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Making every decision smarter: Dr Alessio Ishizaka

New business tool reveals star products

Expert decision analysts have turned one of the ABC’s of business on its head and devised a brilliant new tool to help improve the bottom line. The tool takes a novel approach to…

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Cosmologists a step closer to understanding quantum gravity

Cosmologists trying to understand how to unite the two pillars of modern science – quantum physics and gravity – have found a new way to make robust predictions about the effect of quantum fluctuations on primordial density waves, ripples in the fabric of space and time.

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Students unravelling scientific mysteries win major boost

Portsmouth students hoping for a career in communicating complex science are among the first in the world to have articles accepted by international science magazine, ECO. Masters students at the University of Portsmouth…

Mo-Capturing Sir Simon Rattle

Mo-capturing Sir Simon Rattle

Renowned conductor, Sir Simon Rattle, has been recorded by the University’s motion capture team who used the technique to record his movements and help turn them into art.

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Creative students learn from the best

Design-industry professionals are on campus this week working with some of the university’s most creative students.

An astronomer from the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation helps a participant engage with the 3D printed galaxies

Visually impaired people helped to ‘see’ Universe

Visually impaired people were able to ‘see’ the Universe this weekend at a galaxy workshop run by University of Portsmouth astrophysicists. The Tactile Universe pilot event was organised by the University’s Institute of…

2.	Elite: Laurence is one of 20 promising sportsmen and women selected as sports scholars by the University of Portsmouth

Portsmouth scholars selected for Team GB

Two University of Portsmouth sportsmen have been selected for Great Britain to take part in the 2017 World University Winter Games in Kazakhstan. Laurence Willows, a member of the England ski cross team,…

An 'ecoduct' over a motorway in Stockholm connecting the district of Hammarby Sjöstad to one of the city's green wedges.

Green is best colour for cities

Cities that are designed, planned and built in conjunction with nature will be better equipped to handle climate change and can improve our health and wellbeing.

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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…


University Technical College Portsmouth – applications for autumn 2017 close next week

Year 12 applications for the STEM college’s September intake close on 15 January 2017 – applying online takes five minutes.

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