Read the latest news from the University, from student success stories and alumni achievements to research breakthroughs across our 5 faculties.

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Read the latest news from the University, from student success stories and alumni achievements to research breakthroughs across our 5 faculties.

973 articles found

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National recognition for world-leading quality of University of Portsmouth research Portsmouth is ranked third of all modern post-92 universities in the UK for research power.

11 May 2022 5 min read

Research at the University of Portsmouth is rated as world-leading in the latest national assessment of the quality and impact of research in UK universities.

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Plastic Free July — collective action can really help reduce plastic waste We're challenging staff, students and the local community to give up single use plastics for one week.

01 July 2022 2 min read

Staff, students and the local community of the University of Portsmouth are being encouraged to give up single use plastics for one week as part of the global Plastic Free July challenge.

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Scientists discover new genetic disease that delays brain development in children The findings will provide more timely, accurate diagnosis that patients and their families so desperately need.

27 June 2022 3 min read

Scientists have identified a new genetic disease, which causes some children’s brains to develop abnormally, resulting in delayed intellectual development.

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New bursaries for trainee teachers The University is offering a £1,000 bursary for PGCE Primary and PGCE Secondary English trainees who start their course in September 2022

27 June 2022 2 min read

The University of Portsmouth is offering a £1,000 bursary for PGCE Primary and PGCE Secondary English trainees who start their course in September 2022

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The elephant bone in the room In a new podcast, Dr Caroline Cox discusses how online trade in illegal ivory is continuing despite the UK’s Ivory Act, which bans the sale of elephant ivory.

22 June 2022 2 min read

In a new podcast, Dr Caroline Cox discusses how online trade in illegal ivory is continuing despite the UK’s Ivory Act, which bans the sale of elephant ivory.

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