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New research reveals women-owned businesses contribute estimated £105bn to UK economy

New research from the Federation of Small Businesses, involving the University of Portsmouth, reveals an estimated 40 per cent increase in UK economic contribution and a 26 per cent increase in employment generated…

Cosmologists provide new measurement of cosmic controversy

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have come up with a new measurement of one of the most debated topics in cosmology. Three cosmologists from the University’s Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation analysed…

England’s first Degree Apprentices in Embedded Electronic Systems graduate from Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth  celebrated its first cohort of Degree Apprentices at a special event last week. The nine apprentices were awarded their apprenticeship certificate, issued by the Institute of Apprenticeships (IFA), following…

Academic receives MBE from Her Majesty The Queen

Dr Simon Edwards, Senior Lecturer in Youth Studies, received his MBE from Her Majesty The Queen at a special investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle. He was awarded the MBE in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours…

New ranking method could help hotels to maximise their revenue

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have devised a new method to rank hotels more accurately. The new method will help hotel operators to maximise their revenue by providing more information on the…

Portsmouth engineer helps to inspire young people and make a positive difference to society

Serena Cunsolo from University of Portsmouth is taking part in Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, which launches today (5 November), to inspire young people and parents with examples of engineers on a mission to make…

Research theme director presents to Parliamentarians

Dr Peter Lee, Director of the Security and Risk research theme, was invited to address the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Drones about his new book, ‘Reaper Force: Inside Britain’s Drone Wars’….

Portsmouth ethicist advises government on clinical trials

University of Portsmouth ethics expert Dr Simon Kolstoe has helped inform a new government report, out today, examining whether failing to publish data from clinical trials presents a risk to human health. The…

Local veterans to share their personal experiences with the civilian community

Military veterans from the Portsmouth area will share personal stories of their Armed Forces experiences and life after the military in a special event hosted by the University of Portsmouth on Friday 9…

University endorses global commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution

The University of Portsmouth has endorsed a global commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution, which is officially unveiled at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali today (Monday 29 October). The New Plastics…

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