July 2011
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IWLP language classes for 2011-12

All continuing University students can register now to take IWLP language classes in Semester 1 and 2 of 2011/12. New students at Portsmouth will be able to enrol to IWLP after they’ve registered…

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Department of Sport and Recreation’s new kiosk desk

Nuffield Sports centre new kiosk desk goes live from Monday 1 August. Exclusively for members, you can use the kiosk desk to: book your fitness classes collect tickets book badminton and squash courts…

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University wireless infrastructure update

The University is replacing and expanding the wireless infrastructure across the entire campus, responding to the increased needs of our students and staff. The new system will expand the wireless coverage and make…

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University Committee minutes

In an effort to ensure all staff are aware and informed of the action of our University committees, please note that the following are available: Draft minutes (confirmed by Chair) of the University…

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Words may predict treatment success for depression sufferers

Depression sufferers asked to write a short description of their feelings may unconsciously predict whether the most commonly prescribed therapy will help them recover. Scientists at the University of Portsmouth have published the…

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How good is your sense of smell?

The Department of Psychology requires volunteers for a paid study examining what factors influence our sense of smell. We require female volunteers whose first language must be English, aged between 18-55, non-smokers, who…

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Flags planted to celebrate one year until Olympic Games

The university’s artist in residence is inviting people to be an artist for the day to help celebrate Open Weekend, which marks one year until the start of the London 2012 Olympic and…

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University receives top marks in gay-friendly guide

The University of Portsmouth is in the top four institutions in the UK for being gay-friendly according to an online university guide produced by a lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) charity. The university…

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An invitation to a retirement celebration

Many members of staff will know Mark Mitchell who is retiring from the University this summer, after 41 years. The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to invite members of staff…

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Software development the apple of Navy officer’s eye

A Royal Navy officer who designed an application for the iPhone to help people learn physics is now considering giving up his job to concentrate on App development. Robert Emery, 29, a Petty…

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