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

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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.

34 articles found

Distance no barrier: Portsmouth academic advises on policing in the ‘Kingdom in the sky’

25 September 2020 3 min read

Senior officials in Lesotho Mounted Police Service (LMPS) have approached the University to explore ways in which the two institutions could collaborate on training and research.

Mountains of Lesotho

The first of hundreds of new degree level police officers for Hampshire receive their warrant cards The two new programmes mark a new way of training recruits

21 September 2020 5 min read

The Police Education Consortium expects to begin two new courses in collaboration with University of Portsmouth, which aims to deliver hundreds of new police officers to Hampshire

Woman holding paper and smiling at colleague

Meet, Marry, Murder – Portsmouth academic delivers insight into shocking crimes

27 August 2020 3 min read

It was a very different kind of ‘lockdown’ recently for a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Policing at the University of Portsmouth.


University of Portsmouth offers the key to unlocking a CSI career

01 July 2020 3 min read

A new generation of Crime Scene Investigators will soon begin studies at the University of Portsmouth. This unique Forensic Investigation Postgraduate course has been designed in partnership with leading practitioners in law enforcement and forensic science.

2 people wearing forensic overalls investigate a scene

Policing the pandemic New research to plan for a future crisis by studying current events

29 June 2020 3 min read

Hundreds of residents across Hampshire are to be asked how they think police officers have handled the challenge of enforcing new rules during lockdown - with the results used to devise strategies for the current and future crisis.

2 policemen in uniform

Bringing burnt bones back to life using 3D technology

24 June 2020 3 min read

Forensic scientists at the University of Portsmouth have discovered a new way of presenting fragile evidence, by reconstructing a ‘jigsaw’ of human bone fragments using 3D printing.

Jaw bone section of a skull

Portsmouth Professor wins award for her work with witnesses and victims of crime

22 June 2020 2 min read

In recognition of her exceptional work, Professor Becky Milne has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Excellence in Forensic Psychology Research by The British Psychological Society - Division of Forensic Psychology.

Becky Milne

Helping to protect the most illegally trafficked mammals in the world

22 June 2020 3 min read

As China upgrades pangolins to the highest protected status level, an alternative approach to using long standing forensic methods is helping wildlife crime investigators disrupt poachers and animal traffickers in an effort to bring them to justice.

trafficked mammal

Academics call for caution when interviewing victims of crime remotely

04 June 2020 3 min read

Academics warn of the risks remote interviewing by police could pose to some of the more vulnerable witnesses and victims of crime.

witness interview

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