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.

16 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

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

University of Portsmouth papers featured in global top 100 Three research papers have been ranked as among the world’s most influential

22 January 2021 3 min read

Three University of Portsmouth researchers studying communication between humans and cats, plastic-eating enzymes and how to brew an espresso – have been ranked as among the most influential in the world for 2020.

Stock image of plastic waste on a sunny beach

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

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