Lecturer trains Nigerian geoscientists February 17:
A University of Portsmouth lecturer has trained over 40 Nigerian geoscientists on remote sensing. Dr Malcolm Whitworth from the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences delivered a guest lecture to the Nigerian Geological Surveys Agency in Abuja. He spoke about remote sensing, the science of obtaining information about objects or areas from a distance, typically from high-flying aircraft or satellites. The talk was chaired by Director General Mr Alex Ndubuisi Nwegbu and was attended by delegates including Government Special Adviser Professor Charles Ononuju Ofoegbu and Director of Applied and Engineering Geology Dr Oyedeji A Oluwole.
Monitoring the health of ship engines February 14:
Algorithms devised by The Institute of Industrial Research are helping a Gosport company develop satellite-linked monitoring technology that offers huge benefits for operators of vessels of all sizes on the world's oceans.
The research is published in a case study by Innovate UK, the Government’s innovation agency.
The University of Portsmouth Choir joins forces with the Solent Symphony Orchestra, Portsmouth Cathedral Choir, St Mary’s Church Choir and soloists from the Royal College of Music to benefit local musical charities
for a special performance of Handel’s Messiah on 18 March.