Research by MRes student Rebecca Dudley for the Cornwall Wildlife Trust has uncovered the first and only community of bottlenose dolphins to be identified in English waters.
- Rebecca was interviewed for the Today Programme (Radio 4)
- Rebecca also appeared live on the Sky Breakfast at 7.15am (Sky News)
- Bottlenose dolphins giving England the fins up all year round, research shows (Guardian)
- England's first resident dolphins (Daily Mail)
- Cornwall becomes home to England’s first permanent population of bottlenose dolphins (The Times)
- Bottlenose dolphins found living off English coast in 'incredibly exciting' discovery (Independent)
- England's only resident bottlenose dolphins spotted near Cornwall (Express)
- Fantastic beasts and where to find them in Britain (Mirror)
University of Plymouth academic Professor Camille Parmesan has been selected by the President of France Emmanuel Macron to receive funding as part of his “Make Our Planet Great Again” programme.
- Macron announces grants to 'make our planet great again' in jibe at Trump (Daily Telegraph)
- French president’s climate talent search nabs 18 foreign scientists (Science Magazine)
- Promising to ‘Make Our Planet Great Again,’ Macron lures 13 US climate scientists to France (Washington Post)
- ‘Trump’s extremism on climate change has brought people together’ (The Guardian)
Plastic bags can be ripped into 1.7m pieces - Mail Online, New Atlas and others
Study by the Marine Biology and Ecology Research Centre suggests marine wildlife may be unwittingly contributing to the spread of microplastics which threatens them.
Andy Phippen, Professor of Children and Technology, features in a column exploring how graphic subject matter should be tackled in modern-day blockbuster video games.
Professor Richard Thompson is quoted in several articles following research showing that tiny bits of plastic are contaminating mussels from the European Arctic to China.
Using music to unlock the mysteries of DNA - BBC Radio 3
Professor Eduardo Miranda appears on the station's Music Matter programme talking about his new work for percussion and electronics, Artibiotics, which is inspired by a European research project to discover new antibiotics
We won’t save the world by watching celebrity nature shows - The Guardian
Columnist Lucy Siegle cites the work of Professor Richard Thompson in a piece which argues that for all its worth, Blue Planet doesn’t exactly provide a thorough education
Thwarting the tricksters out to get your money - Raconteur (Sunday Times)
Phishing emails remain the main weapon used by hackers trying to steal valuable information and cash, but Professor Steve Furnell contributes to an article outlining some of the ways of protecting your business
Visiting Professor David Begg has called for the SNP-led council in Glasgow to consider implementing a range of radical ideas to cut pollution and convince people to abandon their cars.
EU eyes high-tech cleanup for plastic pollution in rivers - Deutsche Welle
Dr Sabine Pahl, Associate Professor (Reader) in Psychology, urges scientists from different fields to work together to address the cause of the plastic pollution.
Professor Liz Kay announced as Oral Health Foundation president - Dentistry.co.uk
She will start her new two-year role immediately, combining her presidency with working as foundation dean of Peninsula Dental School at the University of Plymouth.
GAIN secures £8.7m for regional businesses - Devon Live
The University's Growth Acceleration and Investment Network (GAIN) is in the news after helping businesses to benefit from the South West Growth Fund, an £8.7m fund set to create 1,136 new jobs.
Award-winning photos of animals - CBBC NewsRound
A picture by PhD student Adam Rees earns an award from the British Ecological Society.
New chair announced at CruiseBritain - Seatrade Cruise News
CruiseBritain, the membership association which brings together the ports and service sector of the UK cruise industry, will welcome University graduate James Stangroom as the new chair.