“Plymouth is one of the largest universities in the country with around 27,000 students studying a variety of courses from fine art to physiotherapy, business to biology, and design to dentistry. It was the first in the world to be awarded the Social Enterprise Mark in recognition of working as a genuine social enterprise, caring for communities and protecting the planet.
Plymouth University prides itself on conducting research that engages with regional, national and international needs. With research projects and partnerships in countries across the globe, from the Arctic to Australia, our researcher community continues to grow and thrive. The Research and Innovation Directorate supports the university research agenda by facilitating the development of research and innovation that is world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour, whilst playing a pivotal role in innovation, knowledge exchange and entrepreneurship. Our creative approach to research and innovation ensures the development of pioneering research and commercial partnerships with other universities, national and international organisations and knowledge intensive businesses.”