This week

‘Cosmic lantern’ could help us further understand the fate of the Universe

New research has provided a deeper insight into emission line galaxies, used in several ongoing and upcoming surveys, to help us further understand the composition and fate of the Universe. The quest to…

Students inspired to ‘reach for the stars’ at official UTC opening

Students at the University Technical College (UTC) Portsmouth were hugely excited to welcome ESA astronaut Major Tim Peake to officially open their college yesteday (12 December). The University is the lead sponsor of…

University bans plastic straws

To help in the global fight against plastic pollution, the University has banned the use of plastic straws.

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…

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 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…

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…

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.

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.

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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