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. 

  • Saturday 23 March 2024
  • Saturday 20 April 2024

Book your place now

Expert speaking at a pub for pint of science festival

Learning and lager: Scientists to deliver talks at pubs in Portsmouth

12 April 2024

Learning and lager: Scientists to deliver talks at pubs in Portsmouth
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School of Criminology and Criminal Justice signs partnership agreement with STADIO Higher Education

12 April 2024

School of Criminology and Criminal Justice signs partnership agreement with STADIO Higher Education
Trinity T.rex skeleton

Portsmouth-based team lead scientific work on the multimillion-dollar T. rex skeleton ‘Trinity’

12 April 2024

Portsmouth-based team lead scientific work on the multimillion-dollar T. rex skeleton ‘Trinity’
Dr Priyanka Dey

Scientist wins international award for her work on developing cancer diagnosis technologies

11 April 2024

Scientist wins international award for her work on developing cancer diagnosis technologies
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Partnership success aims to build a better future for Ukraine

11 April 2024

Partnership success aims to build a better future for Ukraine

Apr 16 2024

Learning Design - Designing Wicked Modules with a Wow Factor

12.00pm - 2.00pm

Free

Learning Design - Designing Wicked Modules with a Wow Factor

Apr 17 2024

BCP Application Clinic

12.00pm - 1.30pm

Free

BCP Application Clinic

Apr 17 2024

Innovation Connect & Eagle Labs: Focus on Climate and Nature Innovation

1.00pm - 2.30pm

Free

Innovation Connect & Eagle Labs: Focus on Climate and Nature Innovation

Apr 18 2024

Recruit, Retain, and Retrain with Degree Apprenticeships

3.00pm - 5.00pm

Free

Recruit, Retain, and Retrain with Degree Apprenticeships

Apr 22 2024

Knowledge Exchange Networking: Public Speaking Workshop

11.00am - 1.00pm

Free

Knowledge Exchange Networking: Public Speaking Workshop
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How I find a study/life balance that works for me using digital tools

How I find a study/life balance that works for me using digital tools
Destroyed city

Ukraine war: battlefield tipping in Russia’s favour as Kyiv begs allies for more arms

Christopher Morris

Ukraine war: battlefield tipping in Russia’s favour as Kyiv begs allies for more arms
View in Antarctica taken by Dr Clare Boston

The plastic footprint of tourism in Antarctica

Fay Couceiro

The plastic footprint of tourism in Antarctica
Picture of Jupiter

If life exists on Jupiter’s moon Europa, scientists might soon be able to detect it

Dr Lucinda King

If life exists on Jupiter’s moon Europa, scientists might soon be able to detect it
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You Are Not Alone: powerful new film documents how women’s protest against misogyny helped change Spain’s rape laws

Deborah Shaw

You Are Not Alone: powerful new film documents how women’s protest against misogyny helped change Spain’s rape laws

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.
Life Solved logo with pictures and descriptive text
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Participation and Performance

Gain insight into the career journeys of leading sport and exercise psychologists.
Tennis racket and tennis ball on tennis court
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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.
European sturgeon
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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.

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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.

SOLVE magazine cover September 2022

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.