Japanese-style tattoos can be seen the world over, surprising then that tattoos are still largely taboo in Japan.

Stephen Crabbe, Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and Translation explores how Japanese artists are fighting back.

Ink stigma: the Japanese tattoo artists fighting back

See our Extreme Environments Laboratory in the Channel 4 series Staying Healthy: A Doctor's Guide.

Skip to 31 minutes in to see University of Portsmouth expert, Professor Mike Tipton in action.

Staying Healthy: A Doctor's Guide - On Demand

Visit us next Wednesday to discover more about postgraduate options with us.
Four of our graduates, emerging talents of the fashion design world, showcased their collections as part of London Fashion Week.

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Considering furthering your study, either straight after you finish your undergraduate degree or after a period of work?

Information on what is required to study at postgraduate level and how you could start on this journey is available at our Postgraduate Information Day.

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Our Chancellor Sandi Toksvig on her other role as a patron of the British Humanist Association.
Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day. Do one thing today for another human and see how far hope can spread.

Considering becoming one of the Sabbatical Officers for UPSU next year?

Take their Buzzfeed quiz to see which you'd be best suited to.

Buzzfeed Quiz: Which Sabbatical Officer Are You?

Celebrating a 30 year partnership with Senegal!

“Thanks to the programme, over 120 young Brits have had a positive impact here in Senegal and Senegal has had, from what I hear from Tony and from some of them, an enormous positive impact. Bravo, Professor Chafer – here’s to the next 30 years!”

Building bridges between the UK and Senegal | UoP News

University of Portsmouth academics have been the first to have access to Diamond Light Source beamline, which could transform drug discovery and testing.

New beamline to boost advances in biomedical research | UoP News

Congratulations to astrophysicist Dr Karen Masters who is the new vice-president of the Society for Popular Astronomy!

She said: “It’s a real honour to have been asked to take on this role. The society was set up to inspire beginner stargazers of all ages and from all backgrounds, so I’d really like to encourage anyone and everyone to join – particularly young women, and young people from BME...
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Astrophysicist elected vice-president of national society | UoP News

Listen to John McGeehan on Express FM ahead of his inaugural lecture tomorrow evening.
Last week as part of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week our student volunteers and Portsmouth Abuse and Rape Counselling Service (PARCS) taking on the elephant in the room, sexual abuse and violence.

Campaign tackles ‘Elephant in the Room’ of sexual abuse and sexual violence | UoP News

“A lot of people give up their seat for someone else on the tube,” he says, “having made a decision on whether that person is less able than them. But then many people don’t look. You might look down at your paper or your electronic device instead. We can teach you how to decide whether someone is able or not – but we can’t teach you that motivation to look up and to notice.”

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'I wouldn't have done this at 18': why I switched to a nursing degree

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The theme of this year's Safer Internet Day is ‘Be the change: Unite for a better Internet.’

Do you follow these 5 golden rules from Dr Lisa Sugiura, Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Cybercrime?

Safer Internet Day 2017 | UoP News