Grant wins
The newly refurbished centre of technology and engineering at Portsmouth, Portland Building

£5m grant for Future Technology Centre

The University of Portsmouth has been awarded the maximum £5m by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (Hefce) towards a new, cutting edge Technology Centre. The University will contribute a further £6m…

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Engineers to research heart mechanics

An engineer has won a grant of £100,000 to study the cause of one of the most common forms of cardiovascular disease which kills 8000 people a year in the UK. Dr Andrea…

University of Portsmouth students to be given more opportunities to try more sports

Students given £480,000 reasons to get active

Students at the University of Portsmouth will have many more chances to play the sports they most enjoy, thanks to a £480,000 funding boost. Nearly £300,000 has been awarded by the National Lottery’s…

Professor of Molecular Medicine, Darek Gorecki

Research aims to buy time for sick boys

A Portsmouth scientist is hoping his research will eventually buy some precious time for the boys who suffer from a rare disease which first disables them and ultimately ends their lives. Professor Darek…

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New funding won for research into fracking risks

The risks of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it is more commonly known, are being investigated by a scientist at the University of Portsmouth. Dr Philip Benson, a rock physicist from the School…

The known and unknown stories of Portsmouth's war: Sculpture by Charles Sargeant Jagger of a WW1 machine gunner at the city's Cenotaph in Guildhall Square

Residents help research Portsmouth’s WW1

Children, students and senior citizens across the city are taking part in a major research project to find out the human stories behind Portsmouth’s First World War effort. The city’s official and unofficial…

A creative arts student shows Sommerstown residents how to use her digital camera

Creative students join forces with military

University students are giving a window into the world of armed forces personnel, thanks to a £12,000 grant from the Ministry of Defence. Students in the University of Portsmouth’s Creative and Cultural Industries…

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E-ARK gets £6M to save digital data

A project to create an electronic ‘ark’ for digital and paper-based archives has received a cash injection. The project will address the problem of archiving digital data from many different kinds of systems…

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Astronomer wins €2.15m for Darksurvey research

A professor of cosmology at the University of Portsmouth has been awarded €2.15m to consolidate the position of his world-leading research team. Professor Will Percival is an international expert in theoretical and observational…

Far from child’s play: Dr Tara Woodyer

Playing with future of British armed forces

Social scientists are to examine whether action figure dolls help form children’s opinions on war and have a role to play in shaping the future of our armed forces. It is the first…

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