Read the latest news from the University, from student success stories and alumni achievements to research breakthroughs across our 5 faculties.

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Read the latest news from the University, from student success stories and alumni achievements to research breakthroughs across our 5 faculties.

915 articles found

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Dense bones allowed Spinosaurus to hunt underwater A new study published today has revealed that Spinosaurus could submerge itself underwater to hunt

23 March 2022 7 min read

Spinosaurus is the largest predatory dinosaur known – over two metres longer than the longest Tyrannosaurus rex – but the way it hunted has been a subject of debate for decades.

An artist's impression of Spinosaurus diving underwater to catch prey

Global experts meet to discuss plastic pollution crisis Experts will contribute to and review its initial research, which analyses the success or otherwise of a range of plastic policies from around the planet

06 April 2022 5 min read

Experts from around the world are coming together this week to discuss the success of policies designed to tackle the global plastic pollution crisis

An empty plastic water bottle on the ground

Company tax dodging has devastating effect on developing world A new paper explores the extent of tax avoidance on socio-political development in Africa.

05 April 2022 9 min read

Billion-pound tax dodging companies behave like ‘parasites’, robbing from the poor on a grand scale, according to new research.

African boy walking along in ripped clothes

Pompey players and University researchers team up with local school children for beach clean

04 April 2022 4 min read

Top Pompey players and nearly 100 primary school children will be cleaning up the city's beach.

Beach huts on Eastney Beach, Southsea

Event celebrates Paralympic gold medallist Lauren Steadman MBE Lauren Steadman claimed gold at the Tokyo Paralympics triathlon

04 April 2022 5 min read

A celebratory event for former University of Portsmouth student Lauren Steadman MBE - who won gold at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games - took place at the Queens Hotel on Saturday.

Lauren Steadman with a guest at the celebration event

New algorithm will improve bowel-cancer patient care Experts have designed an intelligent model to predict how long a patient might spend in hospital.

30 March 2022 4 min read

An algorithm which can predict how long a patient might spend in hospital if they’re diagnosed with bowel cancer could save the NHS millions of pounds and help patients feel better prepared.

NHS and University of Portsmouth flags outside Queen Alexandra Hospital

The Falklands War remembered April will be a time to think back 40 years to the start of the Falklands War, when Argentinian forces invaded the British overseas territory in the South Atlantic

30 March 2022 11 min listen

In a new podcast, Dr Matthew Heaslip looks back at events that saw a Royal Navy Task Force leave the South Coast city - sailing thousands of miles to the other side of the world to liberate the Falkland Islands

four navy ships in the ocean

Economic Crime Act has loopholes, says leading economic crime expert A new UK government act designed to target the assets of Russian oligarchs and other money launderers comes with loopholes

23 March 2022 4 min read

Paul Gilmour says that authorities need to fundamentally adapt their approach to combating money laundering, and strengthen measures to further enhance beneficial ownership transparency

Money on a table with a hand in handcuffs on top

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