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Dame Darcey Bussell takes to the stage at the University of Plymouth
Dame Darcey Bussell took to the stage at the University for a special interview that covered her inspirations, her career, and her work since she retired as a ballerina
University Health Showcase to inspire next generation of NHS
A Paralympian, a naval hero and the largest collection of health courses in the South West are the highlights of the Health Showcase at the University of Plymouth.
University scientists welcome Nobel Prize award in laser physics
Researchers in laser physics at the University of Plymouth have welcomed the announcement that colleagues in their field have been awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics
Student earns prestigious scholarship to support F1 dream
Jake Cronk, who is in the final year of an MEng Mechanical Engineering course at the University of Plymouth, has earned a Whitworth Scholasrship from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
New publication of national go-to dental handbook
A team from the University of Plymouth Peninsula Dental School has published the second edition of Standards in Dentistry – a flagship publication of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)).
New foundation course to increase doctor numbers and diversity for the future
Budding doctors from disadvantaged backgrounds have the chance kick-start their career thanks to a new six-year programme at the University of Plymouth.
Scientists show polar ‘polynya’ supported marine life during last Ice Age
In new research published in Nature Communications, scientists from the University of Plymouth and Norway showed that 20,000 years ago, winter Arctic sea ice covered more than twice the area that it does today
Speaker calls for new Environment Act to protect nation’s nature
Tony Juniper CBE, Executive Director for Advocacy and Campaigns at WWF-UK and President of the Wildlife Trusts, will be speaking at an event at the University of Plymouth on Friday 05 October
Denis makes it home – successful charity cycle for life-saving medical research
Seventy-six year-old Denis Wilkins, Chair of Peninsula Medical Foundation, cycled from Land's End to John O'Groats in aid of PMF and its work fundraising for life-saving medical research at the University of Plymouth
Environmentalist to call for global planetary authority at Sustainable Earth Institute event
Angus Forbes, a former banker-turned-environmentalist and public speaker, is to deliver his Nessun Dorma talk and call for a global authority to control the Earth's biosphere.
Weight loss can be boosted fivefold thanks to novel mental imagery technique, research shows
A study has shown how overweight people lost an average of five times more weight using Functional Imagery Training (FIT), a brief individual motivational intervention teaching self-motivating skills with mental imagery, compared with just talking therapy
University rises 14 places in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
The University of Plymouth has risen 14 places in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.