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International charity launches teaching tools showcasing university marine research
Environmental charity EarthEcho International is launching a series of free teaching tools featuring University of Plymouth research and facilities, including videos, lesson plans and design challenges
New one million pound research project to explore the realities of life for Gypsies and Travellers
The University is to work with LSE and UEA on a project researching the crime and criminal justice experiences of Gypsies and Travellers in England.
Project providing free dentistry to those in need wins national award
Pioneering work to provide dental care to vulnerable adults has been recognised with a national industry award.
‘Inconsistent and misleading’ – research suggests password meters could increase risk of cyber attacks
A study conducted by Steve Furnell, Professor of Information Security and Leader of the Centre for Security, Communications and Network Research at the University of Plymouth, suggests password meters could increase risk of cyber attacks
£2.6million project helps Devon enterprises respond to the climate emergency
The Sustainability Hub: Low Carbon Devon project, supported by the European Regional Development Fund, will harness the University of Plymouth’s expertise and experience in sustainability to benefit the county’s employers.
Europe-wide research project examines fate of microplastics in rivers and lakes
Researchers from the University of Plymouth have begun work on LimnoPlast, a €4.1million project examining the distribution of microplastics in European rivers and lakes
Pre-election survey reveals young people’s opinions on climate change
Young people believe government and businesses have the biggest roles to play when it comes to tackling the global climate and nature emergencies, according to a new survey involving academics from the University of Plymouth.
Could dark carbon be concealing the true scale of ocean ‘dead zones’?
A study led by Dr Sabine Lengger, from the University of Plymouth, measured the stable isotopes of organic carbon in sediment cores taken from the ocean floor
University of Plymouth opens new Digital Fabrication and Immersive Media Laboratories
The Faculty of Arts and Humanities opens two new laboratories in the Roland Levinsky Building for digital fabrication and immersive media.
University appoints award-winning architects to work on new Engineering and Design facility
The University of Plymouth has appointed internationally award-winning architectural practice Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios to create an iconic new Engineering and Design facility on the western edge of its main campus
University and Plymouth Manufacturers’ Group sign new partnership bond
The University and Plymouth Manufacturers’ Group have taken their longstanding relationship to a new level by signing a partnership bond.
Fundraising family and friends take total over £35,000 for University Huntington’s disease research
A local fundraising group that has worked tirelessly to support the University’s world-leading research into Huntington’s disease has raised even more with a sold out charity performance.