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.

50 articles found

Extraordinary efforts of staff and students during Covid-19 pandemic recognised at Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence Eight awards and 16 commendations have been granted in recognition of staff and students this past year

12 July 2021 5 min read

The extraordinary efforts made by students and staff to help the University of Portsmouth and the wider community stay safe, educated and connected during the pandemic were recognised at the Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

award winners

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New research shows the UK’s COVID-19 management decisions were based on an outdated pandemic modelling structure and suggests a more resilient approach would have been more effective.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

Super volunteer aims to give 1500 hours of time to helping the NHS during the Covid pandemic

09 April 2021 6 min read

Amy Hughes volunteering the equivalent of a four day week as a 999 responder

Amy Hughes at the Nightingale Hospital in London

Unlocking the lessons of Lockdown 3.0 with key questions for Hampshire residents

16 February 2021 2 min read

A new survey has been launched to learn more about how people in Hampshire have handled the latest lockdown laws and rules.

Lockdown 3

University supports Covid-19 community testing programmes The University has been sharing best practice and offering training to support community mass testing programmes

08 February 2021 4 min read

The University of Portsmouth has been supporting a local school and city council in setting up their own Covid-19 mass testing programmes by sharing good practice and offering training for staff members.

Teachers from Harbour School receiving Covid tests

Helping the community through the Covid19 pandemic From supporting local schools and colleges to helping with vaccination programmes, here are some of the ways we're continuing to help the local community to stay safe and well.

25 January 2021 3 min read

From supporting local schools and colleges to helping with vaccination programmes, here are some of the ways the University is helping the local community to stay safe and well.

Man conducting Covid-19 swab test

£1,600 grants awarded to businesses affected by Covid-19 The grants for local businesses will help address Covid-19 challenges

07 October 2020 3 min read

The Santander Covid 19 Small Business Grant, managed by the University of Portsmouth’s Business School, has awarded grants to ten small and medium-sized businesses based in the Solent region

Business meeting

Portsmouth Guildhall becomes University of Portsmouth teaching space The space will be used as a temporary teaching space in a creative response to the pandemic

07 September 2020 4 min read

Covid-secure measures such as one-way systems, face coverings, social distancing and hand sanitiser stations will be used to make the venue as safe as possible for students and staff.

Guildhall

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