University-led civic partnership installs free WIFI to help residents cope with COVID-19 lockdown
A University-led project to establish a Centre for Health Technology Pop-Up in Stonehouse has installed free public WIFI in Stonehouse to help residents cope with lockdown
Partnership provides 20,000 recyclable face shields for COVID-19 essential staff
Engineers at the University of Plymouth are working alongside staff from Plympton-based Prestige Packaging to design and manufacture a new series of recyclable face shields for use during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Harnessing the social capital of ageing populations in rural communities to foster innovation
With a wealth of life and professional experience, older people could hold the key to revitalising rural communities, researchers say.
New health tech community pop-up targets urban deprivation
University of Plymouth news: A University-led partnership secures an Enhancing Place-Based Partnership for Public Engagement award from UKRI to establish a
Testbed for cutting-edge health technology welcomes world’s most advanced social robot
University of Plymouth news: A robot named Stevie, cover star of Time magazine this month, is making his first visit to the UK to be tested by experts in health technology in the South West.
Bringing digital healthcare to an ageing population – University to launch regional technology network
The University is launching the South West Interdisciplinary Technology Consortium for Health and care (SWITCH) on Monday 8 July.
eHealth expert named among nation’s lifesavers
Professor Ray Jones, whose research and projects focus on empowering more people to use digital health, is featured in a new Universities UK campaign.
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.