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Faculty of Science and Technology

Why Science

Welcome to a world of innovation, creativity and imagination. In the world of science, you get the rare and wonderful opportunity to develop innovative solutions for both real world problems and tough theoretical questions, using the latest technology and scientific techniques.
 
Science touches every aspect of life such as agriculture, politics, law, art, music, information technology, economics, environment, social media and health, in each case, science provides solutions to difficult problems, new methodologies are developed and new careers are created both in the area being serviced and within science itself.

With Science, you develop problem solving skills, creativity, logical thinking and analytical skills. Skills that can be applied throughout life, enhancing your employability and your standard of living.
 
Within the Faculty, a number of initiatives have been created that support these ideals both within and outside of the classroom.

Each of these areas develops you personally and technically, enhancing your soft skills as well as your scientific and technical expertise.
 
The academic staff within the Faculty continue to make significant contributions to the advancement of science and technology and by extension our society. One of our current successes is the development of a biofuel reactor by one of our PhD students, Nikolai Holder. The bioreactor has already been applied industrially on a large scale.

The Faculty also has an Electronics Workshop and a Mechanical Workshop to maintain the Faculty’s instruments and to design and build custom apparatus and instrumentation for teaching and research.  All requests should come from Academic Staff and be emailed to the following persons below; while graduate students' requests should come from their supervisors:  

Science is not solely work and no fun. We have our annual NERD Day which focuses on all things science with a number of fun competitions such as the Best Dressed NERD competition. Go to our social media pages for pictures of past events.


Click here to view our video which highlights the major role Science and Technology play in our daily lives, and some of the wonderful things you can do while pursuing various careers in Science and Technology.
 
So welcome to the fascinating world of science and technology and prepare for one of the most exciting journeys of your life.
 
Faculty of Science and Technology
Telephone: (246) 417-4312 Fax:(246) 417-4597 Email: fst@cavehill.uwi.edu