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Tag Archives: science

  1. Sagicor Visionaries 2014: Caribbean Science Foundation & Kolij

    CSF’s Lois Oliver is the Astronaut while Harrison College’s Stefano Chance is the spaceship, LOL!

    December 7, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Sagicor Visionaries Winners: Best Plan & Project Design

    Best Plan and Project Design – Queen’s College “The Green Way to Get Styrofoam Away” (COO & Sagicor Life (B’dos) Gen. Mgr. Edward Clarke pays visit)

    December 7, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Sagicor Visionaries Winners: Most Creative & Innovative

    Most Creative and Innovative – Harrison College “Traffic Monitoring and Alert“

    December 7, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. Sagicor Visionaries Winners: Best Use of STEM? In Deo Fides!

    Best Use of Science Technology Engineering and Maths – Harrison College “Daytime Lighting System“

    December 7, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Star Talk at 2 Mile Hill: Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, FREE? Why weren’t you there?

    As a famous astrophysicist and science communicator, Dr. Tyson often appears at numerous events, and on talk shows to share his perspective on all things science. http://youtu.be/1p6fTDGLHGQ

    November 22, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. FREE Star Talk at 2 Mile Hill: Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, were you there?

    The question of the night came from a popular local comedian (regular Emcee at Anime Kon) who asked Dr Tyson if the Caribbean should make rockets fuelled by Rum? 😀

    November 22, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. FREE Star Talk at 2 Mile Hill from Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, who was in Barbados!

    So the astrophysicist looks at us and asks if we want an action shot, he then says “Dig This,” and proceeds to compare ties with Dr Larry Palmer (US Ambassador for B’dos & Eastern C’bean) who was just as surprised as we were, LOL!  

    November 22, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson was in Barbados & gave FREE Star Talk at 2 Mile Hill

    Public Affairs Officer Yolonda Kearney‘s son was very prepared – he arrived in full mini-NASA regalia and stood next to the tall Libran as he posed his question on NASA…

    November 22, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson came to Barbados & delivered a FREE Star Talk at 2 Mile Hill

    Education Minister Ronald Jones (2nd from Right) was there, this was mere moments before the speech unfolded…

    November 22, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to Host DENA Exhibition on Renewable Energy

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) will be the venue for the 2013/2014 edition of a Poster Exhibition about renewable energy created by the German Energy Agency, DENA. The Exhibition, entitled “Renewables – Made in Germany“, will run until 21st November 2014. The display, which coincides with Caribbean Energy Week, will present information about renewable energy […]

    November 16, 2014Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  11. World’s Hottest Peppers produced & sold by CARDI… as its Revenue Generating Unit focusses on hot pepper seed production

    CARDI has been supplying Caribbean farmers with quality hot pepper seeds for the past twenty years. Currently, four main varieties are produced by CARDI and supplied through its distributor, Caribbean Chemicals and Agencies Ltd, to agro retail outlets from Belize in Central America; Cayman Islands and Jamaica in the North-Caribbean through the Windward and Leeward […]

    November 2, 2014AgricultureNo comments
  12. Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) hopes U.S. reject petition to ban import of Caribbean conch By Kenton X. Chance (CWA2014)

    The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) says its hopes data it supplied to the United States would convince authorities there not to list the queen conch as an endangered species, as a non-governmental organisation from Colorado has requested. The CRFM has requested on behalf of the Caribbean Community that the United States-CARICOM Council on Trade […]

    October 23, 2014Agriculture, EditorialNo comments
  13. Visionary Workshops urge Students to Envision STEM Solutions

    Barbadian students have been encouraged to leverage their skills and abilities to find solutions to their school or community’s problems, particularly by focusing more on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The appeal came recently from Lois Oliver, Assistant Director of the Caribbean Science Foundation, as she spoke to students at the Lodge School, during […]

    October 21, 2014EducationNo comments
  14. Exciting Discovery of Deep-sea Seeps off the East Coast of Trinidad and Tobago

    Lecturer at The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine, Dr. Judith F. Gobin was part of a team of international scientists that made the exciting discovery of four new deep-sea cold seeps approximately 130km off the East coast of Trinidad and Tobago this week. Hundreds of thousands of 8-inch-long deep-sea mussels, metre-long tubeworms, […]

    October 10, 2014NatureNo comments
  15. “Experts highlight impact of climate change on fish and small ruminants” By Kenton X. Chance

    Two regional experts have warned of the impact of climate change on fish and small ruminants, two important protein sources in the Caribbean. “This is referring specifically to the large fish that are very mobile, and some of them are warm water species, so the sea surface temperature provides a natural boundary to their range […]

    October 7, 2014NatureNo comments
  16. High praise for NorthGate winners at Cubes in Space Awards

    A former NASA astronaut, the Minister of Education and the Canadian High Commissioner were among several high-profile voices to praise Northgate College at the award ceremony for the global Cubes in Space programme. Cubes in Space is an international contest in which teams of secondary school students compete by developing science, technology, engineering or mathematics-based […]

    September 30, 2014EducationNo comments
  17. Enter the Sagicor Visionaries Challenge! Win a trip to NASA Headquarters (CLICK FOR BIGGER)

    Enter the Sagicor Visionaries Challenge! Win a trip to NASA Headquarters – Enter NOW!

    September 19, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Why Do Dogs Smell Each Other’s Butts? – Reactions (Everyday Chemistry)

    These guys are getting to the bottom of one of the biggest quandaries in science: Why dogs sniff each other’s butts… Turns out this behavior is just one of many interesting forms of chemical communication in the animal kingdom. Dogs use a special feature called the Jacobsen’s Organ to get chemical signals from their nose […]

    September 1, 2014Nature, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. “Wer” (2014) – A.J. Cook, Horror Movie HD (Pre-Hallowe’en) August 26, 2014Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. 22 SPISE 2014 Superstar Students Graduate

    Annually, the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) offers the 4-week-long Student Program for Innovation in Science and Engineering (SPISE) to the most-gifted Caribbean students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The goal of SPISE is to groom the Caribbean’s next generation of technology entrepreneurs and leaders in science, engineering and business. This year, SPISE served […]

    August 22, 2014Education, TechnologyNo comments
  21. Christopher Nolan’s “INTERSTELLAR” – Michael Caine, Matthew McConaughey

    A Movie directed by Christopher Nolan Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, Wes Bentley, Casey Affleck, Michael Caine & Topher Grace Release Date: 7th November 2014 In the future, governments and economies across the globe have collapsed, food is scarce, NASA is no more, and the 20th Century is to blame. A mysterious rip […]

    August 19, 2014Cinema, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. Sagicor Visionaries Challenge comes to AnimeKon

    Sagicor Life Inc. is throwing its support behind scores of visionary young people from across the region, coming together in Barbados this August for AnimeKon, the Caribbean’s premier pop culture convention. For the first time at AnimeKon, the Sagicor Visionaries Challenge will feature as a main attraction, and is being seen as a natural fit […]

    August 19, 2014EducationNo comments
  23. Sagicor Search is on for Young Visionaries: Any Barbadian teens want to visit NASA?

    The search is on for young visionaries who can help build a brighter future by showcasing ideas which can help their communities. The call for innovative thinking from the region’s young minds follows the recent launch of the 2014 Sagicor Visionaries Challenge in countries including Barbados, St. Lucia, Antigua, Dominica and Belize. Sagicor is encouraging […]

    August 12, 2014EducationNo comments
  24. As a former CXC Registrar urges Bajans to get into Agriculture, TV Series inspire Belizean student for Science: Benefits of SPISE 2014 by Caribbean Science Foundation

    There are 22 students from across the region (four are Bajan) along with various experts are in Barbados for next few weeks developing skills to create a new wave of entrepreneurship through scientific creativity. Accelerating education reform that supports technology-based entrepreneurship – by promoting and funding programs that: 1. Focus on the STEM disciplines. 2. Business & entrepreneurship training. […]

    August 3, 2014EducationNo comments
  25. 21 Students Arrive at Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) for July 19 Start of SPISE 2014

    The annual Student Program for Innovation in Science and Engineering (SPISE) is one of the flagship initiatives of the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) whose mission is to help harness science and technology for the diversification of the economies of the Region. The CSF’s objectives are to: (a) assist with Science Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) […]

    July 20, 2014EducationNo comments