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The taxing questions posed by Brexit
Dr Alexander Haupt, Associate Professor (Reader) in Economics in the University of Plymouth’s Plymouth Business School, writes about the challenges posed by Brexit to tax legislation as part of the iSPER Brexit Series
Blake Morrison to give Mary Jacobs Memorial Lecture at University of Plymouth
Novelist, poet and journalist Blake Morrison is to deliver the fourth annual Mary Jacobs Memorial Lecture, ‘Life Writing and the Writing Life’ at the University of Plymouth.
South West Blue Communities experts head to Asia
Academics, including those from the School of Psychology, attended the Blue Communities launch event in Malaysia
Research highlights mental health impact of severe pregnancy sickness, HG
A systematic review of qualitative research on the impact of severe pregnancy sickness has shown that some women can become suicidal from the severity and long duration of symptoms.
University spinout to collaborate on development of water testing products
University spinout company Molendotech has signed an agreement with Palintest Limited, part of FTSE 100 Halma group, to work collaboratively on bringing a new water test to market and develop further products.
Sneezes can travel nearly three metres - students underline NHS message of using tissue to help contain flu
Dental students ran a session at City College Plymouth for young adults with mild learning difficulties to talk about good hygiene and oral health
Senior figures gather to celebrate Exeter School of Nursing launch
The first cohort to study at the Exeter School of Nursing has gathered to celebrate its achievements with two of the profession’s senior local figures.
Schools flock to Science and Technology Showcase
More than 1,000 children and teachers from across the South West attended the eighth annual Science and Technology Showcase, held in the Rolle Marquee at the University of Plymouth
Many second hand plastic toys could pose a risk to children’s health, study suggests
Scientists at the University of Plymouth discover hazardous elements including antimony, barium, bromine, cadmium, chromium and lead in second hand plastic toys, with migratable cadmium exceeding limits set by the European Council’s Toy Safety Directive
Student to set up cervical screening programme in Iraq
University of Plymouth news: student has dedicated her PhD study to improving women’s access to cervical screening in her home country.
GP shortage: study shows factors associated with choosing to apply
National figures show junior doctors are more likely to train as general practitioners (GPs) if they are female, non-white, and UK secondary educated
Employers urged to combat worker ill-treatment
The Irish Workplace Behaviour Survey was commissioned by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, and carried out by researchers from the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway, the University of Limerick and the University of Plymouth