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Combined local and global actions could lessen impacts of climate change
Increased oil and gas activities could combine with ocean warming and acidification to have a significant negative impact on marine organisms, a study by the Norwegian Research Centre AS and the University of Plymouth suggests
University helps to inspire teachers at regional computing conference
The Computing at School (CAS) Regional Conference, held at the University of Plymouth, featured presentations and workshops on topics including digital literacy, e-safety and artificial intelligence.
Dementia screening app wins national award
ACEmobile, a dementia screening app developed by Dr Craig Newman from the University of Plymouth and Dr Rupert Noad and University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, has won the Using Technology to Improve Efficiency category at the HSJ Awards.
University’s next generation of artists take the lead in Illuminate 2018
Students, alumni and staff from the University will play a leading role in Plymouth’s spectacular light festival Illuminate, which returns to the city’s Royal William Yard next week.
Global campaign comes to Plymouth to raise profile of women in science
Female scientists from the University of Plymouth are supporting 500 Women Scientists, a global initiative which aims to empower women working in science
Researcher receives OBE from HRH the Prince of Wales
Professor Deborah Greaves, Head of the School of Engineering at the University of Plymouth, has been presented with her OBE having been recognised in the 2018 Queen's Birthday Honours List
Four from University make finals of Social Worker of the Year Awards
A postgraduate in the Institute of Education and three Social Work graduates have been shortlisted for this year’s Social Worker of the Year Awards.
Pioneering microplastics research earns national award nomination
A team of researchers including Professor Richard Thompson OBE, Head of the International Marine Litter Research Unit at the University of Plymouth, has been shortlisted for a Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Impact Award
University of Plymouth academic named ‘Sustainability Champion'
Paul Murray, a well-respected academic in the field of education for sustainable development, has won a Green Gown Award in recognition of more than a quarter of a century of teaching and learning and research.
Aspiring engineer earns award for outstanding placement
MEng Civil Engineering student Michael Wilcox has been awarded the University of Plymouth Industrial Placement Award by the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA)
Plymouth Enterprise Week puts spotlight on support for entrepreneurship
A series of events across the University and beyond is offering students and the local business community a chance to gain new skills, knowledge and contacts.
Blind veterans charity to benefit from Plymouth’s research expertise
A former Fleet Air Arm engineer for twenty five years turned social research champion has been named Chair of the research group in national charity Blind Veterans UK.