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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…

University sports scholar to represent Team GB

A University of Portsmouth sports scholar has been selected to take part in the 2019 World University Winter Games in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. This is the second consecutive time that Laurence Willows, a third year…

Portsmouth sports scholar in America’s Cup squad

A University of Portsmouth sports scholar, sailor Oli Greber, has been selected out of more than 100 triallists for a place with the British team for the next UK America’s Cup. Oli, 23,…

Second Portsmouth dentistry student wins national award

A University of Portsmouth undergraduate has won the prestigious national student of the year award from the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT). It is the second consecutive year a student from…

University sports scholar to represent Team GB

A University of Portsmouth Sports and Exercise Science student and sports scholar is set to represent Team GB in the Women’s International Match racing series this week. Hebe Hemming, a second year student…

Student engineers win national acclaim

Portsmouth engineering students have shone brighter than ever for the high quality of their work at a grant-awarding event held by engineering’s leading national body. The University of Portsmouth is one of just…

Outstanding student shortlisted for student of the year

A University of Portsmouth optometry student who encourages her classmates to spend extra time practising in labs and to join student societies has been shortlisted as a national Student of the Year. Raven…

Apprentice surveyor student shortlisted for national award

Apprentice surveyor and University of Portsmouth student Todd Arnison has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. Todd, of Hampshire property tax specialists E3 Consulting, is a finalist in the Royal Institution of…

ISIS storytellers excel at seduction

Thousands of young men are persuaded to join Islamic State (ISIS) by sophisticated and seductive storytelling as slick as Hollywood, according to new research. An analysis of ISIS propaganda reveals a compelling story…

Architecture student wins RIBA prize for Museum of Secrets

A University of Portsmouth architecture student Helen Keegan has won a prize for excellence from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Helen, 25, was awarded the MArch Diploma Prize for the highest standard…

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