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May 2017

Accounts Payable and Payroll: unavailable 2 June

Due to building works, Accounts Payable and Payroll teams will be unavailable on Friday 2nd June.

Help identify lost men at sea

              Can you help identify the men who died in the Battle of Jutland, the largest naval engagement of World War One? Researchers at the University of…

Live student broadcast will reveal unseen areas of Mary Rose museum

Students are spending a day broadcasting live from the Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard Portsmouth.

Innovolvement: Team Go #tackletheproblem Event in Eldon

On Thursday 23rd March the Eldon building hosted Innovolvement’s Team Go Event, exploring the role of sports in mental health and wellbeing.

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…

Staff Summer Party: 14 July

The Vice Chancellor, Graham Galbraith, invites all staff to join him and members of the University Executive Board for an extra special summer party this year.

Atomic-scale imaging improves dating of planetary events

Research led by the University of Portsmouth has identified a new way to improve how we measure the age of planetary evolution in our solar system. The study, published in Nature Communications, uses…

Children receive free life-saving skills

The University of Portsmouth is on a mission to help save lives by providing year 9 schoolchildren on the Isle of Wight with free life-saving CPR training.

Portsmouth scientist says ‘fight your instincts, not the water’ to help stay alive

Professor Mike Tipton is leading a campaign with the RNLI calling on the public to fight a potentially life-threatening instinct if they fell unexpectedly into water and remember one simple skill – floating – which could save lives from drowning.

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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