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.

444 articles found

How effective are we at safeguarding disabled children

30 June 2020 3 min read

An important new study which seeks to understand how to can better protect disabled children and young people from abuse starts this week.

child safeguarding

Policing the pandemic New research to plan for a future crisis by studying current events

29 June 2020 3 min read

Hundreds of residents across Hampshire are to be asked how they think police officers have handled the challenge of enforcing new rules during lockdown - with the results used to devise strategies for the current and future crisis.

2 policemen in uniform

City organisations join forces to aid economic recovery

24 June 2020 2 min read

‘Shaping Portsmouth's Future Together’ is a new action group of key organisations in the city working to help the city recover as quickly as possible from the Covid-19 pandemic, which has had a major impact on the economy.

portsmouth

Bringing burnt bones back to life using 3D technology

24 June 2020 3 min read

Forensic scientists at the University of Portsmouth have discovered a new way of presenting fragile evidence, by reconstructing a ‘jigsaw’ of human bone fragments using 3D printing.

Dr Katherine Brown

Astronomers find mystery object in mass gap University gravitational wave group play key role in international research

23 June 2020 10 min read

For decades astronomers have been puzzled by a gap that lies between neutron stars and black holes, but a major new discovery has found a mystery object in this so-called ‘mass gap’.

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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

Employment and social inclusion expert awarded fellowship Professor emeritus of social inclusion, Dan Finn, awarded an honorary fellowship

22 June 2020 6 min read

A University of Portsmouth professor has been awarded an honorary fellowship for his leading international research on the design and delivery of employment services and social welfare benefits.

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Helping to protect the most illegally trafficked mammals in the world

22 June 2020 3 min read

As China upgrades pangolins to the highest protected status level, an alternative approach to using long standing forensic methods is helping wildlife crime investigators disrupt poachers and animal traffickers in an effort to bring them to justice.

trafficked mammal

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