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Professor Mark Button

UK foots £190bn annual fraud bill

The annual cost of fraud in the UK is £190 billion, equal to around £10,000 per family, according to a new research study. The Annual Fraud Indicator 2017 reveals the staggering prevalence of…

Karen Blackett OBE

University welcomes its new Chancellor

Karen Blackett OBE will be inaugurated as the fourth Chancellor of the University of Portsmouth at a special event at Portsmouth Guildhall from 4pm today. Karen will become Chancellor during the University’s 25th…

DarkFest will showcase the fantastic wealth of Portsmouth's creative talent.

DarkFest uncovers Portsmouth’s dark history

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…

Professor Geoff Pilkington

Leading neuroscientists meet in Portsmouth

Scientists at the forefront of research to find a cure for brain tumours are meeting in Portsmouth tomorrow (1 September). Professor Geoff Pilkington, Director of the Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence at…

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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.

Political donations can have immediate and measurable gains on issue day

Study finds political contributions can play an important role in a successful IPO

A firm’s political donations can have a significant effect on initial public offering (IPO) underpricing, leading to immediate and measurable gains on issue day, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth.

Professor James McCalman

Business leaders invited to celebrate Responsible Business Week

Business leaders in the Portsmouth area are invited to an event celebrating Responsible Business Week on Thursday 27 April, organised by Business in the Community (BITC) and the University of Portsmouth.

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Students lead fashion revolution

Fashion students at the University of Portsmouth are running a series of events this week promoting sustainable fashion.

The Centre  allows student nurses to simulate real-life scenarios on campus.

New centre looks to transform the future of adult nursing education

A new state-of-the-art centre for nursing, health and care practitioners to learn in realistic acute and community clinical settings was officially launched at the University of Portsmouth this week. The Centre for Simulation…

Portsmouth is ranked in the global top 100 of Young Universities

Portsmouth ranked in global top 100 of Young Universities

The University of Portsmouth has been ranked 98th in The Times Higher Education Young University World Rankings (https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/2017/young-university-rankings ) published today (5 April). The University has risen one place, from 99th last year, consolidating its…

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