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.

94 articles found

Portsmouth expert discusses renewable energy A podcast with renewable energy expert Dr Amitava Roy

01 December 2020 1 min read

With renewable energy use predicted to grow, we talk to University of Portsmouth expert Dr Amitava Roy about the different types of renewable energy, how it can be used to combat climate change and the UK government’s pledge to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Solar panels

University launches plastic revolution to tackle global pollution crisis The free online event will introduce Revolution Plastics and our progress so far.

26 November 2020 2 min read

Find out how the global plastic crisis affects Portsmouth and what you can do to make a difference in the city at a free online event as part of the University of Portsmouth’s Revolution Plastics initiative.

Clear plastic bottle on the ground.

Scientists help reboot 50 years of plant advice to try and solve one of nature’s biggest challenges

30 September 2020 4 min read

Scientists from the University of Portsmouth and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, have come up with a formula to help plant breeders and farmers around the world grow crops in a more sustainable way.

Scientists help reboot 50 years of plant advice

Naked prehistoric monsters! Evidence that prehistoric flying reptiles probably had feathers refuted

28 September 2020 3 min read

The debate about when dinosaurs developed feathers has taken a new turn with a paper refuting earlier claims that feathers were also found on dinosaurs’ relatives, the flying reptiles called pterosaurs.

Naked prehistoric monsters

New app to tackle sources of plastic pollution in Portsmouth A new partnership is set to revolutionise the way plastic pollution in and around Portsmouth is tracked and stopped

16 September 2020 3 min read

A partnership between Jetsam and the University of Portsmouth is set to revolutionise the way plastic pollution in and around Portsmouth is tracked and stopped.

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