Grant wins
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…

Success: Device which watches patients’ vital signs, saved 769 lives in its first year

£1.8m to identify at-risk patients

Researchers and clinicians from Portsmouth and Oxford have won £1.8m funding to develop an electronic early warning system which recognises when hospital patients’ health deteriorates. The project is a major step towards digital…

Alzheimer’s examined: Dr Mohsen Seifi, left, and Dr Jerome Swinny

New hope for people with Alzheimer’s

A team of dementia researchers at the University of Portsmouth has received a funding boost of almost £50,000 for a pioneering study into how Alzheimer’s disease affects the gut. The funding has been…

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National coastal project wins £1.7m

The largest citizen marine science project ever undertaken to help monitor and protect marine life around the UK’s coastline.

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£5m grant for Future Technology Centre

The University of Portsmouth has been awarded the maximum £5m by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (Hefce) towards a new, cutting edge Technology Centre. The University will contribute a further £6m…

Stress distribution on asymmetric abdominal aortic aneurysm under physiological pressure condition

Engineers to research heart mechanics

An engineer has won a grant of £100,000 to study the cause of one of the most common forms of cardiovascular disease which kills 8000 people a year in the UK. Dr Andrea…

University of Portsmouth students to be given more opportunities to try more sports

Students given £480,000 reasons to get active

Students at the University of Portsmouth will have many more chances to play the sports they most enjoy, thanks to a £480,000 funding boost. Nearly £300,000 has been awarded by the National Lottery’s…

Professor of Molecular Medicine, Darek Gorecki

Research aims to buy time for sick boys

A Portsmouth scientist is hoping his research will eventually buy some precious time for the boys who suffer from a rare disease which first disables them and ultimately ends their lives. Professor Darek…

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