Connect: Winter 2015
Plymouth University's Dr Roy Lowry explodes 1,650 ping-pong balls

Alumni spotlight: Antony Micallef

If you disfigure the face, if you smudge it … if I can capture something that is really visceral, if it has life behind it and can breathe on its own and have energy, then I'm winning in what I'm doing.
Meet Antony Micallef

Alumni spotlight: Maria Thaller

I wanted very much to help people with leprosy but I thought it wouldn't be possible ... I had nothing to lose so I put in an application for the fund: without that help, there’s no way I’d have been able to make the trip.
Meet Maria Thaller

Spotlight: Dr Roy Lowry

If it is done right, a lecture is a theatrical experience – you walk out in front of an audience and you have to hold their attention for much longer than under normal circumstances.
Learn more about Dr Roy Lowry

Spotlight: Professor Bridie Kent

I think we are very lucky at Plymouth University to be making strides in research, be inspiring in our teaching, and be exemplary in clinical practice, so I’m going to do my best to connect them all.
Learn more about Professor Bridie Kent

Your stories

The University’s award-winning Marine Station was formally opened in October by His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco. The Prince’s Foundation has funded a number of scientific research studies at the University.

In addition, Professor Mary Watkins was appointed to the House of Lords and environmental science students embarked on an expedition of Dartmoor.

Read about these and more in our round-up of campus stories