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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.

Got an enquiry? For more information on a story – or to arrange to speak to one of our academics – contact our Press and Media team at pressoffice@port.ac.uk or by calling +44 (0)23 9284 2728.

8 articles found

Body worn video cameras shown to have a positive impact on mental health wards

09 September 2019 4 min read

The use of body worn video cameras on mental health wards has shown to have a significant reduction in the seriousness of aggression and violence in reported incidents, a new study has found.

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Will sport help young offenders turn their lives around?

16 July 2019 3 min read

Young offenders will be offered sports as part of a rehabilitation research project to see if challenging fun can help turn lives around. Read more today.

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Trauma-focused therapy may hold key to reducing women's offending

12 June 2019 4 min read

Women prisoners might benefit from Healing Trauma programme, says a new report presented to Parliament. Read more today.

Empty prison cell with bars

The real cost of a bad hire: Recruitment fraud costs UK £24 billion

18 April 2019 4 min read

Recruitment fraud is costing UK organisations £23.9 billion a year according to new research from Crowe UK and the University of Portsmouth’s Centre for Counter Fraud Studies.

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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.

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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

UK foots £190bn annual fraud bill

15 November 2017 3 min read

Research suggests that the annual cost of fraud in the UK is £190 billion, equal to around £10,000 per family. Fraud is now the most common criminal offence in the UK.

Portsmouth expert authors international guidebook on intelligence-led policing

10 July 2017 2 min read

A new guidebook on intelligence-led policing, co-authored by Adrian James, launched at the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe. Read more today

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