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50 The Continuing Professional and Development Outreach Unit CPDOU of the School of Education launched an outreach project in collaboration with BGTT focusing on STEM education. The team conducted workshops and trained teachers in an interdisciplinary understanding of how science technology engineering and mathematics could be integrated into a cohesive learning paradigm based on real-world applications. Dr. Carol Logie is the lead researcher in collaborative research projects involving the School of EducationThe Univer- sity of the West Indies and Syracuse University College of Human Ecology and Family Studies. The projects are national surveys on i Childrearing beliefs and practices in Trinidad and Tobago and ii Health wellness and parenting practices in Trinidad and Tobago. Dr. Samuel Lochan is engaged in a survey of the different approaches to the study of entrepreneurship and examining the lives of different groups of entrepreneurs to elicit how persons came to recognize and exploit opportunity. The School of Humanities The Department of Literary Cultural and Communication Studies During the period 2010-2013 the Department produced three books one feature film 13 book chapters 32 articles and its members made 40 conference and other presentations. A major achievement was the launch of the online publication Tout Moun a Journal of Cultural Studies which is now finalizing its third issue. Another major achievement was the launch of the podcast series The Spaces between Words Conversations with Writers which has broadcast interviews with 96 Caribbean writers. Drs Rampaul and Skeete have been involved in the Bocas Literary Fest the premier literary event in the Caribbean. Profes- sor Aiyejina has been a director of this project from the outset. Professor Aiyejina and Dr Hodge continue to be the resource persons at the live-in trans-Caribbean writers workshop sponsored by the Cropper Foundation the product of their work is the collection Moving Right Along Caribbean Stories in Honour of John Cropper. Dr Cooper is lead ethnographer and junior investigator on a project which is part of a three country BarbadosSuriname and Trinidad Tobago study on sexual cultures in the Caribbean it is funded by UNIFEM and IDRC. Professor Aiyejina continues to be a contributing and advisory editor to the University of Miami-based academic journal AnthuriumThe Caribbean Studies JournalThe Savannah Review as well as editorial advisor of the Journal of West Indian Literature. Dr Rampaul is a member of the editorial board of Redfeather An International Journal of Childrens Visual Culture and one of the editors of the series Caribbean Postscripts Afterwords on the British Canon. Dr Antoine is involved in archival research at the Fisher Rare Books Library at the University of Toronto. She is specifically engaged with research at the Walcott archive with a special focus on his film scripts story boards and drawings. Dr Morgan chairs the Cabinet-appointed committee on scholarships. Dr Burkes services have been sought by the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago The Tobago House of Assembly and other state agencies and she has presented high impact papers at six workshops and has taken the lead in four major consultancies for state agencies. She was also invited to be a member of a University-led committee on cultural policy for the English-speaking Caribbean and recently represented Trinidad and Tobago at the 18th Annual Cubadisco International Fair in Havana Cuba. Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics The DMLL is currently engaged in a number of innovative themes including foreign language teaching and learning Caribbean sign languages and deaf communities Patois French Creole revitalisation in Trinidad and the Caribbean language documentation Hispanic and Francophone literatures and film academic writing and English language and literacy. Specifically the research on literature studies questions areas of wide interest across the Caribbean region such as HispanicFrancophone Caribbean literary connections trauma in Caribbean literaturecultural transgressionas well as autobio- graphical writing. The research projects include topics on the theoretical and practical aspects of language learning and teaching speech acquisition first and subsequent foreign language learning the impact of study abroad on language learningrelations between language and culture from a teaching and learning perspective language documentation and digital development of heritage languages in Trinidad and Tobago as well as research into translation and translation techniques. Department of History The major focus of the Department of History is centered on the Caribbean but research and teaching also extend to Africa Europe and South Asia. Research themes include the archaeol- ogy of the First Peoples Caribbean intellectual traditions the African and Indian diasporas cultural history and heritage studies enslavement abolition and post-slavery adjustments nationalism and the post-colonial Caribbean. The Department is a partner in a national research project to produce a thematic history of Trinidad and Tobago commis- sioned by the Ministry of National Diversity and Social Integra- tion. The Department is also producing a social history of resist- ance in Trinidad and Tobago which will provide the script for displays at the National Museum. Several major conferences have been hosted over the last five years. These included In the Fires of Hope in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the independence of Trinidad and Tobago and the Indian Diaspora Conference in 2015. In 2014 the Department also collaborated with the University of Vienna and other interna- tional partners to explore the global impact of the Congress of Vienna 1814-1815. Members of the Department continue to publish is various fora. Major works have been published by Dr. John Campbell Dr. Claudius Fergus Dr. Jerome Teelucksingh and Dr. Basil Reid and Dr. Sherry Ann Singh. Department of Creative and Festival Arts The Department utilises its research to engage in the explora- tion of indigenous as well as contemporary arts of the wider