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Portsmouth researchers work with Ben Fogle on oyster project to clean up the Solent

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth are playing a significant role in a major conservation project to restore the native oyster to local waters. The aim is to reintroduce one million oysters by…

Professor Joanna Wakefield-Scurr

Schools should provide girls with breast cancer education

More than 70 per cent of school girls want to know more about breast cancer, according to new research released today. Almost half of schoolgirls aged 11-18 (44 per cent) have concerns about…

The Centre  allows student nurses to simulate real-life scenarios on campus.

New centre looks to transform the future of adult nursing education

A new state-of-the-art centre for nursing, health and care practitioners to learn in realistic acute and community clinical settings was officially launched at the University of Portsmouth this week. The Centre for Simulation…

Professors Mark Gumbleton (left) and Geoff Pilkington

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…

The report calls for better protection for former missing children and their families.

Former missing children need better protection from negative aftermath of publicity appeals

A new report out today (6 April 2017) calls for better protection for former missing children and their families from the possible negative impact of publicity appeals.

Research Fellow Dr Fay Couceiro working in the lab

University and Southern Water collaborate on wastewater research project

The University of Portsmouth is set to embark on a collaborative partnership with Southern Water to tackle some of the challenges faced by small rural sewage works.

New domestic abuse treatment programme, Up2U: Creating Healthy Relationships

Funding for domestic abuse treatment programme

New hope is on the horizon that those responsible for domestic abuse can be helped to change.

At an elite level, athletes are just as likely to suffer from depression as people who don’t do any sport

The dark side of sport: Elite athletes as likely to suffer from depression as inactive people

At an elite level, athletes are just as likely to suffer from depression as people who don’t do any sport

The brain: The green shows the cells that Professor Butt and colleagues are trying to regenerate, the red shows the myelin (the insulating layer that allows electrical signals to be transmitted instantly through the brain), and in blue are the nuclei of all cells in the brain.

Small steps towards treatment of brain disorders

Researchers have made some small but significant steps towards the treatment of degenerative brain disorders with the discovery of drugs that could be developed to rejuvenate and repair the ageing brain. The research…

Mini cameras track the eyes at high speeds while liars deny recognition of people they know

Tiny eye movements reveal if suspect is lying about recognition

Researchers may soon be able to tell whether a suspect is lying about recognising someone they know.

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