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University hosts UK teachers on international education expedition
Teachers from across the UK will get to see the University of Plymouth’s marine expertise in action as part of EarthEcho Expeditions: What's the Catch?
Research asks if ‘Poldark effect’ threatens sense of Cornish identity
A researcher is examining how Cornish people are affected by the rewriting of history and identity in TV programmes like Poldark – and the influx of visitors drawn to the county’s scenic filming locations.
Scientists receive funding to explore new theories in quantum physics
Thanks to funding from the Leverhulme Trust, world-leading experts in theoretical physics at the University of Plymouth will explore new regimes in quantum electrodynamics.
Marine researcher and graduate meet Nobel-nominated climate activist
University of Plymouth researcher Imogen Napper and graduate Emily Stevenson were among those meeting teenager Greta Thunberg as she left Plymouth for a voyage to New York
Soil erosion image to feature in national showcase of science photography
An image captured during the University of Plymouth's Jali Ardhi project has led to its photographer being nominated for an award from The Royal Photographic Society
University works with city partners to enhance parks and green spaces
The Green Minds project, led by Plymouth City Council in partnership with the University of Plymouth and other organisations, has received almost €4million in funding from the European Commission
A new method of tooth repair? Scientists uncover mechanisms that could help future dental treatment
The study in 'Nature Communications' shows that a gene called Dlk1 enhances stem cell activation and tissue regeneration in tooth healing.
Evolving design teaching in a changing education climate
The journey students take to come to us is changing, and has altered quite considerably since I was in education as a learner, rather than a teacher.
University of Plymouth faces The 3rd Degree
The University of Plymouth appears on the long-running Radio 4 show The 3rd Degree for the first time.
Leading medicine and dentistry academics awarded National Teaching Fellowships
Professor Kamran Ali and Dr Richard Ayres, from the University of Plymouth’s Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences, have been awarded National Teaching Fellowships by Advance HE.
Film crews capture first evidence of leopard seals sharing food
James Robbins, a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Plymouth, has led a new study which showed up to 36 seals feeding at the same king penguin colony in South Georgia
Will depression treatment work for me? Research shows that brain activity may help predict success of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
New research has shown how the brain activity of patients with depression, captured by MRI scans, may help doctors predict who will respond to the therapy.