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MoU Renewal: The Crop Research Institute of Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CRIGAAS) and The UWI

{gallery}http://www.flickr.com/photos/theuwi/sets/72157632159294359/{/gallery} MoU Renewal: The Crop Research Institute of Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CRIGAAS) and The UWI

The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for agricultural technology cooperation between The UWI and The Crop Research Institute of Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CRIGAAS) on Monday 3rd December 2012. This renewal was held at the Main Salon, Office of the Campus Principal.

The MoU acknowledges the significance and desirability of international cooperation for the achievement of food and nutritional security, and the advancement of renewable and environmentally sustainable energy resources through development of germplasm resources, varieties, appropriate technologies for vegetables, biomass energy crops and other crops.

The main panel for this renewal included:
•Professor Dyer Narinesingh, Former Dean, Faculty of Science and Agriculture, The UWI St Augustine
•Professor Clement Sankat, Pro Vice Chancellor and Campus Principal, The UWI St Augustine
•His Excellency Yang Youming, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Trinidad and Tobago
•Zhijun Li,Professor of the Crops Research Institute, CRIGAAS China
•Dr Carlisle Pemberton, Dean, Faculty of Food and Agriculture, The UWI St Augustine

Emulating Human Speech Recognition : “A Scene Analysis Approach to Improving Robustness in Automatic Speech Recognition” - by Dr. André Coy

Event Date: 

December 6, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Dr. André Coy, Lecturer in the Department of Physics will be launching his book entitled Emulating Human Speech Recognition : “A Scene Analysis Approach to Improving Robustness in Automatic Speech Recognition”  on December 6, 2012, 6:00pm at The University Bookshop.
 
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UWI Theatre Night Out

Event Date: 

December 3, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

An evening at the theatre for UWI Staff, Students and the UWI Township Project.This Monday come out to the Philip Sherlock Centre and see three plays free of cost, just present your UWI ID at the door.
 
Village Matters - performed by the University Dramatic Arts

UWI Bookshop Customer Appreciation Day

Event Date: 

December 7, 2012 - 8:30am - 4:30pm

The UWI, Mona Bookshop will host its annual Customer Appreciation Day on Friday, December 7, 2012. All are invited to be treated to discounts, refreshments and entertainment. See flier for more

Venue: 

The UWI, Mona Bookshop

Book Signing and Reading- Jamaica Gold

Event Date: 

November 29, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

The UWI, Mona Bookshop will host the Signing and Reading of the book, "Jamaica Gold" on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 1 pm at the Bookshop.

 

See flier for details. 

Venue: 

The UWI, Mona Bookshop

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Energy Lecture 12: The Work Programme to Drive Climate Change and Energy Imperatives for Jamaica

Event Date: 

December 11, 2012 - 5:30pm

The final lecture in the Energy Nexus Series organised by the Department of Physics at The UWI, Mona will explore the drive for Climate Change and energy imperatives for Jamaica. Ambassador KGA Hill will deliver the Lecture. The event is slated for Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 5:30 pm at

Energy Lecture 11: Greening the Energy Sector: Benefits for the Job Market

Event Date: 

November 27, 2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

"Greening the Energy Sector: Benefits for the Job Market" is the title of the eleventh lecture in the Energy Nexus Series organized by the Department of Physics, The UWI, Mona. This week's Lecture features a panel consisting of Dr. Ruth  Potopsingh of the University of

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