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Faculty Display 2019

Date: Wednesday February 6
Date Time Type Details Venue
Wednesday February 6 3:00PM - 4:30PM WORKSHOP

Endnote Workshop

Overview: Step-by-step guide to managing your references using Endnote software.

Facilitator: Ms. Myrna Douglas, Head: Law Branch Library

Venue Description: Library Booth Mona Research Village

Mona Research Village
Wednesday February 6 1:00PM - 2:30PM FORUM AND LAUNCH

Building a Caribbean Professional Learning Community in English Language Teaching

Overview: The School of Education’s Scholarship of English Language Teaching and Learning (SoELTL) Caribbean Commons seeks to provide an avenue for mentoring, fostering and advancing teaching and learning and the researching of these everyday classroom activities by teachers/lecturers and their students as scholarly work. The event will unveil the ambitious programme and will also mark the launch of SOETRAIL a Peer-reviewed Best Practice Magazine that publishes research on Teaching, Research, Assessment, Innovation and Leadership in Education.

Keynote Speaker: Dr Maurice Smith. International Educational Consultant

Collaborating Organizations: Jamaica Association of Principals of Secondary Schools (JAPSS); Association of Principals and Vice Principals (APVP); English Language Teaching Faculty, Teachers’ Colleges and Departments of English, Secondary Schools

The Undercroft, Senate Building
Wednesday February 6 5:00PM - 7:00PM PROFESSORIAL LECTURE

Inaugural Professorial Lecture: Strengthening Health Care Systems through Capacity Building for Research and Policy Development among Nurses and Midwives

Overview: Nurses and midwives are the primary point of contact within health care systems with potential for great health care innovations to improve the quality of care. This can be achieved by providing a platform for developing research and leadership capacity among nurses and midwives, fostering dynamic and sustained engagement of researchers, research users and decision makers in the policy development process and supporting the scale up of innovative programs and practices.

Presenter: Professor Eulalia Kahwa, The UWI School of Nursing

Lecture Theatre 3 Faculty of Medical Sciences, Teaching & Research Complex
Wednesday February 6 5:00PM - 7:00PM PANEL DISCUSSION

Transitioning out of Enhanced Security Measures: Sustaining Security Gains

Overview: Persons attending this panel discussion will hear from experts (researchers and practitioners) about key strategies for sustaining violence reduction in Jamaica (and which may be applicable elsewhere in the Caribbean). Attendees will hear about current innovations, evidence-based practices in violence reduction and crime control policy.

Panellists: Professor Anthony Harriott, Director, Institute of Criminal Justice and security, UWI; Mr. Damian Hutchinson, Executive Director, Peace Management Initiative; Mr. Mark Shields, Former Deputy Commissioner of Police – Jamaica Constabulary Force.

Council Room, UWI Regional Headquarters
Date: Thursday February 7
Date Time Type Details Venue
Thursday February 7 10:00AM - 2:00PM PARTICIPATORY EXPERIENCE

Alternative energy using the bicycle

Overview: Participants will ride a bicycle and attempt to light up a series of light bulbs based on speed

AUDIENCE: High school students, FST students

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology
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 - 11:30AM BOOK LAUNCH

Climate Change and Crop Production: Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience

Overview: From the perspective of agroecology, this book provides a strong foundation for changing research and education programs so that they think and act beyond maximization of yields and instead build both the resistance and resilience that will be needed for the uncertain climate future ahead. Ultimately, these programs will help us move beyond the farm and reach all parts of the food system, creating the multiple elements of resilience we need for change to occur.

Guest Speaker: Prof. Michael Taylor, Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology

Author: Prof. Nourredine Benkeblia

The Undercroft, Senate Building
Thursday February 7 10:00AM - 3:00PM COURTYARD EXHIBIT


Overview: The DLIS Booth will house flyers, posters and brochures promoting the department as well as its posters, event and other contributions for the UWI RDs 2019. The department will also seek to carry out a miniaturized knowledge based interactive in the form of a dart game aimed at showcasing the department's social and economic contribution to development in areas such as Knowledge Management, Archives and Records Management, Librarianship, Media and Information Literacy.

Faculty of Humanities and Education Courtyard
Thursday February 7 10:00AM - 3:00PM PARTICIPATORY EXPERIMENTS

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY Ice cream making and other scientific experiments

Overview: Demonstrating basic scientific principles and interactive demonstrations to excite High School Students.

AUDIENCE: UWI Students, High School Students, General Public

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology
Thursday February 7 10:00AM - 3:00PM COURTYARD EXHIBIT


Overview: Visit our table top display in the courtyard!

Faculty of Humanities and Education Courtyard


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