June 2017

Tiny blood vessels in brain could be key to treating vascular dementia

Researchers from the universities of Portsmouth and Southampton are to study tiny channels embedded in the walls of blood vessels in the brain to assess their impact on dementia. Dementia is the loss…

Outstanding: Dr Chris Wagstaff

University lecturer wins prestigious award

A University of Portsmouth University lecturer has won an award for ground-breaking research in the field of applied sport psychology. Dr Chris Wagstaff, in the Department of Sport and Exercise Science, has been presented with…

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Gold rating for teaching excellence at the University of Portsmouth

We are one of only four universities in the South East region to be rated gold, along with the Universities of Kent, Oxford and Surrey.

City Futures

Is the future of cities green?

A debate on the growing pressures on our cities and infrastructural systems – Professor Steffen Lehmann, Cluster for Sustainable Cities

Steffen in front of the School of Architecture at Mackenzie University in São Paulo, with Dean Prof Alvim and other colleagues

CCI Professor lectures at leading architecture schools in Brazil

Professor Steffen Lehmann, of the Cluster for Sustainable Cities at the University of Portsmouth, gave lectures at two Brazil Universities last month. 


Notes from the University Executive Board

Notes are now available from the University Executive Board meeting held on 22 May 2017.

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Britain in Europe/Europe in Britain: 22 June

This immersive theatre performance is part of a two-day international and interdisciplinary conference dedicated to ‘Europe and Britain’ to mark the first anniversary of the controversial Brexit referendum.

Paul’s research proposes a model using blockchains, which were originally devised for the digital currency Bitcoin

Computing expert finds way of securing Internet of Things

A computing expert has found a way of securing the Internet of Things, a term that encompasses everything connected to the internet from smartphones to smart fridges. Paul Fremantle, at the University of…


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Wendy Powell

Five ways virtual reality is improving healthcare

chombosan/Shutterstock Wendy Powell, University of Portsmouth Virtual reality is much more than just a new form of entertainment, it is increasingly being used in a wide range of medical applications, from treatments to…

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