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Improving life-saving blood delivery to disaster-hit areas

A Portsmouth researcher is developing a mathematical model aimed at speeding up the delivery of life-saving blood to victims of earthquakes and other disasters. Dr Xiang Song hopes her work will reduce blood…

University logo revealed on Portsmouth Football Club’s new kit

Portsmouth Football Club’s new home kit has been revealed today – with our name emblazoned right across the shirt.

Women engineers support international diversity drive

The University of Portsmouth and Mary Rose Trust have supported International Women in Engineering Day (June 23) by holding an event for female engineers to discuss the future of the profession. Yesterday’s networking…

Einstein proved right in another galaxy

An international team of astronomers have made the most precise test of gravity outside our own solar system. By combining data taken with NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the European Southern Observatory’s Very…

Portsmouth to host Europe’s most important information systems event

Academics and professionals from around the world will be attending Europe’s most important European conference on information systems research at the University of Portsmouth this week (23-28 June). The European Conference on Information…

University secures planning for £53m sports facility

The new facility will significantly transform the student experience, promoting health and wellbeing through the provision of a wide range of sports and fitness activities, and strengthen connections with rest of the city. It will also enhance the University’s sport and fitness related research and innovation programmes.

Could you help build a galaxy?

Have you ever wanted to help build a galaxy? Now’s your chance. Galaxy Builder is a new citizen science project from the University of Portsmouth, where volunteers reconstruct images of galaxies to help…

Helping visually impaired children to ‘feel’ the Universe

A University of Portsmouth project is helping blind and visually impaired children to ‘feel’ the Universe. The Tactile Universe has been developed by the University’s Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation to engage the blind and…

Healthcare technology innovation showcased in Portsmouth

The latest innovations in healthcare research, from robotic surgery to advanced brachytherapy techniques to treat prostate cancer, were showcased in Portsmouth last week. The University of Portsmouth and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust held a Research…

University students and staff recognised in Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence

Students and staff have been recognised for making an exceptional contribution to the University and the local community at the first-ever Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

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