Project will examine impact of climate change in the Arctic
Micro-ARC, co-led by Dr Michael Cunliffe from the University of Plymouth and Professor Anja Engel of GEOMAR in Germany, aims to improve understanding of how short and long term environmental changes are affecting microbial ecosystems in the polar region
University works to build public engagement with environmental research across the UK
A consortium involving the University of Plymouth has been awarded funding by the Natural Environment Research Council to raise awareness of the future of our seas and ways the public can help protect them
Experts secure £5 million grant to protect and enhance the South West's 'natural capital'
Plymouth University news: The University partners with Exeter and the Plymouth Marine Laboratory on a new NERC project focused upon the natural capital of the South West
Plymouth University invited to join EnvEast Doctoral Training Partnership
Plymouth University news: The University has been invited to join the EnvEast NERC Doctoral Training Partnership, run by the University of East Anglia, in conjunction with the Universities of Essex and Kent.
Plymouth scientist to chair national diving committee
Plymouth University news: Professor Jason Hall-Spencer is appointed Chairman of the National Facility for Scientific Diving Committee, the body responsible for reviewing diving research proposals submitted to the Natural Environment Research Council.
Coastal communities face winter threat
Plymouth University News: Scientists from Plymouth University have warned that communities along South West shorelines could be under threat in coming months because of the extent to which beaches have failed to recover following the storms of last winter
Marine research funding success for the University and the city
Plymouth University news: Plymouth University receives £368,000 from the Natural Environment Research Council - part of a combined £1.4 million awarded to research institutions in the city
Using bacteria to reduce impact of diazepam in UK rivers
Plymouth University News: Scientists identify a reaction pathway which could reduce the potentially harmful impact of diazepam and similar chemicals
Climate study sets course for the Southern Ocean
Plymouth University news: Scientists studying the Earth’s climate are to set sail for one of the most hostile areas on the planet in a bid to improve our understanding of the interaction between the oceans and the atmosphere.
Could complex chemical compounds pose health risk?
University of Plymouth news: The potential of minute particles – around 100 times smaller in diameter than a human hair – to increase the risks of developing diseases such as cancer is to be analysed in a study led by experts at University of Plymouth.