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.

1051 articles found

University of Portsmouth takes lead role in new plastic pollution publication Professor Steve Fletcher has been announced as the Editor in Chief of a new academic journal focussed on plastics.

28 September 2022 2 min read

University of Portsmouth takes lead role in a new academic journal focussed on plastic pollution journal, which will be published by Cambridge University Press.

Professor Steve Fletcher

Major map of lightning strikes produced by Portsmouth experts Experts take a regional approach to analysing lightning distribution in the British Isles.

28 September 2022 6 min read

A comprehensive map of lightning strikes on the UK and Ireland over the last 12 years has been produced by experts at the University of Portsmouth to help weather forecasters, local councils and members of the public to better prepare for extreme weather.

A lightning strike across a dark blue sky

Newly discovered gravitational lenses could reveal ancient galaxies and the nature of dark matter Gravitational lenses are 'cosmic magnifying glasses'

27 September 2022 8 min read

Earlier this year a machine learning algorithm identified up to 5,000 potential gravitational lenses that could transform our ability to chart the evolution of galaxies since the Big Bang.

Purple and blue cosmic sky

University of Portsmouth improves its position in national university guide The University rose eight places to 67th in The Guardian University Guide 2023

23 September 2022 3 min read

The University of Portsmouth improves its position in The Guardian University Guide 2023 published today.

Group of students in Portsmouth.