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Plymouth researcher co-authors landmark study on malaria – new findings could contribute to vaccine
Dr Edwin Lasonder contributed to the early stages of a study led by Radboud University Medical Centre and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and findings could contribute to a new malaria vaccine.
University spinout receives increased support to develop agricultural robots
University of Plymouth news: Fieldwork Robotics, a University of Plymouth spinout company developing robotic solutions for the agriculture and produce industry, is to receive increased support from the University’s commercialisation partners, Frontier IP
2018 University of Plymouth FLUX Champions crowned
Six teams battled it out in the final of the University of Plymouth FLUX competition, with one of the UK’s Top 100 Undergraduate Employers, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, setting a real-life challenge to test students.
Doctor named Fellow of British Exploring Society
Dr Lucy Obolensky has been appointed one of 12 inaugural Fellows of the British Exploring Society; joining names including Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Olympic gold medal-winning rower, Alex Gregory MBE.
Exhibition helps visitors understand county's past
Visitors to Bodmin Jail this Easter holiday are being treated to a fascinating exhibition on Cornwall’s colourful past, thanks to University students and researchers.
Researchers use artificial intelligence to predict probability of life on other planets
A project led by PhD student Christopher Bishop and Professor in Artificial Intelligence and Cognition Angelo Cangelosi, from the University of Plymouth, is using artificial neural networks to predict the probability of life on other planets
High levels of hazardous chemicals found in plastics collected from Lake Geneva
A survey of Lake Geneva, conducted by scientists at the University of Geneva and the University of Plymouth, finds it contains a wide range of plastic pollution -- some of which could be decades old
UPSU takes Varsity crown for sixth consecutive year
University of Plymouth Students’ Union (UPSU) has claimed the Varsity Championship for the 6th year in a row, defeating Plymouth Marjon University 23-17.
New bus to raise awareness of world-leading research
Plymouth Citybus has launched a special vehicle in partnership with national charity Brain Tumour Research and the University of Plymouth.
30-day project to fund pulmonary rehab centre in Uganda
The University of Plymouth aims to raise £10,000 this April to fund a pulmonary rehabilitation centre in Kampala, Uganda. The centre will provide treatment space and training for an evidence-based intervention not involving drugs.
Did highest known sea levels create the iconic shape of Mount Etna?
After scientists revealed Mount Etna is slowly sliding into the Mediterranean Sea, research by Professor Iain Stewart from the University of Plymouth suggests the sea may have played a major role in the development of its iconic shape
Marine-i highlights exciting future for composite materials
Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i provides support for marine technology businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and its Discovery Room events bring together the latest thinking on a theme of marine technology