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

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

Homeless Migrants and COVID-19 - Mapping the Layers of Crisis An Introduction to the ESRC/UKRI Funded Research Project: 'Homelessness During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Homeless Migrants in a Global Crisis'

09 December 2020 4 min read

Dr Charlotte Sanders introduces research that’s asking how lived experiences of COVID-19 are shaped by and shaping experiences of homelessness amongst migrants in the UK.

Homeless person sleeping

A levels: government’s U-turn has left universities in the lurch Confusion for students as Government decision throws their choices into question

19 August 2020 Dr Catherine Carroll-Meehan 5 min read

Catherine Carroll-Meehan, Head of School of Education and Sociology at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about student A-level results and government’s U-turn decision

Student in lecture theatre

Children reveal what they really think of adults – in their own research paper A group of children became researchers as they explored their views on grownups

07 August 2020 Dr Emma Maynard 8 min read

Emma Maynard, Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about children's perceptions of adults' decision making

group of kids in wellies

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