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

Enterprise and Innovation Ambassador – September to November 2016

Charlie IcetonStudent Placement

Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries Placement Students, University of Portsmouth

Hello! My name is Charlie Iceton and I am the newest member of the Enterprise and Innovation (E&I) team within the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries (CCi). Led by Professor Joan Farrer, Associate Dean E&I and Professor of Design and Innovation, E&I is concerned with the facilitation of innovative thinking and initiating research knowledge both in theoretical and applied … Read More

Innovolvement 16/17 Icebreaker

Charlie IcetonInnovolvement

Innovolvement Icebreaker, Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries Placement Students, Jaelithe Swan, Natalie Poole, Charlie Iceton and Edward Draper

On Thursday 17th November, The Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries (CCi) hosted the first event of this academic year’s Innovolvement community, Icebreaker. Ambassadors on their placement year for CCI, Charlie Iceton, Edward Draper, Jaelithe Swan and Natalie Poole, have continued the CCI Enterprise and Innovation led initiative Innovolvement, which seeks to encourage transdisciplinary engagement among students and academics of … Read More

Funding Secured for DERMA Project

Professor Joan FarrerDERMA

Funding Secured for DERMA Project

The staff at CCI have successfully secured funding for the upcoming DERMA project (Design of Enabling-Regenerative MAterials). Interreg 2 Seas will support the 3-year project, which is 60% funded with a total budget of €2.7 million. The project begins in early October, with Professor Joan Farrer as University of Portsmouth‘s Principle Investigator in the project, which is to be led by the University of Brighton. Other partners in … Read More