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…

Astronaut Tim Peake

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…


University takes on 24-hour broadcast challenge

The University of Portsmouth is taking on the challenge of broadcasting a 24-hour live stream of original programmes, documentaries, short films and events as they happen. Over 60 television and broadcasting students and…

Portsmouth graduate Penny Thackray

Graduate submariner makes history

A University of Portsmouth graduate has made history by becoming one of the first female submariners to serve in the Royal Navy. Penny Thackray, who studied a postgraduate course in training management and…

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Inspiring teachers collect awards

A lecturer with a ‘witty and positive’ teaching style who delivers classes that are ‘engaging, insightful and entertaining’ has won the highest award at the University of Portsmouth Students’ Union teaching awards. Dr…


Portsmouth Business School – Postgraduate Open Evening

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Mystery solved: Dr Farrell on Eastney beach earlier this year examining the remains of what is now known to be a sperm whale

Mystery ‘blob’ a young male sperm whale

Scientists at the University of Portsmouth have identified the remains of the decomposed carcass, washed up on Eastney Beach in February, as a young male sperm whale. When the mystery blob of flesh…

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