July 2018

ISIS storytellers excel at seduction

Thousands of young men are persuaded to join Islamic State (ISIS) by sophisticated and seductive storytelling as slick as Hollywood, according to new research. An analysis of ISIS propaganda reveals a compelling story…

Top courses rated by Portsmouth students in National Student Survey

The National Student Survey has revealed 55 of the University’s courses have a student satisfaction rate of 90% or above.

Architecture student wins RIBA prize for Museum of Secrets

A University of Portsmouth architecture student Helen Keegan has won a prize for excellence from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Helen, 25, was awarded the MArch Diploma Prize for the highest standard…

Caution urged in call for more privatisation within the European banking sector

New research has questioned the increasing pressure for more privatisation within the European banking sector. Following the global financial crisis of the late 2000s, the ownership structure and the associated risk taking of…

Extra tickets now available for Global Forum

Due to high demand, we have changed the location of the Global Forum and have made extra tickets available for those who would like to attend.

Portsmouth in the top 20 of UK universities for student satisfaction

Portsmouth students are among the most satisfied in the UK with their University experience, according to the annual National Student Survey (NSS) published today (27 July) For the 12th year running, the University of…

Can pollution alter wildlife behaviour?

A team of scientists from the University of Portsmouth have developed new scientific tests to better understand the effects of pollution on wildlife behaviour. The field of behavioural toxicology is gaining traction within…

New Website Launched

The Web Transformation team is delighted to announce that the first release of the University’s new website is now live.

Curious kids: what’s it like to be a fighter pilot?

Ministry of Defence. This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children of all ages. The Conversation website is asking young people to send in questions they’d like an expert to…

The reading list rollover is almost upon us

The annual reading list rollover is almost upon us! To ensure everything goes smoothly, there are just a few quick checks you need to ensure a smooth and easy transition ready for the next academic year.

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