Research impact at Plymouth
Demonstrating our mission to advance knowledge and transform lives through research
- Marine organisms can shred a carrier bag into 1.75 million pieces, study shows 8 December 2017
- €1.9million project aims to open the ‘black box’ of marine fungi 29 November 2017
- New website to help families spot bowel cancer risks 29 November 2017
- University retains award for support offered to researchers 27 November 2017
- Collaborative action for the delivery of effective person-centred coordinated care 24 November 2017
Upcoming academic and research events
- Rehabilitation Research Group Lecture Series 13 December 2017 12:00 - 13:00
- Challenges in the reconstruction of past ocean anoxia using non-traditional stable isotopes 13 December 2017 13:00 - 14:00
- Centre for Mathematical Sciences Research Seminars 13 December 2017 15:00 - 16:00
- Noisy Embryos: why variation early in development matters 14 December 2017
- Vortex-induced vibrations of risers and marine cables (and how to predict and stop them) 14 December 2017 13:00 - 14:00
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.