The University of Portsmouth is located in Portsmouth, England UK. The university traces its roots to 1869. Today, the University of Portsmouth educates nearly 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is divided into two campuses; Guildhall and Langstone, with Guildhall being the largest campus. Noteworthy schools include; School of Biological Sciences, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Marine Sciences and the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences. The University of Portsmouth has engineering, electronics and technology departments. .
Donkeys are not as able to keep warm as horses in the UK's cold, damp winters, according to a new study.
Crib-biting in horses – a distressing compulsive disorder – might be related to a lack of trace element selenium in their diets, according to new research.
Fossils of the oldest mammals related to mankind have been discovered on the Jurassic Coast of Dorset.
When it comes to feeding time sea slugs are the pirates of the underwater world - attacking prey that have just eaten in order to plunder their target's meal, new research has found.
Dogs produce more facial expressions when humans are looking at them, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth.
Genes which determine animal complexity – or what makes humans so much more complex than a fruit fly or a sea urchin – have been identified for the first time.
A surprising diversity of species including seahorses and critically endangered eels have been reported in the Solent.
Domestic dogs may have lost some of their innate animal skill when they came in from the wild, according to new research conducted at the Wolf Science Center in Austria.
First research to suggest scratching may have evolved as a communication tool to help social cohesion
Scratching is more than an itch—when it is sparked by stress, it appears to reduce aggression from others and lessen the chance of conflict.
A University of Portsmouth disaster specialist is helping with the fight in Colombia against illegal gold mining and its impacts, from deforestation and toxic pollution, to socio-economic pressures on nearby communities.