Staff Accomplishments

Geologists Win Grants to Access Highly Specialised Lab


Dr Craig Storey
Dr Craig Storey
Dr James Darling
Dr James Darling

Dr Craig Storey and Dr James Darling, geologists from the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences have won a grant to use the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) funded facility in Edinburgh. 


They will use the equipment, including the UK's national ion microprobe, to date and analyse oxygen within minerals of some of the oldest rocks in the world to catch a glimpse of the Earth's true age of its earliest crust. 


More info can be found on UoP News.



PHBM Academic Wins Royal Society of Biology Undergraduate Textbook Prize


A textbook co-authored by Gavin Knight  from the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (with Gary Moore and Andrew Blann, titled ‘Fundamentals of Biomedical Science: Haematology’ – 2nd Edition, published by Oxford University Press) has won the Royal Society of Biology Undergraduate Textbook Prize at the ceremony held on the 13th October in London. The prize is awarded for an outstanding life sciences textbook for undergraduate students. Congratulations Gavin (and co-authors) on the excellent outcome and for writing what is clearly an invaluable resource for students.


Please follow the link below and move down the page to see the comments from the judges.


Dental Academy Senior Lecturer wins Nairn Wilson Award


Congratulations to Sheila Phillips for winning this year's Professor Nairn Wilson Award for Innovation and Excellence In Dental Education. Sheila retired from her role of Principal Lecturer in the summer after 12 years at the Dental Academy. 


The Nairn Wilson prize was established in order to recognise excellence in, and promotion of, learning, teaching and student support and experience within the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy.  The purpose of the prize is to encourage creative approaches to learning, teaching and the enhancement of the student experience and support.

Academic's Research Project Shortlisted for Award


Dia Soilemezi’s PhD, which investigated the impact of the home environment in dementia care, was nominated to be shortlisted for an award in the Cities and Communities category of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).


Dia, a research fellow in the School of Health Sciences and Social Work, said: “I am delighted and honoured that, out of 75 submissions from 14 countries, my PhD research has been recognised with such a prestigious award nomination.


The annual awards celebrate the best research in the fields of architecture and the built environment.


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