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He attained a BSc in Agriculture in 1974 and a doctoral degree in Tropical agriculture in 1979 from The University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus and has been a practicing farmer for the past thirty years. As a research fellow in The UWI Department of Crop Physiology, he was the first scientist to unearth the methodology of promoting flowering in Aroids, a strategy that is currently utilized internationally in developing this family of plants through hybridisation.

Dr. Herbert Ho Ping Kong

Dr Herbert Ho Ping Kong, senior consulting physician at the University Health Network in Canada and Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto will be the guest speaker at the Medical Association of Jamaica's (MAJ) Gala and Awards Banquet, scheduled for June 8, 2015. This renowned internist will launch the MAJ's Golden Jubilee celebrations and symposium under the theme: 'Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases: The 21st Century Tsunami'. Dr.

Judge Patrick Robinson

Newly elected judge on the International Court of Justice (ICJ), The Hague. A UWI graduate, Judge Robinson is the first Jamaican and only the second person from the Caribbean to serve on this court in its 70 year history.

Marcia Erskine

marcia erskineUWI alumna, Marcia Erskine, was this month awarded the High Commissioner's Independence Award for sterling service to the High Commission of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in Jamaica and contributions to Jamaica on the celebration of Trinidad's 52nd year of Independence!

My UWI Journey - Ms. Krissa Johnny

IMG 1946Having successfully completed my undergraduate studies at the University of the West Indies Open Campus in 2012; and graduating with First Class Honors in Mathematics Education as the Valedictorian, I was propelled to pursue the Post Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design in January, 2013, owing to my satisfaction with the educational experience received with the said institution.


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