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.

43 articles found

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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Unlocking the lessons of Lockdown 3.0 with key questions for Hampshire residents

16 February 2021 2 min read

A new survey has been launched to learn more about how people in Hampshire have handled the latest lockdown laws and rules.

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Research highlights importance of training police to recognise coercive control and domestic abuse

22 January 2021 6 min read

Research finds that police training to raise awareness of the complex nature of domestic abuse has had a positive effect on the number of arrests for controlling or coercive behaviour

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New study shows public thinks they are sticking to lockdown rules but others aren't

20 January 2021 6 min read

The public’s belief on how well people are sticking to lockdown rules differs greatly when asked to compare their own actions with those of others

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Pangolins: Helping to protect the most illegally trafficked mammals in the world

14 January 2021 1 min read

As pangolins hit the headlines again, a team of scientists and experienced investigators from the University of Portsmouth have joined the battle to stop the pangolin becoming extinct.

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Police investigators of online child abuse at risk of mental harm

10 December 2020 3 min read

Police who investigate online crimes against children, and protect wider society from seeing images of violence against young people, are themselves at risk of moral injury and other psychological harms.

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