Tragedy: Humans flock to use up natural resources under threat

Alarmists might be harming environment

Well-meaning lobbyists might be inadvertently causing more harm to the environment than good, according to new research. By making sometimes exaggerated claims about a natural resource – such as clean water or land…

Inspiration for people interested in business

An open evening tomorrow, Wednesday, gives staff, students and others in the city a chance to hear from some of the leaders in business teaching, research and consultancy. Those interested in finding out…

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Home-baking dad on Great British Bake Off

A University of Portsmouth employee and father of four is one of the 12 amateur bakers in this year’s The Great British Bake Off starting on BBC1 next Wednesday. Enwezor Nzegwu, 39, is…

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UoP student ensures Team England stays connected

A University of Portsmouth student who is on a placement year with a Scottish IT company has been selected to be the first point of contact for IT for Team England during the…

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Twin sisters are first equal

Twin sisters Hannah and Emmal Safi graduated with first class honours degrees in applied physics from the University of Portsmouth yesterday. The women, who describe themselves as “studious, but definitely not boring” have…

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From nursery to boardroom in one leap

When he was six years old Emmanuel Merody tried renting out his Teddy bears to classmates. He didn’t make any money. At the age of nine, he fared a little better when he…

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Grant awarded to evaluate veteran support

The University of Portsmouth has been awarded a £130K grant to evaluate the impact of a support group for thousands of local veterans in the city. The research will assess the Veterans Outreach…

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Physics graduates shoot for the stars with PhD places

Two undergraduate students from the University of Portsmouth’s applied physics degree have been accepted on to PhD courses at its world-leading Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation (ICG). Xan Atkinson and Daniel Goddard graduate…

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Elite sportswoman wins another ‘first’

A Paralympian and European champion triathlete Lauren Steadman graduates today from the University of Portsmouth with a first-class degree in psychology. Lauren, 21, has already competed in two Paralymics, the first when she…

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Portsmouth historian curates WWI exhibition

A new exhibition to commemorate the First World War is being guest curated by University of Portsmouth historian Dr Brad Beaven. Lest We Forget will give an insight into the lives of servicemen…

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