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Award-winning microplastics pioneer elected as Fellow of the Royal Society
Professor Richard Thompson OBE, Director of the University of Plymouth’s Marine Institute and Head of its International Marine Litter Research Unit, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society.
Top tips: Music for the lockdown
University of Plymouth academics suggest some of the best listens to help improve your mood during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Top tips: Literature for the lockdown
University of Plymouth academics suggest some of the must-read works that could help while away the hours during the Covid-19 pandemic.
A metaphor for our modern times?
Professor of Marine Zoology John Spicer suggests Samuel Taylor Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner could teach us a lesson or two about the way we treat our environment today.
Invasive lionfish likely to become permanent residents in the Mediterranean
Research involving the University of Plymouth shows invasive lionfish are now thriving and well-established in the area and across southern Europe.
Scholarships offer students the chance to excel in sustainable aquaculture
By 2030, it is anticipated that aquaculture will be responsible for 60 percent of the fish we eat, and the University of Plymouth’s MSc Sustainable Aquaculture programme aims to train the next generation of specialists.
Student receives national award to boost robotics studies
Daisy-Rose Davies is studying on the MEng (Hons) Robotics programme at the University of Plymouth and has been awarded a prestigious bursary by the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET)
Plymouth academics named among the UK’s rising research stars
Dr Elsa Fouragnan and Dr Oli Tills, from the University of Plymouth, are among 90 early career researchers selected to receive one of UK Research and Innovation’s Future Leaders Fellowships.
Coping with isolation
As the Covid-19 lockdown continues, PhD candidate and adventurer Benjamin Pothier offers his tips for enduring periods of isolation
Coronavirus further threatens sustainability of the childminding sector
Research from the Plymouth Institute of Education reveals childminders are leaving the profession - and CO\VID-19 could result in sharper decline.
Survey of UK nurses and midwives finds worries over health, training and workload during COVID-19
The results of a survey published today have highlighted the concerns of nurses and midwives in the UK about COVID-19, and the risks it poses to their physical and mental health and that of their families.
COVID-19 and the tourism and hospitality industry
Professor Sheela Agarwal, from the University's Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business, writes about the challenges facing the global tourism sector during and after COVID-19