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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.

63 articles found

Portsmouth nursing course first in UK to win accreditation

09 August 2019 2 min read

The adult nursing course at the University of Portsmouth, launched just two years ago, has won endorsement from the industry leader in simulation-based education.

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Testing the limits of human endurance

05 August 2019 3 min read

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth are aiming to test the limits of human endurance by working with Neil Hunter, who is undertaking a solo unsupported, unassisted expedition to Antarctica.

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Interactive tables shown to have a positive impact on those living with dementia

31 July 2019 3 min read

The use of interactive tables that encourage users to engage with interactive games has shown to have a positive impact on those living with moderate to severe dementia in residential homes, according to a new study.

Dementia sufferers interacting with the interactive games

Mental health of elite athletes examined

17 May 2019 2 min read

Paul Gorczynski lends expertise to International Olympic Committee statement on mental health in elite athletes.

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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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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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Research helps people on autism spectrum find meaningful work

11 April 2019 3 min read

Autism research has been used to set up the first free employment profiling service to help more people on the autistic spectrum find meaningful work.

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Portsmouth academic is Editor-in-Chief of new BMJ health informatics journal

11 April 2019 3 min read

Dr Philip Scott from the University of Portsmouth is Editor-in-Chief of the new BMJ Health & Care Informatics journal.

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Mathematician helps surgeon save those injured in explosive blasts

03 April 2019 4 min read

A mathematician and military doctor develop the first simulator to test treatments for patients with blast lung injury caused by explosions. Read more today.

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