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.

49 articles found

Portsmouth graduate's cyber security platform sees exponential success Ben Spring graduates today with a first-class degree in Computer Science

16 July 2021 6 min read

A University of Portsmouth computing graduate who set up a free cyber security training platform in his summer holidays, which now has 600,000 users globally and 19 employees, hopes it can plug the skills gap in defending against cyber attacks.

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Public demand for stricter policing method The team of researchers conducted a public survey during the lockdown periods between July and September 2020, finding that the general public wanted lockdown restrictions to be more strictly enforced

30 June 2021 5 min read

New research from the University of Portsmouth highlights a widespread belief amongst the general public that levels of compliance to lockdown restrictions has been very poor and that police should be stricter

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Economic crime is going uninvestigated as Police hide behind the veil of Action Fraud

10 June 2021 4 min read

Professor Mark Button's research finds fraud is going uninvestigated by police who are “hiding behind the veil” of the Action Fraud national crime reporting agency

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Can a National Food Strategy create a sustainable future for how we produce and consume food The ways in which we produce, distribute and consume food and drink will be discussed at a free online event.

17 May 2021 2 min read

Can a National Food Strategy create sustainable food cultures?’ is hosted by the University’s Food Cultures in Transition (FoodCiTi) research team and will examine whether the National Food Strategy for England can really change the way we produce, package, buy and eat food in this country.

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Freeports: innovative trading hubs or centres for money laundering and tax evasion?

11 May 2021 3 min read

A new study from the University of Portsmouth calls for further government oversight to curb potential illegal activity through these zones.

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Lifting the lid on how domestic abusers use technology

08 March 2021 3 min read

New research into how domestic abusers are using computers and other digital technology to monitor, threaten and humiliate their victims will help guide future police investigations.

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Walking away from the beat Why Police Officers are voluntarily leaving in large numbers

01 March 2021 3 min read

Home Office data shows the number of police officers voluntarily resigning from the force in England and Wales has more than doubled in the last eight years.

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UK police find missing Brits quicker, at home or abroad

24 February 2021 5 min read

A new report shows that British citizens who are missing abroad were more than twice as likely to be found by UK police as police in the country of disappearance

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Gulf War Illness not caused by exposure to depleted uranium

18 February 2021 3 min read

Gulf War Illness not caused by exposure to depleted uranium

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