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Giant prehistoric animal hunter tells all

A leading ‘dinosaur hunter’ will give a free public lecture on the trials and moments of magic during a career hunting pterosaurs – the largest animals ever to fly – in South America,…

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Prison officer pay rise won’t solve wider crisis in justice system

Aaron Pycroft, University of Portsmouth Prison officers are to receive a 1.7% pay rise in a move which effectively breaks the 1% public sector pay cap, but is far less than the 5%…

The video gives viewers the chance to get an all-round impression of some of Portsmouth’s most famous attractions.

Portsmouth students help promote City to cruise ship companies

Students from the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries produced an innovative 360 degree video to promote Portsmouth’s world-class tourist attractions to some of the most important decision makers in the cruise ship…

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Portsmouth rises six places in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide

The University of Portsmouth has risen six places in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, which is published this weekend (24 September). It is now ranked 53rd, up from 59th last…

The University is using satellite satellite data to make new products and services commercially available.

Science and Innovation Audit confirms Portsmouth helps to drive the UK digital economy

Innovation South, a consortium of world-class research and innovation in digital technologies that includes the University of Portsmouth, is the backbone of UK’s digital economy according to a new government sponsored Science and…

A comic produced for project by Louis Netter (University of Portsmouth).

Tackling air pollution in Sub-Saharan Africa

The University of Portsmouth is helping to tackle air pollution and its harmful effects in Sub-Saharan Africa. Researchers from the University’s Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries are part of the AIR (Action…

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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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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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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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