Human use of artificial light is causing Spring to come at least a week early in the UK.
A flock of cranes that ended up at the centre of a once-in-200-year flood has given researchers a rare insight into how wildlife copes with extreme weather.
As you will undoubtedly be aware, the UK has voted to leave the European Union.
A University of Exeter scientist has helped develop an innovative mathematical model for exploring why some individuals evolve to be genetically programmed to be nice, while others stay nasty.
Researchers at the University of Exeter are inviting groups of people from across Cornwall to take part in a fun experiment.
Millions of moths that destroy vegetable crops have been spotted in Cornwall by a University of Exeter expert.
A University of Exeter expert will take part in a round-table discussion at the Houses of Parliament.
Birds copy one another when trying new foods but will take more risks when doing so at different times of year.
A bit more knowledge would be a less dangerous thing ...
The same gene that enables tropical butterflies to mimic each other’s bright and colourful patterning also caused British moths to turn black.
The University of Exeter has once again supported the Cornwall Business Awards by sponsoring the Sustainable Business of the Year category.
Renewable Energy students from the University of Exeter’s Penryn campus will be visiting Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station this month.
Urban birds are less afraid of litter than their country cousins according to a new study co-authored by a University of Exeter academic.
Scientists at the University of Exeter will be leading two major multi-million pound world-class research projects.
A wide range of subjects at the University of Exeter have secured top 10 positions in this year’s Guardian rankings.
Many students in Exeter risk not being able to vote in the forthcoming EU referendum, according to a new poll.
South West MEP Clare Moody has visited the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus to take advice from leading academics.
Sexual conflict between males and females can lead to changes in the shape of their genitals, according to research on burying beetles.
Mammals can protect their unborn young from harmful chemicals in their blood even at the expense of their own survival odds.
The University of Exeter has reinforced its position amongst the leading universities both nationally and internationally, according to the latest influential global rankings.
A citizen science website game akin to “big brother for crickets” allows participants to take part in important hands-on research using insects.
More aspiring lawyers from non-privileged homes in the South West will benefit from a pioneering initiative designed to widen access to the legal profession.
Researchers call for socio-economic influences to be factored into future protection policies
Badgers, dragonflies and robins are just a selection of the species that can be observed at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus for the annual BioBlitz day.
The head of leading marine conservation charity Surfers Against Sewage, Hugo Tagholm, will be delivering a public lecture at the University of Exeter Medical School.
Students from the University with an interest in working in nature conservation and biodiversity will have the opportunity to do field work in Portugal and Hungary.
The University of Exeter’s best lecturers were recognised by students at an annual celebratory awards ceremony.
A University of Exeter Renewable Energy doctoral student focusing on wave energy has claimed first prize and £1,200 at an international conference.
Exeter academics have created an app which could help aid humanitarian rescue work in disaster-struck regions by using geographic data to map landscapes.
The University of Exeter has helped recognise the best teaching and learning professionals working in Cornwall’s schools and colleges at the first-ever Cornwall Teacher Awards.
Researchers at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus are involved in a pioneering project to safeguard Europe’s smallest swan.
The University has today launched the Diamond Jubilee Doctoral Scholarships Match Fund.
Two Zoology undergraduates from the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus are celebrating the success of the bicycle-powered cinema project they designed to educate Malawians about the illegal ivory trade.
The University of Exeter Penryn Campus Excellence Awards ceremony celebrated the achievements of young people in Cornwall.
The University of Exeter Medical School is co-hosting an international knowledge-sharing conference with its partner in Ethiopia on April 15.
Students from the Camborne School of Mines (CSM) are celebrating after winning three gold medals, two silver and a bronze in this year’s prestigious international mining games competition which took place in Montana in the USA.
Thousands of loggerhead turtles are killed annually in areas of Syria, Libya and Egypt and Tunisia where they travel to find food.
The quality and diversity of research carried out at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus has been celebrated at a special event.
The North Atlantic Ocean played a key role in the last great tipping point in Earth’s climate system, pioneering new research has shown.
If you want to know what the biggest environmental challenge we face is, ask 100 15-year-olds ...
An exciting research initiative culminates at the Eden Project this week, with the opening of a new exhibit in the attraction’s outdoor gardens.
Drakelands Mine has become the focal point for a series of new locally and regionally significant research projects.
Illuminating fishing nets is a cost-effective means of dramatically reducing the number of sea turtles getting caught and dying unnecessarily.
The University of Exeter’s status as one of the best academic institutions in the world has been confirmed by new global subject rankings.
A new explanation for why female animals are usually less colourful and decorated than their male counterparts has been suggested by scientists from the University of Exeter – it could be to avoid sexual harassment.
A GW4-led consortium of businesses and organisations from across South West England and South East Wales has been selected to take part in the first wave of the Department for Business.
The University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus is to host a visiting doctoral research fellow in English Literature from Hong Kong University (HKU).
Tributes have been paid to the former Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Exeter, Professor Paul Webley, CBE, who has passed away aged 62.
The latest research on the importance of marine biodiversity to global issues will be shared by leading experts from the University of Exeter at a special event in Hong Kong.
The University of Exeter will mark its celebration of St Piran’s day with a special Cornish Colloquium.
Beetles that demonstrate same-sex sexual behaviour may be asserting dominance over rival males without having to resort to fighting, a new study has shown.
Intense levels of reproductive competition trigger violent evictions of male and female banded mongooses from their family groups, University of Exeter researchers have found.
About a quarter of the carbon dioxide we release each year into the atmosphere ends up in the ocean, but how it happens is still not fully understood.
An Exeter Renewable Energy graduate has won a prestigious Energy Institute (EI) award for her work in promoting carbon reduction.
The University of Exeter will be better able to support business growth thanks to a new partnership with the UK Space Agency.
Exeter experts receive €700,000 grant to study the future security of water, food and energy provision
Researchers from the University of Exeter are leading a pioneering international research project to deliver new guidance for governments to safeguard long-term provision of crucial natural resources.
University of Exeter scientists will lead a ground-breaking collaborative research project to discover new deposits of essential raw materials.
Professor Sir Steve Smith has joined more than 100 university leaders in highlighting the positive impact the UK’s membership in the European Union has on universities.
A University of Exeter academic is the author of a new book that describes how animals and plants use ingenuity and cunning to exploit and mislead one another in order to survive and reproduce.
Scientists studying whether species can adapt to climate change should not simply focus on how far they can move, says a conservation biologist at the University of Exeter.
The Bishop drops in to find out what we're doing.
University of Exeter research into the impact of climate change will be featured at a prestigious science event in the USA, held this week.
Masters students will soon be eligible to apply for the first government-backed student loans scheme available to them, unlocking up to £10,0000.
Environment minister and local MP George Eustice has visited the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus to find out more about the University’s world-class research in marine energy and aqua culture.
The rate that fish are captured by predators can double when boats are motoring nearby, according to pioneering work led by a University of Exeter marine biologist.
The spread of a disease that is decimating global bee populations is manmade, and driven by European honeybee populations, new research has concluded.
Two commercially important fish species can rapidly recover from stress attributed to short-term exposure to man-made underwater noise pollution, new research has shown.
A University of Exeter student has completed a volunteering project on a VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas) Entrepreneurship scheme in Cambodia.
Renewable, energy efficient and flexible electricity sources are being adopted by policy makers and investors across the globe and this is sign of optimism in the battle against climate change.
Female mammals, including humans, may try to outcompete one another by producing bigger babies, ground-breaking research conducted by scientists at the University of Exeter has suggested.
The latest research on the impact of climate change on global issues including security, flooding, migration and risk of conflict will be shared by leading Exeter experts at a special event in London.
A University of Exeter geologist has developed a new and relatively inexpensive way to establish whether certain types of magmatic rocks are more likely to contain valuable metal deposits.
A ground-breaking study has confirmed the long held assumption that camouflage protects animals from the clutches of predators.
A new €6 million research project launches this month, aiming to shed light on how coasts and rivers affect the health of populations across Europe.
A University of Exeter professor has presented a £5,500 cheque to the chair of the Camborne School of Mines (CSM) Trust to fund a new female scholarship in mining engineering.
A University of Exeter academic will spend three days shadowing Labour MEP Clare Moody in Brussels this week as part of a scheme to foster links between scientists and European policy makers.
A pioneering three-year project to learn some of the secrets of Scotland’s basking sharks by using satellite tag technology has shown an area off the west coast to be truly important for these giant fish.
Professor Sir Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of the University of Exeter, will play a key role in new high profile advisory group aimed at improving social mobility within the higher education sector.
The harmful effects of climate change on wildlife habitats can been counteracted by localised land management, a new research paper has suggested.
The University of Exeter has been named as one of the top-200 best employers in Britain for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff.
The ESI's drones-expert has been talking to MPs and Lords about the emergent technology's use in research.
The University of Exeter has been recognised as one of the most international universities in the world.
Migrants’ thinking styles and social values rapidly shift over a single generation to become more similar to those of the wider society they have moved into, new research has indicated.
Exhibition featuring ex-ESI creative affiliate highlights the overlap between art and science.
Female burying beetles are more attracted to small partners because they are less likely to get into fights, a study by researchers at the University of Exeter has found.
The New Year storms that battered the British coastline brought record-breaking waves to the normally sheltered Falmouth Bay, it has been revealed.
Research into Ménière’s Disease is getting a big boost this week, with the release of a newly updated tool to record and analyse symptoms.
Threats to species can come from a huge variety of sources, which is why it's worth looking hard and looking often.
University of Exeter experts will be able to examine and preserve important historical objects thanks to a new £1.2m Digital Humanities research space.