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Star-shaped hospital to help children with autism

A University of Portsmouth architect has won an international architecture competition to design a research hospital treating children with autism and other similar conditions.

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‘Mean blind spot’ leaves organisations vulnerable to cyber attack

New research has identified a ‘mean blind spot’, which leaves organisations vulnerable to cyber attack.

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University wins funding to tackle sexual harassment

The University of Portsmouth is to share in £2.45 million funding from HEFCE to address concerns about sexual violence and harassment on university and college campuses. The grants, from HEFCE’s Catalyst Fund, were…

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Londoners among most likely to feel ground move beneath feet

London tops the table of 52 European cities for the number of people exposed to possible ground instability, according to a new study. The research, from an earth scientist at the University of…

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Building bridges between the UK and Senegal

A close friendship between two universities – one in Portsmouth, and the other in Senegal, Africa – is celebrating the 30th anniversary of changing lives in both countries. The University of Portsmouth and…

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Budding astronomers explore wonders of Universe

Astronomers of all ages explored the wonders of the Universe thanks to a Stargazing event in Portsmouth on Tuesday night.

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Cosmetics adverts tell women they’re inadequate

Advertisements for make-up encourage women to see themselves as flawed and needing to be fixed, according to a linguist at the University of Portsmouth.

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New overseas partnerships cemented

The University’s vision for creating a network of strategic global partnerships is making headway thanks to a new overseas collaboration.

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Justice system deals with fewer than two per cent of detected fraudsters

Fewer than two per cent of people who are caught committing fraud are dealt with by the criminal justice system, according to a new study from the University of Portsmouth.

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Fashion intern’s work on high street

A Portsmouth fashion student who did a placement with major high street retailer FatFace was over the moon to see her design in shop windows a year later. Lauren Chivers, 21, of Portsmouth,…

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