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.

122 articles found

Pioneering medical suction device to share in research and innovation funding The project has been awarded funding from Innovate UK, which is investing up to £191 million via the Sustainable Innovation Fund.

15 November 2020 3 min read

University of Portsmouth researchers are helping to develop an innovative portable and lightweight suction device for clearing blocked airways in emergency and chronic conditions.

Blue sports bottle medical suction device

Depression and fear lead to more pain post-operation A patient’s mental state is a useful predictor of how they will feel physically post-operation

03 November 2020 5 min read

There is a connection between the mental state and physical wellbeing for patients with Hip and Knee problems who undergo surgery, according to a study by Dr Nils Niederstrasser, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Portsmouth.

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Help with ground-breaking research to find ways of improving recovery from Covid-19 Scientists are looking for volunteers to see if the breathing muscles can be trained to help people's recovery from Covid-19

24 September 2020 3 min read

Breathing experts exploring a new method to help people recover from Covid-19, using breathing exercises and a hand-held device, are looking for volunteers who have had Covid-19 to help them test it.

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How much support is there for families with disabled children who experience abuse?

27 August 2020 3 min read

A new study aims to shine a light on the lack of support for the families of disabled children and young people, and understand what support they need to recover from the trauma of sexual exploitation.

Silhouette of family by the sea

Portsmouth academic contributes to national strategy to make research findings available to the public The new strategy aims make it easy for researchers to be transparent about their work

11 August 2020 5 min read

Dr Simon Kolstoe, senior lecturer in the School of Health and Care Professions at the University of Portsmouth contributes new strategy to ensure that information about health and social care research is publicly available.

Analysing data on laptop

Paramedics could save lives lost to sepsis

22 July 2020 3 min read

Paramedics could save lives lost to sepsis | News | University of Portsmouth

Sepsis in blood

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