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Award for innovation creating a new mental health workforce
University of Plymouth news: Dr Pete Keohane and Dr Lealah Hewitt-Johns are part of a team that secured a prize at the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Partnership Awards
New research explores the signs of dental patients’ anxiety
University of Plymouth news: Dentists and filmmakers at the University have been awarded funding to examine the subtle signs of anxiety in the dental clinic.
Plymouth Nature Film Festival connects people with stories from our changing planet
University of Plymouth news: Founded by students across the University, the festival aims to offer people the chance to connect with nature through films, photography and other activities.
Wildfire and drainage accelerate carbon loss from northern peatlands
University of Plymouth news: New research published in Nature Climate Change has estimated how degradation, wildfire combustion and post-fire dynamics influence carbon emissions from non-permafrost peatlands.
Don’t panic, it’s a test: expert welcomes new UK alerts service but says benefits will only be known following a real emergency
University of Plymouth news: Professor Judy Edworthy believes the first test of the new UK Emergency Alerts service will be a step into the unknown for authorities and the public alike.
Physiotherapists help people with respiratory health conditions to find their voice
University of Plymouth news: Kath Donohue, Programme Lead for BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, is working to assess the impact of singing sessions on participants’ respiratory health and mental wellbeing
University develops app that analyses social network data to address loneliness
Researchers at the University of Plymouth have developed a first-of-its-kind app that analyses social network data to help identify those at risk of loneliness and isolation.
Nursing academic to be inducted into International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame
University of Plymouth news: Bridie Kent, Professor of Leadership Nursing, is to be inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.
Scientists call for global effort to assess the full impacts of tritium
University of Plymouth news: Scientists from the University have called for a coordinated international effort to fully assess the environmental impacts of tritium ahead of a significant expected rise in its global production.
Paper written using ChatGPT demonstrates opportunities and challenges of AI in academia
University of Plymouth news: Researchers used a series of prompts and questions to encourage the software to produce the type of content used in academic publications
University scientist works on report highlighting plastic’s threat to human and planetary health
University of Plymouth news: Professor Richard Thompson OBE FRS is among scientists on the Minderoo-Monaco Commission on Plastics and Human Health
Project maps the experience of lives impacted by the invasion of Iraq
University of Plymouth news: Rupturing Architecture was conceived by Dr Sana Murrani, Associate Professor in Spatial Practice and Architecture, as a way of charting the experiences of those living in Iraq at the time of the invasion and since.