Why physical activity matters now more than ever
Professor of Health Service Research, Adrian Taylor, discusses motivation, exercise schemes, and the future impact on the NHS.
Forced to Flee: New project to support the mental health of people affected by displacement
An important new study involving the University of Plymouth is set to support the mental health of refugees.
Community and Primary Care Research Group (CPCRG)
Community and Primary care research group (CPCRG) makes improvements in general practice, and to health care in the community, within visible timeframes.
University partners with Heathrow to support passengers with dementia
The University of Plymouth has partnered with Heathrow Airport to launch new guidance to support passengers with dementia through air travel.
International award recognises researcher’s focus on pain in ageing
Professor Patricia Schofield has been awarded the prize for distinguished service by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP).
Major international study to shape future of asthma treatment
Researchers from the University of Plymouth are part of a major international study to assess the benefits of new medications for asthma.
New project to develop new community-led social prescribing
The University of Plymouth is leading new research that will investigate if and how social prescribing might be broadened and offered outside of the NHS.
£1.375 million to rapidly accelerate Parkinson’s drug search
A philanthropic grant from the Edmond J. Safra Foundation will support the establishment of a pioneering multi-arm multi-stage (MAMS) clinical trial platform to quickly assess potential protective therapies that may slow or stop Parkinson’s progression.
Could physical activity help minimise drug and alcohol use?
Future studies are being planned to highlight the role of physical activity in helping to reduce drug and alcohol consumption
‘Put dementia on the agenda’ – Prime Minister endorses new guidance for town and parish councils
New guidance to help local councils and their communities become dementia friendly has been released – with the Prime Minister endorsing the work, which was co-authored by the University of Plymouth, as ‘excellent and practical’.