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.

16 articles found

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

University plays part in nationwide battery research The funding will support the University’s research on battery modelling

31 March 2021 3 min read

Scientists – including a team at the University of Portsmouth - will receive £22.6m funding for a nationwide battery technology project that aims to transform the UK energy landscape.

An electric car on charge

Nobel Prize winning scientist to reveal the darkest secrets of the Universe Professor Genzel won the Nobel Prize for ground-breaking research into black holes.

19 February 2021 2 min read

The University of Portsmouth is honoured to host a special guest colloquium by 2020 Physics Nobel Laureate, Professor Reinhard Genzel on Thursday 4 March.

Picture of a black hole

University of Portsmouth papers featured in global top 100 Three research papers have been ranked as among the world’s most influential

22 January 2021 3 min read

Three University of Portsmouth researchers studying communication between humans and cats, plastic-eating enzymes and how to brew an espresso – have been ranked as among the most influential in the world for 2020.

Stock image of plastic waste on a sunny beach

Quantum distributed metrology - reducing measurement noise now in reach Researchers have published a new, scalable measurement scheme for applications where a high degree of precision is needed

18 November 2019 3 min read

Scientists have devised a new way of accurately measuring multiple quantities at once which could be used across geophysics and even to help global clocks tell the same time.

Hourglass on stony ground

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