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Faculty of Health academics receive national recognition for teaching excellence
Two members of University of Plymouth staff have been honoured for their dedication to students’ learning after being named National Teaching Fellows (NTFs) by Advance HE.
New trial platform could accelerate cure for Parkinson’s disease
Despite 30 years of research, not a single therapy has been found to successfully delay or stop the progression of Parkinson’s disease (PD).
Plymouth Parkinson’s Service wins at national industry awards
A team led by Dr Camille Carroll won an award at the national UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network awards.
GP for Sir David Attenborough inspiring others into the career
Dr Lucy Obolensky, a GP who supported Sir David Attenborough as he filmed the hit show Our Planet, is hoping her experience will encourage more doctors to go into general practice.
Doctor named Fellow of British Exploring Society
Dr Lucy Obolensky has been appointed one of 12 inaugural Fellows of the British Exploring Society; joining names including Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Olympic gold medal-winning rower, Alex Gregory MBE.
Making a difference for refugees – meet the founder of the life-changing Plymouth programme START
On International Women’s Day 2018, 8 March, Avril Bellinger will share her story, and says success of any size can come from asking the simple question ‘What can I do to help?’
Researchers join UK brain tumour community in falling silent to remember lives lost
The University's Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence joined the UK’s brain tumour community in falling silent to remember lives lost and mark the start of Brain Tumour Awareness month
Researcher secures funding to further investigate treatment for neuro-tumours
Dr Sylwia Ammoun has secured £112,071 from Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and Sparks to research into hereditary condition Neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2). Her work could offer hope to the thousands of, mainly young, people affected by NF2.
Student to set up cervical screening programme in Iraq
University of Plymouth news: student has dedicated her PhD study to improving women’s access to cervical screening in her home country.
Academic named ‘Jewel of India’ in recognition of international impact
Dr Tina Joshi, a Lecturer in Molecular Microbiology at the University of Plymouth, has received an award from the Indian Government in recognition of her international impact in her field.
Professor Liz Kay MBE announced as Oral Health Foundation President
Professor Liz Kay MBE, from the Peninsula School of Dentistry, has started a two-year terms as President of the Oral Health Foundation
Trainee GP named best in her field at national awards
Dr Pippa Le Page has been named GP Trainee of the Year at the General Practice Awards 2017