share information on the Association in order to strengthen its visibility, encourage membership and offer invitations for mixed methods research paper publications.

Faculty of Humanities and Education Courtyard

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