Researchers have received £2 million of funding to conduct a five year national study looking at how rehabilitation can be improved for older people with frailty following discharge from hospital.
One of the UK’s leading social scientists is joining the University of Exeter from her previous post as Chief Executive of the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC).
US Republican voters are less likely to be critical about the performance of the controversial “Obamacare” health reforms when they are reminded about their own medical needs, new research shows.
Rarely-seen pictures will tell the remarkable story of Exeter City FC at a new exhibition dedicated to the club’s unique history.
Important microscopic creatures which produce half of the oxygen in the atmosphere can rapidly adapt to global warming, new research suggests.
A new study is inviting people who care for someone with dementia to help investigate whether an online therapy can help carers cope with feeling of stress, anxiety or depression.
Tropical rainstorms and a wobbly rope bridge in the cloudy treetops at the Eden Project’s new Weather Maker
Visitors to the Eden Project can now trek across an aerial rope bridge, shelter from tropical rain and travel through clouds thanks to the opening of a thrilling new rainforest walkway.
Impact of wobbly bridges and sky-scrapers on human health to be tested in government-funded research centre
The impact of vibrations from very tall buildings and wobbly bridges and floors on people’s health and wellbeing is to be researched in a new £7.2 million government-funded national research facility.
A budding student researcher from the University of Exeter has secured third place at a prestigious poster exhibition of undergraduate research at the Houses of Parliament.
A new study reveals the sub-antarctic island of South Georgia – famous for its wildlife – was covered by a massive ice cap during the last ice age.
Pupils from Westcountry schools used genetic processes commonly seen in TV crime dramas to help solve the mystery of who is sabotaging Devon’s very own Bake Off.
University of Exeter researcher Dr Katie Lunnon has won the Early Career Investigator of the Year Award at the Alzheimer’s Research UK Conference 2017.
The evolution of land animals has been shaped by barriers such as oceans and mountains which have divided them and sent them down different genetic paths.
The remarkable story of Devon’s wild beavers goes on with the announcement that the Westcountry rodents have now won a top national award.
How do you link one of the University of Exeter’s many world-class research themes to an artistic vision or idea?
The University of Exeter’s commitment to student safety on campus has been further strengthened, thanks to a funding boost.
Small businesses will be able to exploit the technology developed for space exploration thanks to a new project led by the University of Exeter funded by the UK Space Agency.
Amounts and sugar content of nectar vary between commercial varieties of oilseed rape (OSR) produced with different breeding systems, when tested in the glasshouse.
A yachtsman who helped recreate an epic voyage for a new Channel 4 documentary will give a talk at the University of Exeter later this month.
The University of Exeter will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the European Research Council (ERC) with a celebratory public event at the Streatham Campus.
A pioneering new project which seeks to tackle potential barriers faced by students with vocational qualifications when they enter higher education, has received a significant funding boost.
A world expert in diabetes will deliver a lecture presented as the top international science award by Diabetes UK.
People with diabetes could benefit from digital ‘risk calculators’ in the future that help healthcare professionals prescribe the best combination of medicine for each person.
The University of Exeter has undertaken a week of engagement work with institutions and supporters across the European continent.
Both science and humanities subjects at the University of Exeter have been recognised as being amongst the very best in the world, according to an influential global league table.
The stage is set for children and adults alike to be given a fascinating insight into the brain and epilepsy, thanks to a brand new interactive theatre show.
Students from the University of Exeter are joining forces with a local charity by distributing unsold food to the city’s homeless community.
Drinking concentrated blueberry juice improves brain function in older people, according to research by the University of Exeter.
The Amazon rainforest was shaped by ancient people who lived there, new research reveals.
New virtual reality training could help prevent accidents in “safety-critical” industries like the NHS, aviation, the military and nuclear power.
A world expert in measuring brain function will give his first lecture at the University of Exeter.
The social and environmental outputs of woodlands play a much broader role in the economy than is often recognised, according to a new Research Report by the University of Exeter for the Forestry Commission.
Exeter College has launched a new Performing Arts Academy to support exceptional talent in the performing arts.
Experts will collect the most extensive archive to date of children’s school work as part of a major project seeking to track how the way they use language changes as they get older.
University of Exeter Business School students learning about women and leadership were surprised by the sudden appearance of a female Cabinet minister in class this week.
Efforts to conserve the remaining fragments of the great Forest of Caledon in Scotland may be doomed to fail unless a new strategy is rapidly adopted, new research suggests.
An international team of researchers has identified a core set of genes involved in the responses of honey bees to multiple diseases caused by viruses and parasites.
A pioneering new technique to produce cutting-edge, versatile microchips could revolutionize the speed, efficiency and capability of the next generation of computers.
The dramatic loss of Arctic sea ice through climate change is unlikely to lead to more severe winter weather across Northern Europe, new research has shown.
Robots made from recycled toys will be used to boost communication and teamwork among young people with autism and their families.
Gang warfare is not unique to humans – banded mongooses do it too.
The 19th Poet Laureate of the United States will return to her Cornish roots as she visits the Duchy to perform and discuss her work.
Professor Butler, an expert in Water Engineering and Director of the internationally-leading Centre for Water Systems at the University of Exeter, is the new Chair of the Governing Body and Board of Directors at the college.
A proposed Marine Protected Area (MPA) off Scotland’s west coast would help basking sharks, researchers say.
MEP meets University of Exeter European staff and students to celebrate their contribution to economy and society
Clare Moody MEP, Professor Sir Steve Smith, and University Exeter staff and students have celebrated the contribution EU nationals make to the economy and society of Exeter and the South West.
People living in neighbourhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress, according to research.
From monkeys to exotic birds, students showcase stunning variety of wildlife at Wild Film Festival in Falmouth
Budding wildlife film-makers, presenters and photographers will display their work at a national festival, organised by students at the University of Exeter.
A new plan to protect Myanmar’s diverse marine life has been announced.
The University of Exeter hosted a high-level forum to examine how ‘big data’ can utilised to enhance the student learning experience.
The hidden close relationship between two of Spain’s finest women writers has been brought to life through letters uncovered by a University of Exeter expert.
People with cystic fibrosis could benefit from being prescribed personalised exercise plans by healthcare professionals, according to experts at the University of Exeter.
Warming seawaters threaten the stability of tropical coral reefs, with potentially devastating implications for many reef species and the human communities that reefs support.
A University of Exeter researcher has just been awarded nearly £800,000 to find out why Type 1 diabetes develops in babies.
Rising temperatures could accelerate climate change by reducing the amount of carbon dioxide stored in ponds and increasing the methane they release, new research shows.
The winter habits of Britain’s basking sharks have been revealed for the first time.
Statement from the Vice-Chancellor on antisemitism
Gene editing techniques developed in the last five years could help in the battle against cancer and inherited diseases.
Pioneering women in pre-civil war Spain are being remembered for the first time through new public memorials in Madrid thanks to a University of Exeter academic.
Experts are seeking volunteers to test a research-based app that aims to help users curb cravings for unhealthy foods and lose weight.
The first comprehensive guide covering the legal rules of behaviour in cyberspace, which will be used by governments around the world, has been published by a University of Exeter academic.
Listening to five minutes of West African or Indian pop music can give the listener more positive attitudes towards those cultures, research from the Universities of Oxford and Exeter has found.
Growing up in tough conditions can make wild animals live longer, new research suggests.
A University of Exeter expert has been honoured by the Estonian Government for his pioneering work in international law.
A Holocaust survivor who witnessed the horrors of Nazi persecution of Jewish families shared his experience with Devon pupils and students as part of a memorial event at the University of Exeter.
The University of Exeter has commemorated Baroness Floella Benjamin’s successful tenure as Chancellor with a stunning bronze sculpture.
Great philosophical questions such as ‘What is art?’ and ‘Should you always tell the truth?’, are being debated by Exeter primary school children, with the help of University of Exeter philosophers.
Endangered penguins are foraging for food in the wrong places due to fishing and climate change, research led by the University of Exeter and the University of Cape Town has revealed.
The University of Exeter has launched its most ambitious philanthropic Campaign to date to reinforce its position as one of the leading research institutions worldwide.
Progress on the Government’s long term plan for the environment is too slow and politicians should act more quickly to safeguard our natural resources, a University of Exeter expert has said.
Prominent divorce lawyer Baroness Shackleton is funding new University of Exeter research which could help uncover the secret of finding life-long love.
Penryn PhD students are celebrating after sweeping the board at a high-profile research competition.
The man in charge of the record-breaking British Paralympics team is one of a host of sports experts set to offer top tips to Exeter students.
The Amazonian rainforest was transformed over two thousand years ago by people who built hundreds of large, mysterious earthworks.
England’s first civil war, a real Game of Thrones power struggle between two cousins, brought anarchy to the UK in the twelfth century AD.
Increasing the water table could help to slow down global warming, boost crop yields and preserve peat soils, according to a new study.
The University of Exeter is part of a pan-European partnership worth almost 30 million Euros to improve the prevention and management of Diabetic Kidney Disease.
LED street lighting can be tailored to reduce its impacts on the environment, according to new research by the University of Exeter.
The University of Exeter is encouraging more students and staff to cycle to campus by signing a citywide charter aiming to tackle inactive lifestyles, congestion and pollution.
Nobel Laureates to deliver keynote speeches at Living Systems Institute Opening International Symposium
Two Nobel Laureates will deliver keynote speeches at a prestigious international scientific symposium celebrating the opening of the University of Exeter’s Living Systems Institute (LSI).
A new questionnaire based on emoticon-style facial expressions could help teachers and others who work with children as young as four to engage them on their happiness levels in the classroom.
Danger from predators causes animals to form stronger friendships, according to new research.
A low level of atmospheric oxygen in Earth’s middle ages held back evolution for two billion years, raising fresh questions about the origins of life on this planet.
Aid workers in refugee camps and shelters in Greece are receiving legal training to help keep migrant children safe thanks to an expert from the University of Exeter.
83 new genetic variants that strongly influence human height have been discovered in a study.
Virtual reality could hold the key to unlocking an affordable, reliable and effective device to provide early diagnosis and management of schizophrenia.
Urgent need to check how males and females respond differently to ocean acidification.
Sir Steve Smith, Vice Chancellor of the University of Exeter, said the US travel ban “undermines the principle of academic freedom and jeopardises the advancement of knowledge between nations.”
The University of Exeter has entered into an important strategic partnership, designed to enable America’s leading students to embark on postgraduate studies at one of the UK’s leading universities.
The growth of bacteria can be stimulated by antibiotics, scientists at the University of Exeter have discovered.
Research suggests the capacity of the terrestrial biosphere to absorb carbon dioxide may have been underestimated in past calculations due to certain land-use changes not being fully taken into account.
For decades the “father of genetics” Gregor Mendel has been portrayed as living an isolated, monk-like existence, cut off from society.
Public invited to take part in a national survey on whether beavers should be reintroduced permanently into Britain
A revolutionary Cancer Research UK-funded project will investigate ways of bringing new and improved cancer diagnostic tests to GPs.
Labelling mass killing and massacres as a “holocaust” risks downplaying the scale of the Nazi plan to eradicate the Jews and Roma (gypsies), a leading expert on the holocaust says.
South West England and South East Wales can recapture the ambitious vision of Isambard Kingdom Brunel as a hyper-connected, smart and specialist region, MPs have heard.
Traditional dragon dancing, distinctive culinary delights, martial arts demonstrations and spectacular fireworks are just some of the colourful festivities planned to welcome in the Year of the Rooster.
Global forest ecosystems, widely considered to act as the lungs of the planet, ‘held their breath’ during the most recent occurrence of a warming hiatus, new research has shown.
The number of mammals used in animal testing could be cut dramatically and replaced with moth larvae.
Oscar Wilde, Grindr, Chinese underground queer cinema, and the experiences of homosexual sailors in the Royal Navy during World War I will feature as part of Exeter’s first LGBT history festival.
We all need contacts – how organelles hug in cells
The Exeter Mathematics School, sponsored by the University of Exeter, has been cited by the Prime Minister as a model for spreading specialist maths schools across the country.
GW4 Alliance, together with Cray Inc. and the Met Office, has been awarded £3m by EPSRC to deliver a new Tier 2 high performance computing (HPC) service for UK-based scientists.
More than 48 tonnes of real snow are to be delivered by lorry to the University’s Streatham Campus and dumped outside the Forum to create a giant ski slope.
Prehistoric mega-lake sediment offers key insight into how inland regions responded to ‘super-greenhouse’ event
Sediment found at the site of one of the largest lakes in Earth’s history could provide a fascinating new insight into how inland regions responded to global climate change millions of years ago.
With an alarming growth in antibiotic resistance and doctors increasingly having to resort to last-chance antibiotics to save patients, is there a better way for hospitals to manage antibiotic treatment regimens?
Research has provided a fascinating insight in the quest to determine whether temperature or water availability is the most influential factor in determining the success of global, land-based carbon sinks.
Mass livestock production is driving molecular changes in diseases that could lead to human pandemics, according to an expert from the University of Exeter.