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.

22 articles found

Lack of time, training, and understanding - Barriers to police investigations into widespread financial crime unveiled

26 November 2020 3 min read

A majority of police detectives in England and Wales investigating financial crime do not have sufficient knowledge to build a successful case.

fraud

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

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

12 November 2020 2 min read

“Meet Marry Murder” is a new TV series starting this week on Crime+Investigation – exploring some of these devastating crimes with the help of Dr Brian Frederick, a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Policing at the University of Portsmouth.

Dr Brian Frederick

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

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.

Interview

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

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

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

With a coronavirus economic recession approaching, are we doing enough to deal with a new high in cybercrime and fraud?

16 April 2020 3 min read

With the coronavirus economic crisis deepening, experts at University of Portsmouth are warning it will lead to the highest levels of fraud and cybercrime ever recorded.

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