The House hosts 'Question Time'
Read more about the ‘Question Time’ broadcastOur 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.
Value of music for people who struggle to speak
Read more in the ‘Daily Mail’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
BBC article on how virtual reality could help dental patientsA 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.
Protecting children against online abuse
‘Journal.ie’ article on Andy’s recommendationsAndy Phippen, Professor of Children and Technology, spoke to Irish publication 'The Journal' on the importance of educating children about the dangers of sharing information online.
Uncovering history of ancestral home with Earl of Devon
Details of the projectThe 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.
Setting global medical device standards
Read more about Judy’s study in ‘Med India’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.
The changing economics of small rural communities
Read ‘The Guardian’ articleChris 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."
Investigating causes of sea level falls in Dead Sea
See the full article in Phys.orgSea levels in the Dead Sea are falling by around one metre per year, and University academics, led by Professor Georgy Shapiro, are conducting research to establish why.
EPIC project to help patients in Cornwall
Pirate FM feature on EPICA project to find the best uses of technology in healthcare delivery across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly has featured in media across the South West.
Brain scans exploring dementia in the South West
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).