A selection of the most prominent media coverage featuring the University during the month
The House hosts 'Question Time'
Our state-of-the-art performing arts centre was transformed to host the BBC’s flagship political debate programme. David Dimbleby and leading commentators shared a lively debate on the 1st anniversary of Brexit referendum.
Music sessions can help millions who struggle to speak to lead a richer life, according to a research project led by Professor Jocey Quinn and Claudia Blandon of University of Plymouth Institute of Education, alongside Plymouth Music Zone.
Virtual reality could help to reduce dental patient anxiety levels
A team of researchers at the Universities of Plymouth, Exeter and Birmingham have found that a virtual reality walk on a beach improves patient experiences of common dental procedures such as fillings and extractions.
Uncovering history of ancestral home with Earl of Devon
The University’s Cornerstone Heritage research group has appeared in local media for its work to reveal details of the remarkable transformation of Powderham Castle from a medieval stronghold into a Georgian country residence in the 18th Century.
Judy Edworthy, Professor of Applied Psychology and the Director of the University’s Cognition Institute, is featured on international website Med India, after leading a study which aims to safeguard staff responding to alarms in the clinical setting.
Chris Balch, Professor of Planning in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, is quoted in 'The Guardian', saying “The truly rural place hardly exists any longer. It’s all connected to an urban base, and that’s the change."
Dr Matt Roser, Lecturer in Psychology, has appeared in local media discussing a new database of brain images and behavioural data helping to investigate dementia in the South West, known as Peninsula Dementia Brain-image Database (PDBID).