Latest news: Protected areas such as nature reserves and national parks do conserve biodiversity and more action is needed to ensure safeguards are in place to preserve them, according to a new international study....Read full story
Latest news: Researchers at Plymouth Marine Laboratory and the University of Exeter have combined two innovative technologies to probe the mystery of how seabirds locate food hotspots across vast tracts of ocean.
The way in which marine predators find food in what to us seems a largely featureless landscape, often tens or hundreds of kilometres from a ‘home base’, has long puzzled biologists....Read full story
Latest news: Scientists at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus are seeking members of the public to help conduct research into how certain plants, animals and other environmental factors in and around homes are perceived by Cornish residents.
The researchers are interested in whether perceptions of a wide range of environmental occurrences such as ivy, flooding, dry rot and subsidence differ between different sectors of society....Read full story
Latest news: His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh visited the National Lobster Hatchery in Padstow recently where he learnt about the charity’s pioneering research work with the University of Exeter. ...Read full story
Latest news: A PhD student at the Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI) on the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus has published research whose aim is to help improve the efficiency and performance of Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BiPV) systems....Read full story
Latest news: By using bacteria to recover metals from mine by-products, Europe could move towards a more sustainable treatment of ores and mine waste to provide an alternative supply of metals such as copper, zinc, nickel and gold....Read full story
Latest news: The research could help local wine producers develop new techniques so they're not only ready to adapt to future weather patterns, but also able to pinpoint potential sites for Cornish vineyard plantings: an important issue as farmers look to diversification....Read full story
Latest news: New algorithms, developed by Hirst Magnetic Instruments Ltd to enable the characterisation of magnets, are based on calculations from mathematicians from the University of Exeter’s at the Penryn Campus....Read full story
The University of Exeter's Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI) is a £30 million interdisciplinary centre leading cutting-edge research into solutions to problems of environmental change; in so doing we are enhancing people's lives by improving their relationships with the environment. We are based on the University's Penryn Campus, near Falmouth.