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August 2018

Changing Mindsets Student Champion Training 7 November

Changing Mindsets is offering a Student Champion training open to all students across the university. 

Home history book shortlisted for prestigious prize

A book by Professor Deborah Sugg Ryan has been shortlisted for the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain Alice Davis Hitchcock (ADH) Memorial Medallion. The book Ideal Homes, 1918-39: Domestic design and suburban…

University House Cash Desk closed Friday 31 August

The cashier desk in University House will be closed on Friday 31 August.

Portsmouth helping to raise rugby’s profile in China

The University of Portsmouth men’s rugby team has been selected as one of only three universities to represent the UK in the fourth ever UK-China Sport week alongside the University of Cambridge and…

Changing Mindsets Staff Workshop

Following on from the mid project conference, Changing Mindsets is offering a staff workshop open to all staff across the university. 

Portsmouth professor receives national award for excellence

A University of Portsmouth professor has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in recognition of “excellence” in their work. Karen Heard-Laureote, Professor of Education and Society within the School of Area Studies, History,…

Changing Mindsets Conference Highlights

On 28 June, Changing Mindsets welcomed 200 students, staff, and stakeholders within and beyond higher education to the University of Portsmouth for a day long conference to celebrate the first year of the Office for Students funded, attainment gaps focused project.

Volunteers at Portsmouth PRIDE University stand wanted

Volunteers for Portsmouth PRIDE University stand wanted.

Reaper Force: Inside Britain’s Drone Wars

‘I dropped my son at his school in the morning, continued to work and within a couple of hours killed two men. I then went home to be greeted by my son with…

Halogen bulb ban and the top 50 obsolete items of the UK home

Over the years, the household items we rely on day to day to make our houses a “home” have become obsolete. This is due to changing lifestyles and technology. From September 1, 2018…

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