Economist highly rated November 25: Economist Dr Nikolaos Antonakakis, in Portsmouth Business School, has been named by Thomson Reuters in their top one per cent of scholars worldwide in 2016 for citations in economics. His work on, among other subjects, the social effect of financial austerity and the economics of green versus fossil fuel, was described as having a valuable and significant impact in the field. The award is designed to mark exceptional impact in the field of academic publishing.
Pathologists examine evidence November 10: The pathological consequences of exposure to extreme cold on the human body is to be discussed by Professor Mike Tipton at the Association of Clinical pathologists’ one-day conference being hosted by the University of Portsmouth on November 16. Dr Dan Roiz de Sa, also of Portsmouth’s Department of Sport and Exercise Science, will discuss the physiology of hyperthermia alongside speakers discussing death by hypothermia, gas, venom, electrocution and drowning.
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.