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Researchers aim to produce the first global underwater soundscape

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth are aiming to generate the first global underwater soundscape from some of the noisiest and quietest areas of the ocean. This research will help identify how human activities…

Choice architecture for architecture choices

New research, led by the University of Portsmouth, could help decision makers make more effective choices when designing social housing initiatives. Using the concept of ‘choice architecture’ the researchers have developed a new…

Finding the next generation of cyber security experts

The University of Portsmouth has joined forces with global cyber and information security experts, ThinkMarble, to host the first CyberFirst Adventurers course in the South East to develop the next generation of cyber…

Hundreds of students queue up to volunteer

Almost 700 students stepped up to volunteer with local organisations this year as the University of Portsmouth staged its annual Volunteering Fair. Representatives from 44 charities, community groups and other not-for-profit organisations attended…

Geography the great door opener

What do Jefferson Airplane, Bob Dylan, academia, HR, maps, business, warfare, religious ministry and the environment have in common? The answer: Geography. Or, more precisely, the class of 1968 – the first full…

Celebrate the darker corners of Portsmouth’s imagination

This Halloween sees the return of Portsmouth DarkFest, a creative and cultural festival exploring all things dark, supernatural, and sinister. Inspired by the Supernatural Cities project at the University of Portsmouth, and working in close…

Professor Geoff Pilkington

Financial impact of brain tumour diagnosis – double for all cancers

A report from the Brain Tumour Research charity, which supports research at the University of Portsmouth,  released today exposes the financial cost and shocking impacts of this devastating disease. The survey’s revelations about…

Portsmouth students meet their futures

More than 2,000 students met dozens of employers at the south coast’s largest graduate employment fair at the University of Portsmouth yesterday. Employers including ITV,  IBM,  BT Group, WPP, PwC, NHS, Nissan, and Boeing…

Pompey Women Announce University Sponsorship

Portsmouth Football Club Women are delighted to confirm that the University of Portsmouth will become the Official Club Partner for the next three seasons

New University Eye Clinic opens

The University has opened a new eye clinic, offering free eye tests for students.

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