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

Innovolvement Urban Ecosystems

Efekorame JosephInnovolvement

Innovolvement Urban Ecosystems - Innovolvement Urban Ecosystems

On Thursday 2nd March in Eldon Building Cafe, Innovolvement returned for the second session of 2017 themed: Urban Ecosystems. Innovolvement is a student-led initiative under the Enterprise & Innovation department that intends to engage students and staff in innovative research projects. This Innovolvement session, organised by Natalie Poole, was joined by a range of different speakers. Ian Boyd and co … Read More

Enterprise and Innovation Ambassador – November 2016 to February 2017

Charlie IcetonStudent Placement

It has been a busy couple of months with projects fully in flow. In the time since my last update, the first Innovolvement session of this academic year, Operation: Food Waste, has happened! It was a massive success pulling a crowd of students, academics and external guests. We had two guest speakers; Gemma Morrison, Community Champion at Fratton Park Tesco … Read More

Urban Ecosystems, Are You Coming?

Efekorame JosephInnovolvement

Innovolvement Urban Ecosystems event banner, What can we do to preserve biodiversity?

On Thursday 2nd March at 5 pm, Innovolvement is hosting its second session of the year Urban Ecosystems. Innovolvement tries to empower transdisciplinary engagement among students and scholastics of all levels, to cultivate a culture of development, and to make a positive societal impact. The majority of us know that our Urban Ecosystem consists of towns, cities and urban strips … Read More

HotHouse Burns Night 2017

Jaelithe SwanHotHouse

HotHouse Burns Night event piper playing then reading Scottish poem

Following the HotHouse immersive weekends which took place during early 2016 and previous ‘meet-ups’, the HotHouse programme organised an informal evening for colleagues, collaborators and friends to catch up in the New Year. On the 25th January, participants of the HotHouse Programme from the University of Portsmouth gathered at the King Street Tavern to celebrate Burns night and discuss their current and potential … Read More

Innovolvement Operation: Food Waste

Efekorame JosephInnovolvement

Innovolvement Operation Food Waste round table discussions, Professor Joan Farrer, Dr Cressida Bowyer, Joshua Herbert

On Thursday 9th February in the Eldon Building Cafe, Innovolvement returned for their first session of 2017, with Operation: Food Waste. Innovolvement is a student-led initiative under the Enterprise & Innovation department that intends to engage students and staff in innovative research projects. The Innovolvement team, led by Charlie Iceton, were joined by Steve Jones from ORCA, Gemma Morrison, Community … Read More

Food Waste, Where Does Yours Go?

Efekorame JosephInnovolvement

Innovolvement Operation: Food Waste event banner

Figures released by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in 2014 show that at least 2 billion tonnes of food produced every year never makes it onto a plate. The cause of waste are numerous and it occurs at different stages of production, processing, retailing and consumption. Most of the food that is wasted in developed countries such as the UK- … Read More