News archive

February 2011

Ants ecosystem role is ‘key’

Research by the University of Exeter has revealed that ants have a big impact on their local environment as a result of their activity as ‘ecosystem engineers’ and predators.

University of Exeter academic leads €1 million research project on food prices

Professor Steve McCorriston from the University of Exeter Business School will be leading a €1 million research project on factors determining food prices throughout the EU.

University to host engineering expert

Issues from tidal renewable energy to the workings of the human heart will be on the agenda for research collaboration when the University of Exeter hosts a leading engineering expert from the USA.

Exeter students given chance to lead the way with recycling scheme

The University of Exeter has launched a new Recycle Zone scheme, supported by Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE).

Piano recital launches new music facilities

One of the world’s leading pianists played a recital in Exeter this week to launch the University’s new state-of-the-art music facilities.

University is ‘one of Europe’s fastest growing companies’

The University of Exeter has been named in the top 100 fastest growing companies in Europe and is in the top 25 in the UK.

Exeter students in top 20 “most wanted”

An independent report by student research specialists, High Fliers Research, has identified Exeter as one of 20 universities targeted by the most UK top graduate employers.

Cornwall students join SAS for beach clean

More than 80 students from the University of Exeter and University College Falmouth sprung into action as part of an FXU Community Action/Surfers against Sewage (SAS) Beach Clean.

University joins SETsquared partnership to boost research led economic growth

The University of Exeter has joined the SETsquared partnership, one of the UK’s most successful and long running university collaborations.

New funds for cultural history project

Southall is a large suburb of west London which has been a place of migration for diasporic communities, most particularly those of South Asian origin.

Exeter strengthens collaboration with IISc-Bangalore

A delegation of twelve scientists and three professional service staff from the University of Exeter attended a bilateral research symposium at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc-B) earlier this month.

£406,828 for research on performance archives

Researchers at the University of Bristol and the University of Exeter have been awarded a £406,828 grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for research into live art and performance archives.

University's magnificent seven research experts

Seven University of Exeter professors have been chosen as expert panel members for the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

Adapting businesses for a future of change

‘Business as usual is not an option’ under climate change was the message for companies from across the South West at a special event held at the University of Exeter.

Family fun with film

On Saturday 26th February The Bill Douglas Centre of the History of Cinema and Popular Culture, the University of Exeter’s own public museum, holds its second Family Fun Day.

Exeter research helps explain mystery of ocean sediment

New research by an international team of researchers has revealed the previously unidentified role that fish play in the production of sediments in the world's oceans.