Articles from University of Plymouth

University secures £3.4 million for Cornwall’s innovative businesses

Innovative businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly can continue to access expert support from the University of Plymouth after it secured a multimillion-pound funding boost.

Plymouth University signs new drive to help nation through #Coronavirus crisis

@PlymUni sign @C19Pledge to help the country pull through the #Covid_19 #coronacrisis   The University of Plymouth has joined businesses from across the UK in an initiative to help the country pull through the coronavirus crisis.

Office for Students Chair Sir Michael Barber visits University of Plymouth

The Chair of the @OfficeStudents has visited @PlymUni for the first time to learn first-hand about its work to champion positive #SocialMobility  Sir Michael Barber, Chair of the OfS, which is the independent regulator of higher education in England, met with representatives and students from all levels of the institution to discuss how the University is supporting social mobility in the South West and raising the aspirations of school children, young people and other prospective students around the world.

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.