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Epilepsy monitoring app team wins second BMJ Award
The team behind EpSMon, including Dr Craig Newman, won the BMJ Award for Education Team of the Year after winning Neurology Team of the Year in 2016
Ocean acidification ‘could have consequences for millions’
Scientists from the University of Plymouth and the University of Tsukuba have written an article highlighting the potential future consequences of ocean acidification.
The Momo Challenge: A digital ghost story
Professor Andy Phippen and Professor Emma Bond analyse the cause and effect of the Momo Challenge.
Intentions attributed to other people change how we see their actions
Academics in the School of Psychology at the University of Plymouth have suggested our apparent ability to see the intent in other's behaviour leads us to cling to our false judgements
Dementia expert helps Premiership rugby players become Dementia Friends
Ian Sherriff has worked with Sale Sharks Rugby Club to unite against the condition
Brixham Laboratory highly commended in national awards
The University of Plymouth's Brixham Laboratory has been highly commended in the 2019 United Kingdom Science Park Association Awards
The rise in ocean plastics evidenced from a 60-year time series
Scientists from the University of Plymouth and the Marine Biological Association collaborated on new research showing there has been a significant increase in open-ocean plastics in recent decades
Low-intensity ultrasound can change decision-making process in the brain, research shows
Imagine working in your office while the sun is shining outside. Thinking about what you could be doing instead of working is an example of “counterfactual thinking”.
Event to support new business startups in health technology sector
An event backed by Google will help budding entrepreneurs bring business ideas around health and wellbeing to life.
Scientists reveal the truth about a 'true frog'
A common species of true frog found across Central America appears to have been keeping its “multiple identities” a secret all along, new research led by the University of Plymouth suggests
New technology to empower Parkinson’s patients
People with Parkinson’s could see their care transformed thanks to a new service involving wearable technology.
Multi-million pound bid success for new Institute of Technology for the South West
The University of Plymouth is among the partners in the new South West Institute of Technology, which has been awarded a share of £170million by the Department for Education