University of Plymouth
University of Plymouth
A team of clinicians from Plymouth, UK, and Sydney, Australia, have today (Wednesday 9th July 2014 UK, Thursday 10th July Australia) launched ACEmobile - a free-to-use app to support the assessment of dementia, worldwide.
An international relations expert at Plymouth University has been invited to address a United Nations conference on security issues in Central Asia. Professor Graeme Herd, Head of the School of Government in the University’s Faculty of Business, will address the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) on ‘Lessons Learned from Central Asia’.
Ice cream manufacturers in the South West are being invited to a Plymouth University centre of expertise to learn some tricks of the trade to benefit their product and enhance profitability. A free morning seminar is being held on Wednesday 9 July at the Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre (PEMC), where representatives will be able to see a technique which can help identify the size of key ice cream micro-structures (ice crystals, fat globules, air bubbles) to aid product optimisation.
A prominent researcher into brain tumours from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, and a former student from the University who had a brain tumour removed, are to join charity Brain Tumour Research when it presents its updated National Research Funding report to David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science.
Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise (PDSE) has joined forces with charity the Plymouth Highbury Trust to develop an innovative dental ambassador scheme which will see a group of those using the charity trained to support their peers with good oral health practices and awareness.
A prominent researcher into brain tumours from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, and a former student from the University who had a brain tumour removed, joined charity Brain Tumour Research when it presented its updated National Research Funding report to David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science.
A partnership between a Cornwall-based business and Plymouth University means that research at the Royal Cornwall Hospital could lead to a reduction in a major source of pain for pregnant women. Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) occurs in an estimated seventy per cent of women during pregnancy and ranges from mild symptoms to severe disability.
Researchers at Plymouth University have launched a three-year study to investigate the benefits that Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are having upon the wider ecosystem and human welfare. The project will look at the benefits of protecting the marine environment, investigating how MPAs can change the flow of ‘ecosystem services’, or nature’s benefits to society.
Plymouth University is supporting a conference this week in Caen, which will bring experts together to promote the effective governance of cross-Channel ecosystems.
Professor Oliver Hanemann, Associate Dean research at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry “I wish I had breast cancer.” Six stark words used by Pancreatic Cancer Action to draw attention to the disease, its lack of funding and the devastating effect that it has on those with the condition.
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