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Read all of our latest blogs by our academics, experts and alumni.
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Read all of our latest blogs by our academics, experts and alumni.
429 posts found

How do we know when faults were active? Research by Dr. Catherine Mottram throws a new light on how faults developed

26 November 2020 9 min read

Dr Catherine Mottram, Senior Lecturer in the School of the Environment, talks about her research which is helping change the way we look at faults.

Dr Catherine Mottram standing in a science lab

Engaging the student voice in our new normal

26 November 2020 Dr Harriet Dunbar-Morris 4 min read

Dr Harriet Dunbar-Morris, Dean of Learning and Teaching, explains student feedback is a crucial element of our blended and connected learning.

Group of students walking

Moriam's story: conquering trauma and mental health struggles to recovery and graduation ‘Your story is what you have, what you will always have. It is something to own.’ – Michelle Obama

20 November 2020 10 min read

Moriam shares her story of overcoming trauma and depression to graduate with a Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) honours degree from the University of Portsmouth.

Moriam Kolapo at graduation

Truths, lies and undercover spies Investigating credibility cues when individuals lie or tell the truth about a covert meeting

20 November 2020 3 min read

Investigating credibility cues when individuals lie or tell the truth about a covert meeting.

secret camera

What happens when everyone you know vanishes for 5 months?

19 November 2020 2 min read

Dan shares his experiences of being a student at uni without the support of his family, for Estranged Students Solidarity Week.

Students walking outdoors in autumn

It was particularly hard not having a home to go to

19 November 2020 2 min read

Alex shares their experiences of being a student at uni without the support of their family, for Estranged Students Solidarity Week

Student with a hat on

Coming to University gave me a new lease of life

19 November 2020 4 min read

Sarah shares her experiences of being a student at uni without the support of her family, for Estranged Student Solidarity Week

Student in the Library with a coffee

I'm an estranged student, but I didn’t know how much support was available

19 November 2020 3 min read

Leah shares her experiences of being a student at uni without the support of her family, for Estranged Students Solidarity Week

Estranged student on laptop

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