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Schools in running to be crowned national mathematics and statistics champions
Plymouth University news: Twelve schools are putting their mathematics and statistics skills to the test as they bid to be crowned champions of a prestigious national competition.
Plymouth graduate helps drinks distributor grow
University of Plymouth news: Ed played a key role in clinching £10,000 from PWGF, which enabled Tolchards to invest in new staff, develop an online ordering service and create a bespoke wine list service, which is a specialist offering in the sector.
Plymouth wins NICE dental contract
University of Plymouth news: Team to provide evidence to NICE about effective oral health promotion approaches for general dental practice teams.
Anglo German exchange investigates badger viruses
University of Plymouth news: An exchange programme between University of Plymouth's Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin sees students working on a collaborative project to investigate viruses in badgers in Germany.
Could complex chemical compounds pose health risk?
University of Plymouth news: The potential of minute particles – around 100 times smaller in diameter than a human hair – to increase the risks of developing diseases such as cancer is to be analysed in a study led by experts at University of Plymouth.
Why are the US and Iran in collaboration over Iraq?
Plymouth University news: Plymouth University's Dr Christian Emery, Lecturer in International Relations, gives his opinions on what he calls "the seismic political changes that have led to US-Iranian talks over the latest conflict in Iraq."
North Atlantic coastal ecosystems at threat due to climate change and human impact
University of Plymouth news: Rising temperatures, acidified seawater and increased storminess are driving profound changes in the marine ecosystems of the North Atlantic, according to a new report.
Government adviser praises Plymouth enterprise mission
University of Plymouth news: University of Plymouth has been praised by a former Cabinet minister for the entrepreneurial spirit of its students and its efforts to promote social enterprise.
Cinderella cancers and the search for funding
University of Plymouth news: “I wish I had breast cancer.” Stark words from Pancreatic Cancer Action to draw attention to the disease, its devastating effect and lack of funding.
Plymouth audiences invited to experience Heaven on Earth?
Plymouth University news: A dynamic dance film premiere and performers from across the world are heading for Plymouth as part of a major European cultural initiative.
Ex-offenders play key role in mental health research
University of Plymouth news: In what is believed to be the first example of its kind, men who have served prison sentences play a key role as ‘peer researchers’ in a research project investigating the issues faced by prisoners with mental health problems.
Robot footballers prepare for Robocup 2014 in Brazil
Plymouth University news: Move over Rooney and Sturridge – these are the pint-sized potential superstars hoping to hit the back of the net in Brazil later this summer. Robocup 2014, Brazil.