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Research highlights near-miss which could have changed outcome of D-Day
Dr Harry Bennett, Associate Professor of History at the University of Plymouth, has uncovered a near-miss which might potentially have changed the shape of D-Day.
Ever gone to put your keys in the fridge and the milk on the side? New research sheds light on why
New research from the School of Psychology shows for the first time that forming a strong mental picture of a motor action can make a person involuntarily do it
Robot research offering comfort to care home residents
PhD student Hannah Bradwell is exploring how robots offer comfort to care home residents – and whether they can be affordable for small budgets.
Study shows ocean acidification is having major impact on marine life
Scientists from the University of Plymouth, working with colleagues in Japan and Italy, say cuts in global CO2 emissions are essential to limit further damage to coral reefs and kelp forests
World-first study aims to improve survival rates after major surgery
The Coronary Anatomy and Dynamic Exercise Test (CADET) study is investigating the effectiveness of different types of tests carried out prior to major surgery, to assess patient fitness, and therefore the likelihood of a good post-surgery recovery.
Project examines the impact of counter-terrorism measures on residents’ everyday experience in European cities
Dr Paul Simpson, Associate Professor of Human Geography at the University of Plymouth, will be involved in a new £1.1million research collaboration
Altered images: new research shows that what we see is distorted by what we expect to see
University of Plymouth news: New research by the School of Psychology shows that humans “see” the actions of others not quite as they really are, but slightly distorted by their expectations.
Animal groups consider multiple factors before fighting
New research involving the University of Plymouth suggests that groups of animals consider multiple factors before deciding whether to fight rivals
Researchers join €10m project examining cultural and climate change across Europe
Dr Jessie Woodbridge and Professor Ralph Fyfe, from the University of Plymouth, will contribute data essential to understanding how past populations interacted with their landscapes
£2 million research funding to address chronic lung disease in developing world
The University of Plymouth is part of a £2 million project to address chronic lung disease in the developing world through pulmonary (lung-related) rehabilitation.
Scientists call for global push to eliminate space debris
University of Plymouth news: A collaboration led by the University has urged leaders to learn lessons from the management of the High Seas and act to protect Earth’s orbit.
Robots have power to significantly influence children’s opinions
A study published in Science Robotics, and conducted at the University of Plymouth, provides an interesting insight into how robots could be used positively within society.