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New centre launched to pioneer integrated health and social care education
A new centre has been launched at the University of Plymouth to enable students on health and social care courses to learn with and from each other.
City partners set to launch second season of Future Plymouth 2030 webinars
The University is a partner in the Future Plymouth 2030 webinar series that returns with a second season of events focused on building a sustainable city
Out of this world
Astronomers could be the key to better communication of climate issues according to a new comment piece by a University sociologist in Nature Astronomy
Professor Chris Whitty joins hundreds of students at Graduation 2021
Professor Chris Whitty joins hundreds of students at Graduation 2021 to receive an Honorary Doctorate of Medicine
Maritime rope could be adding billions of microplastics to the ocean every year
A study by the University of Plymouth’s International Marine Litter Research Unit is the first to explore the potential for rope to become a source of microplastic pollution in the marine environment
New guide to promote dementia friendly dentistry across the UK
A new guide to help dental professionals incorporate dementia-friendly care into their practice has been published by the University of Plymouth.
National recognition for Plymouth’s innovative IGNITE festival
IGNITE is shortlisted for a Times Higher Education University Award
Futures2021 festival of discovery returns to Plymouth
Held as part of European Researchers Night, Futures2021 features a range of in-person and online events featuring world-leading academics from the University of Plymouth
Consortium submits plan to confirm South West’s status as a global leader in ocean technology innovation
The University of Plymouth is part of a consortium that has submitted a plan to Government which would confirm the South West’s position at the global forefront of ocean technology research and innovation
New report outlines steps needed to reduce child deaths from serious illness
The Before Arrival at Hospital (BeArH) report has been welcomed by parents whose children suffered - and they hope it will stop their experience from happening to others.
Employers should adapt remote working policies to target physical activity, stress and diet, study recommends
Companies considering remote working in the post-pandemic world need to introduce measures to increase physical activity, reduce stress and improve diet for employees, a new study has found.
University comfortably within the top 50 of the Guardian University Guide 2022
The University of Plymouth has been ranked 41st overall in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2022