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WINDREF launches the One Health Research Grant Initiative - 9/6/16
The Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) announces the launch of its One Health Research Grant Initiative (OHRI) which aims to help facilitate the interdisciplinary partnerships on research which has been broadly defined as "…the collaborative effort of multiple disciplines working locally, regionally, and globally to attain optimal health for people, animals and the environment.".....Read More

Unvieristy Mourns John Walton, Lord Walton of Detchant, First Ever President of WINDREF - 4/25/16
John Walton, Lord Walton of Detchant, sadly passed away on Thursday, 21 April, 2016 after a brilliant career during which he made enormous contributions to many fields in medicine.....Read More

St. George's University Collaborates With Researchers To Tackle Vector Borne Infections - 6/10/15
WINDREF researchers collaborate with Microsoft Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the University of Pittsburgh to tackle vector-borne diseases.....Read More

HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne visits WINDREF and tours St. George's University during the Caribbean-Canadian Emerging Leaders' Dialogue (CCELD) conference, which was hosted by WINDREF - 10/15/15
The CCELD Grenada Tour was held from September 27 to October 1, 2015 and brought together 12 emerging leaders from the Caribbean and Canada. HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne as President of The CCELD visited Grenada for a second time....Read More

WINDREF uses cutting edge Turning Point clicker technology in the conduct of research and community outreach - 2015

SGU Vet Professor Dr. Marie Rush and Vet Student Adrien Zap conduct research with Galapagos Giant Tortoises - work funded by the Morris Animal Foundation - 2015

Lord Soulsby of Swaffham Prior awarded the Queen’s Medal for outstanding contribution to the veterinary profession - 9/15/15
Lord Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, the first veterinary surgeon to be made a Life Peer of the House of Lords, has been awarded the Queen’s Medal – the highest honour that can be bestowed upon a veterinary surgeon by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)....Read More

WINDREF works with the Grenada Ministry of Health to improve vaccination coverage; Grenada receives the Henry C. Smith Award for Immunization from PAHO - 10/10/14
This award was named after a legend in immunization, Belizean, Mr. Henry C. Smith who developed the Vaccine Coverage Monitoring Chart while working as the Immunization Advisor in the Caribbean in the 1980’s...Read More

WINDREF receives CAN $250,000 to promote brain development in the first 1,000 days of life - 10/7/14
A team headed by St. George’s University faculty members has won a grant valued at CAN $250,000 from Grand Challenges Canada’s Saving Brains Program to expand its Conscious Discipline project....Read More

WINDREF and partners receive $1.1 million USD to increase research ethics capacity in Latin America and the Caribbean - 5/22/14
Dr. Cheryl Cox-Macpherson, Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation Senior Research Fellow, and Chair, SGU Bioethics Department, together with colleagues Dr. Sean Philpott of Union Graduate College in the United States and Dr. Robert Hall of Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro in Mexico, have been awarded a $1.1 million USD grant from the Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, to increase research ethics capacity in Latin America and the Caribbean...Read More

WINDREF partners with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat to establish a clean development mechanism (CDM) regional collaboration centre
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat has signed a partnership agreement with the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) to establish a regional collaboration centre in Saint George, Grenada in an effort to assist in the development of clean development mechanism (CDM) projects in the region....Read More

WINDREF researchers collaborate with Microsoft Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the University of Pittsburgh to tackle vector-borne diseases
St. George's University recently participated in a groundbreaking feasibility study for an infectious disease surveillance system conducted with  a team of researchers and scientists in Grenada....Read More 

Roger's School Nutrition Study
The objective of the Grenada School Nutrition Project project is to decrease the probability of the adoption of an obesogenic lifestyle among adolescents in Grenada, West Indies....Read More