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

Fashion's plastic footprint Do we need a revolution to address the environmental impact of fast fashion?

07 April 2021 5 min read

Sixty percent of clothes are made from plastic-based materials. Do we need a revolution to address the environmental impact of fast fashion?

Person wearing plastic material

Child mental health: how acting out during COVID can be a coping mechanism, and what parents can do to help

06 April 2021 6 min read

Dr Wendy Sims-Schouten writes for The Conversation on how the mental health of children has been impacted by the Covid19 pandemic

Child peeking over a mans shoulder

Five ways fish are more like humans than you realise

31 March 2021 4 min read

Dr Matt Parker writes for the Conversation on facts and misconceptions about fish

School of fish

Communicating Science in a Pandemic Dr Simon Kolstoe looks at the effect the Covid-19 pandemic has had on how science is communicated

29 March 2021 7 min read

Communicating science in a pandemic. Perhaps one of the biggest positives to have come out of the last year of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a renewed trust in science.

Dr Simon Kolstoe serving as a model for Prof Richard Newsom’s cough droplet imaging experiment.

Turkey: Erdoğan’s decision to pull out of Istanbul Convention has put him in opposition to women

25 March 2021 5 min read

Professor Leila Choukroune and Devran Gulel write for The Conversation on the decision to withdraw Turkey out of the Council of Europe’s Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence

Turkish flag blowing in the wind

Meeting the challenge together: boys’ attainment in Portsmouth Let's meet one of Portsmouth's most pressing educational challenges, and make a real difference to the future opportunities of our young people

22 March 2021 4 min read

Let's meet one of Portsmouth's most pressing educational challenges, and make a real difference to the future opportunities of our young people.

Students in a classroom

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