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Active learning spaces where students become teachers

An intelligent space that promotes student-led collaboration and discovery has been opened at the University of Portsmouth. ‘TEAL Studio One’ is a new kind of learning facility that combines innovative seating arrangements with…

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Scientists discover first ever semi-aquatic dinosaur

The fossils of the first ever semi-aquatic dinosaur have been discovered in Moroccan desert cliffs by a team of international scientists. The remains of Spinosaurus aegyptiacus, a 15-metre long, seven-tonne predator, which is…

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City’s rich creative bounty packed up for others to treasure

Portsmouth’s creative bounty is to be sent far and wide as part of a new project dreamed up by a local creative and university lecturer and a local arts organisation. Claire Sambrook, of…

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Conference explores EU policy and funding

European experts gathered at a University of Portsmouth conference this week to discuss key areas of EU policy and funding. Over 60 people attended the conference to discuss the European Union and how…

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Meet Rita, she’ll be taking care of you

Senior health workers today met the newest member of tomorrow’s healthcare team – an intelligent computerised avatar designed to help take the strain of caring for Britain’s ageing population. University of Portsmouth specialists…

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Fashion graduate has emerging talent

A fashion graduate’s degree project has landed her a show during London Fashion Week. Leonora Asomanin, who graduated from University of Portsmouth in July with a degree in fashion and textiles with enterprise,…

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Food fraud: The crime in our shopping baskets

Fraud in the food sector doesn’t just risk public health, it denies consumers the quality of produce they’ve pay for and undermines the profits of food companies, according to fraud experts. Professor Lisa…

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Barefoot runners go faster

Barefoot runners use less oxygen and can reach higher speeds, a new study has found. A scientist from the University of Portsmouth found that barefoot runners use their bodies more economically when running…

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Scientists find evidence of great tsunami in Malta

Scientists at the University of Portsmouth have found geological evidence that historic tsunami waves have swept over Malta’s north east coasts up to 20 metres above sea level in some places. The Portsmouth…

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University produces two talented contenders for art prize

Two talented graduates from the University of Portsmouth have been chosen to exhibit their work alongside other graduate artists at the city’s Aspex gallery. Contemporary fine art graduate George Michels and photography graduate…

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