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Student businesses repeat perfect success rate to make Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards semi-finals
For the second year in a row, the University of Plymouth’s two entrants in the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards have both made it through to the semi-finals.
Research explores why students choose to run
As thousands of runners take on Plymouth’s Half Marathon, researchers from the University of Plymouth Occupational Therapy team have analysed what makes students engage with running
Fundraisers mark Huntington’s Disease Awareness week
Local people affected by Huntington’s Disease have presented £3,000 to Dr Shouqing Luo at the University of Plymouth
New book aims to inspire young people to join Children’s University
Cub’s Adventures, written by the Devon and Cornwall Children’s University Chancellor David Lawrence Jones, with illustrations by Abie Greyvenstein, follows the Children’s University mascot as he travels getting stamps for his Passport to Learning
National Smile Month kick-started by MBE award
Wendy Smith, Strategic Lead for Community Engagement at the health charity Well Connected, which works closely with the Peninsula Dental School at the University of Plymouth, has collected her MBE at Buckingham Palace.
HRH The Princess Royal opens life-changing health and medical research facility
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal today officially opened the University of Plymouth’s multimillion pound Derriford Research Facility, the new headquarters of its flagship Institute of Translational and Stratified Medicine.
University shortlisted for national antimicrobial resistance award
Work undertaken by the University to raise the awareness of antimicrobial resistance has been recognised with a shortlisting in the 2018 Antibiotic Guardian Awards on behalf of Public Health England
University of Plymouth welcomes entrepreneurs from Malaysia
The University welcomed entrepreneurs from Malaysia as part of a new partnership with Peninsula College in Penang.
Rapid evolution fails to save butterflies from extinction in face of human-induced change
In a study in Nature, Professors Michael C Singer and Camille Parmesan from the University of Plymouth use more than 30 years of research to show the evolution of wild species can cause localised extinctions when land management practices change
Award for commitment to equality in health professions
The University of Plymouth School of Health Professions has received a Bronze Athena SWAN award, highlighting its commitment to equality of opportunity
Symposium aims to address global challenges facing maritime security
The inaugural Maritime Cyber Threats and Awareness Symposium at the University of Plymouth will bring together leading researchers from the University with key figures from both maritime and cyber security industries
University receives Government funding to analyse impact of tyres and textiles on the marine environment
Scientists from the University of Plymouth's International Marine Litter Research Unit have received Government funding to analyse the impact of tyres and clothing on the marine environment