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Lecturer joins victorious England squad

A lecturer at the University of Portsmouth has been named as a member of the England Women’s Rugby Elite Squad. Zoe Saynor, who joined the Department of Sport and Exercise Science this year,…

Cosmologists use galaxies observed by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey to study the nature of dark energy – CREDIT: Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Universe may face a darker future

New research offers a novel insight into the nature of dark matter and dark energy and what the future of our Universe might be. Researchers in Portsmouth and Rome have found hints that…

Businesses and customers share the  "warm glow" of doing good

Social responsibility improves everything

Business and consumers share the burden of companies becoming more socially responsible, and they also share the ‘warm glow’ of reward when it goes well, according to new research. Economists at the University…

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University appoints Academic Registrar

The University of Portsmouth has appointed Stephen Wiggins as Academic Registrar. Stephen is currently Faculty Registrar for engineering and physical sciences at the University of Surrey, and will join the University in January…

Students and staff put the new high-visibility television studio in Eldon’s foyer to the test

Skilled students put on a show for all to see

Broadcasting students are being set a brave new challenge of working and learning in a new goldfish-bowl style television studio in the foyer of the University of Portsmouth’s flagship arts building. Students on…

Children in the University’s Up For It Club using the University’s IT equipment

IT experts help re-boot local schools

Schoolchildren in Portsmouth are going to be the first to benefit from a novel way of improving their IT, thanks to the University of Portsmouth IT department. The University, together with Portsmouth City…

Research findings: Asking sportsmen and women to hide their feelings is exhausting and impacts on their performance

If you want to win, let it all out

Sportsmen and women who want to win need to let their feelings out, according to new research. In the first study to examine the effect in endurance sport of suppressing emotions, Dr Chris…

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Active learning spaces where students become teachers

An intelligent space that promotes student-led collaboration and discovery has been opened at the University of Portsmouth. ‘TEAL Studio One’ is a new kind of learning facility that combines innovative seating arrangements with…

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City’s rich creative bounty packed up for others to treasure

Portsmouth’s creative bounty is to be sent far and wide as part of a new project dreamed up by a local creative and university lecturer and a local arts organisation. Claire Sambrook, of…

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Fashion graduate has emerging talent

A fashion graduate’s degree project has landed her a show during London Fashion Week. Leonora Asomanin, who graduated from University of Portsmouth in July with a degree in fashion and textiles with enterprise,…

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