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Top 50: The University of Portsmouth rises in another independent guide

Portsmouth in Guardian’s top 50

The University of Portsmouth has risen six places in the Guardian University Guide, an independent ranking of quality in higher education. Portsmouth is now 49th, having risen from 55th in last year’s guide. The…

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University helps America’s Cup preparation

Store managers at Gunwharf Quays have beaten the starter’s gun by brushing up on how to cope with an extra estimated half a million visitors for America’s Cup racing in Portsmouth this July….

Robert Polidori, Favela Rocinha #1, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2009, UV-cured ink on aluminum, 3.4 x 9.8 feet/1 x 3 meters, edition 1/2. © 2009 Robert Polidori, image courtesy of the artist

Venice exhibition bridges frontiers

Two men from opposite sides of the world who met while studying art history at Oxford 25 years ago are staging a major exhibition in Venice. Frontiers Reimagined: Art That Connects Us is…

Novel approach: Dr Lorraine Hope

Using memory science to train surgeons

Professor Lorraine Hope will be examining the role of memory in the training of surgeons.

Dr Nick Pepin at Mount Kilimanjaro

Mountains warming faster, say scientists

The research team says that without substantially better information, we risk underestimating the severity of a number of already looming problems, including water shortages and the possible extinction of some alpine flora and fauna.

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Students shortlisted for Telegraph STEM awards

Two University of Portsmouth students who have designed a robotic machine that can ‘print’ walls without human intervention have been shortlisted for The Telegraph 2015 STEM Awards. Ali Bobaker and Pablo Arcelino de…

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Chinese architects of the future visit Portsmouth

A group of Chinese architecture students have been getting a taste of life at the University of Portsmouth. Their visit was organised by the British Council as part of a collaboration between universities…

The University's Vice-Chancellor surrounded by graduands at the Shanghai ceremony

China students celebrate graduation

Students from China who attended the University of Portsmouth have been celebrating their graduation success in a ceremony in Shanghai. The event, which attracted over 60 graduates who had completed their degrees in…

Senior lecturer and architect Guido Robazza

Architecture students have designs on China

Three Portsmouth architecture students have teamed up with other students from the UK and China to design plans for a new city centre in a Chinese Province. Liam Whitfield, Martyn Webb and Joshua…

Austerity driven policies "kill", research has found

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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