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Research explores soil erosion’s impact on food, water and energy security
Scientists at the University of Plymouth and the University of Valdivia in Chile are leading an international project which aims to evaluate and address soil erosion and siltation challenges in Latin America.
Students visit European Parliament to make the case for eel conservation
Students from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities have taken their work to the European Parliament as part of a project harnessing creativity to highlight the plight of a critically endangered creature.
Students offered chance to help protect ocean giants
The University of Plymouth is joining forces with the Ocean Giants Trust to offer five scholarships to students on its marine biology and conservation courses
Student sets sail on Indian Ocean to assess plastic pollution
Tristan Muller, a student at the University of Plymouth, will be joining Oceans Without Limits, an expedition sailing from his native South Africa across the Indian Ocean this summer
University launches Student Charter
A new landmark agreement signed today commits the expectations and responsibilities of the University of Plymouth, its students and the University of Plymouth Students’ Union.
Grant to develop chair-side test for serious gum disease
Dr Svetislav Zaric has been awarded £14,100 by the Dowager Countess Eleanor Peel Trust to develop a test to detect high potency LPS in the mouth, which can lead to periodontitis – an issue prevalent in ageing.
Success for graduate in international film festival
BSc International Relations with Sociology graduate Rebecca Hall has won a prize in the London Greek Film Festival for the screenplay of her debut novel, Girl Gone Greek.
Masters students celebrate placement successes
Almost 50 masters students from the University of Plymouth’s School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences have marked the successful completion of professional placements
University supports Refugee Week 2018
Partners in Plymouth including the University are holding a series of events to celebrate Refugee Week and the contribution of displaced people to our society, from Saturday 16 - Friday 22 June.
‘Be personal and appreciative’ – research highlights effective responses to online patient feedback
As more patients leave feedback on online platforms including social media, new research shows how health and social care organisations can offer value in their response. The study was led by University of Plymouth researcher Rebecca Baines.
Who is to blame for marine litter?
Research led by the University of Plymouth shows people are more likely to blame the global marine litter crisis on retailers, industry and government, but have less faith in those agencies’ motivation and competence to address the problem.
Student honours dad by fundraising for vital research
Computer science student Michael Legg has helped to raise over £2,000 for Brain Tumour Research - which funds the University of Plymouth's Centre of Excellence researching into low-grade brain tumours.