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

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Knock on the door leads to help and support for University of Portsmouth students

4 March 2024

Knock on the door leads to help and support for University of Portsmouth students
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Safety, trust and artificial intelligence

1 March 2024

Safety, trust and artificial intelligence
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UNEP Executive Director meets Plastic Monster

29 February 2024

UNEP Executive Director meets Plastic Monster
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University of Portsmouth criminology students shine in international cybersecurity competition

26 February 2024

University of Portsmouth criminology students shine in international cybersecurity competition
Big plastic count

University of Portsmouth partners with Greenpeace and Everyday Plastic for the UK’s Largest Household Plastic Waste Survey

26 February 2024

University of Portsmouth partners with Greenpeace and Everyday Plastic for the UK’s Largest Household Plastic Waste Survey

Mar 5 2024

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Jun 25 2024

TARG:ET Research Group Seminar Series

1.00pm - 2.00pm

Free

TARG:ET Research Group Seminar Series

Mar 7 2024

The Basics of Writing - How to Write a Questionnaire

12.00pm - 1.00pm

Free

The Basics of Writing - How to Write a Questionnaire

Mar 8 2024

Gender, Race and Sexual Harassment in Schools: How can we tackle it?

10.00am - 11.00am

Free

Gender, Race and Sexual Harassment in Schools: How can we tackle it?

Mar 8 2024

10th Anniversary Celebration of the Female Entrepreneurs Network!

12.00pm - 2.00pm

Free

10th Anniversary Celebration of the Female Entrepreneurs Network!

Mar 12 2024

Global to Local Horror: how films bring global concepts to local contexts

5.00pm - 6.00pm

Free

Global to Local Horror: how films bring global concepts to local contexts
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Placement Experience: International Gaming Finance and Sales Analytics Intern

Placement Experience: International Gaming Finance and Sales Analytics Intern
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AI could transform ethics committees

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AI could transform ethics committees
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Parents needed for research study investigating chronic pain in schoolchildren

Parents needed for research study investigating chronic pain in schoolchildren
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International Women's Day PGR Student Spotlight - Rachael Odunmbaku

International Women's Day PGR Student Spotlight - Rachael Odunmbaku
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International Women's Day PGR Student Spotlight - Laura Fantuzzi

International Women's Day PGR Student Spotlight - Laura Fantuzzi

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.

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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.