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Students lead Fashion Revolution

Fashion students at the University of Portsmouth are running a series of events next week promoting sustainable fashion. The activities are part of Fashion Revolution, an international movement highlighting some of the exploitative…

Young people invited to Dance the Universe

Could you dance like the stars? Are your performance skills as explosive as a supernova? If you think you can put together a dance routine that is out of this world then the…

Student wins place on Care Innovation Challenge

University of Portsmouth PhD student Hassan Zaidi has won a place on the Care Innovation Challenge, which aims to help address the challenges faced by the care sector in the face of a rapidly ageing population

Unsuspecting goby might be new hero of the tropical seas

Thanks to a scientist at the University of Portsmouth, a new star of the sea may be about to be born on whose tiny shoulders arguably rests the survival of a misunderstood corner of the world – mangrove swamps.

Rugby scholars selected for international sevens tour

Two University of Portsmouth students and sports scholars have been selected to compete in a major international rugby sevens tournament in Mexico. Kanisha Vincent plays for Trinidad and Tobago, and Jake Caddy plays…

New great ape species discovered in Indonesia

A new great ape species has been discovered in Indonesia’s upland forests by an international team of researchers, including the University of Portsmouth. With no more than 800 individuals, the new species —…

Dogs are more expressive when someone is looking

Dogs produce more facial expressions when humans are looking at them, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth. Scientists at the University’s Dog Cognition Centre are the first to find clear…

How Frida Kahlo became a trinket for a Conservative leader

Deborah Shaw, University of Portsmouth Theresa May’s party leader speech at the Conservative conference on October 4 was noteworthy for all the wrong reasons. As Kenzie Bryant noted in Vanity Fair, it became…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017

October is national breast cancer awareness month The Facts Around 55, 000 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed each year, but survival rates are improving, probably due to more targeted treatments, earlier…

Wolves understand cause and effect better than dogs

Domestic dogs may have lost some of their innate animal skill when they came in from the wild, according to new research conducted at the Wolf Science Center in Austria. In a study…

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