UTech, Jamaica Welcomes None in 3 (Ni3) Research Centre Director and Grant-Holder, Professor Adele Jones

Professor Adele Jones
Founding Director and Grant-Holder
None in Three (Ni3) Research Centre
University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom

Professor Adele Jones, Founding Director and Grant-Holder, None in Three (Ni3), Research Centre and Professor of Social Work, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom along with a team, will pay a three-day visit to the University of Technology, Jamaica from June 27 – 29, 2018. 

Professor Jones will meet with President, Professor Stephen Vasciannie, Dr. Christine Fray-Aiken, Associate Professor, College of Health Sciences who is Jamaica’s Country Director for the Ni3 Project, Dr. Ellen Campbell-Grizzle, Associate Professor, College of Health Sciences, UTech, Jamaica who is a member of the Ni3 International Advisory Group and other university officers.  Professor Jones will tour the Project’s facilities being established at the Technology Innovation Centre and review the progress of the implementation of the Management, Scientific and Technical Work Packages of the Project.

The Ni3 is a new global research centre based at the University of Huddersfield, UK, with satellite office conducting  projects in China, India, Jamaica and Uganda. Established in October 2017 through a UK government grant of £4.3 million, Ni3 creates and researches the impact of serious gaming interventions (prosocial computer games) can have in changing attitudes among children and young people that fuel the social and cultural drivers of Gender-Based Violence (GBV).  The University of Technology, Jamaica is an international partner on the Project.

UTech, Jamaica and the None in Three (Ni3) Research Centre have signed a four- year contract to implement the project in Jamaica.

More information can be obtained at the following online platforms:
Website: http:noneinthree.hud.ac.uk/Jamaica/
Facebook: @noneinthreejamaica
Instagram: @none_in_three
Twitter: @noneinthree
YouTube: none in three


Michelle Beckford (Mrs.)
Corporate Communications Manager
University of Technology, Jamaica
Telephone: 970-5299
Email: mbeckford@utech.edu.jm