Join virtual sustainability events at Research Festival 2021

Make connections. Collaborate. Create change.

Explore topics from climate change to offshore renewable energy to forest responses, revitalising ancient architecture to marine plastic pollution. Join talks with our leading researchers and invited guest speakers as they share insights into our understanding of the environment.

Hear about numerous global challenges and discover how your project or business could achieve greater impact through collaboration.

Research Festival 2021 events are free to access online and open to all.

Find out more about our sustainability events below and book your place to enjoy one or more of the week's events.

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Interdisciplinary research

Our diverse research spans three Strategic Institutes. Collaborative endeavour in rich, natural environments drives solutions to global challenges.

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Marine Institute
Marine, maritime, education and innovation expertise integrates to train scientists, engineers, policymakers, artists, technicians and business.

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Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research
Transformations in life course, ageing, methodologies, e-health, technology and interventions in health, social care, lifestyle, health and wellbeing.

Research with the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Sustainable Earth Institute
Science, engineering, arts, humanities, health and business, with community, businesses and individuals, innovate to build resilience for our planet.