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Portsmouth journalism students ‘smash it’ with shorthand

Four journalism students at the University of Portsmouth are among a small handful nationwide to have achieved the highest speeds measured in shorthand exams this summer. The students achieved outstanding results across the…

The team analysed thousands of measurements spanning 50 years of nuclear weapons testing

Radiation levels in food predicted

Food in Japan will be contaminated by low-level radioactivity for decades following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, but not at a level which poses a serious risk to human health, according to new…

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Students in pole position at Goodwood Festival of Speed

UPRacing, a team of Portsmouth students who compete in the global motorsport series Formula Student, will be inspiring the next generation of motorsport brains at the Goodwood Festival of Speed (29 June to…

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Exploring the impact of missing people

Academics, practitioners and policy makers from around the world will come together to explore the full range of issues around why people go missing at an international conference, co-organised by the University of Portsmouth….


Uber-insight at postgraduate open evening

Uber’s vision of the Future of Urban Mobility is the subject of a keynote presentation at an open evening to be held at the University of Portsmouth Business School on Wednesday 21st June…

The University brings £476 million to the city

University brings millions to city economy

The University of Portsmouth is worth £1.1 billion to the British economy and brings £476 million to the city, an independent assessment has shown. With over 24,000 students and 2,550 staff, the University…

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Work out your breathing muscles to improve fitness

Training your breathing muscles can significantly improve physical performance when exercising in oxygen-poor environments, according to a new study.

Discovery: Hundreds of people across the south coast have volunteered to work with Portsmouth marine scientists as part of the UK’s largest-ever citizen science project

Volunteers to blitz southern shores this summer

A series of special events this month, including three on the south coast, will see the public help build a more accurate picture of the diversity of marine life around the UK’s coastline….

Resilient: Marine worm Alitta virens

Science spins truth out of resilient worms

Worms, it appears, are good at keeping secrets. Scientists are now confident that fossils of some soft-bodied creatures may not be telling the truth about where they came from. Fossils of creatures like…


Fashion students use unique 3D film to showcase work

Fashion students have abandoned the traditional catwalk show in favour of a 3D film to showcase their designs at Graduate Fashion Week.

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