News and events

Heritage Open Days 2019 - Heritage Haiku in Exeter

Join a Places of Poetry Heritage Haiku workshop and pin a new poen to the digital map 

Exeter joins prestigious European network of Digital Humanities experts

The University of Exeter is now a Cooperating Partner at DARIAH ERIC 

Roman road and possible mine discovered during Cornish archaeological excavations

University of Exeter archaeologists work with local volunteers to unearth more discoveries at Calstock.

Exploring the histories of Kennford, Kenn and Kenton: a public event

Find out more about how research in the archives at Powderham has made new discovries about the long history of these three Devon villages.

Join UoE’s Humanities and Social Sciences PhD Open Evening on 22 May

The College of Humanities and the College of Social Sciences and International Studies invite you to find out if studying for a PhD is for you.

New heritage project invites writers to contribute to a digital literary map

Inspired by Michael Drayton’s poem Poly-Olbion, at Poltimore House, Devon, aims to prompt reflection on national and cultural identities in England and Wales, and celebrate the diversity, heritage and character of place.

Putting lime in the limelight at Poltimore House

Building practitioners, conservation professionals and members of the public are gathering for a 'lime slam' at Poltimore House, Devon, on 13 April 2019.

University of Exeter and Exeter Cathedral mark pioneering research collaboration

A pioneering research collaboration, which seeks to uncover the secrets of some of the UK’s most significant historical books, documents and artefacts, has received a significant boost.

Cornwall Museums Partnerships to host Digital Leadership Seminars in March

As one of the recipients of DCMS’ Digital Leadership Fund, Cornwall Museums Partnership has announced a series of Digital Leadership seminars in March 2019, in Exeter and Cornwall.

Exeter-led research featured in Manchester Museum exhibition on Heritage practice

Exhibition features UoE research that looks at heritage and memory practices in landscapes that are undergoing change and transformation.

UoE and South West Fed sign Memorandum of Understanding

MoU acknowledges the intention of the University of Exeter and the South West Fed to work together to explore the possibility of developing common objectives.

HLF funds University of Exeter project to study Cornwall’s maritime churches

A partnership between the University of Exeter and Cornwall Council is awarded £40,000 by the Young Roots scheme of the Heritage Lottery Fund. 

Exeter alumnus is helping to unveil Kolkata's hidden heritage

Founded and run by academics, Heritage Walk Calcutta provides tourists with extensively researched tours of the city.

UoE and Cornwall Museums Partnership host networking event

A collaborative event to improve and share the knowledge of Cornish collections.

Ipplepen Archaeology Project hosts public Open Day

Join the team on Saturday 8 September, 10.30am-3.30pm, to find out what's been unearthed at the Ipplepen dig.

Collaboration and Opportunities in the Heritage Sector

A networking event co-hosted by Cornwall Museums Partnership and the University of Exeter on the Penryn campus.

Understanding Landscapes project awarded HLF grant

Professor Stephen Rippon awarded £222,500 to enable communities in Devon and Cornwall to work with archaeologists to explore the ancient history of the South West.

The Giraffe & the Harpsichord: Modelling the Museum

Visiting Leverhulme Professor, Paul Fishwick, explores the ways in which arts and cultural objects can be used to enrich the study and implementation of computer science and mathematical modelling

UoE hosts 21st Century Library Workshop event with a focus on regional archives

Professor Jane Whittle leads conversation about potential for collaboration and co-created projects between University of Exeter and regional archives groups and historic libraries

Professor Caitlin DeSilvey presents 'Curated Decay' on US lecture tour

Professor DeSilvey gives lecture tour on her research into the cultural significance of material change and transformation

Professor Winter appointed to National Trust's SW Regional Advisory Board

UoE's Professor of Land Economy and Society to advise National Trust

South West Fed seeks new Chair

An opportunity to develop the South West Fed’s current direction, activities and relationships.

Imagining Cornwall's Future: Forward-looking perspectives on Business, Politics and Heritage

A showcase event on the Penryn Campus

SWFed Spring Forum

One-day discussion event

Representing Africa in British Museums

Workshop and discussion event 

Magic and the Muse

A Magic Lantern spectacle featuring unique hand-painted images with live music.

Experts study the past and present in new state-of-the-art digital facility 

Academics at the University of Exeter are using cutting-edge technologies to study the past and present in a new, state-of-the-art Digital Humanities Laboratory.

Historic England attend a round-table discussion at the University of Exeter

Innovation, Impact and Business have invited Jen Heathcote, Head of Strategic Research & Partnership Team at Historic England, to a round-table discussion exploring opportunities for research and impact.