Articles from University of Plymouth

Student earns prestigious scholarship to support F1 dream

A University of Plymouth student has been awarded a prestigious scholarship to support him in his quest to become a motorsport engineer.

New foundation course to increase doctor numbers and diversity for the future

Budding doctors from disadvantaged backgrounds have the chance to kick-start their career thanks to a new programme at the University of Plymouth.

.@PlymUni rises 14 places in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

The University of Plymouth has risen 14 places in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019, which is being published this weekend.

Plymouth leads national review of dental ‘fitness to practise’ process

Academics have led an international review to help the UK dental regulator define what constitutes ‘serious misconduct’ within the profession.

Project gives voice to city’s refugees and addresses impact of increase in ethnic diversity

A pilot project set to launch in Plymouth aims to help refugees use memories of home to build a new life, and address negative attitudes to immigration at the same time.

Former student returns to university for special screening of star-studded film

A student turned award-winning director is returning to Plymouth to host a preview screening of his first major feature film.

Plymouth becomes first UK university to receive MCA accreditation for cyber security course

A new continuing professional development (CPD) course on maritime cyber security is putting the University of Plymouth at the forefront of training the modern seafarer and shipping industry managers.

University technician shortlisted for #WISEAwards2018 for promoting STEM to girls and women

A technician at the University of Plymouth has been shortlisted for a national award in recognition of her efforts to support others wanting to succeed in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

PhD student to develop medical education links with Taiwan

A PhD student is developing international links in medical education after winning an exclusive award from the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) and publishers, Wiley.

3D bioprinter revolutionises skin research

Although Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly have a long tradition of growing high value speciality crops and plants, advances in growing technology have removed much of Cornwall’s advantage of early cropping seasons which were once very lucrative. If the project can prove that some of these native Cornish coastal plants and seaweeds can be successfully incorporated into new skincare treatments, it could increase the value of the crops that if grown by Cornish growers could help improve incomes.

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