Grant wins

British Academy awards funding to Portsmouth academic to research heritage, dignity and violence

A University of Portsmouth academic is to share in over £7.5 million funding from the British Academy to help generate evidence on the challenges and opportunities faced in developing countries.   Professor Tamsin…

Robot could one day fight most common cancer in men

A robot could become the ‘weapon’ of choice for detecting and treating the most common cancer in men, improving results and reducing side effects. Scientists and mathematicians in the UK, Netherlands and France…

Aiming for more efficient patient monitoring 

How often nurses should check patients’ blood pressure, temperature, respiration rate and other indicators of health is being examined by researchers. The research, led by the University of Portsmouth and funded by the…

University of Portsmouth joins €6.5m initiative to fund student mobility

The University of Portsmouth will be providing more opportunities at doctoral level for students as part of the University Alliance’s Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) following a multi-million euro award from the European Union….

Funding awarded to study biofilms on teeth

How well oral health products protect teeth and gums is to be examined by a University of Portsmouth researcher. Dr Marta Roldo, an expert in drug delivery and novel biomaterials in the University’s…

VR and live performance project awarded £350,000

The University of Portsmouth has been awarded funding for a major pioneering project to help advance cultural industries nationally. Digital Catapult and Arts Council England have announced that the University’s film Fatherland is…

Leading scientists join forces to tackle ‘devastating’ inflammation

World leading scientists have won funding which could eventually throw much-needed light on inflammation, including its involvement in cancer growth and spread. Professor Darek Gorecki, at the University of Portsmouth, and Professor Francesco…

Social media’s effect on young to be examined

How social media helps or harms children’s mental health is to be examined by leading experts in social geography and mental health from the Universities of Portsmouth and Sheffield. Professor Liz Twigg, in…

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…

€1.65m investment for city farming research

A research project investigating how urban resources can be effectively used to grow food in cities has been awarded €1.65m under the Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative. The FEW- meter project will measure and…

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