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University invites local communities to apply for new collaborative research projects
The University launches the Get Involved Awards, which will bring together communities and researchers to co-create solutions to local issues and opportunities
MP praises University Law Clinic work to reunite Afghan families
Luke Pollard, MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, visited the University of Plymouth Law Clinic to meet the team and find out more about the work taking place across the city.
Paramedics benefit from new ambulance
University of Plymouth: Trainee paramedics have recently welcomed the arrival of a new ambulance which can be used for scenario-based training.
‘First of its kind’ resource guides health practitioners through remote assessment for people with physical conditions
The Telerehab toolkit has been launched, helping to empower practitioners as well as people with physical disability and impairment.
Study shows how temperate rainforests can aid the fight against climate change
Environmental scientists and ecologists at the University of Plymouth showed that browsing behaviour by livestock is a major determinant of the expansion and connection of fragmented UK upland oak woodlands – so-called ‘temperate rainforests
Historian publishes first comprehensive study of American troops in Northern Ireland during World War II
Historian Dr Simon Topping has published the first comprehensive account of the experiences of American troops in Northern Ireland during the Second World War.
Plymouth wins bid to run first residential dental summer school
The University will be hosting the UK’s first residential programme based around dentistry.
Creating net-zero visions of our future communities
The Net-Zero Visions for the Devon Climate Emergency project, being led by the University of Plymouth, unites community groups with creative professionals and net-zero transition experts
New work sees care home residents enjoy the Eden Project – without needing to visit
Cornwall Care home residents are benefiting from 360° photos, live video streams and immersive augmented and virtual reality experiences.
University works to boost blue and green economy in the South West
The University of Plymouth is to play a significant role in a new £1.37million project which has seen the North Devon UNESCO Biosphere win the largest green economy award nationally from the Government’s Community Renewal Fund (CRF)
Venetian glass bead and Chinese porcelain among star finds at Plymouth’s first navy supply yard
Experts from the University of Plymouth and Plymouth Archaeology Society have been carrying out excavations on part of the earliest victualling yard for the Royal Navy in Plymouth, sited at Commercial Wharf to the south of the Barbican
Connecting the dots on plastic pollution
Professor Richard Thompson OBE, a world-leading scientist at the University of Plymouth, has welcomed a new report highlighting that the predicted rise in plastic pollution spilling into the environment constitutes a planetary emergency