Grant wins

Scientists get closer look at Earth’s mysteries

Portsmouth geologists may eventually be able to shed light on two of the planet’s great mysteries after winning privileged access to a highly specialist laboratory. Dr Craig Storey and Dr James Darling, both…

Dr Sassan Hafizi has been awarded almost £180,000 from the MS Society.

Major award for multiple sclerosis research

A University of Portsmouth scientist has won almost £180,000 to fund research that could help develop treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. Dr Sassan Hafizi, a senior lecturer in the School of Pharmacy…


Witness identification methods on parade

Scientists are to carry out an in-depth study to see which form of witness identification of criminals works best – live line-up, video line-up, or mugshots. Dr Ryan Fitzgerald, at the University of…

An iconic image of Edward Daly waving a blood-stained handkerchief. Copyright Fulvio Grimaldi, courtesy Museum of Free Derry.

Award will help fund Bloody Sunday project

A University of Portsmouth academic has won a prestigious award that will help fund a project about one of the most infamous episodes in modern British history. Catherine Harper, a Professor of Textiles…

An engineer studies a bio-retention area -- an artificial meadow established next to a new housing development

Engineers develop guide to lower flood risk

A guide that could eventually lead to fewer UK homes being flooded is being developed by engineers and surveyors at the University of Portsmouth. They are working on developing guidance to increase the…

The University is tapping into satellite technology to promote economic growth

New satellite data centre hosted at Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth is to host a new centre of excellence for satellite data, which will promote economic growth in the UK’s space sector. The centre will allow the south coast business…

The funding will go towards developing a model which will help prevent breakdowns and accidents in commercial vehicles

£1.2 million funding win to improve road safety

The Institute of Industrial Research has won £1.2 million to develop a model which will help prevent breakdowns and accidents in commercial vehicles, saving lives on Britain’s roads.

Team effort: Professor Bob Nichol

Substantial funding boost for cosmology

Astrophysicists and cosmologists at the University of Portsmouth are celebrating winning £2m funding to help support their research into supernovae, galaxies, dark matter and dark energy, gravity and the very early universe.

Dr Sherria Hoskins: Encouraging schools to help pupils chnage their minds.

Changing minds work wins again

Psychologists from the University of Portsmouth have won £290,000 to help 100 schools across England change minds and improve the futures of 11 year olds. The trial is part of a £5m campaign…

Dr Sherria Hoskins: Encouraging schools to help pupils chnage their minds

What students learn to be revealed

The University of Portsmouth has won a major grant to study how university students’ beliefs about themselves, their ability to learn and their employment prospects develop over the course of their degree. The…

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