Naval vessels are among the most complex products and are used in diverse ways to implement and support maritime doctrine. They are long-lived, operate in widely varying environments and need to be serviced in a high state of readiness to meet a variety of demands.

This presentation on 29 March will look at some of the key issues in the naval product/service value chain. Find out more about...
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Data Criticality in Through-Life Product/Service Support
The first theme of this seminar on 30 March is the fragmentation of accountabilities within the NHS and the contribution this makes to contracting failures.

This is illustrated with an example of a failed prison health care contract involving several NHS organisations and the Department of Health (Sheaff, 2016). The scale of NHS contracting to external providers heightens public interest in...
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Contract failure and secrecy
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The imminent activation of Article 50 will provide formal notification of the British intention to withdraw from membership of the EU. Our social, economic and political terrain is set to change, with far-ranging and as yet uncertain implications.

This free to attend one-day conference on 5 April, organised by the iSPER Crime, Justice and Society research group, encourages papers that...
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Brexit Criminology: Crime, Justice and Society
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Three projects on issues ranging from enhancing wildlife habitats on sea walls, to the fate of microplastics in the oceans and the breeding patterns of large spotted dogfish impressed judges at the P1 Marine Foundation National Student Awards.

Tegan Consol, third year BSc (Hons) Environmental Science, conducted a project titled 'Monitoring development and success rate of Scyliorhinus...
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Join us in Drake's Place Gardens for some fun activities as we welcome the start of spring!

6 April: Make and Take
11 April: Rake and Cake
13 April: Here and Now

Find out more below!

Spring events in Drake's Place Gardens
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The quality of marine research being conducted by undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University has been recognised after it received more than half of the prizes on offer at a national awards ceremony.

Environmental Science PhD student Kathryn O'Shaughnessy received the award for her project 'Green engineering of coastal infrastructure: a design for life'

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Today is the Summer Opportunities Fair! Get yourself down to Roland Levinsky Building between 10:00 – 14:00 to meet with over 40 exhibitors and explore summer work experience opportunities!
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03/21/2017 at 16:57. Facebook
Fill out our Green Travel Survey for a chance to win a £50 Marks and Spencer voucher!

We are updating our travel plan, have your say by completing the annual Green Travel Survey! To help us to understand travel patterns to the main campus and other sites, all members of staff and every student is asked to complete the survey.

Leave your email address in the survey to be entered into a prize...
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Green travel
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Tomorrow Plymouth University Student Jobs & Plymouth University Careers & Employability will be welcoming over 40 exhibitors onto campus for our Summer Opportunities Fair. View all of the exhibitors at: [ Link ]
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03/21/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Mona Nasser is the Lecturer in Evidence Based Dentistry in Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry.

In this video, she explains the work that she has done with other research collaborators on how research funding agencies ensure adding value to research and minimising waste in research.

The project that she outlines has been published in two papers in Lancet. Read...
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What are research funders doing to minimize waste in research?

Mona Nasser is the Lecturer in Evidence Based Dentistry in Plymouth University Peninsula schools of Medicine and Dentistry. In this video, she explains the w...

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“These figures are simply shocking. I find it outrageous that in this country and in this day and age so many children are undergoing surgery for a condition which is largely preventable. If that many children were having another body part removed because of something we could prevent there would, quite correctly, be a public outcry.” - Professor Liz Kay, Foundation Dean of the Peninsula...
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Dental public health expert reacts to latest figures on the number of children who have had teeth extracted in hospital
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03/20/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Enter the Sustainable Earth Institute photography competition to have the chance to win a £100 photography voucher!

The deadline for submissions is 12 noon on Friday 31 March 2017.

Local focus, global challenges
Plymouth University
03/20/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
The Firefly Scholarship for Podiatry students in their third year provides £2500 towards enriching your studies, for example attending conferences, and the opportunity to work in one of Europe’s most influential orthotics labs, including flights to and accommodation in Ireland. Don't miss out on this opportunity while you can!

Firefly Scholarship
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03/20/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
Every scientist feels a sense of awe and wonder from time to time in their work, and different people react to those experiences in very different ways. For Christians, these mountain-top moments feed into their worship of God. They don’t find proof of his existence, but what they see in the world resonates with their beliefs, turns their attention to the character of God, and reminds them...
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God in the Lab
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03/19/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Open to people with brilliant business ideas, you don't have to be a Plymouth University student or graduate to start a business in Formation Zone - just drop in to see what we have on offer.

If you are looking for award-winning start-up support then Plymouth's only accredited incubator could be for you.

Our next drop-in session is on 29 March. Find out more below.

Formation Zone Monthly Drop In Session
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03/19/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
Future Imperfect is a multidisciplinary event that brings together makers and researchers across cinema, sound and moving image.

The symposium seeks to examine the role of cinema today - through discussion, performance and making. We are interested in mobilising ideas, negotiating various meanings and generating fresh perspectives.

This event is on 1 April. Registration and ticket...
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Future Imperfect
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03/18/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
Thank you to everyone who came to our Applicant Day today, we hope you enjoyed it! For more information during your applicant journey, like this page: Apply with Plymouth University
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