University of Plymouth news feed /feeds/news The latest news from University of Plymouth. 60 Plymouth among most affordable UK cities for students /news/plymouth-among-most-affordable-uk-cities-for-students High quality education in a great value setting /news/plymouth-among-most-affordable-uk-cities-for-students Mon, 17 Jun 2024 10:01:31 +0100 Vice-Chancellor made DBE in His Majesty The King’s Birthday Honours 2024 /news/vice-chancellor-made-dbe-in-hm-the-kings-birthday-honours-2024 Professor Dame Judith Petts DBE recognised for services to higher education and sustainability /news/vice-chancellor-made-dbe-in-hm-the-kings-birthday-honours-2024 Fri, 14 Jun 2024 22:46:18 +0100 University named among world’s best for minimising waste and marine excellence /news/university-named-among-world-s-best-for-minimising-waste-and-marine-excellence The Times Higher Impact Rankings praised the University for research and activities linked to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals /news/university-named-among-world-s-best-for-minimising-waste-and-marine-excellence Thu, 13 Jun 2024 16:41:39 +0100 Accolades celebrate creative talent /news/four-awards-celebrate-our-creative-talent Plymouth University academics and graduates triumph with four prizes at the 2014 Media Innovation Awards /news/four-awards-celebrate-our-creative-talent Wed, 03 Dec 2014 14:01:00 +0000 Is magnesium the sleeping potion that enables sandhoppers to survive cold winters? /news/is-magnesium-the-sleeping-potion-that-enables-sandhoppers-to-survive-cold-winters The findings have been revealed in research carried out by the University’s School of Biological and Marine Sciences /news/is-magnesium-the-sleeping-potion-that-enables-sandhoppers-to-survive-cold-winters Fri, 14 Jun 2024 11:49:32 +0100 Former student returns to university for special screening of star-studded film /news/former-student-returns-to-university-for-special-screening-of-star-studded-film Director Dom Lenoir's Winter Ridge features high-profile actors and has been a hit on the festival circuit /news/former-student-returns-to-university-for-special-screening-of-star-studded-film Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:24:00 +0100 Emergency health team excels in military challenge /news/emergency-health-team-excels-in-military-challenge Staff and students from the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences finished second out of 17 teams in annual South West Military Challenge. /news/emergency-health-team-excels-in-military-challenge Thu, 13 Sep 2018 10:37:00 +0100 Paramedic students steam into action /news/paramedic-students-steam-into-action Putting their skills to the test at a simulated train crash /news/paramedic-students-steam-into-action Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:00:00 +0000 Making a difference for refugees – meet the founder of the life-changing Plymouth programme START /news/making-a-difference-for-refugees-nil-meet-the-founder-of-the-life-changing-plymouth-programme-start Avril Bellinger says success of any size can come from simply asking ‘What can I do to help?’ /news/making-a-difference-for-refugees-nil-meet-the-founder-of-the-life-changing-plymouth-programme-start Sat, 03 Mar 2018 09:00:00 +0000 Students’ work showcased in National Portrait Gallery /news/students-work-showcased-in-national-portrait-gallery Photography students have seen their work displayed in the Photo Portrait Now exhibition /news/students-work-showcased-in-national-portrait-gallery Thu, 13 Jun 2024 16:19:16 +0100 Professor Mary Watkins to become Peer in the House of Lords /news/professor-mary-watkins-to-become-peer-of-the-house-of-lords Former Deputy Vice-Chancellor to become a Baroness /news/professor-mary-watkins-to-become-peer-of-the-house-of-lords Tue, 13 Oct 2015 12:16:00 +0100 Million pound postgraduate health research programme set to launch /news/million-pound-postgraduate-health-research-programme-set-to-launch Addressing clinical research needs in the region /news/million-pound-postgraduate-health-research-programme-set-to-launch Mon, 03 Aug 2015 13:14:00 +0100 The Health App Challenge /news/the-health-app-challenge-2 Patient-led app review, design and development /news/the-health-app-challenge-2 Tue, 10 Mar 2015 15:58:00 +0000 The Health App Challenge /news/the-health-app-challenge Plymouth University teams up with the Intellectual Property Office /news/the-health-app-challenge Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:18:00 +0100 Pioneering sustainability education project shortlisted for Guardian University Award /news/pioneering-sustainability-education-project-shortlisted-for-guardian-university-award NursusTOOLKIT recognised for leading curriculum development in Europe /news/pioneering-sustainability-education-project-shortlisted-for-guardian-university-award Thu, 29 Mar 2018 01:00:00 +0100 Tackling the issue of sustainability in health /news/tackling-the-issue-of-sustainability-in-health How Plymouth's School of Nursing and Midwifery was nominated for a Green Gown Award /news/tackling-the-issue-of-sustainability-in-health Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:07:00 +0100 University wins national newspaper award for sustainability /news/university-wins-national-newspaper-award-for-sustainability Pioneering nursing project scoops Guardian University Award /news/university-wins-national-newspaper-award-for-sustainability Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:03:00 +0100 Busiest year yet for Careers Mentoring /news/busiest-year-yet-for-careers-mentoring Almost 400 students benefit from the programme /news/busiest-year-yet-for-careers-mentoring Tue, 11 Jun 2024 17:02:41 +0100 Spinout secures government funding to advance power technology /news/spinout-secures-government-funding-to-advance-power-technology Pulsiv Solar Limited is a University spinout company based at Plymouth Science Park /news/spinout-secures-government-funding-to-advance-power-technology Tue, 11 Aug 2020 09:00:00 +0100 University spinout awarded Japanese patent for energy technology /news/university-spinout-awarded-japanese-patent-for-energy-technology Pulsiv Solar was created to commercialise the research of Dr Zaki Ahmed and is based at Plymouth Science Park /news/university-spinout-awarded-japanese-patent-for-energy-technology Wed, 15 Apr 2020 11:56:00 +0100 School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics aims to expand University’s reputation for world-leading research and teaching /news/school-of-engineering-computing-and-mathematics-aims-to-expand-universitys-reputation-for-world-leading-research-and-teaching Initiative aims to build on areas of excellence and explore opportunities for new courses and collaborations /news/school-of-engineering-computing-and-mathematics-aims-to-expand-universitys-reputation-for-world-leading-research-and-teaching Fri, 19 May 2017 12:00:00 +0100 €7 million project aims to enhance global maritime cyber security /news/eu7million-project-aims-to-enhance-global-maritime-cyber-security Cyber-MAR, funded through the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme, combines the expertise of 13 partners from eight countries /news/eu7million-project-aims-to-enhance-global-maritime-cyber-security Mon, 04 Nov 2019 07:00:00 +0000 First years use projects to kickstart engineering degrees /news/first-years-use-immersive-projects-to-launch-into-engineering-degrees More than 150 students were challenged to create prototypes of boats or planes using high-tech software and a range of materials /news/first-years-use-immersive-projects-to-launch-into-engineering-degrees Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:30:00 +0000 Bluefin tuna tagged for the first time in UK waters with acoustic ‘residency’ tags /news/bluefin-tuna-tagged-for-the-first-time-in-uk-waters-with-acoustic-residency-tags This work is part of the FISH INTEL project, led by the University and funded by the EU’s Interreg France (Channel) England programme /news/bluefin-tuna-tagged-for-the-first-time-in-uk-waters-with-acoustic-residency-tags Tue, 18 Jan 2022 08:14:00 +0000 Tagging programme enables scientists to begin identifying key habitats of English Channel’s critical fish species /news/tagging-programme-enables-scientists-to-begin-identifying-key-habitats-of-english-channels-critical-fish-species The conclusion of the FISH INTEL project was marked with a conference at the University attended by many of its key stakeholders /news/tagging-programme-enables-scientists-to-begin-identifying-key-habitats-of-english-channels-critical-fish-species Tue, 07 Mar 2023 08:00:08 +0000