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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,…

Researchers aim to help Colombia communities hit by illegal gold mining

A University of Portsmouth expert in space technologies and disaster risk reduction is involved in a new project in the UK and Colombia on illegal gold mining. Dr Richard Teeuw, of the University…

Many NGO workers on the ground don’t speak the local language – new research

Angela Crack, University of Portsmouth; Hilary Footitt, University of Reading, and Wine Tesseur, University of Reading After the Oxfam sexual exploitation scandal in Haiti hit the headlines earlier this year, 22 aid agencies…

East Head’s complex group of competitors ‘exemplary’

The group with competing interests who look after one of the jewels in England’s heritage have found a way to work together by being open and focusing on outcomes, research has found. The…

€1.65m investment for city farming research

A research project investigating how urban resources can be effectively used to grow food in cities has been awarded €1.65m under the Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative. The FEW- meter project will measure and…

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…

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