Research impact at Plymouth
Demonstrating our mission to advance knowledge and transform lives through research
- Research recommends safer approach to removing casualties from car accidents 5 August 2022
- World-renowned health expert to become our new Deputy Vice-Chancellor for research and innovation 21 July 2022
- Nurses and midwives ‘forever altered’ by COVID-19 pandemic 13 July 2022
- Survey assesses impact of organised crime on Devon and Cornwall’s farming communities 27 June 2022
- From the classroom to the ward round – what’s it like being a doctor after medical school? 27 May 2022
Upcoming academic and research events
- How dietitians can protect the planet 6 September 2022
- Water Waves – Mathematical Theory and Applications 8 September 2022 - 9 September 2022
- Persistent homology and applications 12 September 2022
- Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) 13 September 2022 09:00 - 17:00
- Together through it all: The importance of camaraderie to airmen in RAF Bomber Command 30 September 2022 12:30 - 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: University of Plymouth research.
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.