ODP student Noel Kithakye teaching CPR to school pupils.

Children receive free life-saving skills

The University of Portsmouth is on a mission to help change that by providing year 9 schoolchildren on the Isle of Wight with free life-saving CPR training.

Professor Mike Tipton

Portsmouth scientist says ‘fight your instincts, not the water’ to help stay alive

Professor Mike Tipton is leading a campaign with the RNLI calling on the public to fight a potentially life-threatening instinct if they fell unexpectedly into water and remember one simple skill – floating – which could save lives from drowning.


Student app celebrates Portsmouth and the Festivities

University of Portsmouth students have developed a unique city-based app, as part of the Portsmouth Festivities.


Pint of Science takes latest science breakthroughs to city pubs

Head down to your local pub next week to hear talks from University of Portsmouth researchers on everything from volcanoes to prehistoric life and mending organs to how frogs could benefit our health….

Researchers are aiming to improve mental health in young people.

How can we improve mental health in young people?

Increasing numbers of young people experience high levels of anxiety, stress and depression. This can have a massive impact on their health, relationships and future options. To provide a greater understanding of this…

Jamie MacDonald

World-record-holding adventurer to give free talk

Jamie McDonald, a world-record-holding adventurer, bestselling author, motivational speaker and founder of Superhero Foundation, will be giving a free public lecture ‘Anyone Can be a Superhero’ on Wednesday 10 May.

researcher with crested macaque

Free primate events for staff and students

Staff and students are welcome to come and find out more about the fascinating world of macaques at two special events hosted by the Department of Psychology at the University of Portsmouth. Macaques are…

Professor James McCalman

Business leaders invited to celebrate Responsible Business Week

Business leaders in the Portsmouth area are invited to an event celebrating Responsible Business Week on Thursday 27 April, organised by Business in the Community (BITC) and the University of Portsmouth.

Professor Jim Briggs

Lifesaving computer scientist gives free lecture

A computer scientist whose research uses information technology to help make the world a safer place for people to live and work will give a free public lecture at the University of Portsmouth this week.

Students volunteer across a number of sectors.

Community spirit to be honoured at awards ceremony

University of Portsmouth students who spend their free time giving back to the community will be honoured at a special awards ceremony this week. The 2017 Celebrating Volunteering Awards Ceremony, hosted by the…

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