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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…

Two large puppet pirates in front of an audience of schoolchildren.

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…

Professor Deborah Sugg Ryan in a living room being filmed by a female camera operator.

Portsmouth professor returns to star in new series of A House Through Time

Professor Deborah Sugg Ryan is to star in the second series of the popular BBC factual series A House Through Time. The four-part documentary, which returns to our screens on Monday 8 April at…

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…

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