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Businesses and customers share the  "warm glow" of doing good

Social responsibility makes everything better

Business and consumers share the burden of companies becoming more socially responsible, and they also share the ‘warm glow’ of reward when it goes well, according to new research. Economists at the University…

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Exhibition asks ‘where is home?’

A French artist who was born in Algeria will be exploring ideas of displacement and identity in his new exhibition at the University of Portsmouth. Patrick Altes, has just completed a year-long artistic…

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University appoints Academic Registrar

The University of Portsmouth has appointed Stephen Wiggins as Academic Registrar. Stephen is currently Faculty Registrar for engineering and physical sciences at the University of Surrey, and will join the University in January…

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Industry dragons fire up students

About 100 regional employers, entrepreneurs and former students are to attend Portsmouth Business School to coach and inspire students in workplace and business start-up skills. Impact Week is the Business School’s annual enterprise…

Students and staff put the new high-visibility television studio in Eldon’s foyer to the test

Skilled students put on a show for all to see

Broadcasting students are being set a brave new challenge of working and learning in a new goldfish-bowl style television studio in the foyer of the University of Portsmouth’s flagship arts building. Students on…

Burgeoning democracy of funding: Each marker indicates a successful crowdfunded project

Crowdfunding motivation examined

Economists at the University of Portsmouth have taken a vital step towards understanding how crowdfunding is changing the UK and global financial landscape. Portsmouth Business School and leading crowdfunding platform the Crowdfunding Centre…

Children in the University’s Up For It Club using the University’s IT equipment

IT experts help re-boot local schools

Schoolchildren in Portsmouth are going to be the first to benefit from a novel way of improving their IT, thanks to the University of Portsmouth IT department. The University, together with Portsmouth City…

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University awarded Athena SWAN bronze

The University has been awarded an Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award in recognition of its commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The national awards encourage and celebrate…

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University welcomes Brazilian students

The University has welcomed 165 new students from Brazil as part of Science Without Borders, a Brazilian government scheme that aims to send over 100,000 students to study overseas. Science without Borders (Ciência…

Research findings: Asking sportsmen and women to hide their feelings is exhausting and impacts on their performance

If you want to win, let it all out

Sportsmen and women who want to win need to let their feelings out, according to new research. In the first study to examine the effect in endurance sport of suppressing emotions, Dr Chris…

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