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Professor of Social Inclusion, Dan Finn

Thinking locally key to more jobs

Professor Finn’s report was released on 23 March by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

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Professor’s contribution to Scottish geology recognised

A Portsmouth Professor has been awarded a medal for his significant contribution to knowledge of the geology of Scotland. Professor Rob Strachan, Head of the University of Portsmouth’s School of Earth and Environmental…

Professor Mike Winter welcomed to the University by Professor Pal Alhuwalia

Industrial expert appointed professor

Honorary chief scientist at TRL, the UK’s Transport Research Laboratory, and expert in disasters, climate change and transport, Dr Mike Winter, has been appointed visiting industrial professor at the University of Portsmouth. Professor…

Excellence and innovation: Research at Portsmouth has impact in academia and adds value to society

Portsmouth’s research showcased

Research carried out at the University of Portsmouth has been showcased as part of a national report on research innovation and impact. The research excellence report, produced by University Alliance for the government,…


Body-Worn Video cameras reduce crime

Public order and assault crimes have gone down by nearly 20 per cent in a police area where all frontline officers wear Body-Worn Video (BWV) cameras, according to new research from the University…

Eminent scholar Pal Ahluwalia

Pro VC honoured as eminent scholar

A Pro Vice-Chancellor from the University of Portsmouth has been honoured as an eminent scholar in the field of international studies. Professor Pal Ahluwalia received the honour from the International Studies Association (ISA)…

A scanning electron microscope image of limpet teeth

Scientists find strongest natural material

Limpet teeth might be the strongest natural material known to man, a new study has found. Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have discovered that limpets – small aquatic snail-like creatures with conical…


UK losing over £98 billion to fraud

UK businesses and organisations are losing an estimated £98.6 billion to fraud and mistakes every year, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth’s Centre for Counter Fraud Studies and accountancy firm,…

Waste not, want not: Professor Ashraf Labib

Better housekeeping could save councils millions

Local governments in the UK could save £168m a year by checking how many expensive software licences are actually being used and what each costs, according to new research. Many local councils are…

A 'thirst' for oil may underlie many military interventions

Crude conspiracy theories may be right

Researchers have for the first time provided strong evidence for what conspiracy theorists have long thought – oil is often the reason for interfering in another country’s war. Throughout recent history, countries which…

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