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Vol 4 No 2 : April 28, 2014

News

This combination picture of two images shows workmen preparing the foundation where the pilot plant will be constructed, and a CLAYUCA representative explaining the benefits of adopting proper agricultural practices to increase productivity.

News

Cassava flour project to boost economy Create more jobs for Jamaicans

THE GOVERNMENT OF Colombia has agreed to donate a cassava flour pilot plant to The UWI, Mona for the production of refined cassava flour which may be used by the baking industry and for retail sale...more

CARIMAC Director Professor Hopeton Dunn (left) and David Soutar, lecturer in digital media production (right), look at drawings from one of the students enrolled in the first cohort of the Animate Jamaica Programme.

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High demand for CARIMAC’s animation programme

THEY PAINSTAKINGLY BRING each scene to life, never quitting until their work is picture-perfect. Young Nathanael Hay and Angilo James are happy to spend their waking hours hunched in front of...more

Professor Emeritus Kenneth Magnus, who graduated from the University College of the West Indies in the 1950s, speaks with a UWISTAT student at the UWI Museum recently.

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1950s film a hit at UWI Museum

MUSEUMS THE WORLD over can be viewed as actual time machines, regally outfitted to take the fascinated on an exciting journey in time to savour their rich history. The newly minted UWI Museum,...more

SEALING THE DEED: Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal of The UWI, Mona Campus Professor Archibald McDonald (right) shakes hands with Strains of Hope’s founder/director, Josh Stanley, after the signing.

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UWI signs MOU for medical ganja research

The University of the West Indies, Mona has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with GenCanna Global, Inc (Strains of Hope) to facilitate the conduct of research into the medicinal properties...more

Integrated Marketing Communication students at the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC)

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Honouring Prof Brown

Integrated Marketing Communication students at the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC), at The UWI, Mona on April 10 hosted the 4th annual CARIMAC/Aggrey Brown Distinguished...more

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Arnold Foote Foundation giving away scholarships

Come September, the Arnold Foote Foundation will pay tuition and miscellaneous fees for two students at the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC). The scholarship, named in...more

McDonald… our ultimate goal is to continue to provide the training and a strong educational framework that will allow graduates with disabilities to enter the working world as skilled, competent trailblazers

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New bursaries for students with disabilities

FIVE STUDENTS WITH disabilities will be awarded bursaries starting in September, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal of The UWI, Mona Campus Professor Archibald McDonald said. He was speaking at the...more

Badal McCreath says such an award will encourage the development of an anti-cancer research facility of excellence in Jamaica.

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Research fellow receives prestigious award for cancer research

DR SIMONE BADAL MCCREATH, research fellow at the Natural Products Institute at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, was one of five women chemists worldwide recently honoured with the...more

Sports

His Royal Highness, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, in conversation with students of The UWI during a tour of the Sports Medicine Facility on March 4.

Sports

Sports medicine clinic opens at UWI, Mona

THERE IS A new state-of-the-art medical research and treatment facility at the Faculty of Medical Sciences’ Teaching and Research Complex, University of the West Indies, Mona. The facility, which...more

Feature

Monique Jackson in photograph at left and Ereca Peart are presented with awards by Minister of State in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining Julian Robinson.

Feature

New course serving the needs of Jamaica’s food industry

JAMAICAN CONSUMERS, LIKE all consumers worldwide, are demanding a wider variety of high-quality, safe, nutritious and attractively packaged processed foods to whet their appetites and satisfy their...more

Opinion

Opinion

Sourcing water in ‘the land of dry wood and drought’

Dear Editor, Despite the tough times – drought and all – Jamaica is still a great place to live. Where else in the world could you go to ask your neighbours in the middle of the night to...more

Dear Editor, Despite the tough times – drought and all – Jamaica is still a great place to live. Where else in the world could you go to ask your neighbours in the middle of the night to...more

Social

Homecoming Students participating in UWI, Mona’s Homecoming Celebrations 2014 in February.

Scenes from Research Days 2014 Scores of people attending The UWI, Mona Research Days 2014. The institution hosted its 15th annual Research Days faculty forums and exhibitions from February 19 to 21 under the theme, ‘Fostering Growth and Development in Small Island Developing States Through Research’. There were more than 100 research projects on display of work done in the last academic year by researchers and scientists.

Scenes from Sports Day 2014






















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