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Footprints of last dinosaurs on UK soil found close to White Cliffs of Dover

Recent storms unearthed the ancient footprints Scientists have discovered footprints of the last of the dinosaurs to have walked on UK soil 110 million years ago close to the white cliffs of Dover. The prints were discovered in the cliffs and the foreshore of Folkestone, Kent, after stormy conditions exposed new fossils in the area.

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Footprints of last dinosaurs on UK soil found close to White Cliffs of Dover

South Downs student who is one of the first to be studying new digital production T-level looks forward to a career in technology

A PIONEER pupil from Fratton is one of the first students in the UK to be studying a new qualification. Havant and South Downs student is working towards the T-level qualification in digital production, design and development. T-levels are new qualifications for students aged 16 to 19 who have finished GCSEs, and aim to bring classroom learning and an extended industry placement together on a course designed with businesses and employers.

portsmouth.co.uk ,  1d 0
South Downs student who is one of the first to be studying new digital production T-level looks forward to a career in technology

Footprints of last dinosaurs in UK found from 110 million years ago

The prints were discovered in the cliffs and the foreshore of Folkestone, Kent Scientists have discovered footprints of the last of the dinosaurs to have walked on UK soil 110 million years ago close to the white cliffs of Dover. The prints were discovered in the cliffs and the foreshore of Folkestone, Kent, after stormy conditions exposed new fossils in the area.

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Footprints of last dinosaurs in UK found from 110 million years ago

University of Portsmouth unveils design for new landmark academic building in the city

Portsmouth residents, local businesses and the general public have the opportunity to give the their views on the proposed design for its new academic building, the Victoria Park Building, at an online event on Tuesday June 22 at 6pm. This 12-storey building will be located on the site of the former Victoria Swimming Pool, adjacent to Victoria Park.

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University of Portsmouth unveils design for new landmark academic building in the city

Will students in the south be able to attend graduation ceremonies this year?

Video report by ITV News Meridian's Christine Alsford Tens of thousands of students have had to forego traditional graduation ceremonies during the pandemic. Yet as lockdown eases and mass events for sport and music are already returning, very few universities are trying to lay on face to face events this summer.

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Will students in the south be able to attend graduation ceremonies this year?

Special University of Portsmouth programme is helping 250 healthcare tech companies

In the latest Business Talk column from the University of Portsmouth, we look at how the SIGHT programme - Supporting Innovation and Growth in Healthcare Technologies - is at its half-way point and already celebrating successfully engaging with 250 companies. SIGHT is a programme funded by the European Regional Development Fund, run by the University of Portsmouth in partnership with Portsmouth Technologies Trials Unit and the Wessex Clinical Research Network.

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Special University of Portsmouth programme is helping 250 healthcare tech companies

Third of police officers 'felt unsafe' dealing with public in lockdown, study of force reveals

A third of officers covering one of the largest police areas in England felt unsafe dealing with the public during coronavirus lockdowns, according to a new study. The research, by the University of Portsmouth, also found that 35 per cent of officers working in different ranks and roles within Hampshire Constabulary said they had been abused or threatened by a member of the public during lockdowns.

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Third of police officers 'felt unsafe' dealing with public in lockdown, study of force reveals

First specialist eye clinic in England launched for people with Down’s syndrome

The clinic set up by the University of Portsmouth is equipped to work with people with complex needs. The first specialist eye clinic in England for people with Down’s syndrome has been launched to help children who struggle with traditional eye tests. The University of Portsmouth has set up the service, which provides specialist equipment and staff trained to meet the needs of people with the condition.

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First specialist eye clinic in England launched for people with Down’s syndrome

CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATORS BOARD WIGHTLINK FERRY - BUT THERE'S NO CAUSE FOR CONCERN

A Wightlink ferry has been the star of an unusual production whilst out of service and moored in Portsmouth Harbour ahead of the busy summer season.The Portsmouth-Fishbourne ship, St Faith, hosted a team of forensic investigators – but there was no cause for concern.The University of Portsmouth had asked Wightlink if its technicians could mock-up and film a crime scene onboard to help them teach students taking an undergraduate degree in criminology and forensics.

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CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATORS BOARD WIGHTLINK FERRY - BUT THERE'S NO CAUSE FOR CONCERN

Wightlink supports forensic students with mock crime scene

A WIGHTLINK ferry is starring in an unusual production.The Portsmouth-Fishbourne ship St Faith hosted a team of forensic investigators, while it was out of service and moored in Portsmouth Harbour ahead of the busy summer season.But there was no cause for concern.The University of Portsmouth had asked Wightlink if its technicians could mock-up and film a crime scene onboard to help teach students taking an undergraduate degree in criminology and forensics.

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Wightlink supports forensic students with mock crime scene

Here's a first look at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard's new exhibition as site reopens

VISITORS have been welcomed back at the reopened Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, which has seen more than £1 million spent on new attractions.The tourist site has reopened for the first time in five months with a new £1.4 million exhibition on the history of HMS Victory.It sees previously hidden artworks going on display and new interactive features to engage visitors in the warship’s 300-year-old story.

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Here's a first look at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard's new exhibition as site reopens

Female army recruits to get specially-designed bras for first time

Female Army recruits are to be equipped with specially-designed sports bras for the first time.They previously had to buy their own in high street stores but now those joining the services will instead be measured for a series of bras.The move comes because the Army found ill-fitting support could affect the performance of recruits and leave them with health issues.

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Female army recruits to get specially-designed bras for first time

Support at the front for Army women as female recruits will get specially-designed bras for the first time

Research team found 85% of recruits had problems relating to poorly-fitted bras Previously, female army recruits had to buy their own bras in high street stores Army found ill-fitting support could affect performance and cause health issues BoobyDoo, firm run by former bodybuilder Charly Wright, is producing the bras .

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Support at the front for Army women as female recruits will get specially-designed bras for the first time

Probe into University of Portsmouth cyber attack continues as some IT systems still off

A CYBER attack on the University of Portsmouth has seen several IT systems out of action nearly a month on.The university faced a ‘ransomware’ attack last month and had to shut its campus to students and staff.It reopened on April 21 and is operational but even now some systems ‘remain offline,’ a spokesman said.

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Probe into University of Portsmouth cyber attack continues as some IT systems still off

Chernobyl Vodka Made From Apples Grown Near Nuclear Disaster Seized by Police

The first bottles in a batch of artisan vodka made from apples grown near Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear power plant have been seized by the authorities.However, about 1,500 bottles of 'ATOMIK' spirits were confiscated on March 19 and seized following a Ukrainian security services investigation, the company behind the product said.

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Chernobyl Vodka Made From Apples Grown Near Nuclear Disaster Seized by Police

PRIZE WIN FOR BUSINESS STUDENTS AND ISLAND MARKETING COMPANY

Business Students at the University of Portsmouth have teamed up with marketing company Madfrog and combined strengths to set up and launch a new digital event.Business Students James, Rachel, and Davis during their 3rd year of studies at the University of Portsmouth formed team ‘Think Big’ as part of a competitive university assignment in November 2020 which involved working with local companies to help develop their business.

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PRIZE WIN FOR BUSINESS STUDENTS AND ISLAND MARKETING COMPANY

Male fertility: How chemicals are destroying sperm counts

Are modern chemicals messing with men’s sperm? (Getty/Metro.co.uk) ■ Alex Ford, professor of biology, University of Portsmouth; Gary Hutchison, professor of toxicology and dean of applied sciences, Edinburgh Napier University Within just a few generations, human sperm counts may decline to levels below those considered adequate for fertility. That’s the alarming claim made in epidemiologist Shanna Swan’s new book, Count Down, which assembles a raft of evidence to show that the sperm count of western

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Male fertility: How chemicals are destroying sperm counts