February 2019

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UWI Calendar February - March 2019

Education Beyond Borders
February 19 to 21
The UWI St Augustine

The UWI Schools of Education present their Biennial Conference under the theme, “Education Beyond Borders: Breaking Barriers – Building Bridges”. Hear presentations from a wide-cross section of disciplines related to education and gain opportunities for networking with national and international participants across all educational sectors. Keynote speakers include: Professor Emeritus Donna Mertens, Gallaudet University, Dr Canute Thompson, UWI Mona and Professor Patricia Mohammed, UWI St Augustine.

For more information, please visit http://conferences.sta.uwi.edu/education/

A Sense of Home – 10 Years of DCFA’s Old Yard
February 24
The UWI Open Campus, Gordon Street, St Augustine

Travel back in time in the 10th instalment of the Department of Creative and Festival Arts’ (DCFA) Old Yard. See traditional Carnival characters come alive before your eyes, and sample local crafts, cuisine and more from noon to 6:00pm.

Tickets: Adults - $60.00; Students/Children - $40.00.

For more information, call 272-DCFA (3232) or email dcfa@sta.uwi.edu. To see the details of all the DCFA events, visit facebook.com/UWI.DCFA

Calling all UWI Alumni Entrepreneurs and Innovators!
March 14
The UWI St Augustine

The Fundraising and Alumni Affairs Unit hosts their first Alumni Networking Event for 2019 under the theme “Entrepreneurship and Innovation” celebrating the first UWI Masters of Industry finalist and other alumni who are starting or accomplished entrepreneurs and innovators. Join in the camaraderie from 5.30 to 7.30pm at the UWI Inn and Conference Centre. This event is free. Remember to walk with your business cards!

For more information, please call 662-2002 ext. 82683.

Chinese Spring Festival
March 16
The UWI St Augustine

The Confucius Institute hosts the Chinese Spring Festival with a series of events including Chinese dance, poetry, calligraphy and more! Be there from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

For more information, please visit the Campus Events Calendar at www.sta.uwi.edu/news/ecalendar

40 years after the Grenadian Revolution
March 13
The UWI St Augustine

The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social ad Economic Studies (SALISES) hosts a symposium on the 40th Anniversary of the Grenada Revolution. Be there from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the SALISES Conference Room. This event is free and open to the public. Listen to academic analysis and interrogation of the aftermath of the only Marxist-Leninist overthrow of a government in the Commonwealth Caribbean and its repercussions and impact after 40 years.

For more information, contact Sharon Hodge at 662-2002 ext. 82037, 83179; or Sharon.hodge@sta.uwi.edu

Equity and Equality in Health
March 21
Hyatt Regency Trinidad

The Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS) hosts its Research Day under the theme, “Equity and Equality in Health”. Researchers will present on a variety of health-related topics. Persons attending can register for CME credits.

For more information, please call FMS at 662-2002 ext. 8548 or email HealthResearchCentre@sta.uwi.edu.

Qualitative meets Quantitative
March 26 to 28
Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business

The Mixed Methods International Research Association-Caribbean Chapter (MMIRA-CC) hosts the regional Mixed Methods Conference under the theme, “Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches: Tensions, Challenges and Possibilities.” Look out for workshops on topics such as Steps to Conducting a Mixed Methods Study, Culturally Relevant Mixed Methods Research, A Step-by-Step Guide to Publishing Mixed Methods Articles in Journals and Strategies for Securing Impactful Publications, among others.

For more information, or to register, please visit http://conferences.sta.uwi.edu/mmiracc/