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Controversy and revolution on the silver screen for Peninsula Arts’ autumn season
A series of controversial films which were either banned or heavily censored on their release are to be shown as part of Peninsula Arts’ autumn season at the University of Plymouth
Dental academic wins European poster prize
Jane Collingwood, Honorary Clinical Fellow in Primary Dental Care, won the award for best poster in the Technology-Enhanced Learning section at the Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) annual conference in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Dental academic's teaching experience recognised with European teaching prize
Dr Kamran Ali received the Excellence in Dental Education: Mature Educator Award from the Association for Dental Education in Europe
New research shows asthma drug’s effectiveness over usual care alone
A new study co-authored by Dr Rupert Jones and published in 'The Lancet' shows how an asthma drug was more effective at improving a patient’s asthma control compared with their usual care.
Earthquake faults may have played key role in shaping the culture of ancient Greece, study suggests
The Ancient Greeks may have built sacred sites deliberately on land affected by previous earthquake activity, according to a new study by BBC presenter Iain Stewart MBE, Professor of Geoscience Communication at the University of Plymouth
Social deprivation sits at the heart of children’s oral decay
A study of 347 children in Plymouth aged between four and six years has shown that social deprivation is an indicator of increased risk of dental decay in children.
First day for students at brand new partner school
Scott Medical and Healthcare College – Plymouth’s newest secondary school and a University of Plymouth partner – has welcomed its first ever students.
Plymouth Conservatoire ready to provide students with professional performing arts training in South West
The University of Plymouth and Theatre Royal Plymouth have joined forces to launch the Plymouth Conservatoire, providing students with the opportunity to work with leading academics and professionals in the heart of the South West
Clear leadership and community focus can yield benefits for coastal academies, study suggests
Schools in areas of high deprivation making the transition to academy status should not automatically expect to see lasting positive results, according to Class of 2010 – a seven-year study led by academics at the University of Plymouth
Antiquated home-school transport system under threat of collapse, research suggests
England’s home-school transport system is under threat of collapse because the foundations on which it is based haven’t kept up with changes in schooling, according to new research by the University of Plymouth
Approach enables experts to look beyond IP in cyber security investigations
A technique which enables digital forensic investigators to assess an individual’s internet use rather than simply focusing on traffic through Internet Protocol (IP) addresses has been developed by cyber security experts at the University of Plymouth.
Academic aiming to bridge the gap worldwide for people in need of basic assistive products
Alice Inman, Programme Lead for MSc Global and Remote Healthcare, attended a World Health Organisation (WHO) summit in Geneva to discuss how simple assistive products such as hearing aids and wheelchairs can be delivered to people who need them most.