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Irish peace process ‘at risk’ if Britain leaves EU

Northern Ireland’s delicate peace process could be put at risk if Britain votes to leave the EU, according to a University of Portsmouth expert. In an article published today in the Journal of…

A starry night sky provides a background for the LSST facilities building on Cerro Pachón. The LSST will carry out a deep, ten-year imaging survey in six broad optical bands over the main survey area of 18,000 square degrees.

Portsmouth joins survey to create ‘movie of the sky’

The University of Portsmouth has become one of the latest supporters of a new telescope which is being built to produce movies of the sky. The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will produce…

Need your views: The research team (l-r) Emina Hadziosmanovic, Emma Collins and Kim Gordon

Veterans’ views on city service sought

Veterans and their families are being asked to give their opinions on Portsmouth’s Veteran Outreach Support service, one of only a handful of similar services in the UK. The service offers a free,…

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University backs Responsible Business Week

The University of Portsmouth Business School is showing its support for Responsible Business Week, the high-profile annual awareness week that is dedicated to profiling the contribution of business to society. Responsible Business Week…

Sales guru and MBA lecturer Beth Rogers.

Education a marker of sales success

Competition among employers for qualified sales people has risen significantly since the end of the recession, according to a pioneer of sales education at the University of Portsmouth Business School. Beth Rogers, head…

PhD student Katharine Brombley examines Conan Doyle items in the city council's collection.

Rare Sherlock Holmes memorabilia on show

  An extremely rare set of postcards is among a group of Sherlock Holmes artefacts and collectibles to go on show for the first time. University of Portsmouth researcher Katharine Brombley realised the…

Children who say no, run away or call for help are more likely to avoid being abducted by strangers

New advice for children to avoid abduction

Children who say no, run away or call for help are more likely to avoid being abducted by strangers than those who lash out, a new study from the University of Portsmouth has…

Dr John McGeehan and Portsmouth South MP Flick Drummon, in lab coats, with University of Portsmouth staff and students during Flick's visit.

Scientists’ work brought to life for visiting MP

Portsmouth South MP Flick Drummond was given an insight into the work of leading researchers yesterday when she visited the University’s School of Biological Sciences. Mrs Drummond spent the day learning about the…

Dr Jacki Tapley, of the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies.

‘More information needed for crime victims’

A single point of contact could help victims of crime access professional services more easily and avoid suffering further trauma, according to a new report co-authored by the University of Portsmouth. The report…

Professor Bob Nichol talks dark energy

Astrophysicist helps Horizon hunt for dark energy

A University of Portsmouth astrophysicist will discuss the mystery of dark energy this week in an edition of Horizon, the BBC’s flagship science series. Professor Bob Nichol, Director of the University’s Institute of…

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