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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.

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Portsmouth plastics research shortlisted for national awards

04 September 2019 4 min read

Portsmouth plastics research shortlisted for national awards

PhD student Harry Austin in the lab

Could a Mutant Enzyme Solve the Planet's Plastic Problem? Meet the Mutant Enzyme that Could Help Combat Plastic Pollution

19 July 2019 6 min read

Plastic pollution is a huge threat to the planet. Recycling is not widespread, and plastics like PET take centuries to break down. Prof McGeehan has a solution, in a new mutant enzyme. Find out more.

Plastic litter on the beach

Scientists to explore future use of bacteria based active agents

17 December 2018 2 min read

Researchers have received funding to explore the potential of biosurfactants which could replace harmful petroleum based surfactants in everyday products.

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