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.

535 articles found

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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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Bumper crop of black holes in new gravitational wave paper International team of scientists announce further gravitational wave events.

28 October 2020 5 min read

Only a few years ago, scientists the world over celebrated as the first-ever gravitational waves were detected – confirming a long-held scientific theory and opening up an entirely new field of research.

A LIGO team member entering one of the LIGO Livingston detector chambers.

University partners with Technogym for fitness and wellness solutions World’s leading supplier of fitness and wellness solutions is announced as the official equipment supplier to University of Portsmouth.

19 October 2020 3 min read

Technogym is appointed the official fitness equipment supplier to University of Portsmouth. The University is opening Ravelin Sports Centre, a new £57m facility, next year.

Rendered image of Ravelin Sports Centre at dusk

Race bias can be tackled through sustained effort

15 October 2020 3 min read

Race bias can be tackled through sustained effort | News | University of Portsmouth

Professor Sherria Hoskins, Executive Dean - Faculty of Science and Health

Team reach final of competition for Mars city state The design of a city on Mars - which can house one million people in a sustainable way - has reached the final.

14 October 2020 3 min read

What would a city look like on the planet Mars? An international team has reached the final of a competition for its design of a city, which would allow for ‘Life on Mars’.

Mars city state

Beak bone reveals pterosaur like no other University of Portsmouth experts unearth some astonishing fossils from fieldwork in Morocco.

13 October 2020 4 min read

A new species of small pterosaur - similar in size to a turkey - has been discovered, which is unlike any other pterosaur seen before due to its long slender toothless beak.

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£1,600 grants awarded to businesses affected by Covid-19 The grants for local businesses will help address Covid-19 challenges

07 October 2020 3 min read

The Santander Covid 19 Small Business Grant, managed by the University of Portsmouth’s Business School, has awarded grants to ten small and medium-sized businesses based in the Solent region

Business meeting

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