Professor is president-elect October 24: Professor Alan Collins, Head of Economics and Finance at Portsmouth Business School, has been voted President-Elect of the Association of Cultural Economics International (ACEI). His main tasks will be helping to organise ACEI’s biennial conference – taking place in Melbourne 2018 – following which he will become president of the organisation until 2020. ACEI is a society that aims to further understanding worldwide of the economic aspects of arts and culture.
Prize for biology textbook October 21: A textbook co-authored by Gavin Knight, Principal Lecturer in Haematology and Course Leader for BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science programme, has won the Royal Society of Biology Undergraduate Textbook Prize.‘Fundamentals of Biomedical Science: Haematology’ (2nd Edition) won the prize which is awarded for an outstanding life sciences textbook for undergraduate students.
Funding aims to help protect rivers September 13: Dr John Williams, from the School of Civil Engineering and Surveying, has been awarded funding by Southern Water and the University to improve existing methods for removing phosphorus from the liquid waste from sewage plants to help protect rivers from pollution. Dr Williams’ £64,000 funding is for research over three years at the University's environmental technology field station at Petersfield Wastewater Treatment Works.