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University of Portsmouth Research Conference – 2 April 2014

Time: 9.00am – 4.30pm,
Venue: LT1/Atrium, Richmond Building

This year’s Research conference will take place on Wednesday 2 April 2014, and will focus on what has happened at the University in terms of research and what we have achieved.

Topics that will be discussed / presented include:

  • An update from Tara Dean: ‘Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs of a Director of Research 2011-2014’
  • A brief outline of the ‘Shaping our Future’ initiative by Paul Hayes, Dean, Faculty of Science
  • External speaker: presentation from Rob Heathman from the Technology Strategy Board
  • Updates from the recent Research Development Fund recipients and how their projects are progressing
  • University Networks: updates from UPEN and UPAN
  • Two Early Career Researchers will share their highlights and experience
  • External speaker: Ben Martin from University of Sussex ‘Does peer review prevent cheating in science?’

The programme of the day can be viewed here.

The day will include lunch and end with refreshments and networking before the IgNobel lecture.

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