We are still buzzing after a fantastic University Research and Innovation Conference. With a range of speakers all united through collaborative and impactful research, we have summmarised some of the brilliant feedback received below.
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The winners of the poster prizes on the day are as follows:
Caroline Cox – People’s Choice Award
IVORY GHOSTS IN THE MACHINE: uncovering eBay’s hidden ivory trade
Joanne Jenkins – Postgraduate Research Student Poster Prize
Ageing at Home: Overcoming Barriers to Technology-Enabled Care
Andrea Rivera – Research Staff Poster Prize
Identification of small bioactive molecules for the regulation of white matter formation in the adult brain.
Graham Mills – University Themes Poster Prize
Chemcatcher passive sampler – a tool for monitoring pollutants and environmental decision making in river catchments
The word I keep hearing is wow!
Book ended by really spectacular speakers talking about good impactful research, with great speakers from the University of Portsmouth inbetween. You could feel the synergy between doing research, and putting impact and energy into it to create something even more.
Bob Nichol – Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)
“It was fantastic to see so many examples of the links between Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and the University shining through in the RIS conference. The diverse mix of inspiring speakers throughout the day demonstrated the importance of working with partners to deliver applied research that makes a real impact, and translational research in partnership with QA Hospital is a great way to achieve that.”
Matt Gummerson – Partnership Facilitator
“Great to see Postgraduate Research Students, Researchers, Professors and Deans all in the same environment sharing the impact that Research and Innovation has on us and society.”
Sarah Duckering – Director of Research and Innovation Services
Knocking the socks of the #UoPRI2018 Conference! Lauren Bowker of @_seetheunseen who has been working with @uopresearch. Such an inspiring interdisciplinary designer, collaborator, scientist and entrepreneur. #trainedintextiles pic.twitter.com/46V2LuH6GJ
— Dr Elaine Igoe (@e_igoe) September 6, 2018
Excellent #uopri2018 conference – inspiring and fun. Lots to love, but highlights were probably a chat with Jim Al-Khalili about Artificial Intelligence and meeting a student I’d helped who won an award for her poster pic.twitter.com/d3xVKJWQvF
— Timothy Collinson (@timpaa) September 6, 2018
— Food Fraud Group (@foodfraudUK) September 7, 2018
— Adrian Hopgood (@adrianhopgood) September 6, 2018
Excellent presentations and Q & A session for the mental health from cradle to grave parallel session (with @DrWendySch, @PaulGorczynski , Dr Denise Meyer, Dr Fran Salvi and Carole Fogg). “More work is needed, but a lot is being done” #UoPRI2018 pic.twitter.com/D2IkToJOkc
— Dr Rachel Moss (@DrRMoss) September 6, 2018