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University of Plymouth features in national report showcasing business and university collaboration
The University of Plymouth is highlighted in a national report showcasing the best collaborations between universities and businesses.
Plymouth becomes first dental school to gain Royal College of Surgeons’ centre accreditation
The University of Plymouth Peninsula Dental School has become the first dental school in the UK to gain Surgical Education Centre accreditation from the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS).
Research reveals strategy for 'no-mining zones' in the deep sea
international team of researchers including scientists at the University of Plymouth has developed a comprehensive set of criteria to help the International Seabed Authority (ISA) protect local biodiversity from deep-sea mining activities
Moving fish farms enables seagrass meadows to thrive, study shows
University of Plymouth news: Commercial fish farms should be moved away from seagrass meadows in order for both to thrive in the future, according to new research led by the University.
Taking the plunge for marine conservation
Psychologist Jon Rhodes writes about the challenges facing endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh, awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Plymouth in 2015, as he swims the length of the English Channel to raise awareness of marine conservation
Project shortlisted for prestigious award combines beauty and function to help banish winter blues
A student design that mimics the rhythm of daylight to reduce Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) has been shortlisted for a prestigious prize run by luxury Swiss watchmaker Rado.
Project will display contemporary art in Plymouth landmarks and outdoor locations
A pilot for a new biennial festival of contemporary art is taking place this autumn, thanks to a partnership between the University and The Box.
Academic earns accolade for public and scientific communication
Iain Stewart, Professor of Geoscience Communication and Director of the Sustainable Earth Institute at the University of Plymouth, has been awarded the Geological Society of America's President's Medal
Immunity could be key to addressing coral crisis
A new commentary by Dr Caroline Palmer from the University of Plymouth, published in Nature’s Communications Biology, provides hope that a shift in research focus will support coral reef conservation and restoration efforts.
University of Plymouth unveils socio-economic impact study at special event on ‘civic universities’
The University of Plymouth releases a socioeconomic impact report into revealing the scale of its contribution to local, regional and national economies.
National competition recognises students who balance study with paid work
Students successfully juggling studies and part-time work - and the people and businesses that employ them - have been celebrated in the first stage of a national competition.
University academics take part in New Scientist Live 2018
University of Plymouth scientists Professor Richard Thompson OBE and Professor Deborah Greaves OBE are among the eminent names taking part in New Scientist Live 2018.