Research impact at Plymouth
Demonstrating our mission to advance knowledge and transform lives through research
- Social media culture can encourage risky and inappropriate posting behaviour, new study suggests 22 August 2017
- Deep-sea sponges – home to the next generation of antimicrobials? 17 August 2017
- Consistent backswing crucial in helping sportspeople produce optimum results 10 August 2017
- Artificial coastal defences could be used to enhance marine biodiversity 10 August 2017
- Funding for gene therapy to injured peripheral nerves 9 August 2017
Upcoming academic and research events
- Ontological Changes in the Journey to Medicine: Characterising Threshold Concepts from Reflective Essays 1 September 2017 10:00 - 12:00
- British Congress of Optometry and Vision Science 2017 4 September 2017 - 5 September 2017
- Experiences of PPI and systematic reviewing 5 September 2017 13:00 - 15:00
- British Society for Oral and Dental Research Conference 2017 6 September 2017 - 8 September 2017
- Whose Right to the (Smart) City? 10 September 2017 - 11 September 2017
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: Plymouth University research.Find out more by accessing our case studies and researcher profiles
Discover more about our academic, economic and societal impact
At a glance...
- Plymouth University 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 & Skills funding bodies
- reaching far and wide, Plymouth's global impact locations included Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania, North and South America.