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.

699 articles found

UN report calls for urgent help for oceans

22 June 2021 3 min read

Life in our oceans will continue to be destroyed without a coordinated global approach.

Ocean

Pandemic planning: Government should embrace uncertainty rather than confront it or shy away from it

18 June 2021 3 min read

New research shows the UK’s COVID-19 management decisions were based on an outdated pandemic modelling structure and suggests a more resilient approach would have been more effective.

COVID-19 testing centre

University graduate awarded MBE for helping to tackle period poverty Period poverty is experienced by as many as 1 in 10 young people in the UK

18 June 2021 3 min read

A former University of Portsmouth student has been awarded an MBE as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours this year for his services to education.

Clegg Bamber

Footprints discovered from the last dinosaurs to walk on UK soil The discovery is the last record of dinosaurs in Britain.

17 June 2021 6 min read

Footprints from at least six different species of dinosaur - the very last dinosaurs to walk on UK soil 110 million years ago - have been found in Kent, a new report has announced.

An artist's impression of the dinosaurs and their footprints

Students can study in Portsmouth and Australia on new dual degree programme Dual degrees allow students to gain two degrees in less time than it takes to study them separately.

17 June 2021 3 min read

The University of Portsmouth is to offer a new series of dual degrees in partnership with Edith Cowan University (ECU) in Perth, Western Australia.

Picture of Edith Cowan University campus

Plastic Free July – a small change can make a huge difference We're challenging staff, students and Portsmouth residents to give up single use plastics for one week.

16 June 2021 2 min read

Professor Steve Fletcher, Director of the University’s Revolution Plastics initiative, is urging staff, students and Portsmouth residents to take up the challenge of Plastic Free July by pledging to give up single use plastics for one week during the month.

Plastic free July

University receives Race Equality Charter award The REC awards panel highlighted a number of positive developments across the University.

14 June 2021 3 min read

The University of Portsmouth has been recognised for its efforts to advance race equality with a Bronze award from the Race Equality Charter (REC).

Female student wearing headscarf holding drone in lab.

Economic crime is going uninvestigated as Police hide behind the veil of Action Fraud

10 June 2021 4 min read

Professor Mark Button's research finds fraud is going uninvestigated by police who are “hiding behind the veil” of the Action Fraud national crime reporting agency

A rolled up five pound note

England's first Down Syndrome eye clinic a lifesaver for parents The University's Eye Clinic has begun offering specialised treatment to people with Down Syndrome

07 June 2021 5 min read

The Portsmouth Eye Clinic has a history of offering eye care to those who don’t easily fit into the high street optician model of 20-minute appointments.

Rosie Johnson

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