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UVI Research Day

April 10, 2014

11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Sports and Fitness Center - St. Thomas Campus | Great Hall - Albert A. Sheen Campus, St. Croix

Dr. Asha DeGannes, (340) 693-1020, uviresearchday@uvi.edu

The UVI community and general public are invited to UVI Research Day events scheduled on the campuses on St. Thomas and St. Croix, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Thursday, April 10, 2014.

Research Day will highlight  the wide variety of research conducted by students, faculty and staff at the University. Some 75 individuals involved in research at UVI will make poster presentations about their work or participate in round table discussions during the day. Round table discussions will occur intermittently during the day. Times and the topics of discussions will be posted.

UVI Research Day will take place in the Sports and Fitness Center on the St. Thomas Campus, and in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.  For more information contact Dr. Asha DeGannes at (340) 693-1020. Details are also available from the UVI Research Day web page click here: http://www.uvi.edu/research/research_day.aspx or send questions to Email questions to uviresearchday@live.uvi.edu.

Round Table Discussions Topics and Schedule:
St Croix:
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm   The Legalization of Marijuana in the U.S. Virgin Islands
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm     Transfer Day 100th Anniversary: Celebrations, Tribulations and the Future      
St. Thomas:
11:00 am – 12:00 pm  Planning for Science and Technology: Exploring Potential Areas for Future Research Focus in the U.S. Virgin Islands
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm GTC Bio-Diesel Project
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm   West-Indian Lemongrass in the US Virgin Islands as a Preventative and Treatment Method for Prostate and Breast Cancer
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm  Preparation for the Conduct of Responsible Research – A Modules Approach

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