Galileo row: Brexit will bar UK from EU sat-nav programme, but Britain could build its own

ESA/P. Carril Ann Swift, University of Portsmouth How did satellites become political footballs? The UK government is considering building its own satellite navigation system after the EU announced the UK wouldn’t be allowed…

How Donald Trump’s nuclear deal withdrawal will hurt Iran’s dissenters and activists

By Omid Shams, University of Portsmouth Now the Trump administration has withdrawn from the Iranian nuclear deal, the world is yet again bracing for an all-out confrontation between Washington and Tehran. But while…

Latest research strengthens case that early exposure to pollution affects long-term health

Research has shown increasing evidence that exposure to air pollution in early life has detrimental long-term health consequences. A study team, which includes researchers from the University of Portsmouth and is led by…

Helping to safeguard mental health and wellbeing in children

To coincide with Mental Health Awareness week (14-20 May), the University of Portsmouth is hosting a special event to provide greater understanding of a range of mental issues faced by children. The Mental…

Why are Britain’s jobcentres disappearing?

Disappearing from a high street near you. www.shutterstock.com Dan Finn, University of Portsmouth The jobcentre. It used to be a staple of the British high street, where the unemployed went to sign on…

Emergency teams deal with hurricanes, oil leaks and a refugee crisis in the world’s largest disaster simulation exercise

How do you prepare to face major disasters, including hurricanes, major oil leaks and a refugee crisis? Those on the frontline, including international emergency response, will be taking part in the world’s largest…

Pint of Science brings scientists out of the lab and in to your local pub

The University of Portsmouth is taking part in the annual Pint of Science festival next week (Monday 14 to Wednesday 16 May) which brings researchers to local pubs to present their scientific discoveries. Over three nights of exciting science…

Lecturers and cruise company partner to share knowledge

Academic experts from the University of Portsmouth’s business school and industrial experts at Carnival Cruises in Southampton have met to develop closer ties and see what they can learn from each other. Lecturers…

Combating global multi-billion pound economic and industrial espionage

Economic and industrial espionage are significant issues causing billions of pounds of economic damage to organisations around the world. Figures on the costs of it vary significantly, but it is clear the losses…

Imaging technology in the spotlight at global event

The latest imaging technologies, which are instrumental to revealing structural and functional information for biological, material and geosciences research, will be showcased at a global research event this week. The University of Portsmouth,…

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