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.

146 articles found

Pandemic planning: Government should embrace uncertainty rather than confront it or shy away from it

18 June 2021 3 min read

New research shows the UK’s COVID-19 management decisions were based on an outdated pandemic modelling structure and suggests a more resilient approach would have been more effective.

COVID-19 testing centre

Mental health: Our job is to listen

12 May 2021 1 min read

Dr Sandra Walker discusses mental health in a podcast in recognition of Mental Health Week

Sculptures of two people with ears pressed against a brick wall

Are chemical pollutants altering the behaviour of wildlife and humans?

28 April 2021 5 min read

International scientists are warning that chemical pollutants in the environment have the potential to alter animal and human behaviour

Picture of the ocean

Newly qualified nurse wins award for being outstanding

31 March 2021 2 min read

Newly qualified nurse wins award for being outstanding | News | University of Portsmouth

Momodou Bojang

Scientists discover new genetic disease that delays brain development in children Researchers found that changes in a gene called coat protein complex 1 (COPB1) caused this rare genetic disease.

30 March 2021 4 min read

Scientists have discovered a new genetic disease, which causes some children’s brains to develop abnormally, resulting in delayed intellectual development and often early onset cataracts.

Person in white coat and blue gloves putting liquid in a glass beaker in a lab

University psychologist given Lifetime Achievement Award The award was announced at the BPS Professional Practice Board annual awards.

25 March 2021 2 min read

Dr Adrian Needs from the University of Portsmouth has been given a Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Psychological Society

Person writing in notebook with woman seated in background

Extreme environment expert given lifetime achievement award

11 March 2021 2 min read

Extreme environment expert given lifetime achievement award | News | University of Portsmouth

Professor Mike Tipton

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