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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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Entrepreneurs gather for cake sale

An office space created to inspire and nurture entrepreneurs and start-ups has opened at the University of Portsmouth. The Innovation Space held a Macmillan Coffee morning, with local entrepreneurs, members of the community,…

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Astronomer shortlisted for Women of the Future award

A University of Portsmouth astronomer has once again been shortlisted for the Women of the Future Science award. Dr Karen Masters, a senior lecturer from the University’s Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation (ICG),…

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Active learning spaces where students become teachers

An intelligent space that promotes student-led collaboration and discovery has been opened at the University of Portsmouth. ‘TEAL Studio One’ is a new kind of learning facility that combines innovative seating arrangements with…

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Scientists discover first ever semi-aquatic dinosaur

The fossils of the first ever semi-aquatic dinosaur have been discovered in Moroccan desert cliffs by a team of international scientists. The remains of Spinosaurus aegyptiacus, a 15-metre long, seven-tonne predator, which is…

Rich cargo: The trunks on Southsea beach

City’s rich creative bounty packed up for others to treasure

Portsmouth’s creative bounty is to be sent far and wide as part of a new project dreamed up by a local creative and university lecturer and a local arts organisation. Claire Sambrook, of…

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Conference explores EU policy and funding

European experts gathered at a University of Portsmouth conference this week to discuss key areas of EU policy and funding. Over 60 people attended the conference to discuss the European Union and how…

Intelligent Rita, the face of tomorrow’s healthcare provider

Meet Rita, she’ll be taking care of you

Senior health workers today met the newest member of tomorrow’s healthcare team – an intelligent computerised avatar designed to help take the strain of caring for Britain’s ageing population. University of Portsmouth specialists…

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Fashion graduate has emerging talent

A fashion graduate’s degree project has landed her a show during London Fashion Week. Leonora Asomanin, who graduated from University of Portsmouth in July with a degree in fashion and textiles with enterprise,…

Fighting food fraud: Professor Lisa Jack

Food fraud: The crime in our shopping baskets

Fraud in the food sector doesn’t just risk public health, it denies consumers the quality of produce they’ve pay for and undermines the profits of food companies, according to fraud experts. Professor Lisa…

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