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Dad’s experience of defying cancer becomes recommended resource for student nurses
Roland Monger was diagnosed with a malignant form of skin cancer five years ago, and is sharing his experience with student nurses to help them better understand a patient perspective.
New hub to help manage post-COVID symptoms through nutrition
The Nutrition and COVID-19 recovery knowledge hub is hosted by the University of Plymouth and supported by the British Dietetic Association.
Message in a bottle project highlights problem of ocean plastic to COP26 delegates
Scientists from the University of Plymouth are part of a project deploying plastic pollution tracking devices into the ocean around Scotland.
‘Dental student who spotted cancer saved my life – we must all know the signs’
John Sanders had a painless lump under his jaw and is encouraging people to check for signs as part of Mouth Cancer Action Month.
Extreme weather and earthquakes need greater attention when examining Nepal’s landslides
Scientists from the University of Plymouth helped to compile a database of almost 13,000 recorded monsoon-triggered landslides spanning a period of almost 30 years
Major international study to shape future of asthma treatment
Researchers from the University of Plymouth are part of a major international study to assess the benefits of new medications for asthma.
Fine art lecturer plays leading role in COP26 installation in Glasgow
A sculpture created by a Devon-based collective, including a University Fine Art lecturer, has gone on display in Glasgow as part of the cultural response to COP26
University unveils creative projects communicating climate emergency
The Creative Associates project unveils its line up of work focused on the climate emergency
Paris Agreement will not be reached without urgent ocean action, study says
Researchers from the University of Plymouth have played a key role in new research highlighting how measures to address climate change and reach the Paris Agreement will not succeed unless the ocean is fully taken into account
Sea shanty and storm data collide in project demonstrating impacts of climate crisis
Scientists from the University of Plymouth have transformed data captured during the most energetic series of extreme storms on record into a musical piece demonstrating the effects of climate change
Tidal stream power can aid drive for net-zero and generate 11% of UK’s electricity demand
New research led by the University of Plymouth shows that tidal stream power has the potential to deliver 11% of the UK’s current annual electricity and play a significant role in the government’s drive for net-zero
University spinout provides COP26 smart card to give all delegates access to public transport
Smart Applications Management (SAM), a spinout company from the University of Plymouth, was commissioned by Transport Scotland to support, procure, test and implement the COP26 Travel Pass