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Portsmouth rises five places in Complete University Guide

The University of Portsmouth has risen five places in TheCompleteUniversityGuide.co.uk 2019 league tables, an independent ranking of excellence in 131 UK universities, published today (Wednesday 25 April 2018). The University continued its improvement in the…

Location for new University of Portsmouth Eye Clinic revealed

The site of a new University of Portsmouth Eye Clinic offering free eye tests for local residents, staff, students and alumni has been chosen.

Students lead Fashion Revolution

Fashion students at the University of Portsmouth are running a series of events next week promoting sustainable fashion. The activities are part of Fashion Revolution, an international movement highlighting some of the exploitative…

Security research centre receives £2.88m funding

The Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), which brings together experts from the Universities of Portsmouth, Lancaster and Bath, has been awarded £2.88m to increase understanding of contemporary security threats…

Study calls for industry legislation to build a better future in developing countries

New research from the University of Portsmouth has called for stronger industry legislation in developing countries to help fight business monopolies reducing competition. Over recent decades, Governments around the world have introduced a…

Limnoria – the wood-eating gribble

Marine research impact on the Commonwealth

With the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting taking place in London this week (16-20 April), marine science research from the University of Portsmouth is having a major impact in a number of Commonwealth countries. The…

Engineering a plastic-eating enzyme

Scientists have engineered an enzyme which can digest some of our most commonly polluting plastics, providing a potential solution to one of the world’s biggest environmental problems. The discovery could result in a…

University of Portsmouth opens its doors to local business

The University of Portsmouth is opening its doors to local businesses to discover how it can help them maximise their potential. University 2 Business (#U2B2018) is a new event aimed at helping local…

Portsmouth nominated for national award in recognition of teaching excellence

The University of Portsmouth has been shortlisted for a prestigious Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award (THELMA). Portsmouth is nominated alongside seven other UK universities in the THE DataPoints Merit Award category. This…

Universities granted £3.5m to support a low carbon economy

The University of Portsmouth is sharing a £3.5m government investment to develop innovative new low carbon products and solutions in industry and strengthen higher education contributions to economic growth. The University and partners…

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