UWI Science & Technology Week 2019


The University of the West Indies, Faculty of Science and Technology presented a Science and Technology Week 2019 with the theme, Science in Communities.

Each day of the week will address a different theme and the week closes with a special panel discussion and closing ceremony.

  • Mon May 20 | Theme – Climate Change, Disaster Preparedness and Management, Environmental and Earth Sciences
  • Tues May 21 | Theme – Data Application, its Management & Security, Information Technology
  • Wed May 22 | Theme – Energy, Fuels, Green Technology, Renewables
  • Thurs May 23 | Theme – Health, Safety, Medicine & Medical Technology, Pharmaceuticals, Wellness
  • Friday May 24 | Career and Outreach Activities; Panel Discussion: Cannabis – Science and the Issues and ends in a Closing Ceremony

The Society discussed topics such as the use of IOT for the home and the environment, network neutrality, internet governance, and opportunities for youth in technology.