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August 2017

Leading neuroscientists meet in Portsmouth

Scientists at the forefront of research to find a cure for brain tumours are meeting in Portsmouth tomorrow (1 September). Professor Geoff Pilkington, Director of the Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence at…

Sex, secrets and murder most foul: following the threads of the Limehouse Golem

Christopher Pittard, University of Portsmouth Peter Ackroyd’s novel Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem (1994) features in two adaptations this September: Opera Philadelphia’s Elizabeth Cree, and Juan Carlos Medina’s film The Limehouse Golem….

Apes’ abilities misunderstood by decades of poor science

Apes’ intelligence may be entirely misunderstood, because research has so far failed to measure it fairly and accurately, according to scientists.

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.

80 year olds as street-savvy as 18 year olds

Our gut instinct about whether a stranger poses a threat is as good when we’re 80 as when we’re 18, according to new research. Older people are as good as young adults at…

New students – new resources for 2017

The University’s Welcome Notebook has been redesigned extensively for this year’s intake of new students.

Meet the Vice-Chancellor Events – Student Satisfaction and Engagement

The two sessions on 13 and 14 September, are hosted by Graham Galbraith and will cover how the University measures and responds to student satisfaction.

Mercantile House refurbishment – update on temporary moves

Find out more about staff moves to floors 3 and 4 whilst windows are replaced as part of Phase 2 of the Mercantile House refurbishment programme.

Temporary Facility Closure at Sport and Recreation

Both Spinnaker Sports Centre and St Paul’s Gym will be closed on Monday 4th September due to staff training.

Keep it legal: ask the Library to scan everything you need for your students

Uploading scans of books chapters and journal articles may breach copyright but the Library can help.

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