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Research to develop new autism intervention
A research team at the University of Plymouth is working with families of children with autism to design a new intervention to support them in everyday life.
All-female crew sail round Britain to raise awareness of plastics in our oceans
eXXpedition Round Britain, a voyage starting and finishing at the University of Plymouth’s Marine Station, will see a diverse group of women sample the UK’s waters for plastic pollution, and run awareness-raising events around the British coastline
Students urged to register in advance for priority advice and support ahead of A level results
Students wanting to gain a place at the University of Plymouth this September will be able to begin accessing tailored support through the University’s advance clearing registration system
Arts Council funding recognises vital role of the Plymouth History Centre
The Plymouth History Centre project – in which the University of Plymouth is a key partner – has been given a massive vote of confidence after being recognised as a National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) by Arts Council England (ACE)
UK Ambassador to Chile sees world-leading research in action
The UK’s ambassador to Chile, Fiona Clouder, has visited the University of Plymouth to discuss how its world-leading research might benefit the South American country
“So much more than morning sickness” – conference to help combat Duchess’s pregnancy condition
Severe pregnancy sickness condition HG affects around 15,000 women each year – including, in both of her pregnancies, the Duchess of Cambridge. Now a PhD student is leading an international conference to help improve associated treatment.
Research investigates causes of sea level falls in Dead Sea
The causes of falling sea levels in the Dead Sea are to be investigated in new research led by the University of Plymouth in collaboration with the National Institute of Oceanography in Israel and the University of Jordan
Additional funding for prisoner mental health collaboration
Plymouth University news: A project which aims to create a cross-agency, joined up approach to addressing the needs of prisoners with mental health needs on and after release, has received additional funding
Question Time is broadcast from The House
The BBC’s flagship political debate programme Question Time, hosted by David Dimbleby, has been broadcast from the University of Plymouth
Cleaning supervisor named best in the business
Sandra Hussey has been named Cleaning Supervisor of the year by the British Association of Cleaning in Higher Education (BACHE).
Students’ book shows value of good food and exercise
A group of students from the University of Plymouth has put together a book for primary school children – A Taste of the World with Bertie – to highlight the importance of healthy eating and exercise.
World leader in microplastic research receives award from the Zoological Society of London
Professor Richard Thompson, Head of the International Marine Litter Research Unit at the University of Plymouth, has been presented with the 2017 Marsh Award for Marine and Freshwater Conservation by the Zoological Society of London