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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.
Scientists call for global effort to assess the full impacts of tritium
University of Plymouth news: Scientists from the University have called for a coordinated international effort to fully assess the environmental impacts of tritium ahead of a significant expected rise in its global production.
Paper written using ChatGPT demonstrates opportunities and challenges of AI in academia
University of Plymouth news: Researchers used a series of prompts and questions to encourage the software to produce the type of content used in academic publications
University scientist works on report highlighting plastic’s threat to human and planetary health
University of Plymouth news: Professor Richard Thompson OBE FRS is among scientists on the Minderoo-Monaco Commission on Plastics and Human Health
Project maps the experience of lives impacted by the invasion of Iraq
University of Plymouth news: Rupturing Architecture was conceived by Dr Sana Murrani, Associate Professor in Spatial Practice and Architecture, as a way of charting the experiences of those living in Iraq at the time of the invasion and since.
Scientists call for global push to eliminate space debris
University of Plymouth news: A collaboration led by the University has urged leaders to learn lessons from the management of the High Seas and act to protect Earth’s orbit.
Tagging programme enables scientists to begin identifying key habitats of English Channel’s critical fish species
University of Plymouth news: The conclusion of the €4million FISH INTEL project was marked with a conference at the University attended by many of its key stakeholders.
Physical activity and tailored support fails to deliver lasting benefits for smokers not ready to quit
University of Plymouth news: A major study shows that promoting physical activity and other behavioural support delivers no noticeable benefits – compared with offering no additional support – in the rates of people stopping smoking
Restoring nature to enable communities and coastlines to counter the threat of climate change
University of Plymouth news: Researchers from the University are contributing to the £7million Stronger Shores project which aims to make coastlines and communities stronger in the face of flooding, erosion and the impacts of climate change
University hosts Ukraine delegation for talks about long-term partnership
University of Plymouth news: The University of Plymouth has hosted a delegation from the State University of Infrastructure and Technology (SUIT) in Kyiv for talks about the potential for future collaborative projects.
Mathematics lecturer shortlisted for national award in recognition of clean maritime research
University of Plymouth news: Dr Lauren Ansell has been shortlisted in the Mathematical Sciences category of the Parliamentary & Scientific Committee’s STEM for BRITAIN 2023 Awards