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Free cybersecurity lecture from award-winning expert

The award-winning cybersecurity expert Professor Paul Dorey is giving a free public talk at the University of Portsmouth on Wednesday 24 January. Professor Dorey advises companies and governments in developing their cybersecurity strategies,…

World needs broader appreciation of nature’s contributions to people

Plentiful food, clean water and healthy air are among the most valuable and visible benefits of nature to people. This has reinforced the widespread, and increasingly controversial, belief that nature is mainly a…

Portsmouth students exhibit city plans

A floating city off Langstone Harbour and plans for the city’s Northern Quarter are two of the areas chosen by students for an architectural makeover, to be exhibited in Portsmouth Guildhall.

Portsmouth astronomer receives prestigious award

Professor Claudia Maraston has won the Eddington Medal for Astronomy from the Royal Astronomical Society for her work on the evolution of stars and galaxies.

Dark Energy Survey publicly releases first three years of data

Scientists on the Dark Energy Survey (DES), including astronomers from the University of Portsmouth, have today (10 January) released their first three years of data. This first major release of data from the…

Black hole research could aid understanding of how small galaxies evolve

Scientists have solved a cosmic mystery by finding evidence that supermassive black holes prevent stars forming in some smaller galaxies. These giant black holes are over a million times more massive than the…

Sports scientist on mission to use exercise to help the unwell live better 

A Portsmouth exercise scientist is leading the way in the UK to help people access healthcare that helps them avoid illness and, if they’re already ill, to live better with their condition. Dr…

Lecturer delves into past to mark ferry port’s future

Historian and University of Portsmouth politics lecturer Dr Graham Heaney has researched the history of Portsmouth’s Isle of Wight Ferry port for the opening of Wightlink’s new customer building.

Portsmouth professor to star in new BBC series

Professor Deborah Sugg Ryan, Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries, is to star in a major new BBC series called A House Through Time.

Portsmouth Professor receives MBE in New Year’s Honours

Professor Mike Tipton from the University of Portsmouth has been awarded an MBE in the 2018 New Year’s Honours list.

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