September 2017
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Amazing diversity of species reported on Solent oyster restoration project

A surprising diversity of species including seahorses and critically endangered eels have been reported in the Solent. They have been found inhabiting oyster cage systems, which are part of a major conservation project…


Nothing matters: how the invention of zero helped create modern mathematics

Shutterstock Ittay Weiss, University of Portsmouth A small dot on an old piece of birch bark marks one of the biggest events in the history of mathematics. The bark is actually part of…

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Historical Association programme 2017-2018

2017 10 October – Operation TadpoleHA Dr John Bevan, the Diving Museum, diver and author The British anti-sabotage operations against the Italian frogmen attacks in Gibraltar during WWII. 14 November – The 1917…

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Volunteering Fair 2017

On Wednesday 4 October the Careers and Employability Service will welcome 45 local charities and not-for-profit organisations on to campus for their annual Volunteering Fair. The event, which will take place 12.00-3.00pm in…

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Flu vaccinations for staff

Occupational Health are once again offering staff the opportunity to be vaccinated against flu this winter.

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Make your home safer with a personalised fire safety plan

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service have provided an easy to use questionnaire which delivers a personalised report on how to reduce the risk of fire and keep your home safe.

Fortress: The blood brain barrier CREDIT: Samah Jassam

New model may help overcome the brain’s fortress-like barrier

Scientists have helped provide a way to better understand how to enable drugs to enter the brain and how cancer cells make it past the blood brain barrier. The brain is protected by the near-impermeable…

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Blood pressure checks for staff

The Occupational Health Service is running a blood pressure clinic during the week beginning 18 September in association with Blood Pressure UK.


Staff Photo Competition

The International Office is looking for photos to include in our new international student guide!


Britain’s unclaimed benefits: four million families miss out on £12.4bn

Why aren’t people entitled to benefits claiming them? via Dan Finn, University of Portsmouth Up to £12.4 billion of means-tested benefits – including pension credit, housing benefit and jobseekers and employment support…

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