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

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.

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Explore our upcoming Undergraduate Open Days

There's no better way to get to know the University of Portsmouth and the city, than to come to see it for yourself. Come to one of our open experience days, and we'll help you explore our island city, and get to know what life as a student is like. 

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New study finds dinosaur fossils did not inspire the mythological griffin

21 June 2024

New study finds dinosaur fossils did not inspire the mythological griffin
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Using the power of citizen science to make the Solent’s fishing industry more sustainable

19 June 2024

Using the power of citizen science to make the Solent’s fishing industry more sustainable
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Rings of Fire: Heat risks at the 2024 Paris Olympics

18 June 2024

Rings of Fire: Heat risks at the 2024 Paris Olympics
Maddie Long PFC Scholarship

Fourth edition of PFC Scholarship launched

17 June 2024

Fourth edition of PFC Scholarship launched
RPI Conference

Addressing the plastic pollution crisis

17 June 2024

Addressing the plastic pollution crisis

Jun 26 2024

Enhancing Student Engagement - Evaluating the Student Voice

12.00pm - 2.00pm

Free

Enhancing Student Engagement - Evaluating the Student Voice

Jun 26 2024

Blue Horizon - Empowering Women in Fisheries

1.00pm - 2.00pm

Free

Blue Horizon - Empowering Women in Fisheries

Jun 26 2024

Roundtable Discussion: Collaborative Grant Applications

4.00pm - 5.30pm

Free

Roundtable Discussion: Collaborative Grant Applications

Jun 27 2024

The Basics of Writing - Your audience

12.00pm - 1.00pm

Free

The Basics of Writing - Your audience

Jun 28 2024

Female Entrepreneurs Network: Speed Networking

1.00pm - 3.00pm

Free

Female Entrepreneurs Network: Speed Networking
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Ten seats where Reform poses a threat to the Tories

Humphrey Southall

Ten seats where Reform poses a threat to the Tories
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US kicks off debate on conscription as other Nato members introduce drafts

Dafydd Townley

US kicks off debate on conscription as other Nato members introduce drafts
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Coming to the University of Portsmouth with a family

Coming to the University of Portsmouth with a family
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Why do a degree apprenticeship?

Why do a degree apprenticeship?
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Start your journey to uni

Start your journey to uni

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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Featured research stories

New resource to help in the fight against climate change

A new resource launched this week aims to build a complete picture of action being taken along the South Coast to help combat the effects of climate change.
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Study suggests mild COVID-19 can have harmful effects on cardiovascular health

A first-of-its-kind study has compared artery stiffness in participants pre and post-COVID-19 infection.
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First ever sturgeon to be found in Africa

The discovery of this fossil is the first of its kind to be found on the continent.
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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.

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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.

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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.