Events
Emergency responses rescuers in orange suits operating a winch to rescue a person from a pile of rubble.

Emergency Response Open Day in Portsmouth

Members of the public will get the chance to see the workings of disaster relief, including geo-mapping, flood relief, and rescuing those stranded at sea or on mountains or after earthquakes, in Portsmouth…

Free British Science Week events in Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth has organised a number of exciting and free events as part of British Science Week, an annual celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths from 8 to 17 March. The…

Young entrepreneurs showcase their business talents

The next generation of young entrepreneurs will be promoting their businesses at the annual University of Portsmouth’s Enterprise Showcase on Thursday 14 March. The Enterprise Showcase is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate…

Thai cave rescuer Jason Mallinson to tell his amazing story

The University of Portsmouth is hosting an evening with Pride of Britain winner, Thai cave rescue diver and former student Jason Mallinson next week. Following the daring rescue of the 12 boys trapped…

Playing could be secret to sport

Jumping and balancing could be the secret to sporting prowess, according to a new model being taught for the first time in the UK. The Athletic Skills Model (ASM) is to be taught…

Brexit: Where we are and where to next

The Right Honourable Lord Adonis, Vice Chairman of the European Movement, is visiting the University of Portsmouth to host a public meeting on the subject of Brexit.

Be quiet and calm my countrymen: the story of SS Mendi

In February 21st, 1917, SS Mendi sank south of the Isle of Wight, killing 646 of those on board, most of whom were from the South African Native Labour Corps. Their role was to build the railways, trenches, camps and roads upon which the Allied war effort depended. They were not allowed to bear arms, were kept segregated, and were not eligible for military honours. In 1974, the resting place of the Mendi was discovered…

International College Portsmouth celebrates 10th anniversary

International College Portsmouth (ICP) is celebrating its 10th anniversary next week and will celebrate the occasion by signing a new 10 year contract with the University of Portsmouth. ICP is an Associate College…

Melanie Backe-Hansen: House history: The secrets behind your front door

House historian, Melanie Backe-Hansen, is hosting a talk about her historical research and recent book ‘House Histories: Secrets behind your front door’.

Masculinism, Heteropaternalism, and Australian Settler Backlash Culture

Dr Lucy Nicholas discusses her research into gender and sexual diversities with specific interests in social and political theory, queer theory and feminisms.

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