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Top tips for staying cool in a heatwave

06 August 2020 Professor Mike Tipton 2 min read

With temperatures set to climb tomorrow in parts of the UK, Professor Mike Tipton provides five helpful tips for staying cool in the sunshine.

Sun shining in the sky

Graduate film nominated for Royal Television Society Award

06 August 2020 1 min read

A short film by Film Production graduates is up for a Royal Television Society award. Read more and watch the trailer now.

Two women and men, with their backs to the camera, looking out to the sun setting on a mountainous horizon, with text displaying 'Here Be Dragons' above

How lockdown changed people's feelings about drinking and going back to the pub Many people expressed concerns over the safety of returning to these public spaces

03 August 2020 Dr Emily Nicholls 6 min read

Emily Nicholls, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation and the prevalence of alcohol consumption during the coronavirus pandemic

Cocktail drink

Does your homemade mask work? Dr Simon Kolstoe examines some ways to decide if our masks are effective

24 July 2020 Dr Simon Kolstoe 7 min read

Simon Kolstoe, Senior Lecturer in Evidence Based Healthcare, from the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the effectiveness of face masks during the pandemic

Pile of face masks

Does your face mask protect you or other people? Making sense of the effectiveness of different types of face mask

14 July 2020 Dr Simon Kolstoe 7 min read

Simon Kolstoe, Senior Lecturer in Evidence Based Healthcare, at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the effectivness of face masks

Personalised face mask with sunglasses

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