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Mona School of Engineering Student chosen as finalist for Young Lighter of the Year

Aisha Robinson has been selected as one of four finalists for the Society of Light and Lighting’s (SLL) Young lighter of the year award. The final year Mona School of Engineering student is also a technician/lighting designer at the Phillip Sherlock Center for the Creative Arts. She will be presenting her paper titled “A Visible Light Communication Scheme for Use as Accent Lighting.” at the Lux Live exhibition to be held at the London ExCel Centre on 23-24 November 2016.

The competition which is in its 22nd year is open to persons under 30 years old with an interest in light and lighting. It provides a unique platform for young lighters to illustrate their knowledge and research on a lighting subject, hone their presentation skills, and raise their profile within the industry.

The other 3 finalists are Eleonora Brembilla an Italian PhD Student at the Loughborough University, James Duff PhD holder from the Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland and Sofia Tolia a Lighting Engineer and Masters degree holder from the University College London UK.
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Friends and family who want to watch loved ones cross the stage can share in the moment at www.uwi.edu/graduation or http://live.mona.uwi.edu
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Professor Verene Shepherd, Institute for Gender and Development Studies, Regional Coordinating Unit is one of six awardees who will be honoured at the Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence today October 19, 2016 at 5:30pm (EST).

She will receive the Excellence Award for Contribution to Public Service. View live stream at: www.sta.uwi.edu/streams

As Professor of Social History and University Director of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS), Verene Shepherd has effectively integrated the disciplines of history and gender studies into her research (individual and institutional), publication, teaching and public service, championing gender, mainstreaming and history education inside and outside of the University. She has led the IGDS’ research teams on a variety of topics central to gender and development and heads the team charged with developing The UWI’s Gender Policy. A scholar-activist, she uses a diverse range of platforms, including radio, to popularise history and gender studies, to lecture to diverse audiences (including maroon communities in Jamaica), to become involved in the reparatory justice movement and to contribute to human rights work at the UN. For her work she has received many honours, such as the (Jamaica) Order of Distinction, Commander Class from the Government of Jamaica (2013), the Africana Studies distinguished Award from Florida International University (2007), the 9th Marcus Garvey (UNIA) award (2014), and was added to the Wall of Honour at the Liverpool Slavery Museum in 2013. #UWI #PublicServie #Jamaica #Excellence #University 
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Professor Jennifer Knight-Madden, Caribbean Institute for Health Research (formerly Tropical Medicine Research Institute), Regional Headquarters is one of six awardees who will be honoured at the Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence today October 19, 2016 at 5:30pm (EST).
She will receive the Excellence Award for Research Accomplishments. View live stream at: Http://www.sta.uwi.edu/streams*
#UWI #Excellence#University #Jamaica #Research

Professor Jennifer Knight-Madden is an international authority on pulmonary complications of sickle cell disease and asthma. Her research at the Caribbean Institute for Health Research (CAIHR), including the pursuit of her PhD on ‘Lung Disease in Sickle Cell Disease’ has led to the production and publication of many manuscripts and book chapters. Her work has impacted the understanding of sickle cell disease (SCD) and has been cited over 700 times in literature and discussed at numerous fora. Her collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the Sickle Cell Support Foundation led to the disease being added to the list of diseases subsidised by the National Health Fund of Jamaica since June 2015 and island wide new-born screening for SCD. 
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Join us today October 13, 2016 for the Department of Economics Policy Discussion Series: Jamaica and the IMF Beyond 2017 #Economics #University #UWI #Jamaica #IMF
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The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and The State University of New York (SUNY) have launched the SUNY UWI Center for Leadership and Sustainable Development on September 20, 2016 at the SUNY Global Center in New York.
#SUNY #UWI #Leadership #SustainableDevelopment #University
Read more: http://bit.ly/2dhcgsI 
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US$1,000,000 dollars! We applaud the #JMMB   for supporting #UWI  and the dreams of our students who will go on to make the Caribbean the best place to work and live. No amount is too small, give to UWI today: http://bit.ly/UWIGiving ‪#‎PelicanPride‬
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Amidst increasing global and regional economic challenges, The UWI is making concerted efforts to create innovative and sustainable funding channels. A series of launch events—in Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Belize, St Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda, and in the diaspora communities in New York and Washington—have successfully set the stage for the inaugural UWI Global Giving Week.

UWI Global Giving Week runs from August 1-7, 2016 under the theme “Emancipate. Educate. Donate.” #uwiglobalgivingweek   #uwi

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Congratulations to UWI Mona graduate Laverna Campbell (Master of Science in Nursing Administration) who was awarded the LASCO/NAJ Nurse of the Year 2016-2017 and UWI Mona Student Nadja Brown who was awarded Nursing Student of the Year!

#nursing   #UWIMona   #University  
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