Balancing acid levels in the River Dart
See pictures and more on ITV NewsA joint study between The West Country Rivers Trust and University of Plymouth is aiming to balance acid levels in the River Dart. Dr Sean Comber will be adding limestone in certain places and monitoring its effect on the ecology.
Plastic pollution threatens rare sea fans
Read about Dr Sheehan's research in 'The Times'Dr Emma Sheehan, from the School of Biological and Marine Sciences, warns that more needs to be done to prevent plastic from entering the marine environment after her study found hundreds of Pink Sea Fans washed up on beaches, entangled in rubbish.
Fundraising – more than making money
Read the article in ‘American News Report’Adrian Sargeant and Jen Shang, director and research director (respectively) at the University’s Hartsook Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy, explain what makes 'great fundraising'.
Physio elected onto national board
Read more about Amanda's appointment in ‘Assistive Technologies’Amanda Denton, Lecturer in Physiotherapy, has been elected onto the national board of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology (ACPIN).
Read Dr Brockington's predictions in full in ‘The Herald’Dr David Brockington, Lecturer in Social Science Methods, has featured in a variety of regional media outlets including BBC Radio Cornwall, Radio Plymouth, Pirate FM and 'The Herald' with his perspective on the general election taking place on 8 June.
The science behind ‘horrifying’ deep sea creatures
Gizmodo article and picturesDr Nick Higgs, Deputy Director of the Marine Institute, features on design, technology and science fiction website Gizmodo discussing some of the most sinister looking creatures in the sea, including the gulper eel, giant isopod and vampire squid.
Dental implant success
Read more about the study in 'Dentistry'A research team from the School of Biological Sciences, Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, and the School of Engineering has created a new method to protect dental implants from the most common form of failure.