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A Mayflower for a new generation
The Mayflower Autonomous Ship - a partnership between the University of Plymouth, ProMare and MSubs - will begin its journey on 6 September 2020, commemorating the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrim Fathers’ voyage to the new world
Scientists use 300 million-year-old rainwater to unpick the history of Western France
Areas of Brittany and Western France were previously mountainous and located close to the Equator, according to research led by the University of Plymouth
University scientist joins world experts to ask big questions about blue carbon
Marine scientists from the University of Plymouth have contributed to a major international study exploring the role of our oceans and coastlines in trapping atmospheric carbon dioxide
Experts gather to debate international impact of environmental psychology
The International Conference on Environmental Psychology 2019 is taking place at the University of Plymouth from September 4-6
Mouthwash use could inhibit benefits of exercise, new research shows
The research in the journal 'Free Radical Biology and Medicine' shows the importance of oral bacteria in cardiovascular health.
Young people get to see ocean science in action during week-long sailing experience
Environmental scientists from the University of Plymouth have been encouraging young people to think about the impacts of ocean science as part of SEA the Future, a seven-day oceanography voyage organised by the charity Adventure Under Sail.
Privacy vs accountability in public life – where should the balance lie?
With the publication of a new book, Secrecy, Privacy and Accountability: Challenges for Social Research, Associate Professor in Sociology Mike Sheaff explores public figures' right to privacy, and use and interpretation of the Freedom of Information Act
Scientists uncover key new molecules that could help to tackle tooth loss and regeneration
New research published in the 'Journal of Dental Research' has shed light on the science behind the formation of the periodontal ligament, which helps keep the tooth stable in the jawbone
Scientists join climate task force to deliver Devon’s carbon plan
The University of Plymouth's Professor Iain Stewart and Professor Ian Bailey are among experts invited to join the Net-Zero Task Force established by Devon County Council
Landmark European award win for dental care professional
Clare McIlwaine, programme lead for BSc Dental Therapy and Hygiene, has become the first dental care professional to win a prize at the Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) awards.
University of Plymouth coastal engineer heads up prestigious journal special issue on heritage structures
A university coastal engineer has led the publication of a special issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A devoted to environmental loading upon heritage structures.
Insight into cells’ ‘self-eating’ process could pave the way for new dementia treatments
The study led by Dr Shouqing Luo focuses on autophagy ('self-eating'), and is published in the journal Nature Communications