School of Biomedical and Healthcare Sciences

Welcome to our school

Neil Avent, Professor of Molecular Diagnostics and Transfusion Medicine discusses, alongside current staff and students, the benefits of studying with us.

Watch our welcome video.

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Nutrition, Exercise and Health graduate - Nils Swindell

Recently graduated Nutrition, Exercise and Health student Nils Swindell talks about his course and his placement monitoring runners in the Dragon's Back Race.
View the Nutrition, Exercise and Health course site

Systems Biology Centre

The Plymouth University Systems Biology Centre offers genomics and proteomics facilities to researchers within and external to the University.

Find out more about the centre in our video

Research

Learn about our varied research topics within the Biomedical Research Group, which include:

Non-invasive pre-natal testing, new targets for cancer treatment, understanding macrophages, combating sepsis and self-disseminating vaccines.

Discover more about the Biomedical Research Group

Healthcare showcase

The University has showcased how it is at the forefront of ground breaking research in addressing global health challenges to an audience of national health influencers, and guest of honour, Rt Hon. The Lord Willetts.

The University’s Health Research Showcase was hosted by its Chancellor, The Lord Kestenbaum at One Great George Street, London on Thursday 19 October.

It was an opportunity to see and discuss some of the University’s internationally-leading research that is making a real difference to people’s lives, the research crosses work enabled by the University of Plymouth’s interdisciplinary Institutes spanning the Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and Faculties of Health and Human Sciences, Science and Engineering, Arts and Humanities, and Business.

Schwartz Rounds

Plymouth University are running Schwartz Rounds throughout 2017/18.  These act as a forum for staff and students from all health and social care professions to come together to discuss the emotional care aspects of their work and training.

View our detailed information, dates and contact details