August 2022

For decades, Shirin Haque (Senior Lecturer in Astronomy at the Department of Physics, UWI St Augustine) has been a pioneer, leader, and educator in astronomy and some of its related fields in T&T and the wider region. This past July, The UWI recognised her outstanding achievements in the discipline and contribution to the university by appointing her to the highest academic rank. She is now Professor Shirin Haque. “Extremely humbling and mind-blowing,” is how Professor Haque describes her achievement. She is the first Professor of Astronomy at The UWI.

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