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.

29 articles found

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

Portsmouth Professor wins award for her work with witnesses and victims of crime

22 June 2020 2 min read

In recognition of her exceptional work, Professor Becky Milne has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Excellence in Forensic Psychology Research by The British Psychological Society - Division of Forensic Psychology.

Becky Milne

Academics call for caution when interviewing victims of crime remotely

04 June 2020 3 min read

Academics warn of the risks remote interviewing by police could pose to some of the more vulnerable witnesses and victims of crime.

witness interview

Scientists help cyclone response in coronavirus-hit Pacific

28 April 2020 3 min read

Portsmouth scientists help cyclone disaster response in coronavirus-hit Pacific

Eye of the storm: A satellite captures the moment Cyclone Harold arrived at Pentecost Island, Vanuatu, on April 6, 2020 (data source: the European Space Agency, ESA; processed by Dr Mathias Leidig, University of Portsmouth)

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.

fraud 800

Security guards struggle with PTSD and lack mental health support

08 April 2020 3 min read

New research shows that thousands of security guards in the UK are suffering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), having been exposed to frequent episodes of verbal and physical abuse.

Security guards in high visibility jackets

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