Scientists reveal the secrets behind Pluto’s dunes
Scientists at the University of Plymouth, University of Cologne and Brigham Young University.have discovered dunes on Pluto, and say they are likely to have been formed of methane ice grains released into its rarefied atmosphere
Basic password guidance can dramatically improve account security, study shows
Technology users who receive guidance when setting passwords are significantly more likely to make their choices secure, according to research by the University of Plymouth, McGill University and Purdue University
Postgraduate student comes 5th in World Longboard Championships
A top surfer and PhD candidate in the School of Engineering is celebrating finishing 5th in the ISA World Longboard Championships in Hainan, China.
National award success for Rail Partnership
The Devon & Cornwall Rail Partnership, based in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, won two categories at the national Community Rail Awards
Masters student wins civil engineering placement award
Plymouth University news: Masters student Peter Boden has received a prestigious award from the Civil Engineering Contractors Association for his outstanding work during a placement year
Student wins regional round of Women in Property awards
Plymouth University news: Civil Engineering student Madeleine Jury has been named the South West winner of the Women in Property (WiP) student award
University is named regional centre for teachers and technology
Plymouth University news: Plymouth University has become the South West regional centre for the national initiative Computing at School, which helps teachers teach core computing skills in the national curriculum.
Academic makes waves in nautical publication
Plymouth University News: Captain Bob Hone, from the School of Marine Science and Engineering, has contributed to a publication designed to be an onboard resource for every ship in the world.
Secchi disk project reaches the Arctic Circle
Plymouth University news: A citizen science project pioneered by a marine researcher is set to be taken to one of the most remote stretches of water in the world.