Media coverage - August 2017

Volvo video showcases brain computer research

Professor Eduardo Miranda features in a stunning new video produced by car manufacturer Volvo, focuses on research he has been conducting with staff and patients at the Royal Hospital for Neurodisability.

Watch the video on Volvo's website

‘Social media culture can encourage risky and inappropriate posting behaviour’

A new study by academics in the School of Psychology has received national coverage after investigating why young adults might post content on social media that contains sexual or offensive material.

Read more about the research in ‘The Telegraph’

Scallops thriving in Lyme Bay

A research project led by Dr Emma Sheehan has captured footage of dozens of Queen scallops ‘flapping’ their shells in Lyme Bay, off the Devon and Dorset coast. The film was taken as part of the RETURN project.

Watch the footage of the scallops on the BBC website

Pioneering plastic pollution expedition

An all-female crew set off this month to sail around Britain to raise awareness of plastic pollution, and student Megan Ross, who is about to start her final year of a BSc (Hons) Marine Biology degree at Plymouth, took part in the first leg.

Sky News story on eXXpedition around Britain