Research impact at Plymouth
Demonstrating our mission to advance knowledge and transform lives through research
- Scientists start work on vaccine to prevent future coronavirus outbreaks 17 March 2020
- Study suggests LEGO bricks could survive in ocean for up to 1,300 years 16 March 2020
- Industry involvement vital in creation of unique new Cyber-SHIP Lab 13 March 2020
- ‘Fossil earthquakes’ offer new insight into seismic activity deep below earth’s surface 12 March 2020
- Documentary aims to reveal the human side of earthquake science 12 March 2020
Upcoming academic and research events
- South West Marine Ecosystems 2020 (CANCELLED) 3 April 2020 09:00 - 16:30
- Phytogenesis: entanglements in a more-than-human-world (CANCELLED) 16 April 2020 10:00 - 16:00
- Therapeutic Justice in the UK (CANCELLED) 16 April 2020 10:30 - 16:00
- 'Back to Music' with Charlotte Storey (CANCELLED) 18 April 2020
- Westminster Insight: using technology to reduce loneliness and improve wellbeing for older people workshop CANCELLED 28 April 2020 12:30 - 16:30
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.