Autism research team invited on to national network
The Welcome Research Hub – comprised of academics from the School of Psychology, Plymouth Institute of Education and Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD) – will be joining charity Autistica’s ‘Discover’ Research Network.
Research to develop new autism intervention
A research team at the University of Plymouth is working with families of children with autism to design a new intervention to support them in everyday life.
Music sessions can help millions who struggle to speak to lead a richer life, study suggests
Music could be used to transform the lives of millions of people with learning difficulties, dementia, strokes, brain damage and autism and their families, according to a research project from the University of Plymouth and Plymouth Music Zone
Conference explores means to communicate without words
More than 100 delegates including renowned artists and academics attended a conference at the University of Plymouth exploring how communication happens without the use of words
Accolade for Institute of Education director
Plymouth University news: The Director of Plymouth University’s Institute of Education, Professor Megan Crawford, has received a Distinguished Service Award from the British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society (BELMAS)
Coastal academies changing school cultures
Plymouth University news: Academies in some of the most socio-economically deprived areas of England are proving to be successful in raising academic achievement and aspirations among pupils, according to a new report from Plymouth University
Researching impact of music on barriers to communication
Plymouth University news: Plymouth University and Plymouth Music Zone have been awarded more than £150,000 to explore the potential of music making to enhance the lives of people impacted by dementia, autism and strokes
Study links camping to happy, healthy children
Plymouth University news: Children who camp at least once a year are considered by their parents to go on and do better at school, as well as being healthier and happier, according to research by Plymouth University and the Camping and Caravanning Club
Cambridge academic joins Plymouth University to lead Institute of Education
Plymouth University news: Plymouth University is delighted to announce the appointment of a respected Cambridge academic to lead its Institute of Education.
Teaching student wins national STEM competition
Plymouth University news: A Plymouth University teaching student has won a national science competition with her design for an innovative medication reminder bracelet.