Important submarine canyons ecosystems are at risk
Plymouth University news: A recent review, co-authored by scientists at Plymouth, pulling together studies of submarine canyons has identified that they are at risk from human activities, and require better protection.
New climate index based on atmospheric pressure produces more accurate predictions of storm wave conditions
Plymouth University news: A new climate index controlling storm wave activity along the Atlantic coast of Europe has been proposed by coastal researchers from Plymouth University, in collaboration with colleagues from three institutions in France
New poetry turns science of water into words
Plymouth University news: A book of poems inspired by the world’s seas and oceans - and produced following discussions with leading marine scientists - has been launched at Plymouth University
University receives unique wave-propelled AutoNaut for scientific research and teaching
Plymouth University news: An agreement with MOST (AV) has paved the way for the University to receive a new autonomous research and teaching vehicle - the AutoNaut.
UK company to fund marine and earth science PhDs at Plymouth University
Plymouth University news: Seabed Resources Development Limited is to fund two PhD posts at Plymouth University to help in the sustainable harvesting of precious metals from the Clarion-Clipperton Zone in international waters off the coast of Mexico.
Minute plastic fibres found in abundance in the deep seas
Plymouth University News: Around four billion minute fibres could be littering each square kilometre of some of the world’s deep seas, according to a study led by Plymouth University and the Natural History Museum.
Opening up oceans of opportunity
Plymouth University News: Students wanting to pursue a career in the marine sciences now have greater opportunity to get a first-rate education after Plymouth University launched four new degree programmes
Plymouth academics WISE up for awards
Plymouth University News: Two Plymouth University academics have been nominated for national awards in recognition of their efforts to inspire women and girls to pursue study and careers in the sciences
£340,000 grant award for coastal researchers
Plymouth University News: Plymouth University leads global study examining wave energy transfer on rocky coastlines
Plymouth University dives deep to break human-powered submarine record
Plymouth University News: Four mechanical engineering students from Plymouth University have pedalled their way to third place in an international submarine race – and broken the UK record in the process.