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Citizen science project gives people a chance to support future space missions
University of Plymouth news: The University is working with the Space Medicine Team at the European Space Agency to help develop an understanding of what happens to the human body following a long space mission.
Study calls for action to explore potential impacts of decommissioned offshore structures
University of Plymouth news: This new study comes at a time when increasing numbers of oil and gas platforms are being phased out, but renewable energy structures are being installed in their place
Academic helps create immersive light show for sell-out musical performances
University of Plymouth news: Professor Chris Bennewith and members of the artistic collective Squidsoup are working alongside electronic music pioneer Four Tet
Project stakeholders discuss latest developments in health technology
University of Plymouth news: The GOALD Stakeholder Conference marked the first time that all the project's stakeholders had gathered face-to-face to receive an update on the project's findings and discuss their experiences.
Award for innovation creating a new mental health workforce
University of Plymouth news: Dr Pete Keohane and Dr Lealah Hewitt-Johns are part of a team that secured a prize at the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Partnership Awards
New research explores the signs of dental patients’ anxiety
University of Plymouth news: Dentists and filmmakers at the University have been awarded funding to examine the subtle signs of anxiety in the dental clinic.
Plymouth Nature Film Festival connects people with stories from our changing planet
University of Plymouth news: Founded by students across the University, the festival aims to offer people the chance to connect with nature through films, photography and other activities.
Wildfire and drainage accelerate carbon loss from northern peatlands
University of Plymouth news: New research published in Nature Climate Change has estimated how degradation, wildfire combustion and post-fire dynamics influence carbon emissions from non-permafrost peatlands.
Don’t panic, it’s a test: expert welcomes new UK alerts service but says benefits will only be known following a real emergency
University of Plymouth news: Professor Judy Edworthy believes the first test of the new UK Emergency Alerts service will be a step into the unknown for authorities and the public alike.
Physiotherapists help people with respiratory health conditions to find their voice
University of Plymouth news: Kath Donohue, Programme Lead for BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, is working to assess the impact of singing sessions on participants’ respiratory health and mental wellbeing
University develops app that analyses social network data to address loneliness
Researchers at the University of Plymouth have developed a first-of-its-kind app that analyses social network data to help identify those at risk of loneliness and isolation.
Nursing academic to be inducted into International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame
University of Plymouth news: Bridie Kent, Professor of Leadership Nursing, is to be inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.