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Ex-offenders play key role in mental health research
University of Plymouth news: In what is believed to be the first example of its kind, men who have served prison sentences play a key role as ‘peer researchers’ in a research project investigating the issues faced by prisoners with mental health problems.
Robot footballers prepare for Robocup 2014 in Brazil
Plymouth University news: Move over Rooney and Sturridge – these are the pint-sized potential superstars hoping to hit the back of the net in Brazil later this summer. Robocup 2014, Brazil.
PUPSMD Associate Dean Research announced
University of Plymouth news: Professor Oliver Hanemann has been announced as Associate Dean Research at University of Plymouth's Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
University of Plymouth student crowned Young Volunteer of the Year
University of Plymouth news: A University of Plymouth education student has been crowned Young Volunteer of the Year at a special awards ceremony, which recognises the significant contribution volunteers make to the City.
Sustainability pioneer awarded prestigious National Teaching Fellowship
Plymouth University news: A world-renowned academic has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy in recognition of his pioneering work to promote sustainability in education.
National Insect Week: Wildlife in the Woods
Plymouth University news: From insects to spiders – members of the public are being invited to come into the countryside and learn about the wonderful world of bugs in a packed programme of events.
Teaching student wins national STEM competition
University of Plymouth news: A University of Plymouth teaching student has won a national science competition with her design for an innovative medication reminder bracelet.
Renowned academic issues top ten tips to help young people stay safe online
University of Plymouth news: Expert Professor Andy Phippen issues his top 10 tips to help young people stay safe online. In Universities Week 2014, his work was named as one of 20 UK university research projects with the potential to change the world.
Dental technology used for Antarctic doctors showcased
University of Plymouth news:Technology pioneered in Plymouth is being showcased at the Natural History Museum in London this week as part of Universities Week.
Snappy dental survey for Universities Week 2014
Plymouth University news: Dental researchers from Plymouth University are running a survey as part of Universities Week this week, to see how well we look after our teeth.
Plymouth University academic attends Buckingham Palace to receive OBE
Plymouth University News: Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal has bestowed an OBE (Order of the British Empire) on a Plymouth University academic at a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
Plymouth environmental scientists invited to talk at Washington Ocean Summit
Plymouth University news: Two of the UK’s top environmental scientists have been invited to talk about the state of the world’s oceans to an audience including US Secretary of State, John Kerry, at an ocean summit in Washington.