Brain Tumour Research: support from staff and students

Case study: April Watkins

University of Plymouth graduate April Watkins, 23, is a support worker for adults with learning difficulties. In 2010, she was diagnosed with a brain tumour and, following surgery, has made a good recovery.

Read April's story

Colleague remembered in brain tumour research fundraising event

Members of the Cleaning Services Team at University of Plymouth held a horror-themed fundraising day to remember a colleague who died of a brain tumour

"It was a fun packed day which everyone involved felt proud and pleased to be part of. The amount raised exceeded expectations from us all ,and it has spurred us on to do more to help fund a PhD student and keep John McMahon's memory alive. We had overwhelming support from staff across the campus who fully supported our efforts and cause. Many thanks to all who contributed."

University of Plymouth Staff Cleaning Team continue to raise funds in John's memory.