Portsmouth is awash with history and heritage

Free heritage walk around Portsea

Members of the public are invited to join a walk this weekend around Portsmouth to share their views on the city’s heritage.


Under the hoods: the brotherhoods (and sisterhoods) of Spain’s Holy Week

Margaret Mackay, University of Portsmouth “Spain is different!”. Napoleon took this view after his defeat by Spanish guerrilla warfare tactics. Generalissimo Franco’s government later made use of this slogan to promote Spain’s unique…

Professor Joanna Wakefield-Scurr

Schools should provide girls with breast cancer education

More than 70 per cent of school girls want to know more about breast cancer, according to new research released today. Almost half of schoolgirls aged 11-18 (44 per cent) have concerns about…


Star-shaped hospital to help children with autism

A University of Portsmouth architect has won an international architecture competition to design a research hospital treating children with autism and other similar conditions.


Why Trump’s Syrian strike was a good thing

Tom Smith, University of Portsmouth The Syrian people and their Muslim brothers and sisters have been screaming for help for years as crimes against humanity racked up against them and their kin. Yet…

The Centre  allows student nurses to simulate real-life scenarios on campus.

New centre looks to transform the future of adult nursing education

A new state-of-the-art centre for nursing, health and care practitioners to learn in realistic acute and community clinical settings was officially launched at the University of Portsmouth this week. The Centre for Simulation…

Professors Mark Gumbleton (left) and Geoff Pilkington

Portsmouth research into biggest cancer killer of children and under 40s

National charity Brain Tumour Research has provided significant funding for a collaborative programme with the charity’s Centre of Excellence at the University of Portsmouth and Cardiff University. Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) brain tumours are…

The report calls for better protection for former missing children and their families.

Former missing children need better protection from negative aftermath of publicity appeals

A new report out today (6 April 2017) calls for better protection for former missing children and their families from the possible negative impact of publicity appeals.

Portsmouth is ranked in the global top 100 of Young Universities

Portsmouth ranked in global top 100 of Young Universities

The University of Portsmouth has been ranked 98th in The Times Higher Education Young University World Rankings (https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/2017/young-university-rankings ) published today (5 April). The University has risen one place, from 99th last year, consolidating its…

Research Fellow Dr Fay Couceiro working in the lab

University and Southern Water collaborate on wastewater research project

The University of Portsmouth is set to embark on a collaborative partnership with Southern Water to tackle some of the challenges faced by small rural sewage works.

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