Colin Jagger worked for six years to reconstruct the original score to The Yeomen of

Painstaking research restores G&S operetta

After six years of painstaking research and restoration work, the full orchestral score of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, The Yeomen of the Guard, is to be published for the first time since it was written in 1888.


Help save GB place names from being lost

A new online project – GB1900 – is calling for volunteers across Great Britain to help make sure local place-names can live on rather than be lost for ever.

A rescue operation at Fort Widley.

Volunteers needed for simulation exercise

Just a few days remain for volunteers to sign up to take part in the UK’s largest annual disaster event simulation exercise, scheduled for 9-11 May 2017.

The University has acquired ASTA Technology Ltd, which qualifies space technicians to work on electronic assemblies.

University acquires space electronics school

The University of Portsmouth has bought a European Space Agency (ESA) school that trains and qualifies technicians to build electronic components vital to the success of space missions. ASTA Technology Ltd – which…

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Festival celebrates life and work of H G Wells

The life and legacy of one of the most influential figures in English literature will be celebrated in a University of Portsmouth-led festival starting next week. Wells at 150: A Festival Celebrating the…

Lead researcher Liam Satchell talks to a participant

New study finds link between walk and aggression

The way people walk can give clues to how aggressive they are, a new exploratory study from the University of Portsmouth has found.

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Paralympic glory for student Lauren

A University of Portsmouth Master’s student has won silver at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Graham Galbraith - watched by members of the University Executive Board and partner organisations - breaks the ground of the Future Technology Centre.

Ground broken as FTC gets more good news

The ground has formally been broken for building of the Future Technology Centre (FTC), which will be welcoming its first students in autumn 2017. The ceremony took place as news came in that…

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Achievement honour for film professor

A University of Portsmouth film expert is set to be honoured by the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies (BAFTSS). Sue Harper, Emeritus Professor in Film History, will be presented with…

Guilt subject of new research

Psychologists at the University of Portsmouth have been awarded a research grant of £106,827 to study guilt in human social interaction. Dr Bridget Waller, Professor Aldert Vrij and PhD student Eglantine Julle-Daniere will…

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