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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.

Got an enquiry? For more information on a story – or to arrange to speak to one of our academics – contact our Press and Media team at pressoffice@port.ac.uk or by calling +44 (0)23 9284 2728.

277 articles found

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Astronomy show reveals the sounds of space for the visually impaired The beauty of deep space is being brought to life for the blind and visually impaired by turning starlight into sound

16 September 2019 5 min read

The mystery and beauty of deep space is being brought to life for the blind and visually impaired for the first time by turning starlight into sound

Nicolas Bonne

There's Something in the Water How We're Helping Water Companies & Governments Keep Our Water Clean

13 September 2019 7 min read

More and more pollutants are showing up in water sources around the world, and Professor Gary Fones is researching how to keep water clean, safe and usable. Find out more now.

View of water and wooden dock

Infants need pauses and turn-taking, just as adults do

11 September 2019 4 min read

Babies as young as three months thrive if given gaps in conversation and play, and a clear ‘your turn-my turn’ structure, new research has found.

Mother and baby

Beet the cold – how beetroot could be the next superfood for Raynaud’s

10 September 2019 4 min read

Beetroot could be the next superfood, at least for those with Raynaud’s, a condition affecting about 10 million people in the UK.

Glass of beetroot juice

Cricket 'hit for six' by climate change From batsman struggling in extreme heat to drought and flood affecting pitches, game needs to react says experts

10 September 2019 4 min read

A new report, Hit For Six, has combined climate science with heat physiology to also show how batsmen and wicketkeepers are becoming increasingly susceptible to poorer performance as heatwaves continue to turn more extreme and frequent in cricket-playing nations.

Cricket player hitting the ball

Body worn video cameras shown to have a positive impact on mental health wards

09 September 2019 4 min read

The use of body worn video cameras on mental health wards has shown to have a significant reduction in the seriousness of aggression and violence in reported incidents, a new study has found.

A body worn video camera

UN scientists call for action on land restoration to protect the ocean

06 September 2019 3 min read

Scientists have called for urgent action to restore degraded land to help prevent the world’s oceans and rivers being used as a rubbish dump for plastic.

Delta flowing into the sea

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