June 2017

Senegalese Ambassador visits University

The Ambassador of Senegal visited the University of Portsmouth this week to speak about tackling security challenges in West Africa. His Excellency Professor Cheikh Ahmadou Dieng discussed Senegalese perspectives on security issues that affect…

The Urban Future of Portsmouth

Professionals, academics and industry representatives discussed various aspects of the future of urban planning in Portsmouth at the third Industry and Alumni Breakfast hosted by the University of Portsmouth.

Portsmouth design student to compete at US global final

A University of Portsmouth student is heading to the US next month for the global final of a professional design competition – after beating thousands of other students in three rounds of the…

‘Mental health first aid training’ in schools is a sticking-plaster solution

School children today face a huge amount of pressure. smolaw/Shutterstock Wendy Sims-Schouten, University of Portsmouth The UK government is making £200,000 available for “mental health first aid” training in secondary schools, according to…

Study calls on Chinese government for stronger support of food safety laws and traceability systems

An international team of researchers, including the University of Portsmouth, has called for stronger government intervention in China to implement food safety rules, regulations and support. In recent years, China has seen a…

New research paves way for important technological applications

New research has made it possible for the first time to compare the spatial structures and positions of two distant objects, which may be very far away from each other, just by using…

ATM security

If you have used the ATM machine outside the Students’ Union recently, you are advised to contact your bank.

Female Engineering Geology graduates have success in their field

Two Engineering Geology graduates have won prestigious awards in recognition of their excellence within their industry. Roseanna Bloxham was named as the 2017 Best Woman Consultant at The European Women In Construction and…

Robots to help children with autism

New research involving the University of Portsmouth is aiming to develop robots to help children with autism in ways humans can’t. The Development of Robot-Enhanced therapy for children with AutisM spectrum disorders (DREAM)…

Estates and Campus Services Update – June

Find out in this edition about the progress being made to the new Future Technology Centre, how the upgrade to Planon will benefit us all, and how we ensure the high standards in Catering Services.

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