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.

13 articles found

New Alzheimer’s research could inspire better treatments and earlier diagnosis

14 January 2021 5 min read

Neuroscientists at the University of Portsmouth, have made a breakthrough in the study of Alzheimer’s which could inspire better treatments and earlier diagnosis.

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A family hat trick – first class honours degrees for three remarkable siblings, and the latest is a record breaker

17 July 2020 3 min read

Following fast in the footsteps of his older twin sisters, and at just 19 years old, Cathum Safi has finished his biomedical science degree at the University of Portsmouth with first class honours – three years early.

Cathum Safi

How much more alcohol are we really drinking?

16 April 2020 3 min read

Whether it’s from boredom, stress or anxiety, the sale of alcohol has reportedly increased by 291 per cent during the coronavirus pandemic.

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New research to repurpose an existing drug to prevent muscle calcification The aim is to reduce long-term pain and disruption of healing for wounded soldiers

28 February 2020 2 min read

Researchers at the University of Portsmouth are repurposing a preexisting drug to prevent calcification of surrounding muscle in combat injuries

Scientist

Research likely to help millions with bladder control problems

19 February 2020 3 min read

Millions of people might eventually be spared the embarrassment and extreme isolation caused by wetting themselves, thanks to University of Portsmouth research.

male and female toilet door signs

PhD student receives award for Alzheimer's research

11 November 2019 2 min read

Babajide Otuyemi received the best poster presentation award for his work at a recent international Alzheimer’s conference in Rome, Global Experts Meeting on Frontiers in Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia.

Babajide Otuyemi

Scientists to investigate the impact of drug addiction and pollution on behaviour in humans and wildlife

25 June 2019 2 min read

New technology aids understanding of addiction in humans & drug pollution on wildlife: Portsmouth scientists team up with Zantiks on monitoring. Read more today

Alex Ford

Faces of Tudor England revealed by scientists

14 March 2019 6 min read

Experts in ancient DNA at the University of Portsmouth have helped shed new light on the surprisingly diverse ethnic make-up of Britain hundreds of years ago.

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