Articles from University of Plymouth

Harnessing the social capital of ageing populations in rural communities to foster innovation

With a wealth of life and professional experience, older people could hold the key to revitalising rural communities, researchers say.

Tackling inequality one word at a time – experts put spotlight on language development in Arabic speaking countries

A new project is to help identify preschoolers in Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan and the West Bank with delayed speech, in a bid to reduce academic and social disadvantage.

£2.6million @PlymUni project helps Devon enterprises respond to the climate emergency

Enterprises across the South West constantly have to adapt in the face of the global climate emergency. But what are the most effective ways to overcome the challenges and unlock the many opportunities these new environmental practices can create?

Pre-election survey reveals young people’s opinions #GE19

Young people believe government and businesses have the biggest roles to play when it comes to tackling the climate and nature emergencies facing the planet.

University of Plymouth opens new Digital Fabrication and Immersive Media Laboratories

Two new laboratories containing cutting edge digital technologies have been unveiled at the University of Plymouth.

University appoints award-winning architects to work on new Engineering and Design facility

The University of Plymouth has appointed an internationally award-winning architectural practice to create an iconic new Engineering and Design facility on the western edge of its main campus.

University of Plymouth academic awarded prestigious fellowship to teach in New Zealand

A University of Plymouth academic has been awarded a prestigious international fellowship to expand his world-leading expertise in transport policy and innovation.

University of Plymouth Students prepare to shine at Illuminate

Dazzling light installations created by students and graduates of the University of Plymouth will be showcased this week when the third annual Illuminate festival opens at the Royal William Yard and other venues across the city.

University partners with 3 Michelin star The Fat Duck to boost hospitality education

Undergraduate students will get to work with one of the world’s most high-profile chefs and restaurants thanks to a new partnership struck by the University of Plymouth.

Robots can take just three hours to learn how to successfully support teachers in a classroom environment

Robots can learn how to support teachers in class sessions Robots can take just three hours to successfully learn techniques which can be used to support teachers in a classroom environment, according to new research.


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