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Composer creates unique new piece to mark 60th anniversary of Lennon and McCartney
Plymouth University news: To mark the 60th anniversary of John Lennon and Paul McCartney's first meeting, Dr Alexis Kirke has used a computer algorithm to chart the emotional development of their friendship through their lyrics
Film pioneer’s five decades on screen celebrated in home city exhibition
Plymouth University news: A celebration of one of the most innovative figures of British artist film over the past 50 years – Malcolm Le Grice – is being staged across two venues in his home city of Plymouth from Friday 20 January to Saturday 18 March
Oral health and dental career advice for Stoke Damerel Community College students
Plymouth University news: Oral health awareness and careers in dentistry were the order of the day for Year 10 students from Stoke Damerel Community College, when they interacted with dental students from Plymouth University
Artists invited to consider visions of the present and future for 2017 Plymouth Contemporary
Plymouth University news: The world’s turbulent social and political landscape is among the potential themes artists are being invited to consider for the 2017 Plymouth Contemporary
Medical Research Council funds development of new strategies to treat and prevent Hepatitis C virus infection
Plymouth University news: Together with colleagues from the University of Oxford, Plymouth scientists are investigating new strategies for the treatment and prevention of Hepatitis C virus infection, thanks to funding from the Medical Research Council
Rural dementia – we need to talk
Plymouth University news; Plymouth University has carried out the first research into dementia in farming and the countryside, and this pilot study has highlighted areas of concern and suggested recommendations
University to open new school of nursing in Exeter
University of Plymouth news: The University is opening a new school of nursing in Exeter, and plans to welcome its first cohort of students in September 2017.
Physicists awarded funding to enhance our understanding of the universe
Plymouth University news: Theoretical physicists from the University of Plymouth have been awarded a Consolidated Grant from the Science and Technology Facilities Council to enhance our understanding of the world and the universe that surrounds us
Landmark global scale study reveals potential future impact of Ocean Acidification on species’ distribution
Plymouth University news: Ocean Acidification and the extent to which marine species are able to deal with low pH levels in the seas, could have a significant influence on shifting the distribution of marine animals in response to climate warming.
Care home residents should be helped to brush their teeth twice a day
Plymouth University news: New NICE draft quality standards on oral health care for residents of care homes includes vital input from Professor Elizabeth Kay MBE from Plymouth University.
China collaboration emphasises growing international reputation for Plymouth dental school
Plymouth University news: The signing of a collaboration agreement with the fourth Chinese institution in a year emphasises the growing international reputation Plymouth University Peninsula School of Dentistry has for dental research excellence
Podiatry academic awarded sought-after fellowship
University of Plymouth news: Podiatrist Dr Joanne Paton, and the Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit have been awarded one of only six national Clinical Trials Fellowships by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).