This week

New University Eye Clinic opens

The University of Portsmouth’s new Eye Clinic, which will offer free eye tests for local residents, staff, students and alumni, officially opened last week on 11 October. The clinic was opened by England…

Citizen scientists further our knowledge of coastal seas

Scientists from the University of Portsmouth and local volunteers have taken part in the UK’s largest ever citizen science project to understand how our coastline is changing in the face of climate change…

University rises in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide

The University of Portsmouth continues to climb in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, which is published this weekend (23 September). It is now ranked 51st, up from 53rd last year,…

A Hubble Space Telescope image of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1300, located 61 million light years away. Credit: HST / NASA / ESA

Cosmologist to help solve one of the Universe’s biggest puzzles

New research led by the University of Portsmouth could solve one of the biggest outstanding puzzles about the universe and also radically rewrite our understanding of our place within it. Professor Kazuya Koyama…

Learn from experienced entrepreneurs to launch start-ups or commercialise research

The University of Portsmouth is working with a select group of experienced entrepreneurs and business people to advise and assist students and staff as they launch start-ups or explore commercialisation of research. The…

Portsmouth research praised as an example of UK industrial innovation

An engineering research project from the University of Portsmouth is being praised as an example of UK industrial innovation in the 2018 Parliamentary Review, which aims to share best practice among policy makers…

Portsmouth professor receives national award for excellence

A University of Portsmouth professor has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in recognition of “excellence” in their work. Karen Heard-Laureote, Professor of Education and Society within the School of Area Studies, History,…

Reaper Force: Inside Britain’s Drone Wars

‘I dropped my son at his school in the morning, continued to work and within a couple of hours killed two men. I then went home to be greeted by my son with…

Halogen bulb ban and the top 50 obsolete items of the UK home

Over the years, the household items we rely on day to day to make our houses a “home” have become obsolete. This is due to changing lifestyles and technology. From September 1, 2018…

A Design for Life? What makes people regret their tattoos

While they may seem like a good idea at the time, for some people the love of tattoos doesn’t always last and they come to regret getting inked for life.

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