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Soil expert talk April 16: Dr Paul Farres, Principal Lecturer in Geography was recently invited to the Netherlands to speak at the opening of the World Soil Museum. The opening of the museum, which is part of the which is part of the UNESCO-funded International Soil Reference and Information Centre (ISRIC), also featured talks from ecological film maker John Liu, as well as other soil scientists. The museum will showcase the ISIRC’s work on the importance of soils and soil science, as well as being a place where students can do research and scientists can convene. Dr Farres said, “I am honoured to have been invited to speak at a project which will make such a fantastic contribution to soils education.”
Researcher 'truly outstanding' April 9: Dr Sarah Gilmore, of Portsmouth Business School, and colleagues have won Best Paper Award from the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences for their research on rhetorical profiling. The paper was published last December and the awards have just been announced. The judges were professors from universities across North America and in parallel ranking exercises, all five unanimously ranked Dr Gilmore’s paper top and said it was ‘truly outstanding’. Dr Gilmore and colleagues win $CN3,000 and a plaque.
Gospel choir sings way to final April 5: A group of singing students has been selected as one of eight finalists in a national gospel choir competition. The Portsmouth students will perform at the finals of the University Gospel Choir of the Year competition today in London. It’s the fourth year running the national competition has taken place, which aims to bring together talented individuals through music.