Counter-fraud conference May 13: Fraud in the food industry will be among the subjects up for discussion at a conference at the University of Portsmouth next month. The Counter-Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference – taking place on Tuesday, June 7 – will feature a variety of talks by practitioners, academics and researchers in the counter-fraud field. Subjects to be discussed – among others – include fraud, bribery and corruption in the Middle East, and corruption in the humanitarian and global development sector. For a full itinerary and how to book go to http://www.port.ac.uk/centre-for-counter-fraud-studies/conference/
A choral occasion May 5: The University of Portsmouth Choir has joined forces with Portsmouth Cathedral Choir for a programme of choral music this Sunday. Heavenly Voices, at St Thomas’ Cathedral at 8pm, will mix sacred settings by Dvorak and Tippett with popular-styled works based on Shakespeare by the likes of George Shearing, Matthew Harris and Bob Chilcott. For tickets call the box office on 023 9284 3023 or buy online at http://onlinestore.port.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?compid=1&modid=1&catid=122
Science on tap April 4: World-class researchers from the University of Portsmouth will be giving talks in city pubs from May 23 to 25 as part of the national Pint of Science initiative. Three Southsea venues - The Loft (at The Kings), The Fat Fox and The Barley Mow - will each host two science and technology talks each night for three nights, with subjects ranging from the biggest structures in the universe to Chernobyl wildlife and progress in cancer research. For tickets and more information click here.