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Help scientists research lugworms’ sex lives

Love is in the air along our coastlines this autumn and scientists from the University of Portsmouth are asking the public to keep an eye out for signs of passion in the lugworm population.

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University to showcase refugee artwork

The University of Portsmouth will take delivery of a shipping container next month as part of Journeys Festival International, a city-wide initiative celebrating the work of refugee artists. The project, running from October…

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Honour for risk and security expert

University of Portsmouth risk and security expert Alison Wakefield has been announced as a runner-up in a prestigious security industry awards.

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Painstaking research restores G&S operetta

After six years of painstaking research and restoration work, the full orchestral score of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, The Yeomen of the Guard, is to be published for the first time since it was written in 1888.


Help save GB place names from being lost

A new online project – GB1900 – is calling for volunteers across Great Britain to help make sure local place-names can live on rather than be lost for ever.

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Volunteers needed for simulation exercise

Just a few days remain for volunteers to sign up to take part in the UK’s largest annual disaster event simulation exercise, scheduled for 9-11 May 2017.

The University has acquired ASTA Technology Ltd, which qualifies space technicians to work on electronic assemblies.

University acquires space electronics school

The University of Portsmouth has bought a European Space Agency (ESA) school that trains and qualifies technicians to build electronic components vital to the success of space missions.

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Festival celebrates life and work of H G Wells

The life and legacy of one of the most influential figures in English literature will be celebrated in a University of Portsmouth-led festival starting next week. Wells at 150: A Festival Celebrating the…

Lead researcher Liam Satchell talks to a participant

New study finds link between walk and aggression

The way people walk can give clues to how aggressive they are, a new exploratory study from the University of Portsmouth has found.

Lauren Steadman, University of Portsmouth 

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Paralympic glory for student Lauren

A University of Portsmouth Master’s student has won silver at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.

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