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Projects: Sagicor Visionaries Challenge

Sagicor Visionaries Challenge   Challenge Description The Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) has partnered with Sagicor and the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) to launch the Sagicor Visionaries Challenge (SVC). The Challenge is a design competition with the overall goal of creating more sustainable Caribbean communities. Challenge Goals 1. Boost institutional capacity...

Caribbean Energy Efficiency Lighting Project Launches Competition For Tertiary Students Across Barbados and The OECS

Post-secondary school students from across the region will have the opportunity to put their engineering and business skills to the test this year when the UNDP/SIDS DOCK support programme, in conjunction with the OECS Commission and the Caribbean Science Foundation, launches the first ever Caribbean Energy Efficiency Lighting Competition. This...

Nuclear Power

Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion both are nuclear phenomena that release large amounts of energy, but they are different processes which yield different products. Nuclear Fission Nuclear fission takes place when an atom’s nucleus splits into two or more smaller nuclei. These smaller nuclei are called fission products. Particles (e.g.,...

Renewable Energy Needs Stronger Support from Government

Caribbean states have promised to reduce their dependence on fossil fuels and transition to a more renewable energy economy. Saint Lucia and Aruba has even gone so far as to vow to transition to 100% renewable energy generation as part of the Ten Island Challenge. Yet these commitments, as important as they are,...