Outstanding student shortlisted for student of the year

A University of Portsmouth optometry student who encourages her classmates to spend extra time practising in labs and to join student societies has been shortlisted as a national Student of the Year. Raven…

Citizen scientists to help count the cost of climate change

A new online project will people the chance to become marine scientists from their own home and help to assess the response of the UK coastline to climate change. ‘Blame it on the…

Terrorism in Tunisia – evidence of an increasingly unstable North Africa

A policeman holds a flower at the site of a bomb attack on a bus transporting Tunisian presidential guards November 25, 2015. EPA Images Omar Safi, University of Portsmouth A terrorist attack hit…

New research reveals women-owned businesses contribute estimated £105bn to UK economy

New research from the Federation of Small Businesses, involving the University of Portsmouth, reveals an estimated 40 per cent increase in UK economic contribution and a 26 per cent increase in employment generated…

Cosmologists provide new measurement of cosmic controversy

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have come up with a new measurement of one of the most debated topics in cosmology. Three cosmologists from the University’s Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation analysed…

England’s first Degree Apprentices in Embedded Electronic Systems graduate from Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth  celebrated its first cohort of Degree Apprentices at a special event last week. The nine apprentices were awarded their apprenticeship certificate, issued by the Institute of Apprenticeships (IFA), following…

Academic receives MBE from Her Majesty The Queen

Dr Simon Edwards, Senior Lecturer in Youth Studies, received his MBE from Her Majesty The Queen at a special investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle. He was awarded the MBE in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours…

New ranking method could help hotels to maximise their revenue

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have devised a new method to rank hotels more accurately. The new method will help hotel operators to maximise their revenue by providing more information on the…

I deliberately sent myself to prison in Iceland – they didn’t even lock the cell doors ther

jonathan kho/unsplash Francis Pakes, University of Portsmouth Iceland is a small country tucked away on the edge of Europe. It has a population of only about 340,000 people. Iceland’s prisons are small too….

Portsmouth engineer helps to inspire young people and make a positive difference to society

Serena Cunsolo from University of Portsmouth is taking part in Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, which launches today (5 November), to inspire young people and parents with examples of engineers on a mission to make…

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