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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.

19 articles found

Interactive tables shown to have a positive impact on those living with dementia

31 July 2019 3 min read

The use of interactive tables that encourage users to engage with interactive games has shown to have a positive impact on those living with moderate to severe dementia in residential homes, according to a new study.

Dementia sufferers interacting with the interactive games

Mathematician helps surgeon save those injured in explosive blasts

03 April 2019 4 min read

A mathematician and military doctor develop the first simulator to test treatments for patients with blast lung injury caused by explosions. Read more today.

Explosion with debris flying

First quantum sensing and imaging technologies workshop held on campus

01 April 2019 1 min read

First cross-theme workshop on Quantum Sensing and Imaging Technologies addresses high-precision biomedical, health and security applications. Read more today.

Man presenting with Hanbury Brown image on screen

Cosmologists join new survey to help understand the mysterious force known as 'Dark Energy'

13 March 2019 5 min read

Cosmologists from the University of Portsmouth are playing a crucial role in a new survey that will try and understand the mysterious force known as ‘dark energy’, that is making the Universe expand faster and faster.

Space

Using data to prevent coastal deaths

15 February 2019 2 min read

Students from across the south coast took part in a ‘hack event’ at Our Future Technology Centre this week to investigate data related to coastal deaths.

People working on laptops

Scientists make the track their lab to improve the performance of racing drivers and riders

12 February 2019 4 min read

A new concept that collects biomechanical data from drivers and riders while on the track could give racing teams a new dimension to optimise their performance.

Motorcyclist on a motorbike driving around a track

Astronomers secure major funding for their work

31 January 2019 2 min read

The Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation has been awarded over £2 million in funding to continue its world-leading astrophysics research.

A group shot of the astronomers who received major funding for their work

New materials could help improve the performance of solar cells

10 January 2019 3 min read

Research could lead to new materials to improve the performance of perovskite solar cells, an emerging photovoltaic technology.

Solar panels

Creative industry pioneers come together to shape how audiences experience live performance

10 January 2019 3 min read

Our researchers are part of an international team of creative industry specialists working to discover the next stage of immersive performance experience.

Women with a virtual reality headset on

Dark Energy Survey completes six-year mission

08 January 2019 4 min read

After six years scanning roughly a quarter of the southern skies and cataloguing millions of galaxies, the Dark Energy Survey will finish collecting data on 9 January 2019.

The Blanco telescope at Cerro Tololo

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