June 2019

Scientists to investigate the impact of drug addiction and pollution on behaviour in humans and wildlife

Scientists from the University of Portsmouth are helping to develop new technology that will aid our understanding of drug and alcohol addiction in humans and the impact of drug pollution on wildlife. Portsmouth…

Matrix Standard for our Careers and Employability

Innovative practices including the ‘Careers Fair Plus’ App, and live streaming of sessions has helped our Department for Careers and Employability to achieve a coveted accreditation.

University staff member wins bike makeover competition

A University colleague has won a makeover for her bike for Clean Air Day 2019.

Helping the body’s ability to grow bone

For the first time, scientists have been able to study how well synthetic bone grafts stand up to the rigors and ‘strains’ of life, and how quickly they help bone re-grow and repair….

Staff Sports Fest winners and photos revealed

Balls were dodged and volleyed at this year’s Staff Sports Fest, but who came out victorious?

Staff and students among thousands at Portsmouth Pride

Watch video highlights of the day long event in support of LGBTQ+ equality.

Learning and Teaching Conference slides and resources

Slides and resources are available from the 2019 Learning and Teaching Conference, including ideas from students on teaching best practice.

Race Equality Network to launch for staff and students

A Race Equality Network for staff and students will be launched later this year to support the University’s work on tackling racial inequality.

Halal holidays: Islamic values play a significant role in the travel decisions of Muslim tourists

Islamic values are just as important as the destination, quality and value for money for Muslims when choosing a holiday destination, according to a new study by the University of Portsmouth. The research…

Ten times the Chernobyl television series let artistic licence get in the way of facts

Audiences have been gripped by Chernobyl, the HBO/Sky series that charts the events and aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster of April 1986. I have coordinated a number of international research…

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