Research and Development Conference hailed a huge success

“Feeling very inspired” was one of the comments made by a delegate at this year’s Research and Development Conference.

In its fifth year, the Research and Development Conference was held at the Postgraduate Medical Centre on Friday 17 June. More than 180 healthcare professionals and academic researchers from across the south west heard from various research teams at Plymouth Hospitals...

Conference to educate in digital safety and wellbeing

Experts will be gathering at Plymouth University this month to discuss digital safety in social care, health and education settings.

Among the speakers at the Digital Wellbeing and Safeguarding Conference on 16 May will be Lorin LaFave, the mother of teenager Breck Bednar who was tragically murdered as a result of online grooming.

Lorin told her story recently in the BBC3 TV...

Places left on Plymouth Health and social care integration conference

There are still some places left on the upcoming Integration: Making it Real Conference, which is being held at the Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University, PL4 8AA, on Monday 7 March 2016.

Health and social care professionals or anyone with an interest in this area are encouraged to book on this one day conference, featuring renowned international, national and local speakers...

City's top health experts speak at Science Park conference

SOME of the most powerful and influential health professionals in the west country attended a free health conference at Plymouth Science Park addressing the status of healthcare in the city and its future.

The “Health and the City’ conference was organised by Plymouth Science Park and 100 delegates signed up for the event held in conferencing rooms at the 25-acre site adjacent to...

Plymouth to host conference on prevention of extremism

Plymouth is to host a conference on the prevention of extremism with a range of national and regional speakers.

The event has been organised by Plymouth City Council on behalf of the Plymouth Prevent Partnership which is made up of the Council, Devon and Cornwall Police, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue, Probation, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Plymouth University, City College...

Top health experts to speak at Science Park conference

PLYMOUTH Science Park is to hold a free conference on medical health and innovation with some of the city’s top medical experts giving key note speeches regarding the health of the people in the city and the future of health and medicine there.

Ann James, CEO of the Plymouth Hospitals and NHS Trust will be outlining the challenges faced by the NHS in the city which has unique...

Sports leadership conference at Ridgeway School

What makes a great sports leader? This was one of the questions put to primary school pupils who attended a sports leadership conference at a Plympton school recently.

Ridgeway School held the event in their brand new state-of-the-art sports hall. Primary school pupils from across Plympton were invited along to learn new sporting skills and find out what makes a great sports leader....

Plymouth gets ready to maximise overseas visitor opportunities

Special guests will join Destination Plymouth at a conference held at Boringdon Hall next week to discuss how Plymouth can maximise overseas visitor opportunities.

Businesses and students in the tourism and hospitality sector can attend this conference, sponsored by City College Plymouth, taking place on Thursday 26 November from 12.30pm to 4pm.

Chair of Destination Plymouth,...

Conference explores impact of environmental agents on DNA

Current research into the potential of environmental agents to cause damage and mutations to the DNA of humans and wild species will be discussed during a global conference at Plymouth University.

The 38th Annual Conference of UKEMS (the UK branch of the European Environmental Mutagen Society) is being staged from July 12-15.

It will focus on recent developments in fields such...

Sustainability experts set to gather for 'Cracking Earth' conference

Plymouth University geologist and BBC television presenter Professor Iain Stewart will be among a host of scientists, policymakers and business leaders who will be speaking at a conference devoted to some of the most pressing issues in sustainability-related research.

‘Cracking Earth 2015: Building Sustainability Research with Foundations’, is the fourth annual conference organised by...