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Grant wins

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,…

Hurricane damage survey likely to help worldwide

The biggest natural disaster to ever hit the Caribbean island of Dominica is now likely to provide guidelines for reducing the risk globally of disaster from hurricanes. Scientists led by disaster expert Dr…

Students win national bursary for engineering talent

Two students have celebrated their success after receiving an Engineering Horizons Bursary from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The bursaries are awarded to students who are passionate about engineering and have…

University of Portsmouth helps launch £26m National Biofilms Innovation Centre

The University of Portsmouth is a key player in a new National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) launched today to harness the UK’s world-class expertise in the research of biofilms. The Centre is a…

Scientists win chance to breathe life back into Chernobyl

A leading expert on the long term environmental consequences of nuclear disasters is to lead a study to help know when and if it is safe to go back into Chernobyl’s human exclusion…

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.

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