€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

Sustainability in Film and Television Education

Charlie IcetonMedia Production Centre

BAFTA Headquaters

On Monday 5th June 2017, Toby Meredith, Media Production Centre Manager within the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries, attended a BAFTA ran a workshop in Sustainability in Film and Television Education. The workshop was attended by several members of higher education institutions, the NUS and Learning on Screen. BAFTA is committed to reducing the environmental impact of the film … Read More

Erasmus+ Awarded in Partnership with the International University

Professor Joan FarrerErasmus+

Erasmas+, University of Portsmouth, MRSA Virus, Public Health Image Library

The Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries, Enterprise and Innovation Researchers, colleagues and the International Office, in partnership with the International University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (IU) have been successful in securing €15,000 from the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Scheme to support the development of low-tech solutions to antibiotic resistance. The antibiotic resistance rate in Vietnam is amongst the … Read More

Enterprise and Innovation Ambassador – March to May 2017

Charlie IcetonStudent Placement

Innovolvement Fashion Hack Revolution, Charlie Iceton and Jaelithe Swan working on a garment

In the time since my last update, Innovolvement has hosted three more sessions: Urban Ecosystems, Team Go and Fashion Hack Revolution. Urban Ecosystems was a great success pulling in a huge crowd of students, academics and external guests. We had five guest speakers – including students, doctors and outside companies. It followed a similar format as Operation: Food Waste and … Read More

DERMA Stakeholder Consultation Session

Efekorame JosephDERMA

University of Portsmouth Healthcare Simulation Vehicle, Bringing health and care-related education to life

On Thursday 6th April 2017 in Eldon building, Enterprise and Innovation held a DERMA stakeholder consultation session. We were joined by partners from the University of Brighton, University of Ghent, Eurasante and Welland Medical Limited. This session was a follow-up of the technical & steering meeting that took place on Wednesday 5th April. The day kicked off with a tour … Read More

Innovolvement Team Go

Efekorame JosephInnovolvement

Innovolvement Team Go, Dr Paul Gorczynski giving a talk on sports role in mental health

On Thursday 23rd March the Eldon building hosted Innovolvement’s Team Go Event, exploring the role of sports in mental health and well-being. Innovolvement is a student-led initiative under the Enterprise & Innovation department of the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries at the University of Portsmouth, which engages students and staff in innovative research projects. The session included a talk … Read More

Fashion Hack Revolution, Are You Coming?

Efekorame JosephInnovolvement

Innovolvement Fashion Hack Revolution event poster, In to your fashion? In to your tech? Why not combine the two?

On Monday 24th April and Wednesday 26th April 2017, Innovolvement will return for another session with Fashion Hack Revolution. Innovolvement tries to empower transdisciplinary engagement among students and academics of all levels, to cultivate a culture of development, and to make a positive societal impact. Fashion Hack is an event aimed to bring those interested in fashion and technology together … Read More