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.

11 articles found

University to contribute to largest ever cultural exchange between the UK and Australia The programme includes collaborations between UK and Australian universities, such as climate research projects, student collaboration on global challenges, panels, webinars and publications.

12 July 2021 4 min read

The University of Portsmouth is participating in a major new cultural exchange between Australia and the United Kingdom, celebrating the diverse and innovative artist communities and cultural sectors of each nation.

Orchestra musicians playing violins

University of Portsmouth hosts global UN ocean event The event aims to develop a research programme examining our influence on the ocean and the ocean’s influence on us

06 July 2021 2 min read

Over 100 researchers from all over the world will gather this week at a UN workshop hosted by University of Portsmouth to accelerate action for a more sustainable ocean.

Ocean

Professors promoted for their world-leading expertise in plastic-digesting enzymes and forensic interviewing

05 July 2021 4 min read

Two professors have been promoted to join a small number of world-leading professors at the University in the 2021 Annual Academic Promotion round of professors and readers.

john mcgeehan and lorraine hope

UN report calls for urgent help for oceans

22 June 2021 3 min read

Life in our oceans will continue to be destroyed without a coordinated global approach.

Swirling ocean water

Students can study in Portsmouth and Australia on new dual degree programme Dual degrees allow students to gain two degrees in less time than it takes to study them separately.

17 June 2021 3 min read

The University of Portsmouth is to offer a new series of dual degrees in partnership with Edith Cowan University (ECU) in Perth, Western Australia.

Picture of Edith Cowan University campus

New scholarship and bursary to be offered for asylum seekers and refugees at the University of Portsmouth

25 May 2021 4 min read

The initiatives provide equal opportunities to higher education for people seeking sanctuary

Pre-sessional English event

Portsmouth graduate joins top Formula One engineers and industry experts to judge car competition The international student engineering competition sees competitors from all over the world.

18 May 2021 3 min read

A University of Portsmouth graduate has been invited to judge an international competition, alongside engineers from Formula One and other industry experts.

Two Formula One cars

Five-year quest to map Universe and unravel mysteries of 'dark energy' Astrophysicists from the University will work with an international team to capture and study the light from tens of millions of galaxies.

17 May 2021 5 min read

A five-year quest to map the Universe and unravel the mysteries of ‘dark energy’ officially begins today in the United States, with the help of an international team of scientists.

Andromeda Galaxy

Are chemical pollutants altering the behaviour of wildlife and humans?

28 April 2021 5 min read

International scientists are warning that chemical pollutants in the environment have the potential to alter animal and human behaviour

Picture of the ocean

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

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