Professor Sir Steve Smith touched down in India this week as part of a delegation led by Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Minister for Universities and Science, to attend the India-UK Science Innovation Council meeting and the UK-India Bilateral Education Forum.
University of Exeter research contributes to establishment of first Marine Protected Area Network in Central Africa
Government of Gabon announces the decision to create a New Marine Protected Area Network - covering about 23 percent of Gabon's territorial waters and EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zone)
The University of Exeter has been named the best university in the UK for international student satisfaction.
Camborne School of Mines has announced the launch of a pioneering new Programme, designed to deliver key learning and professional development to employees and stakeholders within the mining industry.
The University of Exeter has strengthened its commitment to encouraging access to medicine in low income and developing countries by adopting a new approach to health-related intellectual property on products and technologies deriving from its research.
Students at Exeter are the most satisfied of any of the Russell Group universities, according to the latest results from the National Student Survey (NSS) 2014.
The University of Exeter has made its first official visit to Brazil, with Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith leading a delegation to to consolidate links with three leading research institutions.
A delegation of 12 academics from the English and Modern Languages departments will be travelling with Professor Nick Kaye to China from 18-26 June 2014.
The University of Exeter has enjoyed significant success in the latest Guardian University Guide, strengthening its position as one of the best universities in the country.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith returned to the USA this month to meet with some of the University of Exeter’s alumni in the country and to announce plans to establish a new Foundation based in America to facilitate fundraising for the University.
Vice-Chancellor and President of USF to discuss international partnerships at global education conference
On May 1, the Vice-Chancellor and Dr Judy Genshaft of the University of South Florida (USF) will be taking to the floor in an interactive and engaging discussion session at Going Global, the world’s foremost education conference.
Science and humanities subjects at the University of Exeter rank amongst the world’s best according to an influential international league table.
A graduate who established an online and television forum to encourage young Arabs to take part in public life and debate, has been recognised with an award in the United States.
The University of Exeter’s Camborne School of Mines (CSM) will play a pivotal role in an international collaboration aimed at reviving and stimulating the tin mining industry in Malaysia’s second largest state.
Vice-Chancellor Sir Steve Smith led a delegation from the University of Exeter to China last week to consolidate the University’s links with three of the leading universities in China.
The Hindu Festival of Light is being celebrated by Indians all over the world and by students at the University of Exeter on Sunday 3 November.
The Forum has recently been announced as the winner of the Higher Education and Research Category at the World Architecture Festival.
A senior delegation from the University has spent the last week strengthening Exeter’s ties with Japan.
The influential Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings have placed Exeter in the top 100 for both Arts and Humanities and Life Sciences. The two Colleges were ranked 65 and 95 respectively.
The One Planet MBA, offered exclusively by the University of Exeter Business School, has come third in the world in the Global Green MBA Survey, announced today (September 23).
Exeter’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith joined a delegation to South Africa led by the Foreign Secretary, William Hague, which included Universities minister David Willetts.
A gas associated with the smell of rotten of eggs is now being proven to have widespread health benefits.
Five early career academics from the University of Exeter are celebrating receiving European Grants worth a total of €6.3 million.
154 students from 29 countries have joined the University of Exeter’s International Summer School (ISS) this year.
SETsquared, a partnership of UK universities including Exeter, is joint first in Europe at successfully incubating businesses, an independent survey has revealed.
A new approach that will save energy and reduce ventilation costs in mines has been developed by the University of Exeter’s Camborne School of Mines.
Professor Sir Steve Smith left the UK yesterday, accompanying Prime Minister David Cameron and a delegation of business leaders on an intensive two day trip to Kazakhstan.
Brock University is recognising Professor Neil Armstrong for his exceptional academic contributions to the fields of paediatric physiology and sport and health sciences by awarding him with an LLD (honoris causa).
League tables published today (Wednesday 8 May 2013) show that the University of Exeter features in the world’s Top 200 institutions in 16 of the 30 subjects featured in this year’s QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Coral reefs are in decline, but their collapse can still be avoided with local and global action.
A politics student from the University of Exeter has been selected by the British Council to be an ambassador for UK education in China at a special forum promoting the benefits of international experience.
The University of Exeter moves up from 13th to 10th place in The Complete University Guide’s ranking of 124 UK universities for 2014, which was published today (Monday 29 April).
The Leiden University World Rankings shows that the University of Exeter ranks 49th best institution in the world.
Exeter’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith will be announcing two new scholarships for Greek students this week at a networking event in Athens for the University’s alumni, offer-holders and friends.
As Iran gears up for its elections in June, it is timely to have a major new book about the Islamic Republic. ‘Revolutionary Iran’ is the latest book by Dr Michael Axworthy, the Director of the University of Exeter’s Centre for Persian and Iranian Studies.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith this week returned to India for the second time in less than a month, leading a senior delegation from the University of Exeter to the cities of Mumbai and Bangalore.
A unique collection of traditional seagoing boats in Doha, Qatar has been recorded for posterity using a 3D scanning process.
University of Exeter Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith accompanied the Prime Minister David Cameron on a three day visit to India.
Six of Futurelearn’s partners are accompanying the Prime Minister, David Cameron on a major business and skills mission to India.
UCAS figures from the 27 January 2013 show that the University of Exeter has seen a huge year on year increase in applications; excluding medicine, the number of applicants is up 24.6% versus the same time last year.
Policy-makers have been warned that premature military action in Syria could lead to uncontrolled access to weapons of mass destruction and a prolonged, bitter insurgency following any intervention that resulted in the sudden collapse of the Syrian security forces.
A University of Exeter physicist has inspired hundreds of African school children to engage with science during a whirlwind outreach tour to Malawi.
President Judy Genshaft from the University of South Florida (USF) led a senior delegation to the University of Exeter this week to extend collaboration between the two institutions.
The University of Exeter and Fudan University have signed agreements to further collaboration between the two institutions.
The University of Exeter has climbed to 153rd place in the 2012-13 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Twenty years on, the UN is again bringing together governments, international institutions and major groups to agree on a range of smart measures that can reduce poverty while promoting decent jobs, clean energy and a more sustainable and fair use of resources.
An Indonesian government Minister has led a delegation of senior officials to the University of Exeter to build relations with the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies.
A University of Exeter physicist has shared his love of science with nearly 600 school children in the Ethiopian capital city of Addis Ababa.
HRH The Princess Royal (Princess Anne) has presented a Whitley Award for inspirational conservation leadership to University of Exeter research fellow Joanna Alfaro Shigueto for her work to build a better future for Pacific coast wildlife and fishing communities.
Brown University President Ruth J Simmons and University of Exeter Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith signed two memoranda of understanding, partnering for faculty exchanges under the Brown Global Forums initiative and further strengthening ties between the two universities.
The University of Exeter’s international students contribute over £88 million a year to Exeter’s economy and support 2,880 jobs, equivalent to 2.8% of all employment in the city.
From ‘Jackleg Drilling’ and ‘Hand Steeling’, through to the Swede Saw, male and female competitors will be going back to the days of our industrial heritage, to pit their skills against the best of the rest.
A University of Exeter team will deliver an ambitious programme to protect the unique flora and fauna of Ascension Island.
The University of Exeter is delighted to announce that it has accepted an invitation to join the Russell Group of leading research-led universities.
The University of Exeter has launched its first ever International Sports Month this March.
Some of the earliest humans to inhabit America came from Europe according to a new book.
Academics at the Marchmont Observatory, part of the University of Exeter’s Graduate School of Education are helping prisoners improve their employability skills.
The Year of the Dragon will be celebrated by local residents, staff and students on Saturday 4 February at the University’s Streatham Campus.
The University of Exeter has announced plans to develop a £20 million interdisciplinary research centre to understand how cells operate and how diseases are caused.
The role of Chinese cinema in shaping China's image is being explored in a new project.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr Shirin Ebadi delivered a stimulating lecture on human rights in Iran at the University of Exeter on Tuesday 10 January.
University of Exeter politics lecturer Lara Nettelfield’s book, Courting Democracy in Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Hague Tribunal’s Impact in a Postwar State has won the prestigious Marshall Shulman book prize.
The University of Exeter has become the first UK university to establish representation in the Indian city of Bangalore.
A key mechanism by which a bacterial pathogen causes the deadly tropical disease melioidosis has been discovered by an international team, including a University of Exeter scientist.
The University of Exeter Business School has won a prestigious Green Gown award in the Courses category for its ground-breaking One Planet MBA programme, officially launched in September.
Professor Jonathan Gosling from the Centre for Leadership Studies will be chair at one of the world’s most prestigious leadership events, being held in London on 26-29 October.
The University of Exeter has improved its status as one of the top 1 per cent of universities in the world by climbing 28 places in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
The University of Exeter has played host to a group of senior civil servants from the Republic of Korea by providing a special programme on ‘Fairness and Ethics in Government’.
The newly launched One Planet MBA, unique to the University of Exeter Business School, has been ranked 47 in the world by the Aspen Institute’s Beyond Grey Pinstripes survey.
International education experts from 40 different countries will be meeting at the largest educational conference of its kind in Europe.
An international team of scientists led by the University of Exeter is aiming to answer some of the biggest questions facing astronomy today.
Small-scale fisheries could pose a more serious threat to marine life than previously thought.
A University of Exeter academic, who is an expert on Islam, has contributed to the new television series ‘The Life of Muhammad’ currently being broadcast on BBC Two.
The University of Exeter announced today that it will receive additional funding through Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative created by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
One in 10 species could face extinction by the year 2100 if current climate change impacts continue.
The independence of South Sudan on 9 July will be celebrated by many as it takes its first steps as a new country.
Three academics from the Business School recently reported the findings of a year-long project back to the Australian government.
It is a proposition straight from the realms of sci-fi – can we create machines that imitate humans so well that we can no longer tell the difference?
A University of Exeter team has monitored the movements of an entire sub-population of marine turtles for the first time.
A raft of major corporations have announced their support for the new One Planet MBA programme, exclusively offered at the University of Exeter Business School in collaboration with WWF.
A major new research project will examine how policies designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could impact human health, it has been announced today.
The University of Exeter’s Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Professor Steve Smith has been knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his services to higher education locally and nationally.
Exeter has risen from 14 to 11 in this year's Guardian University Guide, published on 17 May 2011.
The University of Exeter has been shortlisted for the Outstanding International Strategy in the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2011.
An independent survey by i-graduate of more than 63,000 international students from over 200 institutions, has confirmed Exeter to be one of the highest rated universities in the UK.
September 2011 sees the launch of the new One Planet MBA programme, a unique partnership between WWF and the University of Exeter Business School.
The event was hosted by His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates and the Ruler of Sharjah, at the Dr Sultan Al Qasimi Centre of Gulf Studies, in Sharjah, on 31 March 2011.
The Business School is ready for a new era of expansion following the completion of its new £16m building, part of a wider £25million commitment to improving facilities.
Recognising the critical role that India plays in global affairs, the University of Exeter has established a presence in Bangalore under the auspices of Sannam S4's 'base camp' scheme.
Two University of Exeter alumni have returned after leading a groundbreaking expedition to one of the most remote and unexplored regions on Earth.
Darwin’s notion that only the fittest survive has been called into question by new research published in Nature.
The Business School Centre for Sport, Leisure and Tourism Research (CSLTR) recently held a two day event bringing together experts from around the world.
Following the earthquake and tsunami which hit Japan on March 11th, the level of uncertainty about the long term impact remains high. All students who may be affected by these events, either directly or indirectly, should be aware of the support services available to them at this difficult time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The University of Exeter Business School marked the completion of its new building with a free festival, celebrating Chinese New Year on Saturday 5 February.
The University of Exeter has released a film about the growing international nature of the University - now ranked for the first time as a World Top-200 University.
The boundaries between professional historiography, moral commitment and fiction have been re-examined in new publications on the troubled land of Israel and Palestine.
A revolutionary new idea on the movement of big monument stones like those at Stonehenge has been put forward by an archaeology student at the University of Exeter.
Following his visit to China accompanying the British Prime Minister David Cameron last week, Professor Steve Smith returned to Beijing to address an audience at Tsinghua University - one of China's leading research universities.
Whilst fireworks displays light up the skies for Bonfire Night there will also be sparkles aplenty for the Hindu Festival of Light which is being celebrated by Indians all over the world and by students at Exeter on Saturday 6 November.
Writers are vying for a position as the next J K Rowling or Philip Pullman after entering a competition organised by the University of Exeter’s short story publication ‘Riptide’.
A major American prize for books on theatre practice has been awarded to an Exeter drama academic.
On Thursday 23rd September the University of Exeter welcomed a delegation of senior officials from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
University of Exeter alumni are preparing to compete on the hockey fields and bowling greens of Delhi at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
For the first time, the University of Exeter has been hailed as one of the top 200 institutions across the world.
The maritime traditions of people living and travelling on the major sea routes of the western Indian Ocean are being explored in an exhibition at the University of Exeter, from 16 September to 17 December.
Professor Anthony King from the University of Exeter will be giving the 2010 Chatham House Defence Lecture, entitled ‘Military Command in the Next Decade’ on Thursday 23 September.
A new book by Morgen Witzel, a senior fellow at the Business School, recently entered the non-fiction best seller list in India.
If you think that your favourite coffee shop is a great gathering place for discussion, you should have been around in the Ottoman Empire starting in the 1550s.