New research helps address problem of hospital bed blocking
Experts have led a study questioning assumptions about the best way to stop unnecessary admissions and extended hospital stays for frail, elderly people.
Success for graduate in international film festival
BSc International Relations with Sociology graduate Rebecca Hall has won a prize in the London Greek Film Festival for the screenplay of her debut novel, Girl Gone Greek.
Plymouth study demonstrates potential support for ban on microbeads in cosmetics
University of Plymouth news: Public awareness regarding the presence of microbeads within personal care products is lacking in some areas but there is strong support for their inclusion being banned, according to new research
Research aims to use wider engagement to improve prisoner-community relations
Plymouth University news: A research project from Plymouth University is designed to raise awareness of prisoner resettlement journeys, while developing a dialogue with the wider community in an effort to improve prisoner-community relations
Study shows that allotment gardening improves health and wellbeing
Plymouth University news: Allotment gardening has a positive impact on health and wellbeing – especially for people with mental or physical health problems, according to a study by Plymouth University.
Innovation in teaching and learning
Carole Sutton is part of a team at University of Plymouth who secured £100,000 of HEFCE Learning Gain money