Research impact at Plymouth
Demonstrating our mission to advance knowledge and transform lives through research
- Maritime rope could be adding billions of microplastics to the ocean every year 22 September 2021
- Consortium submits plan to confirm South West’s status as a global leader in ocean technology innovation 16 September 2021
- New report outlines steps needed to reduce child deaths from serious illness 15 September 2021
- Employers should adapt remote working policies to target physical activity, stress and diet, study recommends 15 September 2021
- Plymouth to host UK’s first charging network for electric maritime vessels 15 September 2021
Upcoming academic and research events
- FUTURES2021 24 September 2021 - 25 September 2021
- More Just, More Sustainable Futures 1.0: Artistic Research Symposium for PhD Students 28 September 2021 - 29 September 2021
- Addressing the Challenges Facing UK Coastal Communities 7 October 2021 13:00 - 14:30
- Unlocking the economic potential of English seaside towns: opportunities and barriers 7 October 2021 13:00 - 14:30
- Plymouth International Virtual Dementia Conference 27 October 2021 13:00 - 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.