August 2018

Paralympian and University graduate Lauren Steadman swaps sports trainers for dancing shoes

Three time paralympian and University of Portsmouth alumna Lauren Steadman has been revealed as the 13th star to join the Strictly Come Dancing line up on the BBC show later this year.

August Bank Holiday library closure

The University Library will be closed on August Bank Holiday Monday next week (Monday 27 August).

Drive to develop digital learning for East African farming

Researchers are working with farmers in East Africa to improve agricultural practices through the use of a digital learning service. A University of Portsmouth project is being set up to investigate whether computer-assisted…

The great Eastney clean up

An enormous beach clean is being organised to clean up Eastney beach, where our Institute of Marine Sciences is based, on the 25 August between 10.00am and 2.00pm.

Enhance your profile by writing for The Conversation

Academics could increase their profile, their work and the University by positioning themselves as an expert voice to a global audience through The Conversation.

Females with a 30 to 34 underband, B to C cup, required for breast research study.

Age: 35 - 39

Gender: Female

Staff/Student: Both

Know Your Numbers Week 10-16 September – Blood pressure checks for University staff

The Occupational Health Service is running a blood pressure clinic throughout the week beginning 10 September 2018 for Know Your Numbers Week, in association with Blood Pressure UK.

Overseas students will be welcomed to the University during International and EU Orientation Week

University of Portsmouth Global Office will be welcoming new overseas students from Tuesday 11 to Sunday 16 September for Orientation Welcome Week and will be running a number of activities to help them get used to life in Portsmouth.

Wearing an ill-fitting bra isn’t just uncomfortable, it’s bad for your health

Christina_summer/Shutterstock Joanna Wakefield-Scurr, University of Portsmouth Wearing the wrong size bra is not only uncomfortable, it can cause a range of health problems. Research has shown that a lack of breast support often…

Staff and students smile for the camera at Portsmouth Football Club’s official team photo

Students and staff joined Portsmouth Football Club players and manager for their official 2018/19 team photo at Fratton Park.

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