Research impact at Plymouth
Demonstrating our mission to advance knowledge and transform lives through research
- Professor receives national award for excellence in transplantation 24 February 2021
- Plastic recycling results in rare metals being found in children’s toys and food packaging 17 February 2021
- Managing crab and lobster catches could offer long-term benefits to fishermen and the environment 15 February 2021
- Drugs used to treat HIV and flu can have detrimental impact on crops 28 January 2021
- Harpy eagles could be under greater threat than previously thought 27 January 2021
Upcoming academic and research events
- Oceansgate Marine Technology Webinar Series 24 February 2021 11:00 - 11:45
- South West Marine Ecosystems: Cetaceans Webinar 2 March 2021 13:00 - 14:30
- South West Marine Ecosystems: Marine Protected Areas and Management Webinar 3 March 2021 10:00 - 12:15
- Adventures in Posthumanism 2020-21 3 March 2021 14:00 - 15:30
- Earthquake chasing around the world 5 March 2021
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.