The truth is all in the eyes, say researchers from our International Centre for Research in Forensic Psychology. They've found that when looking at a face you recognise your eye pattern differs from when looking at that of a stranger.

Tiny eye movements reveal if suspect is lying about recognition | UoP News

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It's great hearing how much our students rate us and enjoy their time at Portsmouth.

So we're thrilled to discover we've been ranked in the top 30% of universities in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017, announced today.

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Join us for a live discussion with our students and Alumni about their experiences of studying at postgraduate level at the University of Portsmouth.

This is an opportunity to ask any questions you may have about studying at this level, including workload, juggling study with a family or career, and how this type of qualification could help you go further.

Postgraduate study - Facebook Live with students and Alumni

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Interested in studing at postgraduate level? Join our Twitter Chat - Ask our students and Alumni about their experiences of studying at a postgraduate level at the University of Portsmouth. Any questions about practical aspects of study, the process and how it has impacted on their careers and lives.

Join us between 12 and 2pm on the 28th March using hashtag #UoPpgLive to ask any questions...
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Postgraduate Twitter AMA - Ask our students and Alumni

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New research has identified a ‘mean blind spot’, which leaves organisations vulnerable to cyber attack – particularly in the months of April and October.

A study by Dr Benjamin Aziz at the University of Portsmouth has found that the length of recovery time between cyber attacks can leave organisations susceptible to further attacks.

This ‘mean blind spot’ is the average interval between the...
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Making the spherical globe fit on a flat piece of paper is a headache for cartographers the world over.

The world map we're so used to seeing isn't the whole picture. Here are 5 alternative maps of the world that will make you question everything.

Five maps that will change how you see the world

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Interested in studying Architecture? Join us on the University of Portsmouth CCi student guides page from 2pm for our Applicant Open Day LIVE.

CCI Applicant Open Day LIVE - Architecture

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This evening join us for our Festival of Cultures, celebrating the wonderful diversity around the University.

All are welcome to this fantastic event which is part of our Global Month. #WeAreGlobal

Festival of Cultures, University of Portsmouth 2017!

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Similar struggles are faced by authorities involved in children’s well-being to those in the 1800s.

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Approach to childhood mental health based on Victorian values

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Inaugural lecture by Jim Briggs, Professor of Informatics, University of Portsmouth

Professor Jim Briggs will talk about his career as a computer scientist: solving tricky real-world problems and helping to improve the ways people use information technology. One of the recurring themes of Professor Briggs’ career is how technology (and in particular information technology) can help make the...
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Making the world a safer place one byte at a time

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Inaugural lecture by Brad Beaven, Professor of Social and Cultural History, University of Portsmouth

The cultural life of port towns has largely remained a hidden history. Conventional histories of ports have focused on their global and imperial networks. In this talk, Brad Beaven explores these liminal urban spaces and the communities and sailors who lived in them. He reveals an urban...
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Exploring Sailortown: Civic culture, slums and scandal in 19th c

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Join the University of Portsmouth - International Office in celebrating our annual Festival of Cultures this Wednesday!

For full details see the event on the International Office page, and below for a programme of the evening. #WeAreInternational
Chancellor of the university, Sandi Toksvig, has been announced to host the new Great British Bake Off when it starts on Channel 4.

Sandi will host the show alongside Noel Fielding, joined by Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith as judges.

Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding to host new Great British Bake Off

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Highlights from the Chancellor's Dinner hosted by Sandi Toksvig.
Today it was reported that identity fraud reached record levels in 2016, with the number of victims under 30 rising considerably.

Professor of Cyber Security, Debi Ashenden co-writes about the increasing sophistication of phishing scams.

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It's British Science Week so we've put together some fantastic events to help celebrate all things science, technology, engineering and maths.

Free British Science Week events in Portsmouth | UoP News

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How does the action of flushing a toilet effect crustaceans? Could the rising use of medication even change the gender of sea creatures?

This is a public lecture, book your place now.

The Pill to Prozac: pollution to parasites

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Last night was the Chancellor's dinner, the last dinner with Sandi Toksvig as our Chancellor. She was joined on stage by Baroness Shami Chakrabarti, and guest included alumni, current students and staff of the university.
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Could VR be the next big thing for healthcare?

How gamification could aid rehabilitation and recovery for patients.

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