Mobile app reveals Portsmouth’s dark and forgotten past

Historians at the University of Portsmouth have developed a mobile phone app that invites the public to experience the dark and compelling past of the city’s lesser-known areas.

Sandi interviewed her friend Shami, a lawyer, shadow cabinet member and Chancellor of the University of Essex

Sandi Toksvig hosts her last Chancellor’s Dinner

Over 350 students, alumni and city guests attended the last University of Portsmouth dinner to be hosted by Chancellor Sandi Toksvig on Friday night at the city’s Guildhall.

British Science Week 2017

Free British Science Week events in Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth has organised a number of exciting and free events as part of British Science Week, an annual celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths from 10 to 19 March. The…

Dr Tamsin Bradley

University celebrates International Women’s Day

The University of Portsmouth is celebrating International Women’s Day next week with a free public lecture and film screening.

Participants developed mobile phone gaming apps.

Inspiring creative minds

The Creative and Cultural Industries (CCI) Faculty has been helping to inspire and raise the aspirations of at risk and vulnerable young men from Leigh Park. The 10-week ‘Game On’ project was a…

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.

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