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.

667 articles found

Featured News

DinoMAYnia celebrates all things dinosaur In the podcast, we learn about Dr Ibrahim’s passion for palaeontology and hear about his recent discoveries.

07 May 2021 1 min read

In a new podcast, Dr Nizar Ibrahim talks about all things dinosaur and why we are still fascinated by these animals, millions of years after they became extinct.

Artists impression of a T-Rex dinosaur

Portsmouth provides sport finance training for football Academy managers

05 May 2021 2 min read

Christina Philippou has created a football finance course as part of the Premier League’s Elite Academy Managers programme (EAM)

Image of two people's legs as they play football

Professor to curate national exhibition of Italy at the Oscars of architecture Professor Melis has one of the most prestigious roles in the architectural world as the curator of the Italian National Pavilion at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale.

30 April 2021 4 min read

Professor Alessandro Melis has one of the most prestigious roles in the architectural world as the curator of the Italian National Pavilion at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale, which opens to the public next month.

Alessandro Melis standing in front of a blue wall

It’s time for a fashion revolution to tackle plastic pollution

28 April 2021 3 min read

The University of Portsmouth is joining a global fashion revolution to help improve both the environmental and human costs that go into making the clothes we wear.

second hand clothes

Are chemical pollutants altering the behaviour of wildlife and humans?

28 April 2021 5 min read

International scientists are warning that chemical pollutants in the environment have the potential to alter animal and human behaviour

Picture of the ocean

New Director of Race and Equality appointed and work commences on our race and equality action plan

27 April 2021 5 min read

A new Interim Director of Race and Equality has been appointed to help us meet our moral commitments and obligations to address systematic racism within Higher Education and the University.

yvonne howard

Cosmologist to help map the earliest structures of the Universe Professor Claudia Maraston will have the honour of joining one of the first missions on the James Webb Space Telescope.

27 April 2021 3 min read

An astrophysicist from the University of Portsmouth will have the honour of joining one of the first missions on the James Webb Space Telescope, the successor of the Hubble Space Telescope.

Portrait image of Claudia Maraston

Our growing family of Entrepreneurs in Residence Entrepreneurs-in-Residence offer business start-up advice to students, alumni or staff to launch or grow their business.

27 April 2021 2 min read

The University of Portsmouth’s Entrepreneurs in Residence (EiR) programme has recruited an additional eight entrepreneurs to join its existing 14 EiRs.

Man with blonde hair and woman with blonde hair standing in a kitchen

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