This week

Researchers make vital contribution to new gravitational wave discoveries

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have made vital contributions to the observations of four new gravitational waves, which were announced this weekend (1 December). The new results are from the National Science…

Business community come together for Big Networking Night

Over 200 delegates from the business community from across the region attended the University of Portsmouth’s annual Big Networking Night last week (15 November). The event, which is held during Global Entrepreneurship Week,…

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…

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…

University endorses global commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution

The University of Portsmouth has endorsed a global commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution, which is officially unveiled at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali today (Monday 29 October). The New Plastics…

Finding the next generation of cyber security experts

The University of Portsmouth has joined forces with global cyber and information security experts, ThinkMarble, to host the first CyberFirst Adventurers course in the South East to develop the next generation of cyber…

Celebrate the darker corners of Portsmouth’s imagination

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 in close…

Chancellor Karen Blackett OBE appointed Race Equality Business Champion

The University’s Chancellor Karen Blackett OBE has been appointed as a Race Equality Business Champion by the Prime Minister Theresa May. A new charter setting out five practical steps for private sector businesses…

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