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Women offered chance to help world-first breast study

Why women’s breasts vary and one bra design doesn’t fit all is to be examined in the first study of its kind in the world, led by the University of Portsmouth. Scientists will…

‘Photonic Zoom’ research could lead to quantum information and sensing technologies

The nonclassical interference of multiple photons in an optical network plays a key role in a variety of applications ranging from quantum computing over quantum communication to quantum sensing. However, the inability to generate identical…

Hospitality Tourism Marketing Conference to be held in UK for the first time

The 9th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management Conference will be hosted at the University of Portsmouth from 9 to 12 July 2019. This is the first time the event has been…

New research reveals women-owned businesses contribute estimated £105bn to UK economy

New research from the Federation of Small Businesses, involving the University of Portsmouth, reveals an estimated 40 per cent increase in UK economic contribution and a 26 per cent increase in employment generated…

Cosmologists provide new measurement of cosmic controversy

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have come up with a new measurement of one of the most debated topics in cosmology. Three cosmologists from the University’s Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation analysed…

New ranking method could help hotels to maximise their revenue

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have devised a new method to rank hotels more accurately. The new method will help hotel operators to maximise their revenue by providing more information on the…

I deliberately sent myself to prison in Iceland – they didn’t even lock the cell doors ther

jonathan kho/unsplash Francis Pakes, University of Portsmouth Iceland is a small country tucked away on the edge of Europe. It has a population of only about 340,000 people. Iceland’s prisons are small too….

Portsmouth engineer helps to inspire young people and make a positive difference to society

Serena Cunsolo from University of Portsmouth is taking part in Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, which launches today (5 November), to inspire young people and parents with examples of engineers on a mission to make…

Research theme director presents to Parliamentarians

Dr Peter Lee, Director of the Security and Risk research theme, was invited to address the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Drones about his new book, ‘Reaper Force: Inside Britain’s Drone Wars’….

Local veterans to share their personal experiences with the civilian community

Military veterans from the Portsmouth area will share personal stories of their Armed Forces experiences and life after the military in a special event hosted by the University of Portsmouth on Friday 9…

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