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.

Paralympian Lauren Steadman celebratory lunch, University of Portsmouth. 

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Celebratory event for student Paralympian

A celebratory event was held at the University of Portsmouth last week for a student who won silver at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.


ESA astronaut Tim to talk to Portsmouth public

Astronaut and University of Portsmouth alumnus Tim Peake will attend a free public event to be hosted by the University at the Portsmouth Guildhall on Wednesday, 2 November.

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University to showcase refugee artwork

The University of Portsmouth will take delivery of a shipping container next month as part of Journeys Festival International, a city-wide initiative celebrating the work of refugee artists. The project, running from October…

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Festival celebrates life and work of H G Wells

The life and legacy of one of the most influential figures in English literature will be celebrated in a University of Portsmouth-led festival starting next week. Wells at 150: A Festival Celebrating the…

Astronaut and UoP Tim Alumnus on board the International Space Station.

Astronaut Tim to attend schools conference

Astronaut and University of Portsmouth alumnus Tim Peake has confirmed his attendance at a UK Space Agency Schools Conference to be hosted by the University on Wednesday, 2 November. Tim will attend the…

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