Social media follows in the footsteps of early cyberpunk fiction, attempting to persuade us of the myth that we are nothing more than the work we do and the fiction we present the world. Reality turns out to be more mundane: in both fact and fiction, we cannot exist or interact with the world outside except with our bodies. This leads us to the final realisation, that happiness lies not in curating a flawless representation of ourselves that we can hide behind but in engaging with those we trust without pretence and learn who we truly are.

One of our research students has begun republishing religious history books, including local history works on the work of a priest in the late Victorian Portsmouth slums. Click here to visit their website and see the growing collection of books …

Research student republishes local history books Read more »

The following letter to Muslim students was written by Dr Amra Bone.  The University Chaplaincy asked that we share it as widely as possible to help ensure it reaches its intended audience. In the name of God, the most Merciful …

Ramadan 2020 during lockdown at the University of Portsmouth Read more »