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…

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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.

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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.

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Staff Photo Competition

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

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

Why aren’t people entitled to benefits claiming them? via shutterstock.com 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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