The University of Guyana’s Faculty of Earth and Environment Sciences (FEES) in collaboration with SERVIR Amazonia, NASA, USAID, Spatial Information Group (SIG), and CIAT hosted an International Course (workshop) from January 20 to January 24, 2020 at the Center for Information Technology (CIT) of the University’s Turkeyen Campus. The training workshop/course was titled “Using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) to monitor mangrove forests in Guyana”.
At the Opening Cerem...Read more
Are you interested in partaking in a study semester abroad? The Trier University of Applied Sciences at Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld, Germany, is again inviting students to apply to their exchange programme. FEES students who participated in the exchange programme in the past have shared that it has been a rewarding part of their academic experience.
View the videos and other links below to learn more about the international exchange programme:
Geography Awareness Week is an annual event held in the third week of November. The event focuses on involving more persons in the geographical world; the interconnectivity of humans and the natural environment, to each other, and to the greater world we live in. The University of Guyana Geographical Society used the opportunity to engage members of the public on some of the critical geographical issues facing us, through a varied programme of events.
The week began with a...Read more
The University of Guyana Geographical Society partnered with Policy Forum Guyana and UG Female Empowerment Movement in order to sensitise the public on the need for climate action in Guyana. This issue is close to the heart of the Society as it embodies the ideas of sustainable development and as we see the effects of climate change and sea level rise in our country.
The project falls under the larger theme of the ‘Global Climate Strike’ held under the leadership of Miss Greta Th...Read more
On September 12, 2019, the FEES invited Mateusz Wrazidło to present his PhD thesis work as part of a research group specialised in robotics applied to environmental monitoring. His research topic is “Conservation through Cultivation. TEPUI-SAT: Autonomous environmental monitoring and simulation system for habitat resear...Read more
The Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences is pleased to announce the remarkable achievements of several of our undergraduate students on the international stage!
Ms. Suphane Dash-Alleyne represented Guyana at the inaugural Un...Read more
The Regional Coordinator of the Global Water Partnership- Caribbean (GWP-C), Ms. Simone Lewis, shared with the University of Guyana (UG) a request for proposals from universities and community colleges in the Caribbean to provide training in one or more of specific areas. In response to this request, a proposal was submitted on behalf of the UG by Ms. Denise Simmons...Read more
The Faculty of Earth & Environmental Sciences (FEES) held its Annual Orientation Exercise on August 29, 2019 in the SEBI Building. Approximately eighty (80) new students from the Undergraduate and Graduate levels attended the session and listened to a presentation by the Guest Speaker – Dr. Mark Bynoe. Other presentations were made on Plagiarism and a Desirable Approach to your Programme of Study. Students were also informed of the two existing clubs/societies (UGGS and Eco Trust) in t...Read more
On Wednesday, August 14, 2019, The FEES hosted a successful teleconference with Centro De Investigación En Ciencia Aplicada Y Tecnología Avanzada Del Instituto Politécnico Nacional (CICATA – IPN) Querétaro, Mexico.
Six students from the University of Guyana presented their research and received feedback from both the staff on the ground and the academics from Mexico. Similarly, five (5) researchers (MSc and Ph.D. students) from CICATA-IPN presented their research at the conferenc...Read more
The Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences, in collaboration with the Government Technical Institute, hosted a one-day national seminar on Problem-Based Learning and Urban Challenges on Thursday July 25, 2019 at the Education Lecture Theatre, Turkeyen Campus.
The seminar was one of the planned events under the CITYLAB CAR project, which is being e...Read more