Graduate wins dissertation prize for research on Islamic State propaganda

A University of Portsmouth MSc graduate has been awarded a dissertation prize for her analysis of Islamic State propaganda. Studying at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies under the supervision of Dr Lisa…

Portsmouth researchers help endurance swimmer to tackle the length of the English Channel

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth are helping Lewis Pugh in his attempt to swim the length of the English Channel to urge the government to better protect UK waters.

Achievement takes centre stage at Graduation ceremonies

Over 6,000 students from 124 countries will receive their degrees and professional qualifications during the University of Portsmouth’s 2018 Graduation ceremonies next week (14-20 July).

Engineering students on track to beat personal best in racing car event

University of Portsmouth racing car designers are hoping to prove their mettle at Silverstone this week in the 20th anniversary of the international motorsport contest Formula Student. It will be the 10th time…

Golden prize: which Booker-winning novel is the best of them all?

Christine Berberich, University of Portsmouth The Booker Prize has been Britain’s most influential award since its inception in 1969. Following its original mission statement of awarding a prize to “the best novel in…

World’s largest historical gazetteer provides a unique portrait of Britain from 100 years ago

An online project – GB1900 – gives a uniquely detailed portrait of Britain from 100 years ago. GB1900, which was launched in September 2016, has created a complete list of two-and-a-half million place-names…

Lifejackets could save 180 or more lives a year

About 180 people died because they weren’t wearing a lifejacket in UK waters in the last decade, according to new research. A study investigating how many of the 1,000-plus deaths recorded in British…

Performance allows veterans to share their personal experiences with the civilian community

Veterans of the British Armed Forces will share personal stories of service and life after the military in an event hosted by the University of Portsmouth on Friday 6 July.

Record number of graduates in work after completing their degrees

A record number of University of Portsmouth graduates are in work or further study after completing their degrees, according to national figures released today.

This man was fired by a computer – real AI could have saved him

Adrian Hopgood, University of Portsmouth Ibrahim Diallo was allegedly fired by a machine. Recent news reports relayed the escalating frustration he felt as his security pass stopped working, his computer system login was…

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