Cyber attacks are becoming more frequent

‘Mean blind spot’ leaves organisations vulnerable to cyber attack

New research has identified a ‘mean blind spot’, which leaves organisations vulnerable to cyber attack.

Victorian children web

Approach to childhood mental health based on Victorian values

The approaches to protecting children with mental health issues are much the same today as in Victorian and Edwardian times, new research shows.

L-R: Matthew Chamberlain (Director), Dominic Gaunt (Director), Oliver Wood (Associate Director) and David Ayre (Director).

Architectural alumni win Young Architect of the Year Award

A group of three alumni from the School of Architecture has won the Young Architect of the Year Award.

Sandi interviewed her friend Shami, a lawyer, shadow cabinet member and Chancellor of the University of Essex

Sandi Toksvig hosts her last Chancellor’s Dinner

Over 350 students, alumni and city guests attended the last University of Portsmouth dinner to be hosted by Chancellor Sandi Toksvig on Friday night at the city’s Guildhall.

HEFCE story

University wins funding to tackle sexual harassment

The University of Portsmouth is to share in £2.45 million funding from HEFCE to address concerns about sexual violence and harassment on university and college campuses. The grants, from HEFCE’s Catalyst Fund, were…


Landmark case upholds people’s right to leave money to whomever they choose

Juliet Brook, University of Portsmouth A Supreme Court decision has highlighted the tension that exists in law between an individual’s obligation to provide in their wills for their close family and dependants and…


Firms struggling to keep ahead of sophisticated phishing scams

Emma Williams, University of Bath and Debi Ashenden, University of Portsmouth Companies are bombarded with phishing scams every day. In a recent survey of more than 500 cyber security professionals across the world,…

British Science Week 2017

Free British Science Week events in Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth has organised a number of exciting and free events as part of British Science Week, an annual celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths from 10 to 19 March. The…

Ivory artifacts

The elephant in the sale room: New report calls for significant change to UK regulations on the sale of ivory

A new report out today (14 March) calls for a significant change to laws governing the sale of ivory in the UK. Global demand for ivory has seen almost 150,000 elephants lost to…

Professor Mike Tipton

Research expertise featured in RNLI campaign to reduce deaths from drowning in Ireland

Professor Mike Tipton from the Extreme Environments Laboratory has lent his expertise to the RNLI’s drowning prevention campaign ‘Respect the Water’ to reduce the number of people who lose their lives though drowning in…

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