Protesters march through Gunwharf Quays at a previous Reclaim the Night event.

Students lead city’s Reclaim the Night march

University of Portsmouth students will lead a march through the city streets next month protesting against sexual violence and demanding gender equality. The Reclaim the Night event – which is open to people…

Speed and eye for detail: Georgina and shorthand tutor Gill Wray

Journalist wins award for perfect 100

Third year journalism student Georgina Moore has won a national award for the precision and speed of her shorthand. The UK award, from the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) and…

Model behaviour: Professor Tony Ward

Do sex offenders need more help?

Would society be safer if, rather than punishing sex offenders, we recognised they have human rights and helped them adopt more fulfilling and socially integrated lives? This question lies at the heart of…

Negative experience with packaging can begin in the supermarket, according to new research.

Older consumers left ‘powerless’ by packaging

Packaging on supermarket goods can leave ‘older’ consumers feeling powerless and vulnerable, according to a new study. Research carried out at the University of Portsmouth found that issues such as difficulty reading labels…


Portsmouth astrophysicist features in leading women portraits

A University of Portsmouth astrophysicist is featured in one of 21 commissioned portraits of leading women by the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS). Dr Jen Gupta, the SEPnet/Ogden Outreach Officer from the University’s Institute of…

Professor Steffen Lehmann has recorded a lecture for the United Nations.

Sustainable cities expert lectures for the UN

An expert on sustainable architecture from the University of Portsmouth is helping to shape the future of cities around the world as part of a United Nations initiative. Professor Steffen Lehmann, of the…

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Prestigious nursing course awarded

The University of Portsmouth has been successful in its bid to provide adult nursing education from next year, bringing nursing education back to Portsmouth.

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University marks LGBT History Month

The University of Portsmouth celebrates LGBT History Month in February with a film festival and a free public lecture. First up, on Wednesday, February 3, is a lecture by Dr Dominic Janes, Reader…

Leading the way: Professor James McCalman

Is good leadership leadership for good?

Is the best leader someone who has all the answers or someone who knows the right questions to ask? And do we want our leaders to do good for us or to do…

The Autism Centre for Employment team (l-r ) – John Barber, Sean Gonzalez-Lambert, Beatriz López and Tomas Rubin

Autism employment centre shortlisted for prestigious award

An innovative centre which helps people with autism find meaningful work has been shortlisted for a national award. The Autism Centre for Employment (ACE) was founded by Dr Beatriz López at the University…

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