Read the latest news from the University including student successes and research breakthroughs, browse our calendar of upcoming events, and read blogs from academics across our 5 faculties.

Due to necessary preventative measures regarding Coronavirus, we have had to cancel some of our events. Please check the relevant event page for the latest update. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Got an enquiry? Contact our Press and Media team at pressoffice@port.ac.uk or by calling +44 (0)23 9284 2728, and our Events Team at events@port.ac.uk.

Astrophysicist features in new film about Speed

27 January 2023

Astrophysicist features in new film about Speed

Students lead reading project to help asylum-seeker children enjoy books

27 January 2023

Students lead reading project to help asylum-seeker children enjoy books

Researchers celebrated for their scientific excellence during the COVID-19 pandemic

27 January 2023

Researchers celebrated for their scientific excellence during the COVID-19 pandemic

F1 driver seat ‘avatar’ has potential to improve comfort and performance

24 January 2023

F1 driver seat ‘avatar’ has potential to improve comfort and performance

New pterosaur species with hundreds of tiny hooked teeth discovered

23 January 2023

New pterosaur species with hundreds of tiny hooked teeth discovered

Jan 31 2023

How to Increase Workplace Profits, Using Streamlining Techniques

12.00pm - 1.00pm

Free

How to Increase Workplace Profits, Using Streamlining Techniques

Jan 31 2023

Writing without Plagiarising

3.30pm - 4.00pm

Free

Writing without Plagiarising

Feb 2 2023

Copy of The Basics of Writing - Your audience

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Free

Copy of The Basics of Writing - Your audience

Feb 2 2023

SIGHT: Understanding Medical Device Regulations

1.00pm - 2.00pm

Free

SIGHT: Understanding Medical Device Regulations

Feb 7 2023

Social Media Algorithm Updates 2023, what you need to know for SME

12.00pm - 1.00pm

Free

Social Media Algorithm Updates 2023, what you need to know for SME

Double Vision - A roadmap to double medical school places

Sherria Hoskins

Double Vision - A roadmap to double medical school places

How to Solve the UK’s Water Crisis ft. Dr Peter Cruddas

How to Solve the UK’s Water Crisis ft. Dr Peter Cruddas

Teaching the Holocaust through literature: four books to help young people gain deeper understanding

Christine Berberich

Teaching the Holocaust through literature: four books to help young people gain deeper understanding

Andrew Tate: research has long shown how feminist progress is always followed by a misogynistic backlash

Lisa Sugiura

Andrew Tate: research has long shown how feminist progress is always followed by a misogynistic backlash

Four reasons swimming should be your next workout

Heather Massey

Four reasons swimming should be your next workout

Featured research stories

Emotional labour takes its toll on customer-facing jobs

A new study calls on tour operators to mitigate the cost of its staff’s emotional labour and argues such changes would be easy and quick.
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New enzyme discovery is another leap towards beating plastic waste

It is hoped this work will help tackle the challenge of plastic pollution and convert waste plastic into valuable products.
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Economic Crime Act has loopholes says leading economic crime expert

A new UK government act designed to target the assets of Russian oligarchs and other money launderers comes with loopholes.
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Webinars

Hear from our academics and experts directly from wherever in the world you are, by viewing one of our webinar series.

Research Futures

Our Research Futures webinar is focused on furthering conversations between our various disciplines to support our researchers’ projects and interactions while in isolation.

TEC-0419-School of Computing Conference; 3rd April 2019
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Business Covid Webinar Series

View all of the episodes in the webinar series from the Faculty of Business and Law

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Getting Started Series

Our 'Getting Started' webinar series is designed to give you up-to-the-minute information, tips and guidance to help you get started with your uni application.

Students at graduation
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Podcasts

We're developing our podcasts to bring you expert insight on topical issues, stories from our students and alumni, and University news. Find out more about our existing podcast series below.

Life Solved

Life Solved lifts the lid on the latest ideas and discoveries that look set to change our lives.
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Participation and Performance

Gain insight into the career journeys of leading sport and exercise psychologists.
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Alumni

Hear fascinating stories direct from our alumni, as well as their helpful tips and advice about life as a student in Portsmouth.
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Humans in extremes

Discover extraordinary activities our guests have taken on in extreme conditions in this podcast series with Dr Heather Massey, Senior Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health.
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Magazines

Read SOLVE to explore our research success stories and discover how we're addressing the planet's most-pressing issues through our research.

SOLVE

Read SOLVE and explore how we're searching for radical solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing society and the planet.

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Media enquiries

Want an expert opinion on a story? Our press officers can put you in touch with the right person.

For urgent, out-of-hours media enquiries, call +44 (0)7594 502 933

Please do not use the out-of-hours media number for enquiries about coronavirus. Please use the University Coronavirus Information line +44 (0)23 9284 5588.