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University of Exeter supports Estranged Student Solidarity Week

The University of Exeter has supported Estranged Student Solidarity Week with a pledge to continue to provide wellbeing and financial support for students who are separated from their families.

New research identifies how public service media organisations can lead the way in creating a responsible approach to algorithmic recommendations

A new report, published by the Ada Lovelace Institute and co-authored by Dr Silvia Milano from the University of Exeter, explores the development and use of recommendation systems in public service media organisations in the UK and Europe.  

University of Exeter to host British Science Festival 2023

The British Science Association (BSA) and the University of Exeter are pleased to announce that the British Science Festival will take place in Exeter across four days next September.

Exeter MBA named 4th best in UK in ‘Better World’ sustainability ranking

The University of Exeter Business School’s MBA programme has been named fourth best in the UK in a prestigious ‘better world’ ranking that focuses on commitment to sustainability.

Prestigious European research grants set to fund projects on disability-inclusive climate adaptation and women in philosophy

European Research Council Starter Grants totalling 3,000,000 Euros awarded to two Exeter academics

Exeter Hip: history, science, and future of world-leading hip implant explored at museum event

Members of the public can learn about the history and science behind the life-changing Exeter Hip in a talk at Exeter’s largest museum.

University of Exeter Business School wins THE Business School of the Year in industry “Oscars”

The University of Exeter Business School has been named Business School of the Year in the 2022 Times Higher Education Awards, known as the “Oscars” of higher education.

Kenya's first 'neobank' launched by former University of Exeter Business School student

A former student at the University of Exeter Business School has launched Kenya’s first-ever full-fledged consumer digital bank, or ‘neobank’.

Increased engagement with local communities could encourage a better sense of belonging among students

Dr Richard Vytniorgu, a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health, has written a policy note for the Higher Education Policy Institute on the issue of student belonging.

Exeter researchers recognised in global rankings

Twenty-one researchers from the University of Exeter have been recognised as leading experts in Clarivate’s annual highly cited researchers list.

Public consultations to be held at the University of Exeter for new student accommodation plans

Following the announcement of proposed plans to build over 1,700 new, low carbon student bedrooms on Streatham Campus in October, the University is now launching public consultations on the detailed designs.

Exeter appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement)

Professor Richard Follett has been appointed as the new Deputy Vice Chancellor (Global Engagement) at the University of Exeter.

University of Exeter Business School’s ‘transformative’ MBA programmes receive AMBA re-accreditation

One of the world’s leading authorities on post-graduate business education has reaccredited the University of Exeter Business School’s MBA programmes for a further five years, demonstrating the Business School’s continuing commitment to excellence in management education.

The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum celebrates quarter of a century milestone

The The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum has celebrated its 25th anniversary with a special event on campus.

 

The art of storytelling set to be discussed at public events in Exeter during COP27 conference

Examining how the concept of translation - both in a literal sense between languages and in an artistic one between media - impacts storytelling.

University of Exeter at COP27 climate talks

A wide range of University of Exeter research and projects will feature at the COP27 climate talks in Egypt.

Stunning climate change mural unveiled in Alexandria ahead of COP27

Rana Hemdan's artwork adorns the Jesuit Cultural Center in Alexandria

Students work with Spaceport Cornwall on hackathon event

Engineering students respond to hackathon challenge from Spaceport Cornwall

New home for unique documents charting the complex history of the Middle East and North Africa

Experts are celebrating the opening of a new dedicated space for unique documents charting the complex modern history of the Middle East and North Africa.

Regional Ambassador appointed to promote space industry in the South West

Grant Day appointed to inaugural position

Circular economy ‘revolutionary’ joins Exeter Centre for Circular Economy

A circular economy entrepreneur who is working to replace all single-use PPE and disposable medical textiles with re-usable alternatives has joined the Exeter Centre for Circular Economy (ECCE).

‘Summit meeting' set for South West’s artistic community

The Creative Peninsula Summit set for the Eden Project on 18-19 November

The Earth Turns: Exeter set to host climate performance

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum is set to stage a dramatisation of powerful climate stories, courtesy of Cygnet Theatre.

Exeter wins £15 million NIHR funding for Westcountry’s first Biomedical Research Centre

More than £15 million in government funding will support a university-NHS partnership in setting up the Westcountry’s first Biomedical Research Centre, to translate scientific discoveries into tangible benefits for patients.

Centre for Smart Grid officially opened

The University of Exeter has formally opened its pioneering new Centre for Smart Grid.

University of Exeter appoints partner UPP to develop plans to build over 1700 new, low carbon student bedrooms on Streatham Campus

This month, the University of Exeter has taken an important step forward in the delivery of new, modern, low carbon student accommodation on the west of their Streatham Campus in Exeter, by appointing University Partnerships Programme (UPP) as the preferred contractor to progress plans to the next stage.

The University of Exeter invests over £3 million to support students during cost-of-living crisis

The University, in conjunction with staff and representatives from the Students’ Guild and Students’ Union, have worked together to explore ways in which the University can strengthen its support to students.

University of Exeter secures Top 50 place in global sustainability rankings

The University of Exeter has been ranked 48th in the world in a new QS Sustainability Ranking 2023, recognising universities across the globe that are taking action to tackle the world’s greatest Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) challenges.

Volvo Environment Prize 2022 awarded for world-leading microplastics research

Professor Tamara Galloway from the University of Exeter has been awarded the Volvo Environment Prize 2022, for her pioneering work to alert the world to the devastating impacts of plastic pollution in the environment. 

International climate project inspires dramatic performance in Egypt as part of COP27

The Earth Turns to play in both COP27 Green and Blue Zones

University of Exeter celebrates impactful partnerships between researchers and partner organisations

‘Life-changing’ research collaborations including the first official project to reintroduce beavers into England and a report that informed the UK’s response to the Russia-Ukraine conflict were celebrated on Thursday 20 October at the University of Exeter’s inaugural Knowledge Exchange Awards.

Exeter researcher receives distinguished Philip Leverhulme Prize

A University of Exeter researcher has been named among the winners of the 2022 Philip Leverhulme Prizes.

Innovative IKEEP programme secures two national educator awards

An innovative ‘intrapreneurial’ student training programme led by the University of Exeter has secured two top prizes at a prestigious national award ceremony.

Exeter joins Global Business School Network with aim of impacting sustainable development worldwide

The University of Exeter Business School has joined a global network of Business Schools addressing societal challenges worldwide through education and training.

University of Exeter honoured with silver award at the UK Social Mobility Awards 2022

The University of Exeter has been honoured for innovative work to address barriers to progression to higher education.

University of Exeter scoops two accolades at the Innovate UK Annual KTP Awards

The University of Exeter has been awarded two out of seven awards at the Innovate UK Annual KTP Awards, which recognises the people and partnerships behind the UK’s most inspiring and successful KTP projects.

Ambitious project will create step change for wave energy industry

A €19.6 million partnership project aiming to be the stepping stone towards large scale wave energy commercialisation, will be launched this week at the International Conference on Ocean Energy in San Sebastian, Spain.

The University of Exeter saves over 45,000 kg CO2 a year with new solar panels

The University of Exeter has installed over 300kw and 700 solar panels on the roof of its Harrison building at the Streatham Campus in Exeter, playing a crucial role in the University reaching its target of Carbon Net Zero by 2030. 

Economic impact of the University of Exeter unveiled in new report

The University of Exeter contributes almost £1.6 billion of output to the UK economy. 

University of Exeter among universities ‘leading the way’ towards a circular economy in new Partnership with Ellen MacArthur Foundation

A new partnership between the University of Exeter and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation has been announced today that will accelerate the University’s vision of transitioning to a circular economy. 

Celebrate Diwali at the University of Exeter with food and activity stalls, performances and fireworks

Students from the Hindu, Asian and Indian Societies at the University of Exeter are welcoming fellow students, families and local residents and communities to celebrate Diwali at the University’s Streatham Campus on Sunday 23rd October.

Over 1000 recycled pillows and duvets donated to people in need across Ukraine and Exeter

In collaboration with OHOB and Turntable, the University of Exeter has recycled and donated over 1000 duvets and pillows to children and adults in need across both Ukraine and Exeter, preventing the items being sent to landfill.

University of Exeter announce the Sir Steve Smith Building

University of Exeter renames LSI building in celebration of Professor Sir Steve Smith's achievement during his tenure as Vice-Chancellor

Blackwell's Exeter University Bookshop welcomes Author and Journalist Ira Mathur

Blackwell’s Exeter University Bookshop is welcoming Indian-born Author and Journalist, Ira Mathur, on Monday 17th October to talk about her recently launched memoir ‘Love the Dark Days’.

Exeter partnership launches world-first national genetic testing centre

Partnership between healthcare professionals and academics in Exeter develops world-first national genetic testing centre.

Exeter strengthens top 150 position in latest influential rankings

The University of Exeter has strengthened it's place in the top 150 universities worldwide in the latest influential league table, published today (October 12th).

Natural England and University of Exeter announce partnership

Natural England and the University of Exeter have announced a new strategic partnership to boost nature recovery.

New Centre for Future Clean Mobility to develop greener transport opens in Exeter

A pioneering new facility, designed to develop greener transport has been officially opened in Exeter this week.

University of Exeter Business School to boost SMEs with ‘Help to Grow’ course

Business leaders can help their enterprises to grow and innovate through a government subsided programme delivered by experts from the University of Exeter Business School.

Centre for Water Systems secures funding boost for pivotal research and education projects

Two pivotal new projects, led by experts from the University of Exeter and designed to bolster research and education within the water sector, have secured a significant funding boost.

University welcomes Indonesian students on international mobility awards programme

Ten students arrive at the University as part of the Indonesian International Student Mobility Awards 

Fighting Fungi at university labs at family event for UK Fungus Day

World-leading fungi research is being showcased in a fun and innovative way at a family fun event to mark UK Fungus Day. 

New Handbook supports Exeter's Entrepreneurial Community

A new 'one-stop-shop' handbook offering tools and guidance to students, researchers, staff, and businesses interested and involved in entrepreneurship has been launched by the University of Exeter.

Support from war-torn Ukraine for University of Exeter course celebrating the country’s language and culture

Special evening courses to help people learn about Ukraine's spectaular language are being supported by teachers based in Ukraine.

University health research and education to feature in museum exhibition

World-leading health research and education at the University of Exeter will feature as part of a new exhibition at Exeter’s largest museum.

University of Exeter announces ‘sustainable systems’ partnership with JO Hambro Capital Management

The University of Exeter has entered into a strategic partnership with JO Hambro Capital Management to collaborate on new research and executive education in the fields of systemic risk and sustainability.

‘World leading’ Marketing programme leads the way in QS Business Masters rankings

The publication today of the QS Global MBA, MBA by Specialization & Business Masters 2023 Rankings saw the University of Exeter Business School make firm progress with a strong performance in all categories.

New display brings experiences of shame in medicine to life

The display space in the Queen’s Building on the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus is showcasing graphic depictions of shame experienced by health professionals while in education, from now until December.

Philanthropy expert curates exhibition with Yale in the United States of America

Dr Andrew Rudd invited to the USA for a series of public events on the nature and origins of charity

University of Exeter cements successful partnership with Exeter Mathematics School and Exeter College

The University of Exeter, Exeter Mathematics School and Exeter College recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding and joined together to continue their support for pupils from across the South West to secure places at the very best universities in the country.

The University of Exeter’s role in the new Devon Carbon Plan

The final version of the Devon Carbon Plan has been published today by the Devon Climate Emergency partnership.

We Still Have a Chance: international project unveils 12 Climate Stories for 12 Days of COP27

Multidisciplinary project spanning UK and Egypt’s science, health and arts communities launches with a programme of artistic and culural events

QS Quacquarelli Symonds and University of Exeter spearhead global programme focused on experiential learning in sustainability

New global sustainability initiative celebrates successful completion for the first cohort of students

Exeter retains top 15 place in Guardian University Guide 2023

Exeter retains top 15 ranking in Guardian University Guide - with 21 subjects among the 20 best in the country

University secures Race Equality Charter bronze award

The University of Exeter has been recognised with a bronze award by the Race Equality Charter

University of Exeter Business School secures top 100 place in Financial Times Masters in Management 2022 rankings

Recent graduates of the University of Exeter Business School have declared themselves highly satisfied with the MSc Management programme, which has secured a coveted top 100 place in the Financial Times’ Masters in Management rankings.

Artwork of Ingrid Pollard, 2022 Turner Prize nominee, explored through free online talk series

The inspiring and influential works of Ingrid Pollard, one of the four 2022 Turner Prize nominees, will be explored during a series of free online talks and sessions, starting this month.

Exeter named as runner-up in University of the Year award

Exeter has been named as runner-up in the coveted University of the Year award in the influential The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.

New book that frames Second World War as 'violent end of global imperialism' wins Duke of Wellington Medal for Military History

A critically lauded account of the Second World War has been awarded the country’s foremost prize for military history writing.

Exeter debate on 'positive tipping points'

World-renowned experts will discuss the power of "positive tipping points" to tackle the climate crisis at the University of Exeter next week.

University of Exeter business graduate brews up his own recipe for success

A University of Exeter Business School graduate is set to embark on his latest entrepreneurial venture to help independent craft breweries improve their online sales.

Ukrainian researchers welcomed under humanitarian programme

Six researchers from Ukraine are being offered the chance to continue their work in safety in Exeter and Cornwall thanks to a recently launched nationwide programme.

History graduate helps create poignant film on 50th anniversary of Ugandan migration

The experience of being forced to leave Uganda is the subject of a poignant new short film involving a history graduate and her grandmother.

University of Exeter Law School professor recognised in parliament speech

Dr Robert Herian has been recognised in a Parliament speech, demonstrating a huge milestone for Blockchain research.

New national network launched to boost innovation

A multi-million-pound national network has been launched to accelerate UK innovation and assist the exchange of ideas and knowledge between industry and academia.

University of Exeter researcher wins prestigious diabetes fellowship

A University of Exeter researcher has been awarded the prestigious Diabetes UK RD Lawrence Fellowship.

Exeter nominated for two THE Awards including Business School of the Year

The University of Exeter is in the running for two ‘Oscars of higher education’ in recognition of its outstanding research and teaching.

First exoplanet image from James Webb Space Telescope revealed

Astronomers from the University of Exeter have led the effort to capture the first-ever direct image of an exoplanet using the pioneering James Webb Space Telescope.

Creative industries may hold the key to economic prosperity in coastal and rural communities

Increased investment in the creative industries and improved levels of business support could be the key to helping coastal and rural communities reduce their reliance upon tourism for economic prosperity. 

Exeter heads scheme to create new generation of ‘business-aware’ academics

The University of Exeter has been awarded £5 million for a project that aims to instil researchers with improved awareness of the benefits of collaborating with business.  

New audio documentary tells story of young People of Colour growing up in the South West

A thought provoking podcast exploring growing up in the South West of England as a young person of colour has been released on BBC Sounds.

Exeter students selected for 12-week Canadian internship

Eighteen University of Exeter Students studying a range of disciplines at the University of Exeter are getting the "opportunity of a lifetime" in Canada as part of a competitive internship programme.

Exeter moves into global top 150 in latest influential rankings

The University of Exeter’s flourishing global reputation has been reinforced by moving in the top 150 worldwide in the latest influential league table.

Ukraine charity concert will collect vital funds to protect the country’s rich cultural heritage

A charity concert with a message of peace will raise vital funds to protect Ukraine’s rich cultural heritage.

University of Exeter recognised by prestigious award scheme for work to boost social mobility

Work by staff and students at the University of Exeter to narrow gaps in access to higher education has been recognised by a prestigious national awards scheme.

Education experts awarded prestigious National Teaching Fellowships

Two education experts renowned for their innovative approaches to teaching and learning and professional development have been recognised with a prestigious national fellowship.

Lord Myners’ legacy honoured with Cornish scholarship fund

Lord Myners, former Chancellor of the University of Exeter who sadly passed away in January 2022, has been honoured with a new scholarship that will support talented students from his native Cornwall for the next three years.

Experts to discuss 'tipping points' alliance

Experts will meet next month to discuss catastrophic climate "tipping points" – and the power of positive tipping points to avert the climate crisis.

Staff and students celebrate 50 years of educational psychology at the University of Exeter

Staff and students are marking 50 years of educational psychologists being trained at the University of Exeter.

Exeter Community Safety Partnership receives funding boost to enhance night-time safety measures

A bid to help enhance night-time safety measures across Exeter city centre has received a £680,250 funding boost.

Trainees resurrecting traditional seaside entertainment to bring puppets, magic and song to Devon beaches

Seaside entertainment will return to Devon this summer thanks to trainees helping to keep traditional performance forms alive.

Famine and disease drove the evolution of lactose tolerance in Europe

Prehistoric people in Europe were consuming milk thousands of years before humans evolved the genetic trait allowing us to digest the milk sugar lactose as adults. 

University of Exeter campuses re-awarded the coveted Green Flag Award

The University of Exeter’s grounds across three campuses have been ranked among the best parks and green spaces in the country.

University of Exeter expert plays crucial role in new UK Critical Minerals Strategy

An expert from the University of Exeter has played an important role to secure the supply chain of critical minerals.

Inspirational Exeter student ‘defies the odds’ to win Student Social Mobility Award

A University of Exeter graduate has been awarded a Student Social Mobility Award.

Exeter experts elected to prestigious British Academy Fellowships

Three academics from the University of Exeter have been elected as Fellows of the British Academy.

Student and graduate entrepreneurs ‘striving to make a positive impact’ celebrated at Student Startups Awards

A sustainable chocolate start-up, an app to monitor flood resilience and an A-level politics revision platform were among the original and inspiring business ideas celebrated at the Student Startups Awards.

Budding space enthusiasts to be taken on voyage of discovery at Goonhilly 60 event

Budding space enthusiasts will be taken on a voyage of discovery at Goonhilly Earth Station to find out more about space and how scientists use ‘Space for Good’.

Two babies and a Medicine degree – “Daddy doctor” celebrates graduation

Studying for a medical degree is challenging under any circumstances, yet one new graduate achieved this as he and his partner welcomed two babies in the middle of a pandemic.

University of Exeter hosts British Association for Applied Linguistics Vocabulary Special Interest Group Annual Conference 2022

The University of Exeter’s Graduate School of Education hosted the British Association for Applied Linguistics Vocabulary Special Interest Group’s Annual Conference 2022.

University of Exeter subjects across sciences and humanities ranked in world top 100

Science and humanities subjects at the University of Exeter have been ranked amongst the world’s best, in the latest influential international league table.

Philanthropic donation will help achieve a sustainable future for mining

Anglo American, one of the world’s leading mining companies, has made a transformational donation to support sustainable mining research and education at the Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter.

Renowned Polar scientist appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Exeter

An award-winning scientist and revered authority on the evolving climate of Antarctica has been appointed by the University of Exeter to strategically lead its operations in Cornwall.

Oceans advocate Emily Penn, journalist and campaigner Carrie Gracie and Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police Shaun Sawyer honoured by the University of Exeter

Emily Penn, Carrie Gracie and Shaun Sawyer will be honoured by the University of Exeter at graduation ceremonies in Cornwall.

Like mother like daughter for Claire and Natasha - who graduated 40 years apart from the same university

When Claire Cooper graduated in 1982 she couldn’t have imagined she’d be back in the same building exactly four decades later – this time watching her daughter Natasha have the same joyful experience.

Exeter Sustainable Finance Centre collaborates with Royal Bank of Canada Global Asset Management

How climate risk and sustainability affect investment returns will be the focus of an innovative new research programme at the University of Exeter Business School.

University of Exeter announce new partnership with Exeter Chiefs

The University of Exeter has bolstered its long-standing partnership with the Exeter Chiefs by entering into a new strategic and sponsorship agreement.

England’s Chief Scientific Officer Professor Dame Sue Hill and esteemed astronomer Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell to be awarded honorary degrees

Esteemed astronomer Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, journalist Isabel Hardman and Professor Dame Sue Hill, Chief Scientific Officer for England, to receive honorary degrees from the University of Exeter.

Stunning renovation of Teignmouth’s seaside heritage brings cinematic history alive

The stunning renovation of one of Teignmouth’s quirkiest seaside features will bring cinematic history alive for all ages.

£3 million for new carbon capture project and pilot plant

A new carbon capture project could pave the way for large-scale removal of carbon dioxide (CO₂) from the atmosphere using the ocean.

Degree Apprenticeships at Exeter praised in Ofsted report

The University of Exeter’s innovative suite of degree apprenticeship programmes have been praised for addressing the needs of key regional and national skills industries, in its first Ofsted report.

Exeter’s student satisfaction ranked best in Russell Group

Student satisfaction at the University of Exeter is the best of any Russell Group university, according to the latest influential report.

Introducing the Real Living Wage to Penzance would improve the local economy, new research suggests

Giving Living Wage Town status to Penzance would help improve the local economy and the reputation of the area, new research shows.

University of Exeter to lead consortium for Dstl’s new Defence Data Research Centre

The University of Exeter (UoE) will lead the consortium on a new Defence Data Research Centre (DDRC), which will focus on improving the use of data for Artificial Intelligence applications.

Journalists Lyse Doucet and Krishnan Guru-Murthy and author Dolly Alderton to receive honorary degrees from the University of Exeter

Journalists Lyse Doucet and Krishnan Guru-Murthy and author Dolly Alderton will receive honorary degrees from the University of Exeter this week.

People power can tackle climate crisis

An audience at the Glastonbury Festival has heard how people power can tackle the climate crisis.

University of Exeter Vice Chancellor Professor Lisa Roberts visits Duke University

World-leading research to tackle the climate crisis and create a greener, healthier and fairer world was top of the agenda when University of Exeter Vice Chancellor Professor Lisa Roberts visited Duke University.

Early success of Exeter’s NIHR School for Primary Care Research celebrated at launch event

The early success of the University of Exeter’s membership of the national network of National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR) Schools for Primary Care Research has been celebrated at a launch event.

The Exeter MBA achieves UK top 5 in The Economist’s Which MBA? 2022 rankings

The University of Exeter Business School’s MBA programme has been named the UK’s 5th best full-time MBA in The Economist’s Which MBA? 2022 rankings.

Acclaimed musician and social justice campaigner Stormzy receives honorary degree from the University of Exeter

Influential musician and social justice campaigner Michael Owuo Jr praised the "guts, grit and dedication" of students as he was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Exeter for his work to promote education and fighting racial inequality.

Thousands of students set to celebrate graduation as ceremonies return at the University of Exeter

Thousands of students will finally be able to mark the end of their studies in traditional style as summer graduation ceremonies return at the University of Exeter.

Celebrate winners of the PRISM Exeter's Queer Science Competition 2022 at special Pride Month event

Young people will be honoured for their work to highlight the achievements and impact of LGBTQ+ scientists, engineers and mathematicians at a special Pride Month event.

Volunteers mark decade of horticulture and friendship at community garden connecting students and their neighbours

Volunteers are marking a decade of innovative horticulture at Exeter’s Community Garden - where students work with their neighbours to cultivate food and friendship.

Exeter alumni celebrate winning volunteer awards

Two Exeter alumni have won volunteer awards for their efforts supporting students and alumni.

Business School celebrates success at SU and Teaching Awards

A student society that aims to empower women in their career goals and help them gain more confidence won a top prize at the SU Awards last month.  

University of Exeter receives £1.8 million funding boost

The University of Exeter has been awarded more than £1.8 million to enable researchers to unlock the potential value of their work, and kickstart new ways in which to tackle some of the most pressing issues of our time.

Leading African writers to take part in readings and workshops as part of major Exeter literary festival

Leading African and African diaspora literary voices will take part in book readings, open mic poetry sessions and workshops as part of a major Exeter literary festival.

Top 10 place for University of Exeter Business School in FT Master’s in Finance 2022 rankings

The University of Exeter Business School has secured a place in the UK’s top 10 business schools in the Financial Times Master’s in Finance 2022 rankings, with its score for student satisfaction fifth best globally. 

One in five hundred men carry an extra sex chromosome, putting them at higher risk of several common diseases

Around one in 500 men could be carrying an extra X or Y chromosome – most of them unaware – putting them at increased risk of diseases such as type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis and thrombosis, say researchers at the universities of Cambridge and Exeter.

Podium finish in World Triathlon Duathlon Championships for Exeter Medical Student

University of Exeter medical student has today (Thursday June 10) clinched third place in the World Triathlon Duathlon Championships in Targu Mures, Romania.

IAIS Launches New Partnership with the Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP)

The University of Exeter’s Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies (IAIS) is proud to announce an exciting new partnership with the Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP)

Evocative new sculpture to be unveiled at the University of Exeter

An unusual and thought-provoking new sculpture, created to characterize how science is confronting one of the world’s biggest threats to human health and food security, is set to be unveiled at the University of Exeter. 

Universities of Exeter and Queensland renew their commitment to working in partnership to find solutions to pressing global challenges

During a recent visit to the University of Exeter, Professor Deborah Terry AO, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Queensland, and Professor Lisa Roberts, Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of the University of Exeter, signed an agreement renewing the Universities’ partnership through the QUEX Institute for a further five years, and discussed their shared vision for the future.

Experts celebrate shipshape partnership to reveal more about Cornwall’s maritime history

Experts from the University of Exeter and National Maritime Museum Cornwall are celebrating their continuing partnership. They are working together to spread the word about the region’s fascinating maritime history.

Social mobility prospects bleak for Jubilee Generation

Social mobility prospects for the current generation of school-aged young people are bleak, warns a major new report published today to mark the 25th anniversary of the Sutton Trust.

Art installations across Exeter to feature a Deaf pub night, graffiti, second-hand furniture and balloons

Empty Exeter shops will be filled with pioneering art installations featuring second-hand furniture, graffiti and balloons as part of a now-annual festival.

Peer visits University of Exeter to see state-of-the-art Offshore Energy Research

The Royal Society’s annual Pairing Scheme brings together scientists and policymakers to let research inform policy-making and policy questions shape the research.

Satellites and drones can help save pollinators

Satellites and drones can provide key information to protect pollinators, researchers say.

University of Exeter’s Q-Step centre helping to plug shortages of graduates able to analyse data, evaluation shows

The University of Exeter’s Q-Step centre is helping to tackle the national shortage of graduates with the skills to use data to better understand society, an evaluation shows.

Comic illustrated by former UK Comics laureate depicts experiences of shame in medical learning

A new comic will be used to teach medical students about the role of shame in their training to become doctors.

UN Climate Champion to speak at Exeter event on environmental intelligence at World Economic Forum in Davos

How business leaders can access scientific data to identify and address the global risks from climate change will be the subject of a University of Exeter-hosted event at the World Economic Forum in Davos this month.

Exeter signs MoU to boost collaboration on Spaceport Cornwall

A strategic partnership, designed to help place Cornwall at the forefront of British science and innovation in space, has received a significant boost. 

Local residents invited to try something new this May and June

Have you ever wanted to make your own podcast?. Discover what happened to the Cornish language between 1777-1904? Or find out what you’ve always wanted to know about renewable energy (but were afraid to ask).

Research by University of Exeter humanities and social science experts ranked as world leading

Work by humanities and social sciences academics at the University of Exeter has been judged as world-leading as part of the Research Excellence Framework.

Pioneering research facility receives funding boost to achieve net zero

A pioneering new research facility, designed to solve some of the most pressing global environmental challenges of our time, has received a near £1 million funding boost to achieve “Net Zero” status.

Exeter’s museum to host a pop-up exploring the future of the High Street

The pop-up, RAMM about Town, is a pilot project of the Creative Arc, a unique collaboration between the University of Exeter, Exeter City Council, Art Work Exeter, and the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM).

University of Exeter’s growth in Research Power recognised in REF2021

The University of Exeter’s commitment to producing world-leading research has been recognised by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021

Exeter extreme medicine experts deliver £890,000 in life-saving medical aid to Ukraine

Global experts in delivering medical training for people working in remote environments have galvanised more than £645,000 worth of life-saving medical supplies to the frontline of the Ukrainian war zone.

Exeter undergraduate wins prestigious national award

University of Exeter student Isabelle Brown is celebrating after securing a prestigious national award.

Sustainability leader joins University of Exeter Business School

A sustainability leader from industry has joined the University of Exeter Business School as a new Professor of Practice as part of the recently announced £10 million biodiversity renewal project (RENEW). 

MA Curation students complete work placements at renowned museums and galleries across the UK, and internationally

Students on the University of Exeter’s new MA Curation: Art and Business course have completed work placements at some of the country’s most renowned galleries and museums, and abroad.

Exeter expert leading charge against online misinformation wins British Science Association Award Lecture

An Exeter researcher is among the winners of the British Science Association’s Award Lecture series for his research into online misinformation.

We Still Have a Chance – but global leaders at COP27 need to prove it

Professor Peter Stott and Ian Fussell look consider COP27 and the importance of storytelling