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Demonstration of the 'Electric Pan' - a new instrument created by UWI

Event Date: 

June 13, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:30pm

The Percussive Harmonic Instrument (PHI), also known as the 'electric pan'  is the latest technological innovation of  the  Steel Pan Initiatives Project of the University of the West Indies, (St Augustine campus). The PHI is a fully synthesized, MIDI-based instrument

Singers in Action Part 2

Singers in Action Part 2

After a hugely successful PART 1, Jammins Entertainment, CCB International & Gcity0 Entertainment presents SINGERS IN ACTION – PART II.

This year’s much anticipated Singers In Action – Part II is scheduled for two days at two venues across two states. The concert will feature Lover’s Rock Sensation, &#8

UWI academic makes breakthrough discovery

UWI academic makes breakthrough discovery

With stroke being the second highest cause of death among Jamaicans, the discovery that a simple outdoor walk could improve mobility after a stroke and help to prevent another, has caused ripples in the medical community.
The breakthrough discovery emerged from the findings of a five year study led by Dr. Carron Gordon and her team from the

On Campus Radio show: UWI converts cooking oil to bio fuel

Event Date: 

June 2, 2013 - 2:00pm

Event Date: 

June 2, 2013 - 4:00pm

This weekend, Sunday, June 2 in 'On Campus' - UWI Mona's weekly radio series:
A major collaboration between UWI's Departments of Chemistry and Physics, and Youth Crime Watch of Jamaica bears fruit with the launch of a bio diesel initiative to

The Greater August Town Film Festival

Event Date: 

June 20, 2013 (Time To Be Announced) - June 23, 2013 (Time To Be Announced)

The Centre for Tourism and Policy Research, University of the West Indies, Mona, presents the Greater August Town Film Festival showcasing film projects produced by youth of the Greater August Town community. You are cordially invited to

International Archives Day

Event Date: 

June 6, 2013 - 4:00pm

University Archives, Mona, celebrates International Archives Day 2013 with a Panel Discussion entitled "Finding it in the Archives: Experiences in Archival Research." Chair is Professor Verene Shephard. Panellists include Professor Patrick Bryan, Dr Dave Gosse and Dr Khitanya Petgrave. See event

Mona Wins UWI Games Championship Title

Mona Wins UWI Games Championship Title

The University of the West Indies Mona campus has been crowned champions of the recently concluded UWI Games 2013.
Host campus Mona beat Cave Hill from Barbados and St. Augustine from Trinidad and Tobago in a closely contested championship battle fought by three of the four UWI campuses.
At the last whistle, Mona and Cave Hill had scored overall

Research Skills and Data Analysis Workshop

Event Date: 

June 10, 2013 - 8:00am - June 14, 2013 - 4:30pm

Research Skills & Data Analysis Workshop: June 10-14, 2013
Registration Fee: J$36,000.00
Workshop:   8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily
Venue: Sickle Cell Unit Seminar Room, UWI, Mona
Special Features!
 Summer Workshop Programme hosted by the UWI-CEU in E

University Singers Concert Season 2013

Event Date: 

May 30, 2013 - 8:00pm - June 23, 2013 - 8:00pm

The University Singers presents its Concert Season 2013, "From Holy Mount Zion to the I-Threes, every note is an absolute treat". The Season runs from May 24 to June 23 at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts, UWI, Mona.
Shows run from Thursdays to Sundays at

Launch of the Biodiesel Production Initiative

Event Date: 

June 5, 2013 - 3:00pm

The Youth Crime Watch of Jamaica, in collaboration with the Departments of Chemistry and Physics of the University of the West Indies, Mona, will launch the Biodiesel Production Initiative (which is funded by the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme). The Project seeks to engage


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