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University receives Government funding to analyse impact of tyres and textiles on the marine environment
Scientists from the University of Plymouth's International Marine Litter Research Unit have received Government funding to analyse the impact of tyres and clothing on the marine environment
‘Only five per cent of scams are ever reported – we all need to learn the signs’
Louise Baxter MBE, Head of National Trading Standards Scams Team, speaks at Plymouth International Dementia Conference, co-led by the University of Plymouth.
Could robots be counsellors? Early research shows positive user experience
New research by the School of Psychology has shown for the first time that a social robot can deliver a ‘helpful’ and ‘enjoyable’ motivational interview (MI) – a counselling technique designed to support behaviour change.
Plymouth academics lead first large study of medical revalidation – report published today
A research team led by the University of Plymouth has led the first UK-wide investigation into medical revalidation – the process by which licensed doctors demonstrate that they are up to date and fit to practise.
University prepares to host second Music Week
A performance by jazz saxophonist Steve Buckley is among the highlights of the second University of Plymouth Music Week, presented by Peninsula Arts
New Musical Director reveals big plans for Peninsula Arts
Peninsula Arts, the public arts programme at the University of Plymouth, has appointed acclaimed pianist Dr Robert Taub as its new Musical Director
Royal Statistical Society President speaks about ‘Trust in Numbers’
The President of the Royal Statistical Society, Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter FRS OBE, has addressed students and academics at the University of Plymouth
Student legal service earns national pro bono accolade
The Plymouth Law Clinic, based at the University of Plymouth, has won the Best Contribution by a Law School category at the annual LawWorks and Attorney General Student Pro Bono Awards
Project helps to guard beaches against the scourge of plastic pollution
University of Plymouth Marine Biology student Emily Stevenson is hoping to use her organisation Beach Guardian to clean up Cornwall's beaches and educate people about the threat of marine litter
University wins national newspaper award for sustainability
The School of Nursing and Midwifery scoop a Guardian University Award for their pioneering European project, NurSusTOOLKIT.
Winter wave heights and extreme storms on the rise in Western Europe
Average winter wave heights along the Atlantic coast of Western Europe have been rising for almost seven decades, according to new research by the National Centre for Scientific Research in France, the University of Bordeaux and the University of Plymouth
Academics help enhance graduate employment in Africa
The Ghana Entrepreneurship Conference 2018 took place at the University of Cape Coast, harnessing University of Plymouth expertise to address Africa’s problem with graduate employment