Articles from University of Plymouth

University spinout awarded £550,000 to speed development of harvesting robots

A University of Plymouth spinout company has been awarded almost £550,000 to accelerate the development of its raspberry-harvesting robot system.

Research aims to enhance negotiating capacity in the wake of Brexit

The project also involves Dr Patrick Holden, Reader in International Relations and Development; Dr Zoë James, Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies; and Dr Oliver Smith, Reader in Criminology.

Using art to tackle lung disease: Illustration students making an impact in Uganda

Killing 3.2m people every year, lung condition COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is the third leading cause of death worldwide.

Combating lung disease worldwide – event to showcase University’s leading work in rehab and education

The event will bring attention to a variety of international projects covering locations from Greece to Kyrgyzstan, but will focus on the team’s work with midwives in Uganda raising awareness of the damage of biomass fuels among women who experience more exposure through cooking.

Student first to deliver baby at Liskeard Community Hospital

A midwifery student at the University of Plymouth has become the first person to deliver a baby at Liskeard Community Hospital.

University technicians in the running for Papin Prizes

Staff from across the University of Plymouth’s Faculty of Science and Engineering have been shortlisted for the biennial Papin Prizes. 

Finding 'Doggerland'


University takes part in 'Sea Bin' trial to monitor plastic waste

The University of Plymouth is taking part in the trial of a ‘Sea Bin’ as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to tackling plastic pollution.

Graduate wins Red Dot Award for world’s first closed urine testing system

26 March 2019

Plymouth student wins national surgical skills competition

A University of Plymouth medical student has won a national competition recognising the best surgical skills in the UK.


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