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December 2016

Make your bike road safe: Dr Bike events

At the Bike Doctor sessions a team of experienced bike mechanics will check everything on your bike from wheels to gears, and brakes to lights.

Researching the effects of beetroot

Age: 18-59 years

Gender: Either

Staff/Student: Both

Hungry like a wolf: Mapping the risk of attacks on livestock in central Italy

The Apennine’s areas in the Umbria region of central Italy, in particular Gubbio and Norcia, are at the greatest risk of wolf attacks on livestock farms, according to new research from the University…

Fun Christmas lectures captivate school children

The University has recently hosted three Christmas lectures, delivered by the Faculty of Science and coordinated by Recruitment and Outreach’s UP for Juniors, UP for Uni and Post-16 teams.

Love your bicycle – D lock it!

The University can be a target for bicycle thieves so remember to always lock it securely.

Senior executive invited on to board of trustees

The University of Portsmouth’s most recent senior appointment, Chris Chang, has been invited to join the board of trustees of the Council for Education in the Commonwealth. Mr Chang is the University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor…

Wellbeing Festival: Save the date!

The University and the Students’ Union are holding a Wellbeing Festival on Wednesday 15 February 2017.

University appoints new Deans

The University of Portsmouth has appointed two new Deans to join the University’s senior management team.

Notes from University Executive Board

Notes are now available from the University Executive Board meeting held on 28 November 2016.

Cosmetics adverts tell women they’re inadequate

Advertisements for make-up encourage women to see themselves as flawed and needing to be fixed, according to a linguist at the University of Portsmouth.

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