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Read all of our latest blogs by our academics, experts and alumni.
361 posts found

Is weightlifting the best way to lose weight? One of our sports science experts discusses different ways to lose weight

30 September 2020 9 min read

Weightlifting has become increasingly popular among amateur gym-goers, but is it good way to lose weight and does it really cause people to turn into Arnold Schwarzenegger?

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The best international restaurants to eat at in Portsmouth International Student Ambassador, Anja Owona Okoa, talks about her favourite international restaurants

25 September 2020 9 min read

A student's guide to all of the best international restaurants you should visit while studying in Portsmouth

Best international restaurants in Portsmouth

Mayflower 400: how society feared and ridiculed puritans Exploring how puritans were perceived and treated in 17th century England

21 September 2020 Dr Fiona McCall 6 min read

Fiona McCall, Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the influence and history of puritans in the 17th century

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Sports bra testing - 32DD/ 34D/ 34DD females

18 September 2020 4 min read

Sports bra testing for the Research Group in Breast Health to test products from some of the worlds top sports apparel brands

Sports bra testing

The ocean is swimming in plastic and it’s getting worse – we need connected global policies now Research shows the volume of plastics going into our oceans is dismal. Systemic change is essential.

17 September 2020 6 min read

Steve Fletcher, Professor of Ocean Policy and Economy, and Dr Keiron Roberts, Research Fellow in Clean Carbon Technologies and Resource Management write for The Conversation about the growing problem of plastics being dumped in oceans

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Does wearing glasses protect you from coronavirus? Examining whether a single study from China has strong implications about protecting our eyes during the pandemic

16 September 2020 Dr Simon Kolstoe 5 min read

Dr Simon Kolstoe, Senior Lecturer in Evidence Based Healthcare and University Ethics Advisor at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about whether a study that found people with glasses less likely to catch covid-19, has useful applications on wearing goggles for protection

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Our approach to the new academic year Find out from our Vice-Chancellor, Graham Galbraith, how we'll continue to educate and keep our students and staff safe on campus

10 September 2020 8 min read

A message from Vice-Chancellor Graham Galbraith on what students, staff and the local community can expect from the new academic year.

Vice-Chancellor, Graham Galbraith

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