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.

9 articles found

Portsmouth microbiologist helping in the national effort against coronavirus

09 April 2020 1 min read

Dr Sarah Fouch, Senior Lecturer in Microbiology at the University of Portsmouth, is helping with the fight against COVID-19 by working weekends at her local hospital.

Sarah Fouch

Research likely to help millions with bladder control problems

19 February 2020 3 min read

Millions of people might eventually be spared the embarrassment and extreme isolation caused by wetting themselves, thanks to University of Portsmouth research.

male and female toilet door signs

PhD student receives award for Alzheimer's research

11 November 2019 2 min read

Babajide Otuyemi received the best poster presentation award for his work at a recent international Alzheimer’s conference in Rome, Global Experts Meeting on Frontiers in Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia.

Babajide Otuyemi

Faces of Tudor England revealed by scientists

14 March 2019 6 min read

Experts in ancient DNA at the University of Portsmouth have helped shed new light on the surprisingly diverse ethnic make-up of Britain hundreds of years ago.

Sketch of eyes

New research could help to prevent the development of brain tumours

10 August 2017 3 min read

Researchers from the Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence identify molecules responsible for lung cancer cells entering the brain. Read more today.

New guidelines aim treat brain tumours more effectively

10 August 2017 2 min read

Geoff Pilkington, Professor of Cellular & Molecular Neurooncology, helps to develop European guidelines to treat brain tumours more effectively. Read more today

Tiny blood vessels in brain could be key to treating vascular dementia

23 June 2017 2 min read

Researchers to study tiny channels embedded in the walls of blood vessels in the brain to assess their impact on dementia. Read more today.

Breakthrough means fewer frogs needed for research

22 May 2017 2 min read

The number of clawed frogs used worldwide in research could soon be a fraction of the current number. Read more today.

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