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Scholarship scheme provides support for threatened students at risk

The University of Portsmouth is helping students and academics from emerging economies or states in crisis to continue their studies free from persecution and threats to their lives.

Europe’s foundations mapped COPYRIGHT: ESA 2012

Londoners among most likely to feel ground move beneath feet

London tops the table of 52 European cities for the number of people exposed to possible ground instability, according to a new study. The research, from an earth scientist at the University of…

3.	Senegal ties: Jana Konig on placement in Senegal, where she later returned to work afte r graduating from the University of Portsmouth

Building bridges between the UK and Senegal

A close friendship between two universities – one in Portsmouth, and the other in Senegal, Africa – is celebrating the 30th anniversary of changing lives in both countries. The University of Portsmouth and…

2.	Elite: Laurence is one of 20 promising sportsmen and women selected as sports scholars by the University of Portsmouth

Portsmouth scholars selected for Team GB

Two University of Portsmouth sportsmen have been selected for Great Britain to take part in the 2017 World University Winter Games in Kazakhstan. Laurence Willows, a member of the England ski cross team,…

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Senior executive invited on to board of trustees

The University of Portsmouth’s most recent senior appointment, Chris Chang, has been invited to join the board of trustees of the Council for Education in the Commonwealth. Mr Chang is the University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor…

Students at the higher education resource centre, which has been stocked with book donations from the University of Portsmouth.

Textbook donations benefit African students

Donations of textbooks from the University of Portsmouth are helping a Ugandan graduate to improve higher education in his own country.

13/10/2016
Paralympian Lauren Steadman celebratory lunch, University of Portsmouth. 

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Celebratory event for student Paralympian

A celebratory event was held at the University of Portsmouth last week for a student who won silver at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.

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Humble bait worm worth billions

The humble bait worm wriggling on the hook at the end of an angler’s line may be considered a low-value resource.

The cosmic microwave background over the whole sky, with the unusual ‘Cold Spot’ feature circled at the lower right.

Cosmological mystery solved by map of voids and superclusters

A team of astrophysicists at the University of Portsmouth have created the largest ever map of voids and superclusters in the Universe, which helps solve a long-standing cosmological mystery.

17/06/2016
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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