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.

802 articles found

Collaborating for a sustainable future in Asia A joint project applied the blue governance approach to improving the resilience and health of delta communities and ecological systems

26 October 2021 5 min read

New research has identified ways to help secure a more sustainable future for the 100 million people who live on Bangladesh and India’s Ganges-Brahmaputra delta

An image taken underwater, with ripples and bubbles

Tiny pterosaurs dominated Cretaceous skies New research has found that it was the babies of giant pterosaurs - known as flaplings - who overshadowed their small adult rivals.

25 October 2021 6 min read

The newly hatched juveniles of large and gigantic pterosaurs likely outcompeted other smaller adult pterosaur species to dominate the Late Cretaceous period around 100 million years ago, a new study led by researchers from the University of Portsmouth has found.

An artist’s impression of the hatchling pterosaurs. Image credit: Megan Jacobs

Amount of information in visible universe quantified Physicist Dr Melvin Vopson works out the information content of the universe.

25 October 2021 6 min read

Researchers have long suspected a connection between information and the physical universe, with various paradoxes and thought experiments used to explore how or why information could be encoded in physical matter.

An image of the Milky Way

Experts discuss how to defend Portsmouth from climate change

25 October 2021 2 min read

Experts discuss how to defend Portsmouth from climate change | News | University of Portsmouth

Professor Steve Fletcher

Learn how compost made from fish waste can help with sustainable food production New compost, made from 100 per cent recycled organic material has been designed to help tackle climate change

22 October 2021 3 min read

Portsmouth researchers have helped to produce a sustainable and peat-free compost for growing tomatoes, strawberries and other greenhouse crops

A Seagull picking at fish waste on a wooden pier

Portsmouth Climate Festival first week highlights

20 October 2021 3 min read

The University is hosting two exciting events to kick start the Portsmouth Climate Festival this week

Plastic litter at Canoe Lake

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