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Promotional video wins prestigious backing

A video about studying art and design at the University of Portsmouth has been shortlisted for a prestigious national Learning on Screen Award. The awards are sponsored by British Universities Film and Video…

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Suicide rates soar as economic cuts bite

The effect of economic cuts on debt ravaged Greece included a dramatic rise in the number of men committing suicide, according to new research. The research, by Dr Nikolaos Antonakakis and Professor Alan…

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Solent businesses to receive help

A one stop shop for businesses in the Solent region is launching today. The Solent Growth Hub will provide businesses with advice and guidance on matters relating to business growth.  This could range…

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University hosts Shakespeare Festival

To commemorate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, the University of Portsmouth is offering a festival of talks, workshops and film screenings during April and May. The series of events include a sonnet…

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Research leadership is an art

Research leaders have a lot in common with artists, according to Professor Tara Dean, Director of Research at the University of Portsmouth. Research leaders need to nurture others and see researchers as “a…

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Exhibition weaves contrasting threads

A multi-layered exhibition which weaves past and present, with here and far away, has opened in the University of Portsmouth’s Space Gallery in Eldon building. The exhibits include ‘Silent Conversation’, an ethereal layer…

University ‘central to the city’: The Rt Revd Christopher Foster, Bishop of Portsmouth. Image courtesy of the Diocese of Portsmouth

Bishop extols University’s virtue in House of Lords

The House of Lords today heard a strong and compelling speech about the vital role the University of Portsmouth plays in the city. The Bishop of Portsmouth, The Rt Rev’d Christopher Foster, used…

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Dinosaur art at famous fossil fair

Pictures of dinosaurs, pterosaurs and all things paleontological are on display in Dorset from this week, thanks to a University of Portsmouth palaeontologist. Dr Mark Witton, who specialises on ‘paleoart,’ a specialist branch…

Football referee expert: Tom Webb

Football referees playing ‘catch up’

Professional football referees are the ‘poor relations’ in the game and have spent more than 100 years trying to play catch-up with players, according to new research. Tom Webb, of the University of…

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Top names in British sport attend University conference

Some of the biggest names in UK sport are giving keynote speeches at a University of Portsmouth event this week. The speakers are four times Olympic medallist, Katherine Grainger, Chris Neville, formerly of…

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