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Plymouth’s medical school earns degree-awarding power
Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD) can now award medical degrees in its own right after successfully completing an accreditation process with the General Medical Council (GMC).
Appropriate risk management is crucial for effective strategic leadership, says new report
Organisations cannot exploit strategic opportunities, or protect themselves from potential losses or failures, without a clear steer from the top on appropriate risk taking, according to a new report by the University of Plymouth for the ACCA
Basic password guidance can dramatically improve account security, study shows
Technology users who receive guidance when setting passwords are significantly more likely to make their choices secure, according to research by the University of Plymouth, McGill University and Purdue University
University of Plymouth and Yeovil College to deliver courses in computing and engineering
The University of Plymouth is joining forces with Yeovil College to offer students a greater opportunity to boost their skills levels in Somerset
Marine policy expert addresses Parliamentary meeting on post-BREXIT fishing landscape
University marine policy expert Dr Abigal McQuatters-Gollop addresses a Parliamentary briefing on the opportunities and challenges of UK fishing in a post-Brexit world
Study proposes practical solution to challenges faced by bilingual children
Scientists from the University of Plymouth have led research which created and tested the first tool for health professionals to determine language development in two-year-old bilingual children
New Head for Plymouth Business School
Internationally renowned expert in the field of maritime law and economics, Professor Jingjing Xu, has been appointed as the Head of School for the new Plymouth Business School.
Enhanced education could help turn the tide on marine litter
Research by the University of Plymouth, the Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development and the Coastal and Marine Union explored how education can influence teachers and students understanding of marine litter
Plight of critically endangered crocodiles put in spotlight through new performance
Reptile Rhythms, an audiovisual work which aims to raise awareness of the plight of the critically endangered gharial crocodile, will be premiered at the 2018 Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival in conjunction with percussion group Ensemble Bash.
Are UK earthquakes a cause for real future concern?
After a 4.4-magnitude earthquake epicentred in South Wales on Saturday 17 February, Professor Iain Stewart from the University of Plymouth talks about the causes of earthquakes and how common they are here in the UK
University leads £5.8 million project to drive up employee skills in Devon and Somerset
A consortium of ten education providers led by the University of Plymouth is launching a multi-million pound initiative to drive up employee skill levels across the South West of England
Graduate works with BBC on Animals with Cameras series
Marcus Shirley, who graduated from the BA (Hons) Photography programme at the University of Plymouth in 2009, has worked with the BBC to create an array of lightweight underwater cameras used in its recent Animals with Cameras series