Our research culture
Discover the principles, values and aims underpinning our research and innovation culture
Always working to the highest standards, we deliver research and innovation with impact, within a dynamic, expansive and collaborative culture.
We pursue bold ideas in creative ways, and using the exceptional resources – from our technical facilities to our excellent academic staff – to find answers to the most-pressing global challenges.
We work with purpose, in collaboration with our partners inside the University and outside it, in both business and academia. We're always seeking new funding opportunities, creating and testing new ideas, and exploring alternative applications for our discoveries.
Research governance refers to the broad range of principles, standards and regulations of good practice that are in place to make sure that we continuously improve the quality of all aspects of our research. Find out more here.
Read more about our policies and guidance for staff and students conducting research.
Research using animals
We're making sure science and animal welfare go hand-in-hand. We are clear and open about when, how and why we use animals in research. Find out more.
Researcher training and development
Discover how we're preparing the next generation of research staff through our researcher development programme.
The Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers, commonly known as the Researcher Development Concordat, is an agreement between stakeholders to improve the employment and support for researchers.
Women In Research
Find out more about the women making an impact through their research here at the University of Portsmouth.
The UKRN is a peer-led consortium that aims to ensure the UK retains its place as a centre for world-leading research.