Research impact at Plymouth
Demonstrating our mission to advance knowledge and transform lives through research
- ‘Be personal and appreciative’ – research highlights effective responses to online patient feedback 15 June 2018
- Who is to blame for marine litter? 15 June 2018
- Deadly fungus found for first time in critically endangered amphibian species 13 June 2018
- Making positive changes for the future of our planet at Sustainable Earth 2018 12 June 2018
- University gets UNESCO backing to enhance global geoscience awareness 12 June 2018
Upcoming academic and research events
- Search and Review Clinic 19 June 2018 10:00 - 15:00
- Women in History Lecture Series 20 June 2018
- The Impact of Time Pressure on Dentists' Radiographic Diagnostic Performance 20 June 2018 11:00 - 12:00
- Different aspects of the mean flow induced by surface gravity waves: the set-up under crossing waves and the transport of plastic 20 June 2018 12:00 - 13:00
- Neural Tissue Engineering Approaches for Regenerative Neurology 20 June 2018 16:30 - 17:30
Marine Litter - A world wide problem
Marine litter is a global environmental problem with items of debris now contaminating habitats from the poles to the equator, from the sea surface to the deep sea. This litter has negative consequences for wildlife, for economies and on human health.
Changing the world in 20 projects
Sea birds washing up on the shoreline covered in a mysterious oily substance; young people in Ethiopia, suffering from discrimination because of their disability; families facing life-changing decisions without specialist genetic counsellor support...
Three completely different scenarios but all tied by a common cord: Plymouth University research.Find out more by accessing our case studies and researcher profiles
Discover more about our academic, economic and societal impact
At a glance...
- Plymouth University submitted 50 impact case studies to REF2014
- our case studies demonstrated impact on academia, politics, health, culture, technology, society, the economy and environment
- project funders included 12 national Department of Business, Innovation & Skills funding bodies
- reaching far and wide, Plymouth's global impact locations included Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania, North and South America.