Grant wins

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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