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.
Too many females in a wild pheasant harem harms the ability of the group to spot predators, experts from the University of Exeter have found.
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.
Scientists need more credible and relevant information to help communities become more resilient to extreme weather events such as floods.
Researchers from the University of Exeter have pioneered an innovative new technique to make flexible screens more effective and efficient.
A team of archaeologists, students and local volunteers have unearthed evidence of a Romano-British settlement in a rural Devon village.
A University of Exeter geographer has been nominated for a prestigious national award that celebrates research that makes a difference to society.
A team of international researchers have discovered the youngest fully-formed exoplanet ever detected, orbiting a young star 500 light years from Earth.
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.
The rising concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide has passed a symbolic threshold early due to the fastest annual increase on record.
Carbon dioxide emissions from dry and oxygen-rich environments are likely to play a much greater role in controlling future rates of climate change.
Nesting birds time their escape from an approaching predator depending on how well camouflaged their eggs and their own bodies are.
Birds copy one another when trying new foods but will take more risks when doing so at different times of year.
Humans could become better at switching between tasks if they behaved more like pigeons.
Researchers at the University of Exeter who are working on an initiative to curb traffic congestion are issuing a final call for help from commuters.
A zoo biologist from the University of Exeter has won a prestigious gold award for his research into flamingo friendships.
Cheap cameras on drones can be used to measure environmental change which affects billions of people around the world, new research from the University of Exeter shows.
Farmers have expressed concern about the unknown implications of Britain leaving the European Union, according to a new survey by experts at the University of Exeter.
MPs have expressed an overwhelming willingness to use a proposed new service to swiftly link them with academics in relevant areas
Roads present a serious threat to bat populations, indicating that protection policies are failing.
The same gene that enables tropical butterflies to mimic each other’s bright and colourful patterning also caused British moths to turn black.
Previously unpublished short stories and a novel by British author Radclyffe Hall have been discovered by a University of Exeter expert.
University of Exeter researchers have found novel insight into the ways cells organise themselves.
Engineers have launched a new research project to examine the structural impact that waves have upon lighthouses.
Cornish ‘Poet of the Clay’ Jack Clemo became blind and deaf because of congenital syphilis inherited from his father, a new University of Exeter study has found.
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.
University of Exeter experts are helping the Earl and Countess of Devon uncover fascinating new insights into the long history of their family by examining centuries-old documents at Powderham Castle.
Exeter engineering expert leads research to pioneer new type of gel for food and home care industries
A materials scientist from the University of Exeter has been awarded a substantial research grant to pioneer a new type of gel.
A University of Exeter expert will advise the US Government and policy makers around the world on warfare after being appointed to a prestigious new role.
University of Exeter experts will collect large amounts of propaganda put on the internet by Islamic State terrorists in real time to understand how it radicalises people.
Scientists at the University of Exeter will be leading two major multi-million pound world-class research projects.
The history of Exeter’s most important and loved trees will be uncovered as part of a new project to record the impact of huge cedars or blossoming hilltop hawthorns on the city.
Exercise is associated with a longer life in patients with heart failure, according to research by the University of Exeter Medical School.
In the year of Queen Elizabeth’s ninetieth birthday, research by the universities of Exeter and Oxford reveals the dramatic paths to power taken by her predecessors in a far more turbulent period of British history.
A pioneering team of international researchers have devised a ‘manifesto for fire science’ to explore the pivotal relationship that exists between mankind and fire, on a global stage.
University of Exeter and Plymouth Marine Laboratory have unveiled a state of the art facility for the study of environmental microbes.
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.
Scientists have probed the process that allows cells to swallow up particles, finding that some shapes are easier to swallow than others.
Scientists have discovered that a tiny, yet plentiful, ocean organism is playing an important role in the regulation of the Earth’s climate.
A new research project sets out to understand why some GPs are leaving their jobs to take early retirement or career breaks.
Mysterious spectacular mounds found in the earth in tropical wetlands in South America are created by earthworms, researchers have found.
Researchers call for socio-economic influences to be factored into future protection policies
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has recognised another researcher at the University of Exeter Medical School.
The diverse research projects undertaken by PhD students at the University of Exeter Medical School was celebrated at a dynamic showcase and networking event last week.
Experts from the University of Exeter and the Met Office will bring their research out of the laboratory and into city watering holes.
Two Exeter teams have been recognised for excellence in healthcare and research at the coveted British Medical Journal (BMJ) Awards in London on 5th May.
A University of Exeter expert on marine pollution will be giving advice to a cross-party committee of MPs at the Palace of Westminster in London today (Monday).
Researchers from the University of Exeter will appear on BBC Two’s flagship science strand Horizon this week.
Three engineering experts from Exeter have been awarded £334,000 to participate in an international partnership project enhancing the management of water resources in South Asia.
Introducing a noise net around airfields that emits sound levels equivalent to those of a conversation in a busy restaurant could prevent collisions between birds and aircraft.
A University of Exeter Renewable Energy doctoral student focusing on wave energy has claimed first prize and £1,200 at an international conference.
Pioneering new research that has provided close-up pictures of a nearby star has given a fascinating insight into how the Sun may have behaved billions of years ago.
Exeter academics have created an app which could help aid humanitarian rescue work in disaster-struck regions by using geographic data to map landscapes.
Air power has become the weapon of choice for Western politicians because it causes maximum destruction with the minimum of commitment.
The Taiwanese government should provide subsidies for the solar panel industry to help it survive in that country, University of Exeter researchers have recommended.
The crucial role that sea-ice loss plays in rapid Arctic warming is regulated by variable climate patterns taking place in the Pacific Ocean, a pioneering new study has found.
Two talented researchers from the University of Exeter have each been awarded £100k to further their work.
A neuropsychologist from the University of Exeter called for better treatment of young adults when giving evidence to an influential parliamentary inquiry yesterday.
Health researchers are working to bring together people who have communication problems caused by aphasia.
The largest meta-analysis so far of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for recurrent depression has found that MBCT is an effective treatment option.
Commuters are set to become the driving force behind a new initiative designed to help reduce traffic congestion in and around Exeter.
There has been an increase in leaves on plants and trees on the Earth equivalent in area to two times the continental USA, a new study shows.
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.
For Julia Ogden, raising her beloved autistic son can be like bridging the gap to an alien world, one that can be difficult to navigate and interpret.
Devon residents are being asked to record cuckoos seen or heard in the county as part of an ongoing conservation project.
A pioneering new research centre will celebrate its official launch this month.
A clinical study evaluating a new hypothesis that an inexpensive drug with a simple treatment regimen can prevent type 1 diabetes has been launched in Dundee.
A University of Exeter expert will describe his fascinating work to unlock the secrets of Shakespeare’s grave at an event held to mark 400 years since the playwright’s death.
A partnership between the University of Exeter and one of China’s most prestigious universities will see academics collaborate on new studies in the arts and languages.
New research has found that genes in the brain that play a crucial role in behavioural adaptation to stressful challenges are controlled by epigenetic mechanisms.
Blood pressure differences between each arm can signal an increased risk of dying of heart disease, even in healthy people, a new large-scale study has found.
Researchers from the University of Exeter are involved in a major European £13.3 million funding initiative which aims to unpick the biological reasons underlying social withdrawal.
University of Exeter experts will work to improve the livelihoods of coastal communities and conserve marine life in Central Africa.
University of Exeter experts will be able to examine and preserve important historical objects thanks to a new £1.2m Digital Humanities research space.
Second year undergraduate students make key contribution to new type of device.
Divers and experts are calling for more action to protect biodiversity-rich UK rocky reefs for the future.
Thousands of loggerhead turtles are killed annually in areas of Syria, Libya and Egypt and Tunisia where they travel to find food.
The North Atlantic Ocean played a key role in the last great tipping point in Earth’s climate system, pioneering new research has shown.
University of Exeter experts will collaborate with colleagues in the USA to work to protect our environment.
Two rising research stars at the University of Exeter have been awarded prestigious fellowships from the Medical Research Council (MRC).
A University of Exeter Medical School student has presented his research at a prestigious event in Vienna.
An exciting research initiative culminates at the Eden Project this week, with the opening of a new exhibit in the attraction’s outdoor gardens.
Leading experts will be able to help people make an informed decision as they decide how to cast their vote in the UK’s referendum at an event in Exeter.
Illuminating fishing nets is a cost-effective means of dramatically reducing the number of sea turtles getting caught and dying unnecessarily.
Making changes to the early lives of young pheasants can help prevent them dying needlessly, University of Exeter researchers have found.
A pioneering new study has revealed how an individual’s movement can give a unique insight into their inherent personality traits.
To avoid multiple climate tipping points, policy makers need to act now to stop global CO2 emissions by 2050.
Experts will investigate whether wealthy individuals and groups really do control political decisions as part of a new study.
Researchers from the University of Exeter will be launching a boat with its own intelligence off the Scottish coast this week to test their pioneering software design that could revolutionise data collection at sea.
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.
Being overweight or obese in pregnancy causes babies to be born larger, according to new research.
University of Exeter research which can help people living with early-stage dementia to manage their everyday lives and remain independent will be showcased by politicians at the House of Commons.
Valuable and irreplaceable historic images will now be conserved in the UK thanks to a major European heritage project run at the University of Exeter.
A joint project between the University of Exeter Medical School and Physics department has awarded its first Doctor of Medicine (MD).
University of Exeter experts will work to develop a solution to the growing problem of piracy caused by the increasing use of 3D printers.
The University of Exeter has been awarded a slice of £1.7m Government funding to increase the supply of new engineers.
Human activities such as farming have caused the world’s plants, animals and microbes to contribute to global warming, a major international study co- authored by a University of Exeter professor has found.
Young people who self-harm only seek emergency hospital care as a last resort due to a deep sense of shame and unworthiness, a study at the University of Exeter has found.
An astronomer from the University of Exeter has had the sharpest ever view of a dusty disc around an aging star 4,000 light years away which could signal a new generation of planets.
The way parasitoid wasps feed may be gruesome, but it is an extremely efficient way to exploit prey, University of Exeter research has found.
Scientists at the University of Exeter have found the most robust evidence yet that simply being a shorter man or a more overweight woman leads to lower chances in life, including a lower income.
University of Exeter expertise has helped uncover the origins of treasure found by a metal detector on Devon farmland.
A pioneering new strategic research centre, that will aid health professionals design exercise plans to improve the everyday lives of young people with cystic fibrosis, has been launched.
A University of Exeter researcher has been selected from thousands of competitors to present his research to MPs and expert judges at the House of Parliament, on Monday March 7.
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.
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.
Most aquatic species sense sound via particle motion, yet few studies on underwater acoustic ecology have included measurements of particle motion.
People who perceive dementia symptoms as an illness feel more negative than those who see it as an inevitable part of getting older, a new study indicates.
Water engineering students from the University of Exeter are participating in a special event designed to highlight some of their world-changing research projects.
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.
The Government is investing £1.5 million in the University of Exeter, to train the next generation of innovators in physical science subjects.
Plastic waste could find its way deep into the ocean through the faeces of plankton, new research from the University of Exeter and Plymouth Marine Laboratory shows.
Work led by University of Exeter experts could help to protect thousands of people from an often fatal disease found in most tropical regions.
The world can emit even less greenhouse gases than previously estimated if global warming is to be kept under control, a new study co-authored by a University of Exeter mathematician has found.
South West MEP Clare Moody has met pioneering University of Exeter experts who are helping to boost economic growth and create jobs in the region.
A University of Exeter student has won a top £1,000 research award for her pioneering work into plankton and plastic.
Secrets from Exeter’s past will be fully uncovered for the first time as part of a major archaeology project.
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.
The University of Exeter will be better able to support business growth thanks to a new partnership with the UK Space Agency.
Research into views on whether doctors should be fully registered to practise on graduation has highlighted scope for improvements in the medical education training system.
University of Exeter scientists will lead a ground-breaking collaborative research project to discover new deposits of essential raw materials.
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.
A major new inquiry run by academics at the University of Exeter could inform Government policy about the education of thousands of new teachers and doctors in England.
Researchers have identified a gene which can be used to predict how susceptible a young person is to the mind-altering effects of smoking cannabis.
The University of Exeter has received a slice of £23.2 million in Government funding for cutting-edge medical research to ensure academics can work with industry and that their research transforms medical care.
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.
New technology developed by University of Exeter academics to detect water leaks has helped more than seven million people, according to a water expert.
Research could help scientists understand potential effects of melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica.
University of Exeter research into the impact of climate change will be featured at a prestigious science event in the USA, held this week.
A University of Exeter mathematician has been awarded more than £300,000 ($450,000) to study collective behaviour and decision-making patterns in animals in the wild.
Children who are diagnosed with diabetes before the age of seven develop a more aggressive form of the disease than that seen in teenagers, new research has revealed.
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.
People who have had a stroke in Devon are receiving faster and more effective treatment thanks to research that has used the latest advances in computer simulation.
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.
Britain’s rocky coastline is being reshaped and eroded by the increasingly common extreme weather, University of Exeter researchers have found.
New work by University of Exeter experts will enable better management of urban services affected by climate change-related hazards.
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.
Climate change may have brought huge disruption to ancient South American societies before Europeans arrived in 1492, University of Exeter academics have discovered.
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 leading behavioural ecologist from the University of Exeter has become the 1,000th researcher to receive a national fellowship for her pioneering research contributions in the field of social evolution and animal behaviour.
An engineering expert from the University of Exeter has been named among the top 25 industry leaders worldwide.
A new study which examines the causes and consequences of anti-colonial violence following the Second World War may offer insights into current conflicts today in the Middle East and elsewhere.
Hundreds of students around the world will be surveyed as part of a University of Exeter study which could help to improve the teaching of foreign languages.
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 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.
New research shows wild Aegean wall lizards found on Greek islands choose to sit on rocks that better match their individual colouring.
A new crowd-funding initiative has been launched by a University of Exeter PhD researcher in a bid to secure backing to help expand their bird conservation research.
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.
The harmful effects of climate change on wildlife habitats can been counteracted by localised land management, a new research paper has suggested.
New clinical imaging method may enable doctors to tackle one of the main killers of patients with weakened immune systems sooner and more effectively.
Mating with a large number of partners may not be as good an indicator of success as it appears, new research has shown.
People with early-stage dementia benefit when they are empowered to manage their own condition, a study led by researchers at the University of Exeter has found.
The University of Exeter Medical School has received a £1 million donation from The Dennis and Mireille Gillings Foundation.
Exeter City FC is accumulating a significant heritage collection thanks to University of Exeter research
The legacy and impact of more than a hundred years of Exeter City FC will be showcased at home ground St James Park thanks to the work of University of Exeter academics.
The age-old adage that ‘practice makes perfect’ has been found to illustrate how the humble grey squirrel solves problems in the search for food.
A University of Exeter Medical School Professor is involved in a project to bring together specialists to find solutions to improve mental health services for school children across the country.
If you are prone to the January blues after an over-indulgent festive season, you could help researchers at the University of Exeter discover whether healthy eating can ward off depression.
In January, the most depressing month of the year, researchers are urging people to take up free therapy courses in a bid to help them find a definitive answer to what works best in online treatment for depression.
Voters who read media reports highlighting the slim Parliamentary majority of the Conservative Party are less likely to believe Prime Minister David Cameron can have an impact on their lives.
Study to look at the influence of Asian parents on their young adult child’s body dissatisfaction levels and disordered eating in Singapore.
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.
A major study, involving researchers from the University of Exeter, has launched aiming to help older people stay fitter and live independently for longer.
Research indicates most accurate picture yet of how the Amazon will respond to climate change.
New research has revealed how disease-associated changes in two interlinked networks within the brain may play a key role in the development of the symptoms of dementia.
A University of Exeter scientist has been honoured by the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) for his ground-breaking research.
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.
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.
The University of Exeter and the Centre for the Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences (Cefas) are leading on a £1.97M BBSRC-Newton Fund project.
People have evolved to have subconscious urges to over-eat, and limited ability to avoid becoming obese, especially in winter, a University of Exeter study has found.
A talk given by the University of Exeter’s Professor Michelle Ryan for the 2015 TEDxExeter talk series has been viewed nearly 70,000 times in the past six months, and tops a recent international compilation of TEDx talks on the way we work.
Biologists at the universities of Exeter and York have published new research which shows that an ancient symbiosis is founded entirely on exploitation, not mutual benefit.
Three researchers at the University of Exeter are calling for action to cut down on the five and a half million tonnes of plastic being generated globally in the course of scientific research.
Scientists have been given an extraordinary glimpse into how wild New Caledonian crows make and use ‘hooked stick tools’ to hunt for insect prey.
A “window on the tree of life” created by a team which includes a University of Exeter researcher is helping to explain the worldwide variation in plant life-histories.
Six University of Exeter academics appear on a list of the world’s most influential scientific minds that is published this week.
It is essential that the UK and allied nations gain a better understanding of the legal challenges posed by new methods of warfare.
A University of Exeter- led study has been ranked as among the most shared and discussed academic research of 2015.
Research carried out at the University of Exeter has advanced understanding of how some damaging bacteria behave and may pave the way for new and more targeted antibiotics.
A University of Exeter scientist has been awarded a Distinguished Investigator Award by the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, a US charity that funds research into the causes of mental illness.
Warmer temperatures increase biodiversity and photosynthesis in phytoplankton, researchers at the University of Exeter and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have found.
Exeter will pioneer new methods for managing and treating chronic health conditions at a ground-breaking new maths-based research centre.
The ability of baby fish to find a home, or other safe haven, to grow into adulthood will be severely impacted under predicted ocean acidification, academics have found.
Coral reefs in the Indian Ocean that were severely damaged by a global warming event 17 years ago have bounced back to optimum health.
A Senior Research Fellow at the University of Exeter Medical School has been awarded a Fellowship from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy in recognition of her excellence in research, education and partnership working.
Members of Parliament and Lords are likely to live far longer than the UK average, according to research involving the University of Exeter.
Astronomers from the University of Exeter have helped shed light on the atmospheres of a group of planets which orbit stars outside our solar system, known as exoplanets.
Pioneering new research has shed new light on the causes behind an ‘ice-age’ that took place on Earth around 170 million years ago.
Experts from the University of Exeter are taking part in a new initiative that will put the city at the heart of intelligent use of data to cut traffic jams.
An exploration into how science can manage climate change risks across Europe will be presented by an expert from the University of Exeter at the world’s largest climate change talks.
Researchers have used a new technique to ensure research findings in the field of nature conservation are more visible and accessible.
Researchers at the University of Exeter have developed a new practice resource for local authority public health teams in England, which will help them take action to prevent suicides in public places.
Designers of Christmas cards used fine art on their products to divert attention away from concerns that the festival was becoming too commercialised.
New teaching resources that use cartoon characters to teach Religious Education in primary schools are being rolled out in time to explain the story of Christmas to children across the country.
Greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced aggressively and immediately because there are significant constraints to large-scale deployment of negative emissions technologies in the future, new research has shown.
A free online course led by world-renowned experts at the University of Exeter will offer participants the opportunity to explore how developments in the field of genomics are transforming knowledge and treatment of conditions such as diabetes.
It is not only size that matters when planning a protected area, other spatial features such as shape are also critical to the number of animal species found there.
Scientists from the University of Exeter have joined forces with storytellers to explore the link between sleep and fiction in a new book about the science of sleep.
Professor Andrew Thompson, Director of the Centre for Global & Imperial History at the University of Exeter, has been appointed as interim Chief Executive of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
GW4 Alliance receives £4.6 million funding for new doctoral training partnership.
An exploration of the relationship between cultural heritage and climate change is being led by an expert from the University of Exeter at the world’s largest ever climate change talks.
Tough new policies to combat fish fraud across Europe appear to be working, according to a new study.
Professor Tamara Galloway from the University of Exeter swapped her lab coat for legislation last week when she visited Exeter MP Ben Bradshaw at the House of Commons for a week in Westminster.
The unique properties found in the stunning iridescent wings of a tropical blue butterfly could hold the key to developing new highly selective gas detection sensors.
The University of Exeter Medical School has celebrated 20 years of molecular genetics research.
An international research collaboration has shed new light on how DNA sequence variation can influence gene activity in the developing human brain.
Innovative new research has demonstrated how the extraordinary properties of graphene can be exploited to create artificial structures that can be used to control and manipulate electromagnetic radiation over a wide range of wavelengths.
A new study found that phytoplankton - microscopic water-borne plants - can rapidly evolve tolerance to elevated water temperatures.
A new study from the University of Exeter has found that teaching is not essential for people to learn to make effective tools.
Ground-breaking new research has shown that erosion caused by glaciation during ice ages can, in the right circumstances, wear down mountains faster than plate tectonics can build them.
Scientists from the University of Exeter are warning of the risks that seismic surveys may pose to sea turtles.
More than half of all tree species in the world’s most diverse forest may be globally threatened, according to a new study.
Exeter researchers hope a new study will raise awareness of ‘transient loneliness’.
A budding student researcher is among the first from Exeter to secure a prestigious undergraduate placement at the pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Company.
Researchers from the University of Exeter have discovered several new species of marine fungi inhabiting previously undescribed branches of the tree of life.
Getting help with baby care could keep families healthier and extend their lives, according to a new study into bird behaviour.
Two rising research stars at the University of Exeter have been recognised by each receiving a highly prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize.
Pioneering new research by the University of Exeter could pave the way for miniaturised optical circuits and increased internet speeds, by helping accelerate the ‘graphene revolution’.
Researchers at University of Exeter have developed a new test to help diagnose diabetes, which they say will lead to more effective diagnosis and patient care.
The extinction of one carnivore species can trigger the demise of fellow predators, conservation biologists at the University of Exeter have confirmed.
The crucial issue of how to tackle the challenge of dementia across the global community will be discussed by leading experts in the field, at a special event in San Francisco.
The UK’s Chief Scientist, Sir Mark Walport FRS, has made a special visit to the University of Exeter to meet with key representatives.
New research from the University of Exeter has found that the Roman influence on our landscape extends beyond the legacy of our urban infrastructure to also shape the countryside and our rural surroundings.
Humans have been exploiting bees as far back as the Stone Age, according to new collaborative research involving the University of Exeter that is published in Nature today.
New world-class Doctoral College aims to enhance the student experience for doctoral research students and early career researchers.
The University of Exeter has received high-level funding for crucial research into accessing essential elements needed for a variety of environmental technologies.
The first report on the mental health of young people between the ages of two and 19 will involve an expert researcher from the University of Exeter Medical School.
The pivotal issue of how best to address perilous global climate change will be discussed by world-leading experts, at a special event in New York.
A team from the University of Exeter and PenCLAHRC have been awarded a grant of £285,000 to carry out a study aiming to improve ways to support children.
Intensive farming practices have been linked to higher risk of bovine TB, new research has concluded.
An Exeter engineering expert received a prestigious national award for research into how we can sustainably and reliably address emerging challenges around water supplies.
World-leading education experts will gather to discuss how to address the crucial issue of addressing literacy disadvantage in Canada and the UK, at a special event in Toronto.
A University of Exeter academic has conceived a documentary on the history of black British theatre and screen, presented by Sir Lenny Henry.
Experts from across the South West will come together to discuss issues around weight loss management in the region.
One of the world’s most pioneering and influential developmental geneticists has been appointed as the inaugural Director of the University of Exeter’s Living Systems Institute.
Elevated stress hormones during the later stages of pregnancy can affect pup survival rate.
The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) has awarded Professor Charles R. Tyler this year’s Founders Award.
New research shows that certain species of moths and butterflies differ in how they respond to climate change.
New guidance released this week aims to help authorities make better evidence-based decisions about health and social care.
The University of Exeter has cemented its position among the very best universities in the world for Life Sciences.
A research-driven project which means South West patients with long-term health conditions are getting to see health experts when they need to has been shortlisted by the British Society for Rheumatology in its Best Practice Awards.
A leading Professor at the University of Exeter has been recognised by receiving the most prestigious European award in her field.
Professor Lora Fleming received the prestigious Bruun Medal last week, recognising her outstanding work in the field of oceans and human health.
Two leading academics from diverse fields at the University of Exeter have been appointed as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences.
A new study has demonstrated that lizards do not cope well with the climate predicted for the year 2100.
University of Exeter researchers are pleased to be among the recipients of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) highlight topics grants – one of the new ways in which NERC is funding strategic research.
Females have more sexual partners when they live in colder climates and are happier being monogamous when it is hotter, a study into the behaviour of insects has found.
New research has shed light on the molecular changes that occur in our bodies as we age.
Ant queens stay close to home in their hunt for a mate and as a result produce thousands of inbred offspring, a study led by a University of Exeter biologist has found.
If necessity is the mother invention, who is the mother of necessity?
Three new research programmes, led by or featuring the University of Exeter, that aim to tackle some of the major challenges facing science and engineering have been announced.
New findings reveals how global warming will feedback on the carbon cycle and lead to increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
Pioneering new research sheds light on the impact of climate change on subglacial lakes found under the Greenland ice sheet.
There’s no harm in sitting down, say researchers
Diabetes UK funds research into insulin awareness to help diabetes suffers better recognise hypos
A leading physicist from the University of Exeter has received a national award for pioneering research contributions in the field of quantum physics.
Exeter researcher Prof Lobley calls farmers to learn from football clubs
The Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project has received a grant via the Heritage Lottery Fund.
All seven species of marine turtles can ingest or become entangled in the discarded debris that currently litters the oceans.
Edible gifts given by male crickets to their female partners during mating contain unique proteins which could affect the females’ behaviour.
Thirty-one percent of cactus species are threatened with extinction.
An exhibition at a Devon gallery provides a surprising take on a traditional material.
Experts from the University of Exeter are part of a consortium that has been awarded funding for a £3m research project from Innovate UK and BBSRC.
Adolescents who perform just eight to ten minutes of high-intensity interval exercise three times a week could be significantly reducing their risk of developing heart conditions, new research has concluded.
Researchers from the University of Exeter are seeking participants for a trial into whether certain types of food could prevent depression.
Offshore wind farms which are to be built in waters around the UK could pose a greater threat to protected populations of gannets than previously thought, according to a new study by researchers at the universities of Leeds, Exeter and Glasgow.
Researchers from the University of Exeter believe they have solved one of the biggest puzzles in climate science.
An international study of nearly 70,000 women has identified more than forty regions of the human genome that are involved in governing at what age a woman goes through the menopause.
Researchers at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus will today welcome actors from Kenyan charity, S.A.F.E. Kenya.
A research paper published in 2014 by the University of Exeter, working with researchers from the University of Bristol’s Centre for Academic Primary Care and Cambridge University, has won Research Paper of the Year Award 2014 from the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).
Pioneering research by an international team of scientists, including from the University of Exeter, has developed techniques that will allow the first memory chip that can capture light.
Underwater noise in the marine environment is the focus of a new UK-wide research partnership.
The University of Exeter and Bath Spa University have joined forces to revive public interest in the natural history of the Devonshire coast.
Rugby players take note: drinking high nitrate beetroot juice improves both sprint performance and decision-making during prolonged intermittent exercise such as rugby and football, according to scientists from the University of Exeter.
The University of Exeter has retained its top ten place in the Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, and has been named Sports University of the Year 2015-2016.
University of Exeter researchers are working with a team of UK scientists to explore the use of satellites and meteorological data to monitor and forecast water quality
Dr Hadwen Trust (DHT) announces funding to University of Exeter Medical School’s Professor Lorna Harries for diabetes research project
The Dr Hadwen Trust (DHT) has announced funding for a diabetes research project to be led by University of Exeter Medical School’s Professor Lorna Harries.
The Fundamental Principles which are central to the global humanitarian ethos of the International Red Cross Red Crescent movement will be analysed at a conference organised jointly by the International Committee of the Red Cross, the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the University of Exeter.
A series of remarkable new camera trap videos has revealed some of the first ever footage of rare Peruvian animals.
Crucial research into the changing spatial patterns of future climate patterns is urgently needed, a new review article has concluded.
Fishermen in the Turks and Caicos Islands could be increasing the local prevalence of a disease that is affecting turtle populations worldwide, by selectively harvesting healthy creatures and throwing back infected animals.
UK fisheries survey logbooks from the 1930s to 1950s have been digitised for the first time, revealing how cod responded to changing temperatures in the last century.