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University spinout completes trial of Lassa fever vaccine
University of Plymouth news: The Vaccine Group, a University spinout company, has successfully completed a project to develop a transmissible vaccine for use in the rats that spread Lassa fever and to reduce its threat to humans
Striking mural tells the story of University’s net-zero ambitions
University of Plymouth news - Striking mural tells the story of University’s net-zero ambitions
Centuries of separation – project explores how isolation and loneliness has been experienced throughout history
University of Plymouth news: A new project will explore how the separation faced by billions during the global pandemic was matched in communities across Europe and the Atlantic World, and East Asia around five centuries ago
Study identifies potential link between oral bacteria and brain abscesses
University of Plymouth news: A study led by the University and University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust found that bacteria known to cause oral infections may also be a contributory factor in patients developing abscesses on the brain
Ceremony held at University’s new home for engineering and design excellence
A topping out ceremony has been held at the University of Plymouth's new engineering and design facility as work on site continues to progress.
Expansion enables more to benefit from access to electron microscopy
The University of Plymouth has started investing more than £1.7million to enhance the Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre
Study demonstrates how microplastic particles differ across the Atlantic Ocean
A study by the University and sailing charity eXXpedition has shown the waters of the North Atlantic gyre contain significantly greater quantities of microplastics than other areas of the open ocean
Project aims to advance knowledge around the environmental impacts of nuclear industry
The University of Plymouth has been given special dispensation to be part of a three-year initiative funded by the European Union.
University hosts activities for World Antimicrobial Awareness Week
Researchers at the University of Plymouth have planned a week of events that are designed to raise awareness of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the challenges it poses and the work taking place to address it.
Winchcombe meteorite holds information about the origin of Earth’s oceans
A study involving researchers in the University of Plymouth's Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre finds that the Winchcombe meteorite holds information about the origin of Earth’s oceans
Research investigates how to reduce male violence against women and girls
The University of Plymouth is working with a number of partners in Plymouth to investigate how to reduce male violence against women and girls.
University expands training facility to help meet the demand for more dental professionals
The Chief Dental Officer for England, Sara Hurley, has unveiled the University of Plymouth's expanded dental education facility that will further enhance the training opportunities available to future generations of dentists and dental therapists