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Using data to prevent coastal deaths

Students from across the south coast took part in a ‘hack event’ at the University’s Future Technology Centre this week to investigate data related to coastal deaths. The event was held in collaboration…

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NASA astronaut landing in Portsmouth

Former NASA Space Shuttle pilot, Tony Antonelli, will leave audiences star struck with tales from out of this world at the University of Portsmouth next week (22 February). The talk is part of…

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Scientists make the track their lab to improve the performance of racing drivers and riders

A new concept that, for the first time, collects biomechanical data from drivers and riders while on the track could give racing teams a new dimension to optimise their performance. Biomechanics is the…

International College Portsmouth celebrates 10th anniversary

International College Portsmouth (ICP) is celebrating its 10th anniversary next week and will celebrate the occasion by signing a new 10 year contract with the University of Portsmouth. ICP is an Associate College…

University of Portsmouth pledges commitment to the local community

The University of Portsmouth has reaffirmed its commitment to the city by pledging to put the economy and quality of life in the local community top of its list of priorities. The University…

Wave power far greater than previously thought

Boulders heavier than cars have been overturned and moved tens of metres by storms in one of Britain’s more sheltered waterways, new research has found. It is the first time evidence has been…

New animation aims to reduce poor dental health in children

Portsmouth City Council and the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy have worked with families in the city to develop an animated film encouraging young children to look after their teeth. Set in the…

Simple step will add millions to charities’ purse

A slight technological shift looks likely to herald the start of a new era for charity fundraising in which good causes get more money, at no extra cost to donors. Streeva, the company…

Astronomers secure major funding for their work

The University of Portsmouth’s Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation (ICG) has been awarded over £2 million in funding to continue its world-leading astrophysics research. This funding from the UK Science and Technology Facilities…

University sports scholar to represent Team GB

A University of Portsmouth sports scholar has been selected to take part in the 2019 World University Winter Games in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. This is the second consecutive time that Laurence Willows, a third year…

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