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Mini cameras track the eyes at high speeds while liars deny recognition of people they know

Tiny eye movements reveal if suspect is lying about recognition

Researchers may soon be able to tell whether a suspect is lying about recognising someone they know.

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Students rate University highly in THE Student Experience Survey

Students have voted the University of Portsmouth as offering inspiring experiences and activities across a range of areas in the Times Higher Education’s Student Experience Survey results for 2017, released today. The University was…

Cyber attacks are becoming more frequent

‘Mean blind spot’ leaves organisations vulnerable to cyber attack

New research has identified a ‘mean blind spot’, which leaves organisations vulnerable to cyber attack.

Victorian children web

Approach to childhood mental health based on Victorian values

The approaches to protecting children with mental health issues are much the same today as in Victorian and Edwardian times, new research shows.

L-R: Matthew Chamberlain (Director), Dominic Gaunt (Director), Oliver Wood (Associate Director) and David Ayre (Director).

Architectural alumni win Young Architect of the Year Award

A group of three alumni from the School of Architecture has won the Young Architect of the Year Award.

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.

HEFCE story

University wins funding to tackle sexual harassment

The University of Portsmouth is to share in £2.45 million funding from HEFCE to address concerns about sexual violence and harassment on university and college campuses. The grants, from HEFCE’s Catalyst Fund, were…

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…

Ivory artifacts

The elephant in the sale room: New report calls for significant change to UK regulations on the sale of ivory

A new report out today (14 March) calls for a significant change to laws governing the sale of ivory in the UK. Global demand for ivory has seen almost 150,000 elephants lost to…

Professor Mike Tipton

Research expertise featured in RNLI campaign to reduce deaths from drowning in Ireland

Professor Mike Tipton from the Extreme Environments Laboratory has lent his expertise to the RNLI’s drowning prevention campaign ‘Respect the Water’ to reduce the number of people who lose their lives though drowning in…

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