This week

Students win national award for TV broadcasts

The creative talents of our staff and students have been recognised once again at the NewTek UK Education Awards 2019. BSc (Hons) TV and Broadcasting students won the Live Event category for ‘The Wymering Manor…

New Solent region collaboration to host ‘business with borders’ growth event

Solent region businesses will have the chance to learn about new opportunities for UK and global growth and expansion at a new business event on Wednesday 19 June at the Hilton Hotel at…

University to help to drive economic growth in the region through the exploitation of space

The University of Portsmouth is to host the South Coast Centre of Excellence (SCCoE) in Satellite Applications to help to drive economic growth in the region through the exploitation of space. The University…

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UK-first report features Portsmouth’s Sport and Exercise Science contribution to society

The University of Portsmouth features in the first report measuring the contribution Sport and Exercise Science (SES) makes to the UK. The ‘Sport and Exercise Education: Impact on the UK Economy’ report, produced…

World’s largest disaster simulation exercise takes place in Hampshire

More than 2,000 people and 40 local, national and international emergency response organisations, will be taking part in the world’s largest annual international disaster simulation exercise this week. SIMEX is run by the…

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The bird that came back from the dead

New research has shown that the last surviving flightless species of bird, a type of rail, in the Indian Ocean had previously gone extinct but rose from the dead thanks to a rare…

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Negative economic messaging impacting on suicide rates, says new research

Relentless negative reporting on economic downturns is impacting on people’s emotions and contributing to the suicide rate, according to new research. Carried out by Dr Adam Cox from the University of Portsmouth and…

The real cost of a bad hire: Recruitment fraud costs UK £24 billion

Recruitment fraud is costing UK organisations £23.9 billion a year according to new research from national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm, Crowe UK, in conjunction with the University of Portsmouth’s Centre for…

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Pirate puppets entertain schoolchildren

Second year BA (Hons) Drama and Performance and BA (Hons) Musical Theatre students entertained local schoolchildren with giant puppets and a Victorian puppet theatre at the opening of the Horrible Histories exhibit at…

The Force is strong at Comic Con 2019

The University of Portsmouth will be showcasing its research in popular culture, robots and state-of-the-art technology at this year’s Portsmouth Comic Con, returning for the second time to Portsmouth Guildhall. Falling on Star…

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