This week

Reusing waste products to improve soil cultivation and reduce CO2 emissions

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 greenhouse food crop production and reduce CO2…

Professor elected as Fellow of the Royal Historical Society

Deborah Sugg Ryan, Professor of Design History and Theory and Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in recognition…

Portsmouth academics feature in the list of 2018’s most discussed research

Two studies involving researchers from the University of Portsmouth feature in the Altmetric Top 100, released today. The annual Altmetric Top 100 highlights research published in 2018 that has generated significant international online…

Agricultural waste drives us closer to greener transport

Composite materials made from agricultural waste could be used to produce sustainable, lightweight and low-cost applications in the automotive and marine industries. A team of researchers, led by the University of Portsmouth, have…

UK industry must embrace digital technologies to improve productivity through data analytics

A new report from the University of Portsmouth calls on industry to embrace digital technologies to improve their productivity and business gains through data analytics. This report on ‘Data Analytics and Decision Making’…

Researchers make vital contribution to new gravitational wave discoveries

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have made vital contributions to the observations of four new gravitational waves, which were announced this weekend (1 December). The new results are from the National Science…

Business community come together for Big Networking Night

Over 200 delegates from the business community from across the region attended the University of Portsmouth’s annual Big Networking Night last week (15 November). The event, which is held during Global Entrepreneurship Week,…

New research reveals women-owned businesses contribute estimated £105bn to UK economy

New research from the Federation of Small Businesses, involving the University of Portsmouth, reveals an estimated 40 per cent increase in UK economic contribution and a 26 per cent increase in employment generated…

Cosmologists provide new measurement of cosmic controversy

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have come up with a new measurement of one of the most debated topics in cosmology. Three cosmologists from the University’s Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation analysed…

New ranking method could help hotels to maximise their revenue

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have devised a new method to rank hotels more accurately. The new method will help hotel operators to maximise their revenue by providing more information on the…

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