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September 13, 2016 · general news, Research news · 5 Comments · Press Office

New study finds link between walk and aggression

The way people walk can give clues to how aggressive they are, a new exploratory study from the University of Portsmouth has found.

June 4, 2016 · general news · 0 Comments · Press Office

Local schoolchildren make live TV

Local 10-year-olds have been busy working in front of the camera and behind the scenes to make live TV shows at the University of Portsmouth, which will be broadcast at a special screening…

Portsmouth joins survey to create ‘movie of the sky’

The University of Portsmouth has become one of the latest supporters of a new telescope which is being built to produce movies of the sky. The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will produce…

New advice for children to avoid abduction

Children who say no, run away or call for help are more likely to avoid being abducted by strangers than those who lash out, a new study from the University of Portsmouth has…

Hope, humility and humour triumph for Beirut hostage

The University’s third annual Chancellor’s dinner took place last Friday and was a resounding success. John McCarthy, the former journalist and Beirut hostage, held the audience enthralled as he spoke of his time in captivity.

‘Dragon thief’ dinosaur named

The skeleton of the earliest Jurassic dinosaur ever found has been named Dracoraptor, meaning dragon thief, in a paper published today. The dinosaur has been described by University of Portsmouth palaeontologists Dr Dave…

Breasts might be putting girls off sport

About half of all girls at UK secondary schools might be avoiding sport because of embarrassment or pain caused by their breasts, according to new research. The study also found that very few…

Student volunteers help feed the 5,000

Student volunteers helped turn unwanted supermarket food into free hot meals for thousands of Portsmouth residents. The Feeding the 5,000 event, organised by Portsmouth Food Partnership, saw about 15 students join a huge…

Good luck, bonne chance, boa sorte Tim Peake!

Counting down to Tim’s big trip. Tim Peake, astronaut and University of Portsmouth Alumnus, blasts off into space on 15 December. Watch the video of staff wishing him good luck in 15 languages.

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