April 2015
UPEN-conference

Making Environment our Business conference

A chance for staff and students to gain a greater understanding of what UPEN do.

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Notes from University Executive Board

From 13 April meeting.

THES-happy students

Portsmouth in top 100 modern universities in world

The University of Portsmouth is part of the post-1992 group of universities and was ranked 85th. Phil Baty, editor of Times Higher Education Rankings, told the Telegraph the University of Portsmouth was “dynamic and innovative”.

volunteer awards

University honours volunteers

Students who spend their free time giving back to the community have been honoured at a special awards ceremony.

Novel approach: Dr Lorraine Hope

Using memory science to train surgeons

Professor Lorraine Hope will be examining the role of memory in the training of surgeons.

The study was carried out in partnership with the African Women’s Forum

More than half of African women view FGM as abuse

The first study in Hampshire to explore African women’s attitudes to female genital mutilation (FGM) reveals that more than half the women interviewed view FGM as abuse. Out of 55 women interviewed from…

Brands with strong stories do better

Brands with stories live happily ever after

More businesses would have happy endings if they started with stories, according to new research. Managers need to be able to spin a great yarn as easily as they manage people and budgets,…

University rises again in league tables

The 2016 Complete University Guide puts Portsmouth 59th in the country and in the top ten for the south-east region.

Professor of Economics: Shabbar Jaffry

Naval manpower expert gives free lecture

An economics expert will give a free public lecture about one of the major concerns facing the modern Royal Navy at the University of Portsmouth this week. Shabbar Jaffry is Professor of Economics…

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Annual Higher Education Advisers Conference

Over 70 careers advisers, heads of sixth form and UCAS coordinators from schools and colleges all over the South of England will visit the University to find out more about our facilities and courses.

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