Research and expertise
Find out about our internationally renowned research and expertise at the University of Plymouth
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Interdisciplinary Strategic Institutes
Our diverse research spans three Strategic Institutes. Collaborative endeavour in rich, natural environments drives solutions to global challenges.
Marine, maritime, education and innovation expertise integrate to train scientists, engineers, policymakers, artists, technicians and business.
Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research
Transformation in life course, ageing, methodologies, e-health, technology and interventions in health, social care, lifestyle, health and wellbeing.
Sustainable Earth Institute
Science, engineering, arts, humanities, health and business, with community, businesses and individuals, innovate to build resilience for our planet.
Creative contributions to research
Broadening, enhancing and underpinning the scope of our Strategic Institutes are active collaborations with researchers across the
arts, humanities and business.
We are committed to developing solutions to the planet's most challenging issues. Our pioneering spirit runs deep in the quest for a better tomorrow.Meet our pioneering researchers
- Project maps the experience of lives impacted by the invasion of Iraq 21 March 2023
- Scientists call for global push to eliminate space debris 9 March 2023
- Tagging programme enables scientists to begin identifying key habitats of English Channel’s critical fish species 7 March 2023
- University hosts Ukraine delegation for talks about long-term partnership 23 February 2023
- Mathematics lecturer shortlisted for national award in recognition of clean maritime research 23 February 2023
Upcoming academic and research events
- [POSTPONED] SEI Research Forum workshop – Research for Healthy Landscapes: from local to global 21 March 2023 13:45 - 16:00
- Physical Modelling of Offshore Renewable Energy 23 March 2023 18:00 - 20:00
- Smart cities and communities: the future of connected neighbourhoods – Professor Katharine Willis 29 March 2023 18:00 - 20:00
- THS:UKI South West Branch 8th Student Presentation Evening 29 March 2023 18:30 - 21:00
- Plymouth Institute of Education Research Node Seminars 30 March 2023 13:00 - 14:00