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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.

9 articles found

Featured News

The bird that came back from the dead

09 May 2019 4 min read

New research has shown that the last surviving flightless species of bird in the Indian Ocean had previously gone extinct but rose from the dead thanks to a rare process called ‘iterative evolution’.

Bird with long neck and beak in grass

Wave power far greater than previously thought

04 February 2019 3 min read

Boulders heavier than cars have been overturned and moved by storms in the Solent, suggesting that moderate storm waves can move masses even in relatively calm waters.

Academic stood on rocks in shallow water

Spectacular flying reptiles soared over Britains tropical Jurassic past

20 December 2018 3 min read

Large flying reptiles armed with long teeth and claws have been rediscovered due to a palaeontology student’s PhD research.

Scientists develop new ways to solve the mysteries of Mars

11 December 2018 2 min read

Scientists hope to reveal how and why Mars has changed so dramatically from an ancient world of rivers and oceans to the dry and dusty planet we see today.

East Head’s complex group of competitors ‘exemplary’

08 June 2018 3 min read

Study shows the success of the East Head Coastal Issue Advisory Board, who work together successfully in spite of the different approaches of stakeholders.

Radiation levels in food predicted

14 June 2017 3 min read

Food in Japan will be contaminated by radioactivity for decades following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, but not a risk to human health. Read more today.

Science spins truth out of resilient worms

07 June 2017 2 min read

Scientists are now confident that fossils of some soft-bodied creatures may not be telling the truth about where they came from. Read more today.

Atomic-scale imaging improves dating of planetary events

26 May 2017 2 min read

Research led by the University of Portsmouth has identified a way to improve how we measure the age of planetary evolution in our solar system. Read more today.

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