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Survival of the Fittest raises £2800 for research into brain tumours
Plymouth University news: A team from the Devon Football Association has raised £2800 for research into brain tumours at Plymouth University by taking part in the gruelling Men's Health Survival of the Fittest assault course
Innovative instrument set to create a buzz
Plymouth University news: Dr Mike Blow, a lecturer in interactive media, has constructed a unique synthesised instrument called the Hornet, and he hopes it will give more people the chance to make their own music.
Lower numeracy could leave older individuals at greater risk of financial exploitation
Plymouth University news: Older people with lower levels of numeracy are more prone to financial exploitation because they are less likely to engage with numeric information and are more susceptible to certain biases in their decision making
Dental project to address oral health awareness and need at The Elder Tree
Plymouth University news: Service users at The Elder Tree, a befriending service for those over 50, are the focus of a dental student project about oral health care, awareness and diet
University receives unique wave-propelled AutoNaut for scientific research and teaching
Plymouth University news: An agreement with MOST (AV) has paved the way for the University to receive a new autonomous research and teaching vehicle - the AutoNaut.
Student's Dartmoor documentary earns national award nomination
Plymouth University news: A graduate who earned numerous accolades during his studies at Plymouth University has been shortlisted for a national award by the Royal Television Society (RTS)
University’s awards for service to the services
Plymouth University news: Plymouth University and one of its long-standing reservist employees have been recognised as providing excellent support to the armed forces reserves.
Plymouth University invited to join EnvEast Doctoral Training Partnership
Plymouth University news: The University has been invited to join the EnvEast NERC Doctoral Training Partnership, run by the University of East Anglia, in conjunction with the Universities of Essex and Kent.
Funding to investigate health improvement programmes in community supervision
Plymouth University news: People under community supervision, especially those recently release from prison, are in more need of health care than the rest of the population yet often have the most difficulty accessing it - this study addresses this issue
Female engineering student geared up for greatness
Plymouth University news: Mechanical engineering student Temi Danso is set to inspire the next generation of female engineers after winning a prestigious scholarship with Jaguar Land Rover.
Is there a real risk from nanoparticles of plastic in the environment?
Plymouth University news: Plymouth and Heriot-Watt launch a £1.1 million, NERC-funded project called RealRiskNano to examine the risks tiny plastic particles pose to the food web including filter-feeding organisms like mussels.
Climate change scientist says more must be done to meet 2-degree target
Plymouth University news: Professor Camille Parmesan, a leading climate change scientist, says that any historic agreement in Paris at the COP21 should not overshadow the need to secure greater reductions in the rate of global warming.