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Read the latest news from the University, from student success stories and alumni achievements to research breakthroughs across our 5 faculties.

8 articles found

Puppy dog eye research in top 100 most influential studies all year

17 December 2019 2 min read

A University of Portsmouth-led study on the evolution of dog facial expression has been ranked in the top 100 most influential studies of 2019.

dog in the snow with puppy dog eyes

Great ape study nominated for breakthrough study award

28 November 2017 1 min read

Great ape species study involving researchers from the University of Portsmouth nominated for ‘Breakthrough study of the year’ by Science magazine.

Donkeys need more protection in winter

16 November 2017 2 min read

Donkeys are not as able to keep warm as horses are in the UK’s cold, damp winters according to a new study funded by The Donkey Sanctuary.

Apes’ abilities misunderstood by decades of poor science

31 August 2017 5 min read

Apes’ intelligence may be entirely misunderstood, because research has so far failed to measure it fairly, according to scientists. Read more today.

80 year olds as street-savvy as 18 year olds

28 August 2017 4 min read

Our gut instinct about whether a stranger poses a threat is as good when we’re 80 as when we’re 18, according to new research. Read more today.

Dogs may know what is relevant to humans

10 August 2016 5 min read

According to a new study, dogs may be able to understand what information is most relevant to us.

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