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

The EU Whistleblowing Directive 2019/1937 Stavroula Verda, alumna of the University of Portsmouth, presents and comments on the new EU Whistleblowing Directive 2019/1937

11 January 2021 9 min read

A brief overview of The EU Whistleblowing Directive 2019/1937 one year before transposition, by University of Portsmouth alumna, Stavroula Verda.

Image on the EU flag under blue sky

Pushing forward into 2021 after the festive break – Sam Watkins The holidays may be over – but our student blogger, Sam Watkins, shares how you can still celebrate and continue the festivities to avoid those January blues!

06 January 2021 5 min read

Our new student blogger, Sam Watkins, shares her tips on starting the new year safely and positively, as she reflects on her festive break from uni and gets organised for 2021.

Sunset over the sea

Expert reaction to new national lockdown announcement Our experts comment on the impact on children and their education and the pressures on the NHS.

05 January 2021 5 min read

Following the announcement of a new national lockdown by the Prime Minister last night (4 January), University of Portsmouth experts comment on the new restrictions.

Nurse in PPE conducting Covid swab test on patient

Here are 10 reasons why you should get vaccinated If you’re among those feeling hesitant about getting a COVID-19 vaccine, Alessandro Siani explains why you should consider getting vaccinated

05 January 2021 6 min read

If you’re among those feeling hesitant about getting a COVID-19 vaccine – or if you’re wondering why vaccines are considered one of humanity’s greatest achievements – here are 10 reasons why you should consider getting vaccinated.

Woman injecting elderly male patient with vaccine

Ravelin Sports Centre: Why variation in architecture matters Justin Moorton, architect at FaulknerBrowns, explores the design of Ravelin Sports Centre's terracotta cladding

04 January 2021 3 min read

Variations of surface textures, shapes and colours help us to navigate our world and create our memories. Discover the theory and design processes behind the construction of our new sports centre.

Close up of terracotta cladding on the new Ravelin Sports Centre

Language Matters: Defining 'Homeless Migrants' Thinking through the politics of terminology in the study of migrant homelessness

18 December 2020 8 min read

Dr Charlotte Sanders looks looks at the issue of terminology: Who are ‘homeless migrants’, how are they defined for the purpose of our research project, and why does it matter?

Homeless belongings under bench

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