September 2017
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Campus Sport Programme

Get your friends together and create a team for our Campus Sport leagues!

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A city you share – being a good neighbour in Portsmouth

As you settle into the autumn term, we ask all students to reflect on the impact you have on the city. Portsmouth is a vibrant city, with a rich naval history, a lively…

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Competition: Design the University Carol Service Poster Image

The Chaplaincy would like to invite students to design an image to use on the poster to advertise the University Carol Service this year. The image can be a photo, artwork or digital design….

What makes us so different to a sea urchin? Sea urchins have just one NCoR gene, while humans have two

Genes that separate humans from fruit flies found

Genes which determine animal complexity – or what makes humans so much more complex than a fruit fly or a sea urchin – have been identified for the first time. The secret mechanism…

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Students give back to the city

Hundreds of students will have the opportunity to give their time to help charities and not-for-profit organisations at the University of Portsmouth’s annual Volunteering Fair on Wednesday 4 October.

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Behind the Japanese court ruling that tattoo artists need to be qualified doctors

Stephen Crabbe, University of Portsmouth A ruling by the Osaka District Court is likely to deal a major blow to the tattoo industry in a country where the stigmatisation of tattoos is already…

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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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Islamic Prayer Room temporary move to Nuffield Building

From 29 September to 15 December 2017, on Fridays only, the Islamic Prayer Room based in Mercantile Building on Floor 0 is being relocated to the Nuffield Building. During this time the Prayer…

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Rugby players could quickly pick up advantage

The way rugby players pick up and place a ball significantly improves if players make a small change, according to research. Bringing the ball closer to the body speeds up the body’s turn…

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University of Portsmouth Students Shine at Platform 2017

Two of the University of Portsmouth’s incredibly talented CCI Photography students are exhibiting their work at Aspex Gallery, and could be selected to win a Platform award, as part of Aspex’s Platform 2017 project.

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