Research breakthrough could see simple blood test replace surgery for some brain tumour patients
Researchers at the Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence at the University of Plymouth have discovered a biomarker which helps to distinguish whether meningioma – the most common form of adult primary brain tumour – is grade I or grade II.
Unique book contains children’s self-penned experiences of COVID-19 restrictions
Amid plans to ease lockdown in the UK, children worldwide have shared their experiences of COVID-19 restrictions in a unique e-book launched on 1 March.
Professor receives national award for excellence in transplantation
Professor Matthew Cramp has won the Excellence in Transplantation Award as part of the 2021 UK Awards for Excellence in Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation.
Breakthrough research suggests drug commonly used to treat blood on the brain is ‘worse than placebo’
Breakthrough research suggests drug commonly used to treat blood on the brain is ‘worse than placebo’. Chronic subdural haematoma is one of the most common disorders managed by neurosurgeons, and findings from this trial will change practice.
New 3D, 360-degree lab tour explores vital brain tumour research
Created by Brain Tumour Research, the tour explores the University's unique research into slow-growing tumours
‘A threat greater than Covid’ – why we should be paying more attention to antimicrobial resistance
To coincide with World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (18-24 November 2020), Dr Tina Joshi and Matthew McKracken explain why antimicrobial resistance is an urgent and global threat to human health
Plymouth-led antibiotic discovery network goes global
The Antibiotic Discovery Accelerator Network (ABX) has launched antibioticdiscovery.com to share expertise and develop new collaborations around the world.
How online quizzes could get us through the winter
The pub quiz made a comeback at the start of lockdown and – this World Mental Health Day (10 October) – Dr Sophie Homer explains how its online form could help us get through the upcoming months of continuing social restriction.
Psychology academic wins international award for study on workplace sound
Professor Judy Edworthy has been recognised by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society for her studies on how sound, music, and other audible signals affect safety and work performance.