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Portsmouth storms capital with first-class creative student work

Designers, animators, performers and other creatives from the University of Portsmouth have stolen a march on London with their talent this summer. The best in interior design, fine art, fashion and textiles, graphic…

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Flushed with pride

A University of Portsmouth graphic design student has won a national competition to design arguably the most important symbol on Ordnance Survey maps – a public toilet. William Chiu, 25, was announced as one…

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Portsmouth helps lead way in cybersecurity

Graduates of the University of Portsmouth BSc in computer science are to be among the first in the world to be trained in cybersecurity to help fight critical cyber threats. The announcement of…

Devastation after Hurricane Katrine: Experts predict such disasters to become more frequent and more severe

Lives could be saved by planning

Protecting people and property in natural disasters could be done much more effectively if more than one method of assessing risk was used, according to new research. In a study of the Hurricane…

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Children design bags for international science conference

Local school children have painted pictures of humans in extreme environments on to cotton bags for a University of Portsmouth conference next week. Children from Alverstoke, Purbrook and St John’s Junior Schools, were…

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Disgust dampens women’s sexual arousal more than fear

Being disgusted is a bigger passion killer for women than fear, according to new research. The University of Portsmouth study is the first to compare how sexually aroused women are after being exposed…

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Honorary graduates 2015 announced

An inspirational female entrepreneur, a successful businessman and a Portsmouth-based physicist are among those who will be receiving honorary degrees from the University of Portsmouth this year. A human rights lawyer who has…

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Portsmouth alumnus is new Professor of Poetry

The University’s most famous literary alumnus, the poet Simon Armitage, has been appointed Oxford’s new Professor of Poetry. Simon Armitage studied Geography at the University in the early 1980s and went on to…

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Students clean up in national competition

Portsmouth first year marketing students who worked through a few nights to enter a national competition have won first prize. The team of five students at Portsmouth Business School’s marketing and sales department…

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University excels in higher education review

The University of Portsmouth has achieved the highest outcome possible in a recent higher education review. The review was carried out by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), an independent body which monitors and…

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