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Psychologists win award for best book

Psychologists, including a University of Portsmouth professor, have won a prestigious award for a new book which expands the boundaries of the theories on attachment. Attachment theory is a cornerstone of psychology and…

New medical research unit launched

A new collaboration between the University of Portsmouth and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust will develop and deliver clinical research projects for the benefit of patients and the local community. The Portsmouth Technologies Trial…

UK and India trade relations under the spotlight

At a time of trade wars and great uncertainties for multilateral cooperation, the importance of trade, foreign direct investment, business and regulations between the UK and India is being explored at a major…

Something in the way she moves

How a woman moves is at least as important as her body shape in terms of whether others find her attractive, according to new research. The study by University of Portsmouth evolutionary psychologist…

MBE for researcher who has devoted career to working with young people

University of Portsmouth researcher Dr Simon Edwards has been awarded an MBE in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours for his services to youth work and education.

East Head’s complex group of competitors ‘exemplary’

The group with competing interests who look after one of the jewels in England’s heritage have found a way to work together by being open and focusing on outcomes, research has found. The…

€1.65m investment for city farming research

A research project investigating how urban resources can be effectively used to grow food in cities has been awarded €1.65m under the Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative. The FEW- meter project will measure and…

Local families to help reach others with dental health message

An animated dental health video is to be made by dentistry and public health experts with families in the city of Portsmouth. The video, targeted at families with young children in need of…

Prison expert advises cast of new play

Criminal profiling is usually the stuff of television drama, but thanks to a University of Portsmouth expert, its influence is now also seen on stage. A new play Stitchers, by award winning novelist…

Portsmouth sales student is European champion

A sales student at the University of Portsmouth has been crowned winner of the 2018 European Sales Competition in Paris. George Nodwell, a final year student, is now seen as the best and…

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