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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

Portsmouth professor wins international research award

23 August 2019 2 min read

Professor Martina Battisti has won an international award to advance international collaborations between researchers in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.

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What makes people behave as they do is focus of event

22 August 2019 2 min read

The University is hosting the two-day conference for ethnographers -- social scientists who study people in their natural environment.

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Brexit: why EU Investment doesn't mean a vote for the EU What shapes individual attitudes towards the European Union?

14 August 2019 3 min read

Witness memory has traditionally been overlooked in favour of physical evidence at crime scenes – but Professor Becky Milne is researching ways to better preserve this important evidence.

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'Brand Me' presentations increase students' confidence and enhance their employability

17 May 2019 4 min read

The University of Portsmouth is helping its students build a strong personal brand to increase their confidence and enhance their employability.

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Negative economic messaging impacting on suicide rates says new research

08 May 2019 3 min read

Relentless negative reporting on economic downturns is impacting on people’s emotions and contributing to the suicide rate, according to new research carried out by Dr Adam Cox.

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How everyday acts of defiance can shape and change markets

15 April 2019 4 min read

Subtle, hidden and everyday acts of resistance and defiance by people with limited resources could have an impact on markets in societies where state and religion is all-powerful.

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Student project supports people with mental health issues to move into employment

11 April 2019 4 min read

A project to develop a community cafe to support those with mental health issues has won top prize at the University of Portsmouth’s Business Consultancy Project Awards event.

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There's no such thing as a free return

21 January 2019 5 min read

A new study has found that returns from online sales, particularly returns to store, are seriously impacting company profits.

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