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Grant wins

The lack of gender diversity in electronic dance music

Professor Samantha Warren from the University of Portsmouth has won a prestigious Leverhulme Research Fellowship to investigate the lack of gender diversity among electronic music producers. Professor Warren’s fellowship is entitled ‘In the…

New research on tackling security threats

A new project involving researchers from Portsmouth and Solent Universities is one of five projects, announced today (17 June) by the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), to address some…

Portsmouth scientists awarded £5.8 million to help find new ways to recycle plastic waste

University of Portsmouth scientists, who have engineered an enzyme that can break down some of the world’s most commonly polluting plastics, have been awarded £5.8 million through the Government’s modern Industrial Strategy. The…

New animation aims to reduce poor dental health in children

Portsmouth City Council and the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy have worked with families in the city to develop an animated film encouraging young children to look after their teeth. Set in the…

Astronomers secure major funding for their work

The University of Portsmouth’s Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation (ICG) has been awarded over £2 million in funding to continue its world-leading astrophysics research. This funding from the UK Science and Technology Facilities…

Lottery funding won to fight loneliness

Thousands of lonely older people in Portsmouth and surrounding areas are about to receive a helping hand. Age UK Portsmouth and Gosport Voluntary Action have been awarded funding from the National Lottery’s Partnerships…

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….

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