This study is the first to examine child alert systems in Europe

Child alert systems save lives

Preliminary research from the Centre of Missing Persons at the University has found that child alert systems for endangered missing and abducted children in Europe can help find them alive.

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Couple travel 5,000 miles to study together

When married couple Masuda Tonima and Anim Hossain decided to study an MSc in Electronic Engineering, they were happy to travel 5,000 miles for it – because the University of Portsmouth offered the…

Honour: Dr Vijay Pereira is given one of just 100 UN pins by the vice president of the Gandhi Global Family

UN honour for academic

Dr Vijay Pereira has been awarded an Indo-United Nations pin, one of just 100 awarded worldwide, in recognition of his contribution to society and the spread of Gandhian philosophy. The award was given…

Students familiarise themselves with the campus layout during an international orientation day.

Portsmouth makes ‘most international’ list

The University of Portsmouth has been ranked among the top 200 ‘most international’ universities in the world by Times Higher Education.

This image shows SDSS observations of one of the galaxies used in this study. The region inside the hexagon shows the newly-derived map of interstellar gas from MaNGA. The presence of the gas throughout the galaxy eliminates the black hole explanation (top left) and favours the white dwarf explanation (bottom right). 

Image credit: 
Jennifer Johnson (The Ohio State University) and the SDSS Collaboration 
Black hole: NASA/Dana Berry/SkyWorks Animation 
White dwarf: NASA/JPL (Raghvendra Sahai)

Puzzling light from nearby galaxies explained

Astrophysicists from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), which has created the most detailed three-dimensional maps of the Universe ever made, have announced the results of a new study that reveals the true…

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Pro Vice-Chancellor joins delegation to India

A University of Portsmouth Pro Vice-Chancellor is in India this week as part of a ministerial delegation to raise the profile of UK higher education. Professor Pal Ahluwalia joins the Secretary of State…

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Good luck, bonne chance, boa sorte Tim Peake!

Counting down to Tim’s big trip. Tim Peake, astronaut and University of Portsmouth Alumnus, blasts off into space on 15 December. Watch the video of staff wishing him good luck in 15 languages.

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International success for Portsmouth fashion student

A University of Portsmouth student has had her work selected for exhibition at a graduate show in China. Emily Streatfeild’s work went on display this weekend at the British Council’s UK Graduate Show…

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Bailouts lead to weaker economies

Government bailouts of banks may have made Europe’s fragile economic stability worse rather than better, according to new large-scale research. In addition, a widespread expectation of government support makes banks more vulnerable to…

The University is teaming up with Indonesia to set up a new centre for global health

Portsmouth partners with Indonesia for global health research

A memorandum of agreement to set up a new centre for global health has been signed by the University of Portsmouth and the University of Brawijaya in Indonesia. The Portsmouth-Brawijaya Centre for Global…

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