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October 2018

Jair Bolsonaro will now run into Brazil’s massive grassroots movements of resistance

  Alf Ribeiro / shutterstock In his acceptance speech, Brazil’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro said he will “change the destiny of Brazil”. He may be right. For the Amazon and its indigenous residents, things…

Spinnaker Building car park – temporary closure

From 5 to 9 November, the Spinnaker Building car park will be closed as part of the improvement works taking place in the Extreme Environmental Labs.

Research theme director presents to Parliamentarians

Dr Peter Lee, Director of the Security and Risk research theme, was invited to address the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Drones about his new book, ‘Reaper Force: Inside Britain’s Drone Wars’….

Being a Good Neighbour when celebrating Halloween & Bonfire Night

Keep safe while having fun this Halloween and Bonfire Night and remember don’t give your neighbours horrors or unwanted explosions! Follow our tips to keep relations with your neighbours smooth.

Portsmouth ethicist advises government on clinical trials

University of Portsmouth ethics expert Dr Simon Kolstoe has helped inform a new government report, out today, examining whether failing to publish data from clinical trials presents a risk to human health. The…

Writing for The Conversation – Meet the Editor

Academics and researchers interested in increasing their profile, the profile of their work and the University are welcome to attend two Meet the Editor events with The Conversation in the coming months.

Marketing Portal: Design your own University posters

The editable templates provide you with the ability to design simple posters straight away reducing the time it takes for your poster to be ready to use.

Local veterans to share their personal experiences with the civilian community

Military veterans from the Portsmouth area will share personal stories of their Armed Forces experiences and life after the military in a special event hosted by the University of Portsmouth on Friday 9…

University endorses global commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution

The University of Portsmouth has endorsed a global commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution, which is officially unveiled at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali today (Monday 29 October). The New Plastics…

Nominate students and staff for Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence

Nominations are now open for the awards which celebrate students and staff who have made an exceptional contribution to the University, its values, its ambition and its success

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