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Nursing students receive national recognition for patient engagement
Plymouth University news: Adult nursing students have been congratulated by Health Education England (HEE) for their pioneering methods of wider patient engagement.
Playground paints should be more closely monitored to reduce potential danger to public health
University of Plymouth news: Playground equipment should be monitored more regularly to ensure toxic metals contained within paints do not present a danger to public and child health, a study recommends
Enterprise challenge takes a wild twist
Plymouth University news: Plymouth University Accounting and Finance students were tasked with creating a new exhibit for Dartmoor Zoo in their exciting Enterprise Challenge.
Study shows that allotment gardening improves health and wellbeing
Plymouth University news: Allotment gardening has a positive impact on health and wellbeing – especially for people with mental or physical health problems, according to a study by Plymouth University.
Audiences invited down to earth with exhibition and films
Plymouth University news: An exhibition exploring our relationship with soil and its influence on our everyday lives has launched in the Peninsula Arts Gallery at Plymouth University
Plymouth University Faculty of Business signs up to support Devon Chamber of Commerce
Plymouth University news: Plymouth University’s Faculty of Business has become a Patron of Devon Chamber of Commerce, enhancing links between the University and its students and the county’s business community
Cultural investigation of lost communities wins Peninsula Arts Film Commission
Plymouth University news: A film inspired by folklore and an abandoned hovel in North Devon has been selected as the winner of the 2016 Peninsula Arts Film Commission
Parents who pass on genetic conditions are likely to opt for prenatal testing in future
Plymouth University news: Having a child with a severe genetic condition will heavily impact on a parents’ decision to have prenatal testing in future, according to a new study co-conducted by Professor Heather Skirton.
Plymouth top recruiter to UK cardiology study
Plymouth University news: A UK cardiology study involving researchers from Plymouth University is having the most success in recruiting in Plymouth
University of Plymouth named in top 50 UK employers
University of Plymouth news: The University of Plymouth has been ranked by its own staff as one of the top 50 places to work in the UK, according to a new survey for media and finance company Bloomberg
From hearing loss to homelessness: students host exhibition of collaborative projects
Plymouth University news: A series of collaborative projects by second year photography students at Plymouth University will be showcased to the public at Studio 102, on the Barbican in Plymouth
Communities need greater involvement in measures to protect marine environment - study
Plymouth University news: The continued social acceptability of marine conservation measures in the UK could be reliant on increased engagement with the industries and stakeholders they are designed to benefit, a study by Plymouth University suggests