Plastics research under the microscope
It has been quite a year for Professor Richard Thompson, marine biologist, and the man whose research over the last decade has put microplastics pollution on the global map.
Professor Tom Hutchinson: health and the environment
"People cannot be healthy if the world they live in is not healthy.”
Coastal communities on the front line of climate change
Plymouth University research impact: Working to understand the forces at play within the coastal zone - and the impact and potential cost to society from increased storms and floods
Ocean acidification weighs heavily upon marine algae
Plymouth University news: Scientists have found that marine algae living in waters rich in carbon dioxide suffer reduced performance due to a loss of rigidity in their stems caused by the acidic conditions.
Mapping the deep
Plymouth University research: How academics in the School of Marine Science and Engineering have been mapping sensitive environments, which have helped in the establishment of Marine Protected Areas
Enhancing sustainability in smaller ports
Plymouth University news: Researchers at Plymouth University have created an 11-point checklist which they believe could become the vital tool which enables the UK’s small ports to ensure they are working sustainably.
Revolutionising recruitment in the medical professions
Plymouth University research impact: Revolutionising recruitment in the medical professions
ALIZ-E project leads the way in robotics ethical debate
Research case study: A feature on how a team within the School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics led the ALIZ-E project to investigate the use of robots in clinical settings
Developing treatments and improving outcomes measurement in Multiple Sclerosis
Research case study on how the work of the Institute of Translational and Stratified Medicine at Plymouth University is helping to tackle neuro-degenerative conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis.
Chinese scholar blossoms thanks to international cultural opportunity
Plymouth University news: Jiqun Zhang, a lecturer in art and design at Shandong University in China, secured funding from the Chinese government to take up a year-long residency in the University's School of Art, Design and Architecture