Articles from University of Plymouth

Supportive dental professor awarded Honorary Doctorate by the University of Plymouth

A ‘research giant’ with over 45 years in dentistry has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Dentistry degree by the University of Plymouth Peninsula Dental School.

Nursing students take over running hospital ward

24 August 2018

Denis rides again – charity cycle for life-saving medical research

The chair of a medical research charity is cycling the length of the UK to raise money for the life-saving study undertaken at the University of Plymouth. 

Art project challenges society to take control of artificial intelligence

Do you want to live forever?This is the starting point of an interactive digital art project launching this week, using cutting-edge technology to help people explore what they want from the future of artificial intelligence (AI).

Robots have power to significantly influence children’s opinions

Writing in Science Robotics, scientists say the study provides an interesting insight into how robots could be used positively within society. However, they also say it does raise some concerns around the potential for robots to have a negative influence on vulnerable young children.

Robots will never replace teachers but can boost children’s education

Robots can play an important role in the education of young people but will never fully replace teachers, a new study suggests.

Why we need more men to become nurses

If someone asks you to picture a doctor, it’s likely you’ll picture a man. If someone asks you to picture a nurse, it’s more likely you’ll picture a woman.

Altered images: new research shows that what we see is distorted by what we expect to see

New research shows that humans 'see' the actions of others not quite as they really are, but slightly distorted by their expectations.

£2 million research funding to address chronic lung disease in developing world

9 August 2018

Five reasons why businesses can benefit from working with a university

9 August 2018

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