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All these incredible research and development articles in this edition are from STEM students at the University of Plymouth, working on their final year research project during the period 2020 and 2021. A huge thank you to them, and their committed supervisors. I have enjoyed reading your submissions and working with you all. With kind regards, Dr Jason B. Truscott (Chief Editor).

Project articles – Biomedical sciences

Sophia Vieira Medeiros, Investigating Metformin & Syrosingopine’s Synthetic Lethality in PC3 & THP-1 Cancer Cell Lines, pp. 1-22.

Project articles - Biological and Marine Sciences

Salvatore Giordano, Ecological impacts of the non-native macrophyte Crassula helmsii on Freshwater Macroinvertebrate Assemblages in Dartmoor National Park, UK, pp.112-142.

Project articles - Engineering, Computing and Mathematics

Edward Alton, Finite element analysis of a total wrist replacement: determining implant lifetime due to fatigue, pp. 48-68.

Luke Hill, A computational fluid dynamic, experimental and empirical analysis of University of Plymouth & Brunel laboratories shell and tube heat exchanger, pp. 69-103.

Caitlin Perry, Quantifying beach variability along the Teignmouth-Dawlish seawall, pp. 104-145.

Project articles - Psychology

Amelia Clements, Feedback and spider size estimation: A quantitative investigation into whether fear and feedback influences size estimation in spiders, pp. 146-159.

Sabrina Ryan, Can weimprove self-esteem by reducing Instagram usage, via a novel online imagery intervention?, pp. 160-172.

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