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New study finds care home residents benefit from robot pets
University of Plymouth news: Robot pets help the wellbeing of care home residents and those with dementia.
Virtual technology aims to help young people feel more comfortable during hospital visits
Kyra Boyle, an MRes Digital Art and Technology student at the University of Plymouth, has developed an interactive tool that aims to help children and their families feel more comfortable during health visits
Graduation 2022 enables thousands to celebrate achievements
More than 6,000 graduates joined academics, family and friends to celebrate their achievements during the University of Plymouth’s Graduation Week
Devon companies awarded funding to pursue low carbon innovations
The University of Plymouth's Devon Net Zero Innovation Fund has provided funding for companies looking to develop products or services for the low carbon sector
University helps to show how residents and businesses can achieve net-zero
Academics from the University of Plymouth are part of a consortium that led the development of the Devon Carbon Plan, which aims to enable the county to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 at the latest
University works on £1.9million project to evaluate asthma monitoring phone apps
University of Plymouth news: digital health experts from across the UK are joining forces to study the potential for new monitoring technologies to support children with asthma in a £1.9million project.
Study unlocks hidden secrets of how ultra-hard diamonds formed in rare meteorites
Dr Natasha Stephen from the University of Plymouth is part of an international team of scientists who have discovered how lonsdaleite - a rare hexagonal form of diamond - forms in ureilite meteorites
University twins with Ukrainian counterparts to offer hope to country’s higher education sector
The University of Plymouth has twinned with two Ukrainian universities - the State University of Infrastructure and Technology and Kherson State Maritime Academy - to share resources, learning and ideas during the country’s humanitarian crisis.
It's not just vehicles and factories - what we eat can pollute the environment
University of Plymouth news - It's not just vehicles and factories - what we eat can pollute the environment
Augmented reality provides a snapshot of Plymouth’s past
The University of Plymouth and The Box have joined forces for an augmented reality project that enables residents and visitors to unlock a series of heritage films from the British Film Institute archive featuring Plymouth's post-war reconstruction.
Plymouth shortlisted as University of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards 2022
A place on the University of the Year shortlist acknowledges the University’s international reputation for marine research and teaching, as well as decades of focus, investment, and impact.
New models improve diversity of medical teaching materials
University of Plymouth news: New models improve diversity of medical teaching materials