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.

48 articles found

Public demand for stricter policing method The team of researchers conducted a public survey during the lockdown periods between July and September 2020, finding that the general public wanted lockdown restrictions to be more strictly enforced

30 June 2021 5 min read

New research from the University of Portsmouth highlights a widespread belief amongst the general public that levels of compliance to lockdown restrictions has been very poor and that police should be stricter

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Economic crime is going uninvestigated as Police hide behind the veil of Action Fraud

10 June 2021 4 min read

Professor Mark Button's research finds fraud is going uninvestigated by police who are “hiding behind the veil” of the Action Fraud national crime reporting agency

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Freeports: innovative trading hubs or centres for money laundering and tax evasion?

11 May 2021 3 min read

A new study from the University of Portsmouth calls for further government oversight to curb potential illegal activity through these zones.

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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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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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