Articles from University of Plymouth

Parental involvement plays key role in children’s academic attainment, research shows

New research has shown how parental engagement has a positive effect on a child’s academic attainment – regardless of age or socio-economic status.

Emeritus Professor awarded prestigious honour by the Royal College of Anaesthetists

Rob Sneyd, Emeritus Professor of the University of Plymouth, has been recognised for his lifetime services to anaesthesiology with the prestigious Gold Medal from the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

University of Plymouth project offers new lease of life to disabled former musicians

Participants are being sought for a life changing project designed to help injured or ill former musicians reconnect with the joy of playing. Researchers at the University of Plymouth are bringing together a group of people who, because of mental health or physical injury, are no longer able to play their instruments. They are particularly interested in hearing from current or ex-military and other services (police, fire etc) personnel who would like to take up playing again.

SEA the Future: Young people get to see ocean science in action

Young people get to see ocean science in action during week-long sailing experience. Environmental scientists from the University of Plymouth have been encouraging young people to think about the impacts of ocean science as part of an exciting new sailing experience.

University of Plymouth faces The 3rd Degree

Academic reputations will be on the line on national radio today when the University of Plymouth undergoes The 3rd Degree for the first time.

Leading medicine and dentistry academics from the University of Plymouth awarded National Teaching Fellowships

Two of the University of Plymouth’s leading medicine and dentistry academics have been awarded National Teaching Fellowships (NTFs) by Advance HE.

Plymouth University-led project recognised as one of the best in European awards

A €4m sustainable building project led by the University has been shortlisted for an EU-wide award for original and innovative research.

Students as cultural creators: University of Plymouth media arts and sociology students collaborate in award-winning project

A project that has seen students helping to capture the rich heritage of a unique corner of Cornwall has won two national prizes for community impact.

Student launches radically different prosthetic breast design for women after cancer surgery

19 July 2019

Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies receives Honorary Doctorate

Professor Dame Sally Davies, the first woman to hold the post of Chief Medical Officer for England, has been recognised for her achievements with an Honorary Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Plymouth.

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