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Good luck, bon chance, boa sorte Tim Peake!

To mark astronaut and alumnus Tim Peake’s launch into space on 15 December, University of Portsmouth cosmologists have recorded good luck messages for Tim in 15 different languages. Major Tim Peake, Britain’s first…


University purchases Technopole

The University of Portsmouth has purchased a purpose-built enterprise and innovation centre to support the growth of entrepreneurship and businesses in the region. Portsmouth Technopole, a five-storey landmark building by the M275 city…

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Research scientist heads to Westminster

A University of Portsmouth research scientist will be swapping his lab coat for legislation this week when he spends a week with Portsmouth South MP Flick Drummond at the House of Commons. Molecular…

Success: Device which watches patients’ vital signs, saved 769 lives in its first year

Prestigious prize awarded

Portsmouth computer scientists and medics have won an award for a handheld device which, by ‘watching’ patients’ vital signs, saved 769 lives in its first year. The VitalPAC system was developed by The…

Professor Scurr's work informs sports bra design

Breast health expert gives free public lecture

A world-leading breast health expert whose work has informed bra design and helped improve women’s lives is giving a free public lecture at the University of Portsmouth. Professor Joanna Scurr from the Department…

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Graduate shortlisted for Guardian award

A 2015 journalism graduate is in the running for a prestigious Guardian Student Media Award thanks to the features she wrote about food poverty in Portsmouth. Stephanie Hunter, 26, who graduated this summer…

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Student wins top law award

Third-year LLB (Hons) Law student Philip Savage was presented with the coveted Neuberger Prize.


Video game critics ‘more influential’ than players

Professional video game critics have far greater influence on buyers than other consumers’ opinions, according to new research. The research found that players’ reviews do help predict the success of a game, but…

The global map of data poverty

Scandinavia has best access to data

Scandinavian countries are streets ahead when it comes to accessing computers, mobile phones and the internet, a new study has found. Scientists from the University of Portsmouth have produced the first global map…


Silver-plated promise to help SMEs

We have been officially recognised as world class in helping lead long-term economic growth locally and across the UK, according to a new award.

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