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Science and Technology Festival Creates a Big Bang

Cave Hill’s aim to become the region’s science and technology hub moved closer to reality when the campus hosted Barbados’ inaugural Science and Technology Festival recently. Students from more than 50 schools attended the two-day collaboration between the Faculty of Science and Technology, and the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology through its National Council ...
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Cuban Connections

The new Faculty of Culture, Creative and Performing Arts was high on the list of discussion points when Cuban Ambassador, His Excellency Sergio de Jesus Jorge Pastrana, paid a courtesy visit to Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Eudine Barriteau on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Barriteau laid out the advanced plans on the new Faculty – the latest addition to the Cave Hill Campus i...
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Economic Growth through Gender Justice

Issues of gender parity in relation to growth and development will come under the spotlight during a distinguished lecture, to be delivered by Member of Parliament for St. Michael South Central and Minister in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Investment, Marsha Caddle. She will speak on the topic: “Growth and Development as if Equity Matters,” on Friday, on March 22nd, 2019 in ...
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Staff at Service

With a mandate to deliver public service, staff at The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus are overwhelmingly answering the call to serve the region. Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Eudine Barriteau made the disclosure during her presentation to the Campus Council, held on Friday, March 8, 2019. “The best evidence of the impact of the Campus and a significant mea...
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Cave Hill a Campus for All

The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus is working steadfastly to ensure it is truly a campus for all, particularly those living with disabilities. This was emphasised during the presentation to Campus Council delivered by the Principal and Pro Vice-Chancellor, Professor Eudine Barriteau. The meeting was held on Friday, March 8, 2019 in the Main Conference room. “We have ado...
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The UWI and CARPHA Partner on Caribbean Health Policy

On February 26, 2019, during the 30th Inter-sessional Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government Meeting, The UWI Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Dr. C. James Hospedales signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalising a partnership towards improved research and training on public health priorities...
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The UWI and CARPHA partner on Caribbean health policy

On February 26, 2019, during the 30th Inter-sessional Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government Meeting, The UWI Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Dr. C. James Hospedales signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalising a partnership towards improved research and training on public health priorities...
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Facilities to Test Sargassum Important to Unlocking Potential

If Barbados is serious about exploring the full commercial potential of sargassum, there is an immediate need for a laboratory which is capable of analysing and grading the seaweed. That is the view of entrepreneurs and co-founders of Oasis Laboratory, Kemar Codrington and Mikhail Eversley. “We have been fortunate to have the biomass analysed for pollutants outside of Barbados, but this...
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Over 2 000 Race for the Kids

The third and latest installation of the annual UWI/RBC Race for the Kids attracted the largest participation to date with 2 200 having registered for the six kilometre event, which ran off from outside the 3Ws Pavilion at Cave Hill campus on March 10, 2018. A wave of blue surged uphill at steady pace, determined to walk, run or wheel themselves along the route....
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Fine Fare for a Cause

Fine wine, fine fashion and fine art were served up in grand style at the Jazz, Art and Fashion event, on Sunday, March 3, 2019. The soiree was one of the events held in the lead-up to the third annual RBC Race for the Kids, which was held on Sunday March 10, 2019. Patrons who filled the 3Ws Pavilion of The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus were surrounded by intricate and one-o...
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Cave Hill to Establish New Faculty

For the first time in more than 50 years, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus will be establishing a new Faculty. At the annual Campus Council meeting on Friday, March 11, 2019, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Professor Eudine Barriteau tabled a paper to approve a new faculty of Culture, Creativ...
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Lobby as a Regional Bloc, the Caribbean is told

In a changing geopolitical environment, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has again been encouraged to lobby as a regional bloc for greater effectiveness. This was the advice from Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, as he delivered a public lecture at The University of the West Indies Cave Hill, on the topic: The Role of UNC...
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Undergraduate Scholarships Available

Scholarships are available for undergraduate students in all fields at The University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus, particularly those pursuing studies in science and technology. Approximately 50 private sector companies, offshore banks, private citizens, professional organisations and other donors offer a total of 95 scholarships to outstanding students across all faculties. Scholarshi...
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New Co-morbidity Study on the Demands of Living with Type 2 Diabetes and HIV

A recent pilot study on persons living with both HIV and Type 2 diabetes has found that the physical demands of diabetes were greater, while living with HIV bore a larger psychological toll. Dr. Madhuvanti Murphy, lecturer in Public Health and Deputy Dean of Research & Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Medical Sciences, discussed the findings of the qualitative research during a recent in...
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Job Fair 2019 to unearth "a world of opportunities"

A world of opportunities in today’s job and career fields will be unearthed during the Office of Student Services’ fifth annual job fair, to be held on March 7, 2019 under the Graduation Tent. The revamped all-day event is designed as an invigorated effort to support the UWI’s mission “to advance learning, create knowledge and foster innovation for the positive transfor...
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