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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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Barefoot runners go faster

Barefoot runners use less oxygen and can reach higher speeds, a new study has found. A scientist from the University of Portsmouth found that barefoot runners use their bodies more economically when running…

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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…


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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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