May 2018

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UWI Calendar May - July 2018

Celebrate Chinese Culture
Confucius Institute Reading Room

The Confucius Institute present the following mini-cultural workshops:

  • May 11 | Chinese Martial Arts | 6 to 8pm
  • May 17 | Chinese Knot Making | 5to 6.30pm
  • May 18 | Chinese Paper Cutting | 6 to 8pm

Registered UWI students with ID: $20; Members of the public: $30.

For more information, please visit the Confucius Institute’s website:

FMS presentations
Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC)

The Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS) presents the following events in May:

  • May 7 | 11am to noon | School of Pharmacy Symposium with feature speaker Professor Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto from Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas, University São Paulo SP Brasil Towards Safer and Effective Medicines and Biomaterials at Amphitheatre B.
  • May 17 | 5.30 to 8pm | School of Dentistry Guest Lecture Series by External Examiners with Professor Alan Gilmour presenting on Amelogenesis Imperfeca; Professor Nicola Innes presenting on Sealing Carious Lesions and Professor Nigel Matthews presenting on Managing TMJ Dysfunction at Amphitheatre A. For additional details, please call 645-3232 ext. 4112 or 4115.

For more information, please visit the Campus Events Calendar at

Engineering the Future
9am to 11.30am
May 23
UWI St. Augustine

The Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering presents their Annual Conference and Exhibition under the theme, Engineering the Future. It will showcase the Department’s Capstone projects and selected MSc and MPhil/PHD research projects and presentations. The Conference takes place from 9am to 11.30am at the Max Richards Building (Engineering Block 13) and the exhibition takes place at JFK Auditorium from 9am to 5pm.

For more information, please visit the Campus Events Calendar at

Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean Workshops
UWI St. Augustine

The Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean (DAOC) presents the following workshops:

  • Summer Executive Programme for Young Professionals: Protocol, Diplomacy and Business Etiquette 101 with facilitator Gail Guy, Retired Diplomat and Protocol Consultant | Session 1: June 4 and 5 or Session 2: June 7 and 8 | 9am to 4pm | Cost: US$300
  • The Art of Corporate and Diplomatic Communication with facilitator Sharon Welsh, Communications Consultant and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University | June 26 to 29 | 9am to 4pm | Cost: US $800 (10% discount for each member of groups 3 or more)

For more information, please email or call 662-2002 ext. 85362; 85360; 85359 or visit

Revitalizing the Buffalypso
Sir Frank Stockdale Building

The School of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS) and the Faculty of Food and Agriculture (FFA) present the Revitalizing the Buffalypso – Our National Treasure Conference.

The Opening Ceremony and Public Lecture take place June 1 from 6pm to 7.30pm and Conference presentations on the History of Livestock and Disease Management take place on June 2 from 8.30am to 3pm at the Sir Frank Stockdale Building, Room B.

For more information, please contact 645-3232 ext. 4247.

Rainforest to Reef
8am to 6pm
July 25 to 27
Teaching and Learning Complex
UWI St. Augustine

The Latin America and Caribbean Section (LACA) of the Society for Conservation Biology in collaboration with The UWI hosts the inaugural Latin America and Caribbean Congress for Conservation Biology (LACCCB 2018) under the theme, Rainforest to Reef: Strengthening Connections between the Caribbean and the Americas.

For conference rates and registration information visit