News, Events and Blogs

Read the latest news from the University including student successes and research breakthroughs, browse our calendar of upcoming events, and read blogs from academics across our 5 faculties.

Due to necessary preventative measures regarding Coronavirus, we have had to cancel some of our events. Please check the relevant event page for the latest update. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Got an enquiry? Contact our Press and Media team at or by calling +44 (0)23 9284 2728, and our Events Team at

Featured research stories


Hear from our academics and experts directly from wherever in the world you are, by viewing one of our webinar series. 


We're developing our podcasts to bring you expert insight on topical issues, stories from our students and alumni, and University news. Find out more about our existing podcast series here.

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Life Solved podcast

Life Solved lifts the lid on the latest ideas and discoveries that look set to change our

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The participation and performance podcast

Gain insight into the career journeys of leading sport and exercise psychologists.         

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Alumni podcasts

Hear fascinating stories direct from our alumni, as well as their helpful tips and advice about life as a student in Portsmouth.  

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Humans in extremes podcast

Discover extraordinary activities our guests have taken on in extreme conditions in this podcast series with Dr Heather Massey, Senior Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health.

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Read SOLVE to explore our research success stories and discover how we're addressing the planet's most-pressing issues through our research.

Media enquiries

Want an expert opinion on a story? Our press officers can put you in touch with the right person. 

+44 (0)23 9284 2728 (8.30am-5.30pm)

For urgent, out-of-hours media enquiries, call +44 (0)7594 502 933

Please do not use the out-of-hours media number for enquiries about coronavirus. Please use the University Coronavirus Information line +44 (0)23 9284 5588.

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