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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…

Staff and students examine hundreds of sharks

Hundreds of sharks accidentally caught in a trawler’s nets have been examined by a team of scientists at the University of Portsmouth. Scientists from the University’s Institute of Marine Sciences and many student…

Vice-Chancellor and Students’ Union Sabbatical Officers to take part in Portsmouth CEO Sleepout

Professor Graham Galbraith, Sophie Butler (VP Welfare & Community) and Charlotte Beaney (VP Sports), will be be joining business leaders from across Portsmouth in the CEO Sleepout at Fratton Park

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…

Portsmouth researcher appointed as prestigious Digital Theatre Fellow

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and spatial computing pioneer Magic Leap – in partnership with i2media and University of Portsmouth – have given six individuals, including Laura Doye (known as Lou) from the…

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Portsmouth recognised for student mental health excellence

The University of Portsmouth’s Welcome Ambassadors project has been recognised as an example of national good practice at the launch of a new task force, set up by Education Secretary Damian Hinds, to support students…

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…

University wins bid to deliver police degree apprenticeships

The University of Portsmouth has joined forces with three other universities for a new initiative to help meet the needs of 21st Century policing. A university consortium comprised of Portsmouth, Middlesex, Canterbury Christ…

Understanding the impact of air pollution on children’s lungs in Kenya

The University of Portsmouth is a partner in a new project that aims to further understand the impact of air pollution on children’s lungs in Kenya. Launched at the Kenya Medical Research Institute…

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