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.

112 articles found

Featured News

It’s time for a fashion revolution to tackle plastic pollution

28 April 2021 3 min read

The University of Portsmouth is joining a global fashion revolution to help improve both the environmental and human costs that go into making the clothes we wear.

second hand clothes

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

Wanted - old toothbrushes for recycling at University of Portsmouth

06 April 2021 3 min read

Portsmouth’s first recycling centre for toothbrushes and other dental products opens this week as part of the University of Portsmouth’s on-going commitment to improve its environmental sustainability.

toothbrush

Free energy efficiency audits available for local businesses Businesses can lessen their impact on the environment, while also making cost savings

22 March 2021 4 min read

Local businesses can cut costs and become more environmentally friendly by taking up a free energy efficiency audit.

Sunlight filtering through trees in forest

Dr Fay Couceiro UN World Water Day podcast In a new podcast, Dr Fay Couceiro talks about how we can better protect this vital resource.

21 March 2021 1 min read

In a podcast for World Water Day, Dr Fay Couceiro, a Biogeochemist in our School of Civil Engineering and Surveying, talks about how we can better protect this vital resource.

Waves crashing onto sea defence steps

Resident led groups launched to tackle climate change The groups will be a key part of a city-wide ambition to become carbon neutral by 2030.

15 March 2021 2 min read

Residents and businesses who are passionate about climate change are being encouraged to join a series of groups launched by the Portsmouth Climate Action Board, to encourage sustainable change in the city.

Overhead shot of parks in Portsmouth

Event will tackle how to make old homes more energy efficient Low Carbon Homes event will discuss best practice around ‘retrofitting’ houses.

10 March 2021 4 min read

Local housing across the Solent is among the least environmentally efficient in Europe, but this month experts will gather at a virtual event to tackle how to make these homes more sustainable.

Terrace houses in Southsea

Hidden pollution from shipping threatens sustainable ocean efforts

24 February 2021 3 min read

Hidden pollution from shipping threatens sustainable ocean efforts | News | University of Portsmouth

Graphic showing where metals come off ships

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