Dr Claire Nee

One in ten burglary victims moves house

Tune in above to watch Dr Nee’s interview on the Discovery Channel.  Being a victim of burglary has such a profound effect on some, that more than a million in the UK moved…

Brain cancer expert Professor Geoff Pilkington

Old drug could provide cancer breakthrough

Geoff Pilkington, University of Portsmouth In 1998, I received an intriguing handwritten note. It came from David Wilkie, emeritus professor at University College London, and asked if I thought the antidepressant drug clomipramine…

Opportunity: More than 2,000 students attended this week’s Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair

Recruitment fair a big success

More than 2,000 students at all stages of their studies and from across all five faculties at the University of Portsmouth attended this year’s Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair in the city’s Guildhall….

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What stops women: Festival highlight

What stops thousands of girls and women from playing or staying in sport was one of the highlights of the British Science Festival this week. The numbers of women who play sport or…


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A new study has found that football referees don’t suffer as much criticism as they believe.

Referees need specialist leadership support

The success of the Premier League crackdown on intolerable behaviour of players and managers could depend on the leadership support given to elite referees, researchers from the University of Portsmouth suggest.

L-R: Chief Executive of Portsmouth City Council David Williams, University of Portsmouth Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Hayes, Lady Mayoress of Portsmouth Leza Tremorin, Lord Mayor David Fuller, Portsmouth North MP Penny Mordaunt, Cllr Neill Young, Principal UTC Portsmouth Ciaran O'Dowda and Royal Navy Captain Andrew Cree.

UTC Portsmouth breaks ground and announces Principal

UTC Portsmouth hosted its ground breaking ceremony today for its £10m new school building with the Lord Mayor, special guests and the newly appointed Principal. Ciaran O’Dowda will officially join the UTC in…

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Graduation tops off a year of ‘wonderful moments’

Graduating with a Foundation Degree in Learning Support rounds off a year “wonderful moments” for Victoria Cashmore, which has already included singing as part of Winchester Military Wives Choir with pop legend Lulu on her UK tour.

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Electric start for film production graduates

There’s been no waiting for this summer’s graduation ceremony before getting on with their careers for Film Production students Owen Beynon, Alex Fountain and Charlie Timson. They set up their video production collaboration,…

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University partners with Victorious festival

The University has launched an exciting partnership with the Victorious Festival, an annual event hosted by the city of Portsmouth and now one of the South’s prestigious live music festivals.

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