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.

31 articles found

University psychologist given Lifetime Achievement Award The award was announced at the BPS Professional Practice Board annual awards.

25 March 2021 2 min read

Dr Adrian Needs from the University of Portsmouth has been given a Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Psychological Society

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Robots could replace real therapy dogs A new paper, published today, has found that robotic animals may be a better alternative to real-life therapy dogs

10 December 2020 5 min read

Robotic animals could be the ‘pawfect’ replacement for our real-life furry friends, a new study published today by the University of Portsmouth has found.

Robot MiRo and therapy dog Tallulah

How to build rap-paw with your cat New study finds eye narrowing technique builds rapport with cats.

06 October 2020 6 min read

A team of psychologists at the Universities of Sussex and Portsmouth have purr-fected the art of building a bond with cats.

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Puppy dog eye research in top 100 most influential studies all year

17 December 2019 2 min read

A University of Portsmouth-led study on the evolution of dog facial expression has been ranked in the top 100 most influential studies of 2019.

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Professor wins academic excellence prize

15 July 2019 1 min read

Prof Lorraine Hope has won an international award for academic excellence for ethical investigation. Read more today.

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