Earthquake faults may have played key role in shaping the culture of ancient Greece, study suggests
The Ancient Greeks may have built sacred sites deliberately on land affected by previous earthquake activity, according to a new study by BBC presenter Iain Stewart MBE, Professor of Geoscience Communication at the University of Plymouth
Active tectonics and geohazards
University of Plymouth: Centre for Research in Earth Sciences (CRES). Active tectonics and geohazards.
Japanese guidelines could assist other tsunami prone nations
Plymouth University news: Japan’s lead in implementing sea defence improvements is an important reference point for other tsunami-prone nations to help guard against future disasters, a study led by Plymouth University has suggested
Natural hazards: earthquakes
The University of Plymouth are researching earthquake risk communication in Istanbul
Building resilience to natural hazards
University of Plymouth: Building resilience to natural hazards at the University of Plymouth.
Reproducing tsunamis and earthquakes
Find out more about Alison Raby's work on tsunamis and earthquakes
Looking for scars of earthquakes
Find out more about Heidi Morstang's work making a film about field geologists from the University of Plymouth doing research in Norway
Understanding devastating earthquakes
Find out more about what the University of Plymouth are doing to investigate earthquakes
Are UK earthquakes a cause for real future concern?
After a 4.4-magnitude earthquake epicentred in South Wales on Saturday 17 February, Professor Iain Stewart from the University of Plymouth talks about the causes of earthquakes and how common they are here in the UK