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March 2012

Einstein proved right as scientists measure expansion of the Universe

A major new test of Einstein’s view of the Universe has proved him right with incredible accuracy and is helping scientists to understand the mysterious acceleration of the universe.   Today at a press…

Information, advice and support for University staff

From Right Management WorkplaceWellness.

Budding engineers compete for prizes

Six schools from across Hampshire competed today to design and build a prototype to a tough engineering problem. The University of Portsmouth hosted six teams of pupils from year 8 who were taking part in…

Changes in course delivery for 2012

After a process of consultation and agreement, some significant changes are being made to the academic year and the ways in which courses are delivered and assessed, from September 2012.

Changes to pension scheme contributions

Teachers’ Pension Scheme and NHS Pension Scheme.

Have you been making digital copies for students?

You must complete the CLA’s Record Form.

Human brains on show at new exhibition

An exhibition that gives visitors a physical encounter with the human brain opens today. Real human brains will be on display including those of Albert Einstein, Charles Babbage and William Burke and the…

Shortage of graduates will harm economy – report

A new report launched this week shows that a shortage of graduates threatens the UK economy. Contrary to popular belief, labour market indicators suggest that there is a shortage of graduates in the…

Apprentice candidate is UoP alumna

Sixteen new candidates, who joined Lord Sugar last week for the latest series of The Apprentice, include University of Portsmouth alumna Katie Wright. Katie graduated in 2007 with a 1st class degree in…

University Committee minutes: Academic Policy Committee

Draft minutes confirmed by the Chair of the Academic Policy Committee held on 6 March 2012.

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