Solving water pollution, Holocaust memory and circular economy – Public Lecture Series Spring 2019

An analytical journey measuring contaminants in water around the globe

A professorial inaugural lecture by Gary Fones, Professor of Environmental Aquatic Chemistry, University of Portsmouth.

This lecture takes us on an analytical journey around the globe. Professor Fones will introduce a number of different monitoring approaches and analytical tools which he has used for the measurement of contaminants in both water and sediments.

Date: Wednesday 23 January 2019

Time: 6-7 pm, followed by a drinks reception

Venue: University of Portsmouth, Portland Building, Portland Street, Portsmouth PO1 3AH

Admission is free, but please book a place on Eventbrite

https://garyfonesinaugural.eventbrite.co.uk

My Family in Exile

A public lecture by Dame Stephanie Shirley CH BSc FREng, entrepreneur and philanthropist

Former child refugee who arrived in the Kindertransport, Dame Stephanie Shirley CH BSc FREng built her fortune creating an IT company for women. Come and hear her fascinating life story at this Holocaust Memorial Day Lecture.

Date: Wednesday 30 January 2019

Time: 6-7 pm, followed by a drinks reception

Venue: University of Portsmouth, Portland Building, Portland Street, Portsmouth PO1 3AH

Admission is free, but please book a place on Eventbrite

https://holocaustmemorialday2019.eventbrite.co.uk

What’s in a face? The evolution of facial expression

A professorial inaugural lecture by Bridget Waller, Professor of Evolutionary Psychology, University of Portsmouth

Human facial expressions developed from a shared evolutionary history with many other animals. In her inaugural lecture, Professor Waller will summarise her research combining studies of anatomy, behaviour and mind to help understand the meaning of our complex and subtle facial communication.

Date: Wednesday 27 February 2019

Time: 6-7 pm, followed by a drinks reception

Venue: University of Portsmouth, Portland Building, Portland Street, Portsmouth PO1 3AH

Admission is free, but please book a place on Eventbrite

https://bridgetwallerinaugural.eventbrite.co.uk

Critical Green Growth: Socially Inclusive Circular Economy and Beyond

Inaugural lecture by Diego Vasquez-Brust, Professor of Global Business Sustainability and Strategy, University of Portsmouth

Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals will require simultaneous attainment of environmental protection, social inclusion and economic growth which will be challenging as these goals can be conflicting. In this lecture Professor Vazquez-Brust will discuss his research into how sustainable Green Growth might be the way forward.

Date: Wednesday 27 March 2019

Time: 6-7 pm, followed by a drinks reception

Venue: University of Portsmouth, King Henry Building, King Henry I Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DY

Admission is free, but please book a place on Eventbrite

https://diegovasquezbrustinaugural.eventbrite.co.uk

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