Angelica Catalani

Recreating the spirit of a Mariah-Carey-like Diva in a unique performance of Handel’s Messiah

A unique recreation of a performance of Handel’s Messiah from 1812, which featured the great prima donna Angelica Catalani, is being performed in Portsmouth next month. More than 200 performers from the University of…

Professor John McGeehan

Free public lecture shines a light into our biological world

Professor John McGeehan will discuss how shining X-rays at tiny crystals can help solve global challenges from disease to sustainable energy at a free public lecture this week. The event takes place on Wednesday…


An academic look at life in The Archers

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth are taking part in a unique conference to discuss a variety of topics and issues related to the iconic BBC Radio 4 radio soap The Archers. Professor…

Sandi Toksvig

Sandi Toksvig’s new play comes to Portsmouth

New comedy Silver Lining, written by University of Portsmouth Chancellor Sandi Toksvig, is coming to the city next week.

3D glasses-web

Budding astronomers explore wonders of Universe

Astronomers of all ages explored the wonders of the Universe thanks to a Stargazing event in Portsmouth on Tuesday night.


The dark side of the Universe

A Professor of cosmology will discuss the development of our understanding of gravity at a free public lecture at the University of Portsmouth tonight. Professor Kazuya Koyama from the University’s Institute of Cosmology…

The winning team from Meon Junior School

Youngsters rise to robotic Lego challenge

More than 60 schoolchildren from across the south battled it out at the University of Portsmouth as part of a global technical challenge using LEGO® robotics kits. Pupils from 7 schools, including Meon…

Dr Diana Fleischman

Orgasms used as sexual currency, research shows

Humans have evolved to use intense sexual pleasure, especially orgasm, to control our partners, according to new research.

Chancellor  Sandi Toksvig

Sandi Toksvig launches radio station in new University home

University of Portsmouth Chancellor Sandi Toksvig has celebrated a local community radio station being broadcast from its new home on campus.

The University-led Portsmouth DarkFest will be keeping the Halloween spirit going for the next month.

Festival celebrates city’s art of darkness

Ghost stories, urban legends, historical serial killers and ‘Pompey noir’ are just a few of the subjects set to be explored in a month-long festival celebrating the darker side of art and culture.

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