Welcome to your Cornwall alumni newsletter. As ever, there's a lot going on at the University. Whether it's research news you're interested in or how the current crop of students are getting on in sport, this newsletter's got you covered.
 
Welcome to your Cornwall Alumni Newsletter
Cornwall Alumni Update

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Welcome to your Cornwall alumni newsletter. As ever, there's a lot going on at the University. Whether it's research news you're interested in or how the current crop of students are getting on in sport, this newsletter's got you covered.

 

 

Olympic champion Sally Gunnell opens £4 million sports centre in Penryn

Olympic gold medal winner Sally Gunnell OBE has officially opened a £4 million new sports facility at the Penryn Campus.
Penryn Sports Centre_Sally Gunnell
 
Partnership between Exeter and the Center for Whale Research
New Partnership between Exeter and the Center for Whale Research
The Vice Chancellor met with Professor Darren Croft and Dr Deborah Giles at the Center for Whale Research on San Juan Islands USA to talk about the work they have been doing.
Cornwall Mining Alliance
Cornwall Mining Alliance Launched
A new group which brings together Cornwall’s mining expertise has been launched in an event at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus.
 
 
first female mining scholarship
Student secures first female mining scholarship at Camborne School of Mines
A student at the world-famous Camborne School of Mines has been awarded a valuable scholarship, as she embarks on her first steps towards forging a successful mining career.

Microplastics story
Coastal wildlife more vulnerable to microplastics than expected

Coastal dwelling marine wildlife, including crabs, lobsters and shellfish, which play a crucial role in the food chain, are more vulnerable to harmful plastic pollution than previously expected.

 
 

More News

 
 
Best of SW Times Good University Guide
Exeter secures ‘best of the South West’ position in Times Good University Guide
The University of Exeter has cemented its position as being amongst the top 1 per cent of universities worldwide, in a respected global league table.
Cornwall Sports Awards
2016 Cornwall Sports Awards winners announced
The University of Exeter was a main sponsor of this year's Cornwall Sports Awards.
Solar Boat Challenge (smaller)

Engineering students need support to develop a solar boat powered boat

Exeter engineering students are aiming to raise £2000 to buy essential components for a project to build a solar powered, electric boat for entry to the World Cup of Solar Powered Boats.
 
 
 

Spotlight: Diamond Jubilee Finale Concert - Friday 25 November 2016

The University of Exeter in partnership with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra is proud to present its Diamond Jubilee Finale Concert. Join us for a glittering orchestral celebration with a dazzling performance by the BSO, under the direction of Anthony Inglis, one of Britain’s most popular conductors. Discount of 10% for alumni.

Upcoming events

Wednesday 23 November - Malcolm Hart (Plymouth University) - Sea grass, maerl, and foraminifera from bays and estuaries in S.W. England
Old Chapel Lecture Theatre
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Thursday 24 November - Stuart Sharp (Lancaster University) - The ecology and conservation of riverine birds: indicators of environmental change
Old Chapel Lecture Theatre
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Saturday 26 November - Come and Sing Handel's Messiah!
Mary Harris Memorial Chapel
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Tuesday 29 November - Exetra Christmas Quiz
Balls Brother Minster Exchange, London
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Thursday 1 December - John McNamara (University of Bristol) - "Optimism", "pessimism" and dispersal in environments that vary in space and time
Old Chapel Lecture Theatre
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Thursday 1 December - Alumni Carol Service 

St Lawrence Jewry, London
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Monday 5 December - Jenny Gill (UEA): Christmas Conservation Lecture
Old Chapel Lecture Theatre
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Tuesday 6 December - South West Alumnae Group Christmas Soirée

Reed Hall
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Wednesday 25 January - Steffen Boehm (University of Exeter): Environment sustainability and renewable energy activism, and reading a wider readership
Old Chapel Lecture Theatre
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