Read the latest blogs by our academics, experts and alumni – and get an inside look into what's happening at the University.

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Read the latest blogs by our academics, experts and alumni – and get an inside look into what's happening at the University.

16 posts found

Bojack Horseman - the alcoholic animal is part of a long tradition of understanding humans The techniques the series creators' use stretch as far back as the human imagination, explains Dr Alexander Sergeant for The Conversation

31 January 2020 6 min read

Alexander Sergeant, lecturer in Film Studies, at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the ancient literary trend of using animals to convey human issues

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Anglo-centric film culture and the continuing resistance to subtitles Let's embrace the one-inch subtitles and discover more of the world’s cultural gifts, explains Professor Deborah Shaw for The Conversation

24 January 2020 7 min read

Deborah Shaw, Professor of Film and Screen Studies, at The University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the negative reality that western audiences prefer not to consume foreign speaking films and TV

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Virtual reality may soon change gigs forever

02 November 2019 4 min read

ABBA are reportedly planning a virtual and live experience. Find out what this might entail.

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Refurbishing old buildings reduces emissions – but outdated tax rates make it expensive With the UK seeking to become net carbon neutral by 2050, waiting is no longer an option.

25 October 2019 4 min read

Reforming construction VAT so that all projects face the same 5% rate could rapidly incentivise change to more sustainable, low-carbon construction, explains Walter Menteth for The Conversation.

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Take part in a product interaction study

02 August 2019 0.67 mins read

If you’re 18–60 years old, take part in a product interaction study.

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