Tag: Portsmouth

Wolf Gang

Not Mozart but an up and coming indie band that TOTD is off to see tonight at the Wedgewood Rooms in Portsmouth. TOTD first encountered Wolf Gang at Hard Rock Calling this summer and since then they have released an excellent album

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Wear a Hat Day!

Today is ‘Wear a Hat Day’ at the University of Portsmouth. Students and staff will be sporting hats around the campus in aid of the University’s Brain Tumour Centre of Excellence. So if you’re in Portsmouth today dig out your

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Identifont

University of Portsmouth Graphic Design student Matt Dempsey has received considerable publicity about his website, Comic Sans Criminal, that focusses on the appropriate use of Comic Sans font. If you come across a font that you need to identify then

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Portsmouth poems

New here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/hampshire/hi/people_and_places/arts_and_culture/newsid_9193000/9193148.stm about a new collection of poems about our home city. As wells as The News printing some, you can hear some here:http://www.expressfm.com/ (search for ‘poems’).

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Fresher’s Week

Now, we know the week is nearly over but we couldn’t let it pass without a mention that all our students have return and we also have many new starters. We welcome everyone back to the Library and here, for

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Creative Technologies showcase

Great to see just a glimpse of what some of University of Portsmouth students are up to: http://www.port.ac.uk/showcase/cci/ more please!

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Telly Savalas looks at Portsmouth

Possibly of only local interest (or for Kojak fans), this is blast from the past: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EmrGSqteGo

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History in Portsmouth

The webmaster of this excellent site recently visited The University Library in search of large scale maps that would support the development of the 1860 (Old Portsmouth) Project. The aim of this programme is to accurately model Old Portsmouth as it

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Vision of Britain

A new JISC-funded version of Vision of Britain was launched on 7th July 2009. The site was created by the Great Britain Historical GIS Project, which is based in the Department of Geography at the University of Portsmouth. The site

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Some Points to Remember

Recently the University of Portsmouth hosted the Seventh Annual Ig Nobel Tour of the U.K. 2009, which looked at sword swallowing. Here is an article from the British Medical Journal about some of the side effects from sword swallowing: http://www.bmj.com/cgi/reprint/333/7582/1285

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