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University of Plymouth in partnership awarded £3.5 million by Government to boost creative economy
A project to build Plymouth’s creative industries and nurture creative people power has been awarded £3.5 million by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
Why integrated teaching is important for dental professionals
New paper explores how Plymouth’s Dental Hygiene Therapy programme became the first of its kind to be integrated with the Dental Surgery course
University strengthens research links with China through innovative PhD network
The launch of a new research network linking China and the UK is reinforcing Plymouth’s place on the map of international postgraduate education.
Extreme storms in the spotlight at first public lecture on university research
The University of Plymouth is launching a Public Research Lecture Series which will offer the chance to hear from world-leading academics about the impact their work could have on people’s lives
Helping ‘underperforming’ doctors get back up to scratch – review to explore medical remediation
Dr Nicola Brennan is leading a review to explore if remediation programmes work for practising doctors and – as training a doctor costs £500K to the UK taxpayer – how these processes might be improved to save money for the NHS and restore patient safety.
Could fabricated soils be the key to global food security?
Experts from the University of Plymouth are working with the world-famous Eden Project to explore how recycled and waste material could be transformed and then reused in agriculture and other sectors
Research on the agenda for international offshore renewables experts
An event being held during the University of Plymouth Research Festival will mark the launch of the Supergen Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub, a four-year project funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Polonium widow Marina Litvinenko to give public talk in Plymouth
The widow of murdered Russian secret service agent Alexander Litvinenko is coming to Plymouth to speak about her husband’s death and her subsequent campaigns for justice.
Shakespeare meets Game of Thrones at the Contemporary Music Festival 2019
A Shakespearean prequel opera with a Game of Thrones twist will be among the highlights of the 2019 University of Plymouth Contemporary Music Festival.
New research to explore how skill influences result of animal fights
Scientists from the University of Plymouth have received funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council to examine whether an individual’s skill levels directly influence the results of such fights
Marine biology students get opportunity to work with Blue Planet cameraman
Doug Anderson has praised the students and facilities at the University of Plymouth after spending a month here as part of an upcoming project
Plymouth woman quits 33-year smoking habit thanks to research project – and you could too this New Year
Plymouth woman Jaki Slater has has kicked her smoking habit thanks to the Trial of physical Activity and Reduction of Smoking (TARS) study led by Professor Adrian Taylor.