International

Annual Translation Conference attracts global delegates

Delegates from around the world attended the 17th Portsmouth Annual Translation Conference last week, with the theme of ‘Translation and Disruption: Global and Local Perspectives’.

New great ape species discovered in Indonesia

A new great ape species has been discovered in Indonesia’s upland forests by an international team of researchers, including the University of Portsmouth. With no more than 800 individuals, the new species —…

Leading UK geologist joins forces with India’s top scientists

A UK geologist has shared his knowledge with India’s National Centre for Earth Science Studies as its first international visitor under a new scheme to broaden and deepen the understanding of our planet….

Improving the employment rates of women through digital technology

The University of Portsmouth is leading a new multi-million euro project to improve the employment rates of women from disadvantaged backgrounds by boosting their digital skills and knowledge. The project will tackle the digital skills shortage that currently exists in the UK and France.

Senegalese Ambassador visits University

The Ambassador of Senegal visited the University of Portsmouth this week to speak about tackling security challenges in West Africa. His Excellency Professor Cheikh Ahmadou Dieng discussed Senegalese perspectives on security issues that affect…

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.

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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