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Artisan Chocolate Manufacturers in the Caribbean

DEVELOPMENT OF A TRAINING PROGRAMME – CAPACITY BUILDING OF ARTISAN CHOCOLATE MANUFACTURERS IN THE CARIBBEAN GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE The Centre for Food Security and Entrepreneurship of the University of the West Indies [CFSE]has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in an amount equivalent to US$140,000 towards the cost of the Project, ‘Development o...
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Awards for Excellence at Cave Hill

Through her highly developed astuteness in event and protocol management, underpinned by a keen eye for elegant décor and attention to fine detail, she has created memorable moments for many who attended Cave Hill campus’ signal events in recent years. A similar spectacular creation provided the backdrop for her own magical memory Saturday night, when Senior Assistant Registrar Jen...
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Cave Hill's Fifth Principal Appointed

Professor Eudine Barriteau Appointed UWI Cave Hill’s Fifth Principal Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. 16 December 2015 - The fifth principal of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Cave Hill campus, Professor Eudine Barriteau, was formally inducted on December 12, 2015, during a ceremony presided over by UWI Chancellor Sir George Alleyne. The induction was held at the campus&rsqu...
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New CDRC Director Appointed

Former Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Medical Sciences at The University of the West Indies, Dr. T. Alafia Samuels has been appointed Director of the Chronic Disease Research Centre (CDRC), UWI in Barbados. She took up duties on December 1, 2015. Dr. Samuels, who is also the Deputy Dean for Graduate Studies and Research in the Faculty of Medical Sciences, Cave Hi...
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Tributes to Mrs. Sharon Crawford

The campus community is saddened to learn of the passing of Mrs. Sharon Crawford who died on Saturday, October 17, 2015. Mrs. Crawford joined the UWI, Cave Hill campus in 1978 as a telephone operator where she served for 17 years. Sharon was reassigned to the Main Library after completing her certification as a Library Assistant. Tributes The news of Sharon Crawford’s passing during ou...
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7 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards to Outstanding Academic and Senior Administrative Staff

In his first year as host of the annual Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles presented a total of seven awards to academic and senior administrative staff members of The University of the West Indies (The UWI). The ceremony was held on October 15, at the Cave Hill Campus’ Roy Marshall Teaching Complex.A University tradition for more than 20 years, th...
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Deputy Principal Appointed

Former Director of the Chronic Disease Research Centre (CDRC) at The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Professor Clive Landis has been appointed the new deputy principal of Cave Hill campus. He assumed office today, September 14th 2015, succeeding Professor Pedro Welch. Professor Landis relocated to UWI Cave Hill from Imperial College London in January 20...
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Sir Hilary to receive Humanitarian Award

Vice-Chancellor of The University of The West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles will be specially honoured at the US Congressional Black Caucus Conference in Washington DC on September 17, 2015. He will receive the Global Community Healer Award, a humanitarian award from the Community Healing Network (CHN) – a global grassroots movement aimed at uplifting black communities. S...
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Passing of Renowned Mathematician

The UWI mourns the passing of Professor Emeritus Charles Cadogan, who died on Wednesday, August 26, at age 79. An accomplished mathematician, Professor Emeritus Cadogan gave over 30 years of service to The UWI. After obtaining his PhD in mathematics at The University’s Mona campus, he joined the staff of the Cave Hill campus in 1970, becoming its first Professor of Mathematics. He served...
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Tributes in Memory of Professor Emeritus Charles Cadogan

Tributes in Memory of Professor Emeritus Charles Cadogan " Professor Cadogan was a socially minded scholar and humanist, a dedicated sportsman, and a colleague of whom it can be said represented collegiality at its finest. I played cricket with him, discussed with him strategies to promote the mathematical sciences, and in his retirement I jogged around the 3Ws Oval with him. He possessed a ...
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UWI Assists Dominica

The UWI stands ready to assist Dominica in recovering from the damage sustained by the impact of Tropical Storm Erika. A cross-functional task force led by University Pro Vice-Chancellor of Research, Professor Wayne Hunte, is expected to go to the island to provide technical disaster management support. The UWI team of experts comprising geo-technical engineers, public health and environmenta...
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'Dr. Usain Bolt' Celebrated

The UWI community across the region, and in our many Diasporas beyond, stood at the finish line to welcome ‘Dr Bolt’ to the place he has made his very own. In his congratulatory statement UWI Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles said, “It's a global space that he has domesticated for his Caribbean folk who foretold that no Beijing bird nest would contain the flight of ...
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UWI Appoints Three New Professors

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) added three new professors to its distinguished faculty. Dr. Dilip Dan was promoted to Professor in the Department of Clinical and Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences and Dr. Bopanna Chowdary to Professor of Manufacturing Systems and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering; both of the St. Augustine Campus. At the Mona Campus, Dr. Abdullah Abdu...
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UWI Professor Verene Shepherd elected for UN Committee Against Racial Discrimination

The UWI congratulates Director of the Institute for Gender & Development Studies and Professor of Social History at the Mona Campus, Professor Verene Shepherd on her appointment to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD). During the twenty-sixth meeting of CERD’s States’ in New York on 25 June 2015, Professor Shepherd was elected amon...
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Use Best Practice Principles to do More

Tertiary Level Institutions use best practice principles to do more with less The University of the West Indies, Vice-Chancellery - Global economic crisis. Stalled capital projects. Hiring freeze. Dropped programmes. This is just the top of the iceberg in terms of challenges faced by educational institutions, public and private. The issue is big enough that a University of the West Indies co...
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