Grant wins

Building conversion scheme wins €5M funding

A scheme to examine the best way of adapting existing buildings for alternative use has won funding worth almost five million euros.

Tackling air pollution in Sub-Saharan Africa

The University of Portsmouth is helping to tackle air pollution and its harmful effects in Sub-Saharan Africa. Researchers from the University’s Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries are part of the AIR (Action…

University wins major teaching contract to train military Service Leavers

The University of Portsmouth has won a major national contract to train armed forces personnel to work as further education teachers and trainers. The Further Forces programme is a scheme to retrain military Service Leavers to teach science, engineering and technology.

Improving the employment rates of women through digital technology

The University of Portsmouth is leading a new multi-million euro project to improve the employment rates of women from disadvantaged backgrounds by boosting their digital skills and knowledge. The project will tackle the digital skills shortage that currently exists in the UK and France.

Portsmouth to share in €10m project to transform farming across the EU

Farming lies at the heart of much of the EU’s socio-economic framework. In 2015, it provided 9.2 million direct jobs and a GDP over €500 billion. However, recent policies of agriculture based on…

Re-constructing the crew of the Mary Rose

For the first time in 500 years, scientists examining human remains from Henry VIII’s flagship Mary Rose will be able to determine if any bones come from the same person. Research by Dr…

Portsmouth research into biggest cancer killer of children and under 40s

National charity Brain Tumour Research has provided significant funding for a collaborative programme with the charity’s Centre of Excellence at the University of Portsmouth and Cardiff University. Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) brain tumours are…

University wins funding to tackle sexual harassment

The University of Portsmouth is to share in £2.45 million funding from HEFCE to address concerns about sexual violence and harassment on university and college campuses. The grants, from HEFCE’s Catalyst Fund, were…

Funding awarded to Portsmouth scheme to support space entrepreneurs

The University of Portsmouth is to share in £150,000 funding from The UK Space Agency to support entrepreneurs and small companies in the space industry.

Portsmouth wins funding to change lives

Disadvantaged students are to benefit from a new project, led by the University of Portsmouth, which aims to challenge stereotypes to raise the expectations of students and their teachers and to build belief…

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