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Criminology student wins national honour

An inspirational role model who has helped transform the lives of vulnerable young people for the past 18 years has been recognised with a national honour.

Holiday stress

Why holidays can make you sick – examining pre-holiday stress

With summer underway and school holidays around the corner, a Portsmouth academic is researching why people get stressed before they go on holiday.


Estates and Campus Services Update – July

Find out in this edition about the summer activities, progress on the refurbishment of Mercantile, and a reminder that Student Housing and the Estates and Campus Services Helpdesk are now located in Mercantile Building.


New logo revealed

The ‘UP’ logo was inspired by feedback from 10,000 respondents including 1,000s of students

15/07/2017Staff party and new logo revealed, University of Portsmouth

Staff celebrate recent University successes

Over 1,000 staff joined the Vice-Chancellor on Gun House Green

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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…

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