Research impact at Plymouth
Demonstrating our mission to advance knowledge and transform lives through research
- International study develops ground-breaking method of making biodiesel from dirty old cooking oil 26 October 2020
- First cutting-edge equipment installed at new brain research facility 19 October 2020
- Project combines geology and technology to generate a new approach to calculating earthquake hazard 15 October 2020
- Laundry lint can cause significant tissue damage within marine mussels 2 October 2020
- Scientists repeat century-old study to reveal evolutionary rescue in the wild 1 October 2020
Upcoming academic and research events
- Selling Planet Earth: repurposing science communications 27 October 2020 16:30 - 17:45
- Oceansgate Marine Technology Webinar Series 28 October 2020 11:00 - 12:30
- Oceansgate Marine Technology Webinar Series 11 November 2020 11:00 - 11:45
- Social Science Social 11 November 2020 14:00 - 15:00
- To Quarantine or Not to Quarantine? That was the Question! 7 November 2020 - 14 November 2020
Marine Mammal Detection | Voyage aims to highlight the possibilities of autonomous ocean science
The University will use the data supplied by the MAS project to build on its existing research into the monitoring of marine mammals, their behaviour and the impacts on them from human activity.
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: University of Plymouth research.Find out more by accessing our case studies and researcher profiles
Discover more about our academic, economic and societal impact
At a glance...
- University of Plymouth 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 and Skills funding bodies
- reaching far and wide, Plymouth's global impact locations included Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania, North and South America.