Welcome to the 4th Biennial Postgraduate Conference


On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organisation declared the COVID-19 outbreak as a global pandemic. Governments worldwide issued stay at home orders with the implementation of Public Health regulations and physical restrictions in an effort to contain the spread of the disease. No doubt, this pandemic continues to impact the structures, relations, thinking and practices of our societies in unprecedented ways. While this global pandemic persists and continues to alter the way of life of our Caribbean people, it is important for us to evaluate the challenges associated with these changes and to explore the many opportunities for reimagining our societies.

The 4th Biennial Department of Behavioural Sciences Postgraduate Research Conference ‘Deconstructing the ‘new normal’: Prospects and challenges for Caribbean societies’ provides an opportunity for participants to advance critical discussions on pertinent issues. The conference is also an opportunity to collaborate with colleagues on methods or strategic interventions that are necessary to tackle some of the problems and concerns plaguing the Caribbean. This virtual conference, carded for 7th and 8th April 2022 offers current postgraduate students, researchers, and faculty and other stakeholders the opportunity to think through some of the problems and changes related, but not limited to:

  • Bullying (including cyber bullying) Human trafficking Domestic violence
  • Mental health and resilience Poverty Cybercrime Social inequalities
  • Climate change (Un)documented migrants
  • Technology, teaching and learning in higher education
  • Social justice agendas Leadership and transformative praxis
  • Social environment
  • Interventions and activism
  • Child welfare, rights and protection Worker protection and right





For more information kindly email Camille.Huggins@sta.uwi.edu                                                                                                                        












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