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.

33 articles found

Portsmouth becomes the first non US partner of a new project to tackle plastic pollution in the USA We join global partners to help solve one of the world’s biggest environmental problems.

13 July 2021 4 min read

The University of Portsmouth is now a key member of a collaborative effort funded by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and industry to tackle the growing global crisis of plastic waste.

Rows of plastic water bottles

Plastic Free July – a small change can make a huge difference We're challenging staff, students and Portsmouth residents to give up single use plastics for one week.

01 July 2021 2 min read

Professor Steve Fletcher, Director of the University’s Revolution Plastics initiative, is urging staff, students and Portsmouth residents to take up the challenge of Plastic Free July by pledging to give up single use plastics for one week during the month.

Plastic free July

Pioneering enzyme research features in new report on the impact of Diamond Light Source The report includes Diamond's work with the University to engineer an enzyme that can digest one of our most commonly polluting plastics.

27 May 2021 3 min read

The University of Portsmouth’s pioneering enzyme research features in a new study that estimates a monetary impact of at least £1.8 billion on UK science and economy from the UK’s synchrotron, Diamond Light Source.

Image of Professor John McGeehan working on a microscope

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