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Social media’s effect on young to be examined

How social media helps or harms children’s mental health is to be examined by leading experts in social geography and mental health from the Universities of Portsmouth and Sheffield. Professor Liz Twigg, in…

Improving life-saving blood delivery to disaster-hit areas

A Portsmouth researcher is developing a mathematical model aimed at speeding up the delivery of life-saving blood to victims of earthquakes and other disasters. Dr Xiang Song hopes her work will reduce blood…

€1.65m investment for city farming research

A research project investigating how urban resources can be effectively used to grow food in cities has been awarded €1.65m under the Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative. The FEW- meter project will measure and…

Local families to help reach others with dental health message

An animated dental health video is to be made by dentistry and public health experts with families in the city of Portsmouth. The video, targeted at families with young children in need of…

Security research centre receives £2.88m funding

The Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), which brings together experts from the Universities of Portsmouth, Lancaster and Bath, has been awarded £2.88m to increase understanding of contemporary security threats…

Universities granted £3.5m to support a low carbon economy

The University of Portsmouth is sharing a £3.5m government investment to develop innovative new low carbon products and solutions in industry and strengthen higher education contributions to economic growth. The University and partners…

Portsmouth to share in £1.5m funding to support mental health and wellbeing of PGR students

The mental health and wellbeing of postgraduate research (PGR) students is to be enhanced through a new project, led by the University of Portsmouth, which aims to increase students’ knowledge of mental health…

Using food and fisheries waste to provide sustainable soil for Europe

The University of Portsmouth is playing a major role in a European project using agricultural and fisheries waste to develop sustainable methods and products to improve soil quality and reduce CO2 emissions. The…

New appointment aims to help develop brain tumour treatments

The University of Portsmouth has appointed Dr Diana Leite as a Senior Research Associate to work on novel methods for screening treatments for adult brain tumours.

Sustainable city project wins 1.6 million euro funding

An international project, led by the University’s Cluster for Sustainable Cities, has won 1.6 million euros to help cities solve the increasing challenges of food, water and energy management. Increasing demands for food,…

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