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Simple step will add millions to charities’ purse

A slight technological shift looks likely to herald the start of a new era for charity fundraising in which good causes get more money, at no extra cost to donors. Streeva, the company…

Astronomers secure major funding for their work

The University of Portsmouth’s Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation (ICG) has been awarded over £2 million in funding to continue its world-leading astrophysics research. This funding from the UK Science and Technology Facilities…

Portsmouth announces sixth Pride LGBTQ+ Film Festival

University of Portsmouth’s Equality and Diversity Champion, Professor Sherria Hoskins, will be opening the Pride LGBTQ+ Film Festival on Wednesday 6 February, 7 pm, in Eldon Building screening room 1.10. A selection of…

Trailblazer shortlisted for contribution to education

A talented leader in her field and a passionate advocate for women in education, Dr Sarah Turnbull, from the University of Portsmouth, has been shortlisted for an international award. Dr Turnbull has been…

Volunteers needed to sniff out untold stories of those who kept Britain running

Long ago, steam trains ruled Britain’s railways. Railways, many of them small, were the driving force behind Britain’s industrial revolution, keeping docks, factories, mines and quarries humming with activity, and serving villages and…

Lottery funding won to fight loneliness

Thousands of lonely older people in Portsmouth and surrounding areas are about to receive a helping hand. Age UK Portsmouth and Gosport Voluntary Action have been awarded funding from the National Lottery’s Partnerships…

Portsmouth ethicist advises government on clinical trials

University of Portsmouth ethics expert Dr Simon Kolstoe has helped inform a new government report, out today, examining whether failing to publish data from clinical trials presents a risk to human health. The…

Professor Graham Galbraith addresses the students

Last chance to book on to Vice Chancellor’s Address

Spaces are limited for staff to book on to the Vice-Chancellor’s Annual Address events as they begin on Wednesday 24 October.

Robot could one day fight most common cancer in men

A robot could become the ‘weapon’ of choice for detecting and treating the most common cancer in men, improving results and reducing side effects. Scientists and mathematicians in the UK, Netherlands and France…

TheYachtMarket.com unveils innovative ‘Ocean Saviour’ project with eco-concept designs

The first yacht ever designed to turn plastic waste in the ocean into fuel was launched today by TheYachtMarket at the Southampton Boat Show. Ocean Saviour is a self-powering 70m tri-deck clean-up vessel,…

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