At the Sixth Governing Board Meeting of UNESCO International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre for South-South Cooperation (ISTIC) held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 22, 2013, a decision was taken to mount a Caribbean Technoprenurship Workshop in May 2014 in Trinidad and Tobago to strengthen the entrepreneurial class in the region and their capacity to compete globally.  This will be done in collaboration with CARICOM and CARISCIENCE, a UNESCO affiliated organization based in Trinidad.  ISTIC has to date mounted seven such Workshops in developing countries and is scheduled to mount the eight in Kuwait from September 1-5, 2013.

Last Updated (Monday, 17 June 2013 16:50)

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Activities 2012/2013


  1. Public Lecture by Professor Harold Ramkissoon at  the St. Augustine Campus (October 4, 2012)
  1. CARISCIENCE 12th Annual General Meeting ( November 7-9, 2012, Guadeloupe)
  1. Public Lecture by Professor Anthony Cheetham from Cambridge University (November 15, 2012, St. Augustine Campus)
  1. Summer School on “ Introduction To Riemannian Geometry And General Relativity” by Facilitator Professor Garth Baker (July 15-26, 2012, Trinidad)
  1. Summer school on Genetics at the St. Augustine Campus (July  22 – 26, 2013)
  1. Summer School on Information Technology at the St. Augustine Campus (August 5- 16, 2013)
  1. Summer School on Information Technology at the University of Guyana (Date to be fixed)
  1. CARISCIENCE 13th Annual General Meeting (Berbice Campus, Guyana, 2013)

*For further information contact:

Ms Janice Joseph (Tel: 868-620-5288  Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

Last Updated (Wednesday, 05 September 2012 11:45)


Commonwealth Science Conference

Draft Preliminary Notice

The first Commonwealth Science Conference, CSC 2014, will be held in Bangalore, India from November 26-28, 2014.

Its objectives are to celebrate excellence in Commonwealth Science, to facilitate cooperation between scientists in different Commonwealth countries and to inspire young scientists.

CSC will be the first such event for 46 years. It will be under the Presidency of the Royal Society.

For those whose papers/posters are accepted, it is expected that local hospitality will be covered by the host country.

We are expecting around 40 Caribbean Scientists to take part in what will be a major historic scientific event.

More details will follow.

In the meanwhile, we kindly request that you give due consideration to attending this major event.

Professor Harold Ramkissoon

(Member, Steering Committee)

Last Updated (Thursday, 06 June 2013 00:05)


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