Academic makes waves in nautical publication
Plymouth University News: Captain Bob Hone, from the School of Marine Science and Engineering, has contributed to a publication designed to be an onboard resource for every ship in the world.
Leading scientists express concern over micro plastics in the ocean
Plymouth University news: Microplastics are becoming an increased concern because of their widespread presence in the oceans and the potential physical risks they pose to organisms.
Students excel in South West Women in Construction Awards
Plymouth University news: Two students and one partner college student recognised as leading female students in construction.
Healthy marine ecosystems depend on science-policy collaboration
Find out more about the work of Dr Abigail McQuatters-Gollop at the University of Plymouth
Rich history of Plymouth harbour detailed in new study
University of Plymouth news: Plymouth academics have published a paper detailing the historical importance of the city’s waters and their continuing impact on science, travel and ecology.
Plymouth scientist to chair national diving committee
Plymouth University news: Professor Jason Hall-Spencer is appointed Chairman of the National Facility for Scientific Diving Committee, the body responsible for reviewing diving research proposals submitted to the Natural Environment Research Council.
New study shows how discarded plastic bags are smothering marine life
Plymouth University news: A joint research study with Trinity College Dublin has show than plastic bags are impacting the development of microalgae, a key component of the marine ecosystem.
Rising carbon dioxide levels stunt sea shell growth
Plymouth University news: An international team of researchers finds evidence that some sea creatures are able to trade size for survival in acidic waters - throwing new light on past mass extinctions and potential future climate change scenarios.
Climate study sets course for the Southern Ocean
Plymouth University news: Scientists studying the Earth’s climate are to set sail for one of the most hostile areas on the planet in a bid to improve our understanding of the interaction between the oceans and the atmosphere.
Student wins regional round of Women in Property awards
Plymouth University news: Civil Engineering student Madeleine Jury has been named the South West winner of the Women in Property (WiP) student award