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Scientists find evidence of great tsunami in Malta

Scientists at the University of Portsmouth have found geological evidence that historic tsunami waves have swept over Malta’s north east coasts up to 20 metres above sea level in some places. The Portsmouth…

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University produces two talented contenders for art prize

Two talented graduates from the University of Portsmouth have been chosen to exhibit their work alongside other graduate artists at the city’s Aspex gallery. Contemporary fine art graduate George Michels and photography graduate…

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Chimpanzees lose out to humans due to unfair comparisons

Comparing chimpanzee and human development is like comparing a child brought up in a loving family to one brought up in a Romanian orphanage, says a researcher from the University of Portsmouth. Lead…


University donates prize to Portsmouth FoodCycle

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Students give Portsmouth thumbs up

The University of Portsmouth has again out-ranked the sector average for student satisfaction. In the independent National Student Survey (NSS), 88 per cent said they were satisfied with the quality of their course,…


Architecture students receive cash prize for town plans

Architecture students at the University of Portsmouth have been awarded £500 each by local business and landowners, BST Properties Limited, for their work on a proposed new town near Fareham, Hampshire. As part…

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Astronaut and alumnus talks to Portsmouth

Watch the video above for highlights from the National Astronomy Meeting 2014. An officer in the British Army who fought off thousands to earn a job as an astronaut said the biggest challenge…

University of Portsmouth students to be given more opportunities to try more sports

Students given £480,000 reasons to get active

Students at the University of Portsmouth will have many more chances to play the sports they most enjoy, thanks to a £480,000 funding boost. Nearly £300,000 has been awarded by the National Lottery’s…

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Time stands still for eight billion years

New research reveals that the most massive galaxies in the Universe are exactly the same now as they were eight billion years ago, challenging a well-known cosmological theory that they have evolved over…


Deep sea findings overturn previous research

The discovery of fossils of starfish, sea urchins and snails more than 180 million years old in the Austrian Alps suggest deep oceans played a much bigger role in protecting marine biodiversity than…

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