About Us

CERMES is located on the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies in Barbados. The building is on the southeast corner of campus near the Free Hill entrance on the cliff edge overlooking Bridgetown.

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CERMES has purpose built premises with academic, technical and administrative staff offices. Almost everything needed by our students and staff members can be found in this uniquely constructed building. Amenities include:
  • Conference room
  • Three lecture rooms with built-in presentation equipment
  • Student project room
  • Large computer lab
  • Fisheries Lab - equiped for molecular genetics research
  • Water quality lab - equiped for marine water quality analyses
  • Dry/Marine equipment storage rooms
  • Shower facilities
CERMES also has marine facilities including a mooring, a small open boat with outboard engine, row-boat, diving equipment and access to beach storage facilities.

UWI Mission: To advance learning, create knowledge and foster innovation for the positive transformation of the Caribbean and the wider world.

UWI Vision: An excellent global University rooted in the Caribbean.