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Dr Alessandro Melis in blue jumper with arms folded in front of his lab space.

Portsmouth academic named as Curator at the world’s most prestigious architecture exhibition

The Italian Government has appointed Dr Alessandro Melis as the Curator of the Italian Pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia – in Venice in 2020. The Minister…

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…

Group of 4 students, 2 male and 2 female talking at a table.

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…

Teddy bear lying on a hospital bed.

UK’s first course to help investigation of unexpected child death

The UK’s first immersive course to help doctors and police officers understand each other’s roles when responding to the unexpected death of a child is being launched at the University of Portsmouth next…

University of Portsmouth pledges commitment to the local community

The University of Portsmouth has reaffirmed its commitment to the city by pledging to put the economy and quality of life in the local community top of its list of priorities. The University…

City to host second annual Anti-Bullying Conference

The second annual Portsmouth Anti-Bullying Conference will take place on Tuesday 22 January at Portsmouth Guildhall. Approximately 300 primary school children from across the city will come together to learn about bullying, how…

Woman carrying brown paper shopping bag.

There’s no such thing as a free return

A new study, led by the University of Portsmouth, has found that returns from online sales, particularly returns to store, are seriously impacting company profits. Many retailers aspire to be ‘omnichannel’ – integrating…

A Hubble Space Telescope image of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1300, located 61 million light years away. Credit: HST / NASA / ESA

Portsmouth astronomers honoured by Royal Astronomical Society

Cosmologists from the University of Portsmouth have been honoured by The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) in its 2019 Awards. Each year the RAS recognises significant achievement in the fields of astronomy and geophysics…

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Creative industry pioneers come together to shape how audiences experience live performance

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth are part of a unique team of international creative industry specialists who will pool their expertise to discover the next stage of immersive performance experiences for audiences…

Dark Energy Survey completes six-year mission

After scanning in depth about a quarter of the southern skies for six years and cataloguing hundreds of millions of distant galaxies, the Dark Energy Survey (DES) will finish taking data tomorrow, on…

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