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Student honours dad by fundraising for vital research
Computer science student Michael Legg has helped to raise over £2,000 for Brain Tumour Research - which funds the University of Plymouth's Centre of Excellence researching into low-grade brain tumours.
Deadly fungus found for first time in critically endangered amphibian species
New research led by the University of Plymouth has shown that the fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis has been recorded for the first time in critically endangered amphibians in the Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspot.
Report shows progress of UK airports in helping people with hidden disabilities
Ian Sherriff welcomes a new Civil Aviation Authority report, as it looks to support people with disabilities such as dementia, autism and hearing loss.
University gets UNESCO backing to enhance global geoscience awareness
Professor Iain Stewart, Director of the Sustainable Earth Institute at the University of Plymouth, has successfully applied to create a UNESCO Chair in Geoscience and Society
Making positive changes for the future of our planet at Sustainable Earth 2018
The global challenges posed by climate change, natural disasters and human impacts on the environment will be among the key topics discussed during Sustainable Earth 2018 at the University of Plymouth
People who ‘see the glass as half full’ are more likely to fall prey to mass marketing scams
Research co-authored by Professor Yaniv Hanoch, Professor of Decision Science in the School of Psychology, delves into the individual differences of the scam victims
New Director for University’s Marine Institute
Professor Richard Thompson, made an OBE in December 2017 for services to marine science, has become the new Director of the University of Plymouth’s Marine Institute
Academics edit book on marine renewable energy sector
Professor of Ocean Engineering Deborah Greaves and Professor of Coastal Engineering Gregorio Iglesias, from the University of Plymouth, have edited a new book outlining developments in the marine renewable energy sector
University commits to reduction of single use plastics
The University of Plymouth has launched a Plan for Plastics to enhance its reputation as a world-leading centre for research into the causes and impacts of marine litter, and to reduce the amount of plastic waste generated on its campuses
University of Plymouth awarded TEF Silver
The University of Plymouth has been awarded a TEF (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework) Silver by the Office for Students
£25 million South West Institute of Technology plan reaches funding bid final
The University of Plymouth is part of a collaborative bid to the Department for Education to offer top-quality training and apprenticeships in higher-level technical skills
University opens doors for celebration of creativity
Organisers of an event presenting the creative work of almost 500 students and graduates are inviting the public to join them and celebrate the artistic talent in Plymouth and the region.