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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.

12 articles found

‘Canary in the mine’ warning following new discovery of the effects of pollutants on fertility

01 March 2021 3 min read

New research has found that shrimp like creatures on the South Coast of England have 70 per cent less sperm than less polluted locations elsewhere in the world.

SEM Sperm

Experts share behaviour change tips for tackling plastic pollution in Portsmouth

09 February 2021 2 min read

The Environment Agency and the University of Portsmouth hosted an online plastic pollution workshop

seafront image

Shipworms' competitive sex frenzy caught on film

09 December 2020 3 min read

A competitive sexual frenzy in which bigger appendages have the most success of reproducing might sound like the briefing for a porn film, but instead, it’s the finding of a new study examining a clam.

shipworms

Inland fisheries the Cinderella of the natural world

04 May 2020 3 min read

Inland fisheries the Cinderella of the natural world | News | University of Portsmouth

A river delta

Portsmouth PhD researcher to take part in the Clipper round the world yacht race Sophie will join her boat, a 70ft yacht, for the North Pacific leg of the competition, 8,000 miles from the Philippines to Seattle

26 February 2020 3 min read

Sophie Quintin, a doctoral student in maritime security at the University of Portsmouth, is a member of Team Seattle, one of the 11 teams taking part in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.

Picture of Sophie Quintin standing on a balcony

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