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Chemcatcher wins award February 4: A water monitoring device used worldwide, the Chemcatcher®, has won the Institute of Water, Welsh area’s technology innovation award. Chemcatcher® was developed by Professors Graham Mills and Richard Greenwood in the University of Portsmouth’s science faculty, together with researchers in Sweden. The device was used as part of a Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water and Natural Resources Wales trial to monitor herbicides as part of their novel weed wiper initiative. It was also part of the overall Welsh area innovation winning team and is now through to the national finals, to be held in Birmingham in May 2016.
Games graduate is one to watch February 2: Computer games technology graduate Alexia Christofi has been listed as one of the ‘30 under 30’ people to watch by games industry trade magazine Develop. Alexia, 35, is working as a production assistant at Lionhead Studios after graduating from the University last year. She is currently in charge of the villain gameplay in the studio’s upcoming Fable Legends game.
Hollywood lauds TV series February 1: A David Attenborough television series ‘Conquest of the Skies 3D’, on which Dr David Martill and Dr Mark Witton of the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences were advisers in 2013, won a global factual Lumiere award at Warner Bros. Studios in Hollywood. As well as advising on pterosaur flight, Dr Martill also appeared in ‘The Making Of’ programme which was broadcast after the series ended in January 2015. The series, made by Atlantic, won best 3D documentary.