PONToon Approval Celebration Evening

Charlie IcetonPONToon

PONToon Approval Celebration Evening

In the evening of Monday 17th July, the Enterprise and Innovation team invited PONTooners and HotHouse participants to toast the approval of the PONToon Project. PONToon will employ digital technologies and creative practices in order to provide equal access to training and employment services and respond to the digital skills shortage that exists across all sectors. The project is focussed … Read More

Transmedia Storytelling with Simon Wilkinson

Jaelithe SwanPONToon

Transmedia storytelling with Simon Wilkinson

The CCI PGRS Cohort are delighted to welcome Simon Wilkinson to the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries, on Thursday 20th July, to deliver a lecture and workshop on transmedia storytelling, using a live project as a case study. Simon Wilkinson is a British transmedia artist. His work incorporates audio visual, installation, Virtual Reality, Electronic music, and online and performance … Read More

€5.8 million Franco-British Project to Help Tackle Digital Skills Shortage

Charlie IcetonPONToon

PONToon drawings by Louis Netter

Professor Joan Farrer, Associate Dean (Enterprise & Innovation), based within the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries is delighted to announce that the PONToon (Partnership Opportunities using New Technologies fostering sOcial and ecOnomic inclusioN) project has been approved by the Interreg 5A Channel Programme (Co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund). The University of Portsmouth’s Faculty of Creative and Cultural … Read More

#UPsharemythesis Competition 3rd Place Won by Enterprise and Innovation PhD Student

Charlie IcetonPONToon

UPsharemythesis Competition Won by Enterprise & Innovation PhD Student, Carolyn Watt

First-year PhD student and Research Assistant for Enterprise and Innovation, Carolyn Watt, won the 3rd place prize in the University of Portsmouth faculty-wide #UPsharemythesis competition. The competition challenged UoP PhD students to Tweet their thesis in 140 characters or less. Carolyn’s research explores social circus (community-based circus activity) enhanced by digital technologies to foster female empowerment. Her PhD is partly … Read More