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.

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Portsmouth moves up 17 places in the People and Planet University League table

9 December 2022

Portsmouth moves up 17 places in the People and Planet University League table

University of Portsmouth successful in bid for £5.8m

8 December 2022

University of Portsmouth successful in bid for £5.8m

Study developing new technology to help speed up cancer diagnosis and treatment

5 December 2022

Study developing new technology to help speed up cancer diagnosis and treatment

Using art and song to help solve South African plastic waste crisis

5 December 2022

Using art and song to help solve South African plastic waste crisis

Farmers left with less than 1p of food profits for their produce, reveals new report

2 December 2022

Farmers left with less than 1p of food profits for their produce, reveals new report

Dec 12 2022

'Technical Solutions to Security Issues' - Portsmouth Defence Hub Symposium

10.30am - 4.30pm

Free

'Technical Solutions to Security Issues' - Portsmouth Defence Hub Symposium

Dec 14 2022

Writing for the REF

1.00pm - 2.00pm

Free

Writing for the REF

Dec 14 2022

End of term Celebration!!

2.00pm - 5.00pm

Free

End of term Celebration!!

Dec 14 2022

Campus Carols

2.30pm - 4.30pm

Free

Campus Carols

Dec 14 2022

Naval History & History Research Seminar: ‘“Officers of the society”

4.00pm - 5.00pm

Free

Naval History & History Research Seminar: ‘“Officers of the society”

How this year’s Christmas ads are navigating the cost of living crisis

Karen Middleton

How this year’s Christmas ads are navigating the cost of living crisis

How the pandemic affected our approach to reading and interpretation of books

Ben Davies

How the pandemic affected our approach to reading and interpretation of books

Motion sickness and sea kayaking safety

Ya Huang

Motion sickness and sea kayaking safety

What Makes a Good Christmas Movie

Lincoln Geraghty

What Makes a Good Christmas Movie

Participants needed for research into violence against women

Participants needed for research into violence against women

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.