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Drive to develop digital learning for East African farming

Researchers are working with farmers in East Africa to improve agricultural practices through the use of a digital learning service. A University of Portsmouth project is being set up to investigate whether computer-assisted…

Clearing opens world of possibilities

This week sees the big day for thousands of A-level students and the University of Portsmouth is preparing for confirmation and Clearing to help students and their parents. While Clearing has been seen…

Mixing energy drinks with alcohol could enhance the negative effects of binge drinking

A key ingredient of energy drinks could be exacerbating some of the negative effects of binge drinking according to a new study. Many people mix energy drinks with alcohol to counteract the sedative…

Penalty kick research hits the spot

New research could help footballers ahead of the new Premier League season, which starts tonight (10 August). The study, published in the journal Human Movement Science, has come up with the best way to…

University of Portsmouth acquires £5.7 million Highbury College building in city centre

The University of Portsmouth has purchased Highbury College’s City Learning Centre for £5.7 million to provide additional high quality teaching facilities for students.

Funding awarded to study biofilms on teeth

How well oral health products protect teeth and gums is to be examined by a University of Portsmouth researcher. Dr Marta Roldo, an expert in drug delivery and novel biomaterials in the University’s…

VR and live performance project awarded £350,000

The University of Portsmouth has been awarded funding for a major pioneering project to help advance cultural industries nationally. Digital Catapult and Arts Council England have announced that the University’s film Fatherland is…

ISIS storytellers excel at seduction

Thousands of young men are persuaded to join Islamic State (ISIS) by sophisticated and seductive storytelling as slick as Hollywood, according to new research. An analysis of ISIS propaganda reveals a compelling story…

Architecture student wins RIBA prize for Museum of Secrets

A University of Portsmouth architecture student Helen Keegan has won a prize for excellence from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Helen, 25, was awarded the MArch Diploma Prize for the highest standard…

Caution urged in call for more privatisation within the European banking sector

New research has questioned the increasing pressure for more privatisation within the European banking sector. Following the global financial crisis of the late 2000s, the ownership structure and the associated risk taking of…

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