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Senegalese Ambassador visits University

The Ambassador of Senegal visited the University of Portsmouth this week to speak about tackling security challenges in West Africa. His Excellency Professor Cheikh Ahmadou Dieng discussed Senegalese perspectives on security issues that affect…


Research helps analyse security threats

University researchers are creating a tool that improves the way security intelligence is analysed. It will help those organisations tackling security threats in the UK and beyond. The team of academics at the…

Resilient: Marine worm Alitta virens

Science spins truth out of resilient worms

Worms, it appears, are good at keeping secrets. Scientists are now confident that fossils of some soft-bodied creatures may not be telling the truth about where they came from. Fossils of creatures like…


Life on terra firma began with an invasion

Scientists are now confident animal life on solid ground started with a few short bursts of marine creatures making the leap from the oceans. New research at the University of Portsmouth also paints…


How Tory U-turn on the antique ivory trade will threaten elephants in the wild

The tusks in these ornamental elephants are real ivory. William Warby, CC BY-SA Caroline Cox, University of Portsmouth Back in January I wrote an article for The Conversation applauding China’s announcement to close…


Estates and Campus Services update – May

Find out in this edition the next phase of work on Mercantile, how caretakers are developing the support they provide, the latest updates on our projects that are underway.

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Re-constructing the crew of the Mary Rose

For the first time in 500 years, scientists examining human remains from Henry VIII’s flagship Mary Rose will be able to determine if any bones come from the same person. Research by Dr…


University Degree Apprenticeship Scheme: Drop-in Q&A session 16 May

An information session is running on 16 May for those who are interested in finding out about the programme.


Portsmouth hosts UK’s largest international disaster response exercise

Those on the frontline of disasters, including international emergency response, took part in the UK’s largest international disaster simulation exercise, run by experts at the University of Portsmouth.

Stress to success

Looking after your wellbeing in Mental Health Awareness Week

Our overall wellbeing includes both mind and body. A good place to start thinking about how we can be more aware of our wellbeing is the ‘Five Ways to Wellbeing’: Connect – People…

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