Portsmouth pub based digital hackathon shortlisted for award

Portsmouth based PubHack is a 10-hour digital hackathon set in various pubs around the city. Teams of creatives and techies from all over the South Coast get together to produce games, websites, apps, videos, and anything from the digital world, based on a theme announced at the beginning of each …

University of Portsmouth professors to talk at unmanned marine vessels event

Professor David Brown, Head of Centre of Intelligent Data Solutions (CIDS) from the faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries (CCI) and Dr Djamila Ouelhadj, Director of Innovation for the Centre of Operational Research and Logistics (CORL) across three faculties (CCI, Technology and the Business School) are organising a workshop on “Intelligence provides Autonomy: The Era …

University of Portsmouth students shortlisted for STEM Awards

Two University of Portsmouth students who have designed a robotic machine which can ‘print’ walls without human intervention have been shortlisted for The Telegraph 2015 STEM Awards. Ali Bobaker and Pablo Arcelino de Lima, both second-year Civil Engineering students, have been shortlisted in the Design in the Built Environment …

Portsmouth cosmologist helps create ‘pro girl’ stargazer doll

As excitement builds across Portsmouth for this Friday’s partial eclipse, a leading female astrophysicist based at the University of Portsmouth has been involved in creating a new doll designed to encourage girls into stargazing activities. The Stargazer Lottie doll is described as a ‘pro-girl’ doll, with a body that …

Ben Ainslie Racing HQ look to get 100% solar efficient

BAR's Team Principal, four-time Olympic medallist and America's Cup winner, Sir Ben Ainslie, said: "We're delighted to be onboard with Low Carbon, and this new partnership takes us a long way towards our goal of sustainable, clean energy for our new base.”

Portsmouth business blazes the trail for wireless charging technology

Pictured above: the QiConnect team outside Portsmouth Technopole with the firm's managing director, Peter Turner, front left and Stephen Brownlie, the Technopole's senior centre manager, front right. A new startup in Portsmouth is setting out to revolutionise the way millions of people charge their mobile devices, with hopes to eliminate …

Southern Indie Games Conference brings independent game developers to Portsmouth

  On Wednesday 19th November from 12:00pm noon to 6:30pm, the Southern Independent Games Development Conference will take place at the University of Portsmouth’s Eldon Building as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week Portsmouth (#GEWPorts) 2014. Key industry speakers will be coming along with top tips for anyone interested in setting up …

hackpompey brings coders together for Global Entrepreneurship Week Portsmouth

  Portsmouth-based web design and development startup ROSE Digital have announced their involvement in Global Entrepreneurship Week (#GEWPorts) 2014, in the form of a ‘hackathon’ which is set to take place at Innovation Space in Halpern House on Hampshire Terrace from 10:00am on Saturday 22nd November 2014. By teaming up …

Death rates fall at Portsmouth hospital after introduction of iPod-based system

The Portsmouth NHS Hospitals NHS Trust has unveiled statistics showing that death rates have fallen at two large hospitals by more than 15% following the introduction of handheld computers to record patients’ vital signs. Research was published on Wednesday 24th September 2014 showing that the new system, which replaces paper …