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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.

95 articles found

Featured News

Portsmouth nursing course first in UK to win accreditation

09 August 2019 2 min read

The adult nursing course at the University of Portsmouth, launched just two years ago, has won endorsement from the industry leader in simulation-based education.

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Testing the limits of human endurance

05 August 2019 3 min read

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth are aiming to test the limits of human endurance by working with Neil Hunter, who is undertaking a solo unsupported, unassisted expedition to Antarctica.

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Helping the body's ability to grow bone

24 June 2019 3 min read

Scientists can now study how well synthetic bone grafts stand up to the rigors of life, and how quickly they help bone re-grow and repair. Read more today.

Gianluca Tozzi

Crime fighting just got easier as burglars reveal all

20 May 2019 4 min read

The expertise of experienced burglars puts them streets ahead of householders, and even well ahead of other criminals, according to a new study led by Dr Claire Nee.

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Mental health of elite athletes examined

17 May 2019 2 min read

Paul Gorczynski lends expertise to International Olympic Committee statement on mental health in elite athletes.

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Coffee addicts really do wake up and smell the coffee

14 May 2019 4 min read

Regular coffee drinkers can sniff out even tiny amounts of coffee and are faster at recognising the aroma, compared to non-coffee drinkers, new research has found.

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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’.

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