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Professor Mary Watkins to become Peer in the House of Lords
Plymouth University news: Professor Mary Watkins, formerly Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Plymouth University and currently on the Board of Governors, has been made a member of the House of Lords.
Global firm developing new communications technology
Plymouth University news: An international firm is getting closer to launching its new high-speed communications technology, which is being developed at Plymouth University sites in Devon
Medical school gets seal of approval
Plymouth University news: A General Medical Council (GMC) report, taken from interviews with staff and students, states that "the quality of medical education was found to be high"
Marine mathematics maps undiscovered deep-water coral reefs
Plymouth University news: A team of marine scientists has discovered four new deep-water coral reefs in the Atlantic Ocean using the power of predictive mathematical models.
Digital health education toolkit in line for EU award
Plymouth University news: ebuddi©, designed to provide infection prevention and protection training in countries affected by Ebola by using the latest mobile technology, is shortlisted for an EU Health Innovations Award
Author highlights how writing helped him overcome depression
Plymouth University news: Bestselling author Matt Haig will tell audiences how writing helped him win his battle with depression when he comes to the 2015 Plymouth International Book Festival
Biology Professor makes history in new fiction novel
Plymouth University News: Professor Richard Handy introduces his historical thriller, The Reich Device
Formation Zone launches business competition
The University of Plymouth news: The annual Formation Zone Business Challenge, with a prize fund of more than £10,000, is launching a new social enterprise category during a national event promoting the sector
Student success in dental competition
Plymouth University news: Run by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, the Dental Skills Competition 2015 allows final year dental students to demonstrate their clinical skills
Principal Fellowship for medical and dental school professor
Plymouth University news: In recognition of his skills and experience as a clinical educator, Professor Hisham Khalil from Plymouth University has been made a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Review addresses value and waste in biomedical research
Plymouth University news: Some studies suggest that as much as 85 per cent of investment in biomedical research is wasted - a review published in The Lancet with input from Plymouth University addresses the issues
Study shows impact of poverty and gender on children’s welfare
Plymouth University news: A new research paper by a Plymouth University academic shows that children all over the world are more likely to be at risk if they’re female and below the poverty line.