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.

655 articles found

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Super volunteer aims to give 1500 hours of time to helping the NHS during the Covid pandemic

09 April 2021 6 min read

Amy Hughes volunteering the equivalent of a four day week as a 999 responder

Amy Hughes at the Nightingale Hospital in London

Fareham businesses to be asked what help they need for the future

09 April 2021 2 min read

Portsmouth researchers launch a survey that allows Fareham businesses in Fareham to make their voice heard and influence Fareham Borough Council’s future Economic Development Strategy

Sign saying 'open shop'

Fear of crowds - a 'new normal' shopping behaviour after COVID-19? The research examined how people feel when in the presence of large crowds of other shoppers

07 April 2021 4 min read

A new study suggests that shoppers may be fearful of returning to large enclosed shopping centres when lockdown restrictions ease on 12 April to allow non-essential retail to open.

Gunwharf Quays shopping centre

Wanted - old toothbrushes for recycling at University of Portsmouth

06 April 2021 3 min read

Portsmouth’s first recycling centre for toothbrushes and other dental products opens this week as part of the University of Portsmouth’s on-going commitment to improve its environmental sustainability.

toothbrush

AI-powered avatars should be embraced in gaming New study finds gamers would welcome a human-like avatar which can think, act and interact with the gamer to improve their performance

06 April 2021 3 min read

The gaming industry should embrace the use of AI-powered avatars to enhance gamers’ experience, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth.

A person's hands using a games console

Master’s graduate wins prestigious award for Naval History dissertation

31 March 2021 2 min read

MA Naval History graduate, Peter Garland has won the British Commission for Maritime History’s Master dissertation Prize for his dissertation

Close up image of a rusty anchor

Newly qualified nurse wins award for being outstanding

31 March 2021 2 min read

Newly qualified nurse wins award for being outstanding | News | University of Portsmouth

Momodou Bojang

Student team shortlisted for Best Local Film category in Making Waves International Film Festival The short film, shot in Portsmouth by three exchange students at the University, will be screened online

31 March 2021 9 min read

The film was made as part of the students' Fiction Filmmaking course at the University, just before Lockdown, and was shot on location around Southsea.

filming in southsea

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

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