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Graduate wins prestigious maritime history prize
University of Plymouth news: Graduate wins prestigious maritime history prize. The British Commission for Maritime History has given Laura Jones an award for her dissertation on injured late 18th century naval personnel.
New experimental treatment can stop the growth of schwannoma tumours
University of Plymouth news: New experimental treatment can stop the growth of schwannoma tumours
Cyber-SHIP Lab holds second Annual Symposium
The University of Plymouth’s Cyber-SHIP Lab staged its second Annual Symposium at the United Nations International Maritime Organisation's London Headquarters
Project aims to give pupils an insight into the life of a researcher
University of Plymouth news: Schools in Devon and Cornwall have already signed up to receive a visit as part of the University's FUTURES Researchers in Schools programme.
Researchers to update app that identifies serious sickness in young babies
A smartphone app that aims to identify seriously ill young babies is being upgraded to provide increased support to parents and carers.
£1.2m invested in new underwater communications network
The University of Plymouth is leading project - supported by £1.2million funding from the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership - to upgrade the offshore infrastructure of Smart Sound Plymouth
University hosts South West MPs to discuss dental access crisis
University of Plymouth news: Luke Pollard MP and Anthony Mangnall MP toured the cutting-edge teaching facilities at the Peninsula Dental School.
Partnership supports the next generation of ocean guardians
University of Plymouth news - Partnership supports the next generation of ocean guardians
Volvo Environment Prize 2022 awarded for world-leading microplastics research
Volvo Environment Prize 2022 awarded for world-leading microplastics research. Professor Richard Thompson OBE is one of three recipients of the prestigious annual accolade
Offshore mussel farms could have wider environmental benefits
A new study by the University of Plymouth suggests that in addition to helping meet global fish consumption demands, there is also the potential for the offshore mussel farm industry to have wider benefits for the marine environment
National Centre for Coastal Autonomy unlocks radical new capabilities for coastal science
The National Centre for Coastal Autonomy has been founded by the University of Plymouth, the Marine Biological Association and Plymouth Marine Laboratory through the Marine Research Plymouth partnership.
UK-first disinfection robot could enable more medical procedures and help cut waiting lists
A robot that decontaminates air is being trialled in a Cornish hospital – with early results suggesting it could reduce room downtime in critical parts of the hospital by more than 60%.