Research launched into impact of sea lice upon salmon fisheries
Plymouth University news: A new international research project has been launched to investigate the issue of sea lice infestation that is costing the Atlantic salmon aquaculture industry millions of pounds in lost stock.
Non-destructive technique measures oxygen levels in 3D cells used for toxicity testing
Plymouth University news: A non-destructive technique which can measure the presence of oxygen in 3D models of biological cells has been developed by scientists at Plymouth University and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca
BRCA1 deficiency increases sensitivity of ovarian cancer cells to auranofin
Plymouth University news: An anti-rheumatic drug could improve the prognosis for ovarian cancer patients exhibiting a deficiency of the DNA repair protein BRCA1, a study led by Plymouth University has found
University helps to launch new doctoral training programme
Plymouth University news: Plymouth University is among 13 institutions nationally joining forces to launch a new kind of doctoral training programme, the Doctoral Training Alliance
Students given an insight into the world around us
Plymouth University news: Almost 600 A-level students will be getting up close and personal with science as part of a series of events at Plymouth University
Academic appointed to French animal welfare group
Plymouth University news: A senior academic from Plymouth University has been appointed to a body advising the French government on best practice in animal welfare
Bumblebees shy away from field-facing hedgerows
Plymouth University news: The pollination service provided by bumblebees on the field-side boundaries of hedgerows may be limited because farming methods are having a negative impact on their sources of food, a study by Plymouth University has found
Do my ice crystals look big in this?
Plymouth University news: Do my ice crystals look big in this? Event gives ice cream makers the chance to analyse their products up close.