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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.

4 articles found

Missing in lockdown – new report reveals the vulnerable are more at risk

17 November 2020 3 min read

The number of people who went missing during the first national lockdown in England fell by over a third, compared to data from the previous year. However, a new report out today shows that those who did go missing were deemed more vulnerable and at higher risk.

missing

Aggressive and violent abductors are found to be more equipped to abduct children

28 March 2019 4 min read

The more violent and prepared a would-be child abductor is, the more vulnerable victims are to being taken, new research has found. Read more today.

Child and adult holding hands

Dementia carers reassured they can – and should – call police

28 February 2019 4 min read

A new study suggests that only a small portion of cases where a person with dementia goes missing are reported to police by carers and family.

Elderly women

Winter months most likely to lead to tragedy for men who disappear on a night out

13 December 2017 4 min read

Men are more likely to go missing on a night out and be found dead in December than any other month according to a report from the University of Portsmouth.

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