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October 2016

Dental Academy shortlisted for award

The University of Portsmouth Dental Academy has been nominated for ‘Dental Practice of the Year’ award in the city’s Best of Health Awards.

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…

Map of voids and clusters solves cosmological puzzle

Seshadri Nadathur, University of Portsmouth Since its discovery in 2008, astronomers have been puzzled by a cosmic mystery so vexing that it has even led some to question whether the general theory of…

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From Monday 31 October you will receive one weekly email featuring University news, learning and teaching events and staff development events.

University employee’s success at Mum and Working awards

Amy Doyle, from Research and Innovation Services, has been recognised for her achievements at the University at the national Mum and Working awards.

New role for former head of Dental Academy

Dr. Sara Hughes (Holmes), former head and founder of the University’s Dental Academy, has been appointed Associate Dean for Education and Student Affairs at the UCSF School of Dentistry in California.

UTC Portsmouth events

UTC Portsmouth, the new state-funded school specialising in electrical and mechanical engineering and advanced manufacturing, is offering further events for prospective students and their parents.

Business students get head start

More than 1,500 students at Portsmouth Business School had their minds, contact networks and employment opportunities broadened at the school’s annual Impact week. Employment and enterprise is the focus of the school’s Impact…

Estates and Campus Services update

Find out in this edition, how we have made improvements to our campus, the latest updates on our projects that are underway and what is coming next for our team.

Future Technology Centre update – Issue 6

Find out more about the completed Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Survey and watch the latest time lapse video that captures the piling rig in action installing the foundations.

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