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.
Budding engineers at the University of Exeter showcased a range of innovative projects to industry experts at a special event.
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.
Female academics from the University of Exeter, the Met Office and beyond will tackle some of the world’s biggest questions in a fun and engaging way when Soapbox Science hits the streets of Exeter.
Exercise is associated with a longer life in patients with heart failure, according to research by the University of Exeter Medical School.
A wide range of subjects at the University of Exeter have secured top 10 positions in this year’s Guardian rankings.
Many students in Exeter risk not being able to vote in the forthcoming EU referendum, according to a new poll.
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.
Archaeologists from the University of Exeter will be taking the art of Roman bread-baking into two Devon schools next week as part of a community initiative to engage young people in their local ancient heritage.
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.
With June’s referendum bringing the debate about Britain’s future in the EU centre stage, academics from the University of Exeter will consider the issues in light of current research at a special event in London.
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.
A University of Exeter graduate has devised a technique that could revolutionise language learning for children by making it as easy as reading a story.
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.
Masters programme to equip healthcare professionals to practise medicine in the world’s most remote and challenging environments has been launched.
A new research project sets out to understand why some GPs are leaving their jobs to take early retirement or career breaks.
More aspiring lawyers from non-privileged homes in the South West will benefit from a pioneering initiative designed to widen access to the legal profession.
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.
Badgers, dragonflies and robins are just a selection of the species that can be observed at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus for the annual BioBlitz day.
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).
MSc programmes in Civil, Structural and Water Engineering starting in September 2016.
The head of leading marine conservation charity Surfers Against Sewage, Hugo Tagholm, will be delivering a public lecture at the University of Exeter Medical School.
Students from the University with an interest in working in nature conservation and biodiversity will have the opportunity to do field work in Portugal and Hungary.
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.
Air power has become the weapon of choice for Western politicians because it causes maximum destruction with the minimum of commitment.
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.
The University of Exeter’s best lecturers were recognised by students at an annual celebratory awards ceremony.
Budding archaeologists will have the opportunity to help unearth Devon's Roman past on a University of Exeter excavation this summer.
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.
A pioneering Bioscience spin-out company founded by experts from the University of Exeter has secured a major investment to help develop the business.
A University of Exeter programme designed to encourage aspiration is helping to ensure more students in state schools and colleges apply to higher education.
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.
The largest meta-analysis so far of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for recurrent depression has found that MBCT is an effective treatment option.
A neuropsychologist from the University of Exeter called for better treatment of young adults when giving evidence to an influential parliamentary inquiry yesterday.
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.
The University of Exeter Penryn Campus Excellence Awards ceremony celebrated the achievements of young people in Cornwall.
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.
Students from the Camborne School of Mines (CSM) are celebrating after winning three gold medals, two silver and a bronze in this year’s prestigious international mining games competition which took place in Montana in the USA.
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.
Students questioned Prime Minister David Cameron during his visit to the University of Exeter to launch a new campaign to encourage young people to vote in the forthcoming EU referendum.
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).
The University of Exeter Men’s rugby team is officially the best student team in the UK, after winning the British University and College Sports (BUCS) Championship at Twickenham last night.
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.
The University of Exeter has been named as the latest site to deliver Health Education England’s Masters programme in Genomic Medicine.
A pioneering new study has revealed how an individual’s movement can give a unique insight into their inherent personality traits.
The University of Exeter’s status as one of the best academic institutions in the world has been confirmed by new global subject rankings.
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 former Government Minister who has led some of the UK’s best known businesses is to take up post as Chancellor at the University of Exeter.
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.
Join the University of Exeter for a free family fun day as part of its diamond jubilee celebrations, and try your hand at a range of activities ranging from tennis tasters to hands-on experiments.
Children from Devon, Dorset and Somerset got hands-on in University laboratories as they used genetic processes commonly seen in TV crime dramas to help solve a mystery.
Two University of Exeter Medical School scientists have won prestigious awards from the national charity Diabetes UK.
A prestigious new European ranking has placed the University of Exeter at number 38, further cementing the institution’s global reputation for excellence.
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 medical student who has embraced a wide range of roles is celebrating winning the University of Exeter Medical School’s Quintiles Women in Science Award ahead of International Women’s Day.
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.
Tributes have been paid to the former Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Exeter, Professor Paul Webley, CBE, who has passed away aged 62.
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.
Healthcare and research leaders gathered to celebrate the official opening of a £10.5 million new facility that is fostering excellence in clinical research and education.
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.
BBC presenter Dr Helen Czerski and Met Office Chief Scientist Professor Dame Julia Slingo will be among the world-leading climate change experts speaking at a family-friendly festival at the University of Exeter this weekend.
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.
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 academic has been appointed as an advisor to help the Government develop and implement a new 25-year plan for the environment.
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.
The University of Exeter will be better able to support business growth thanks to a new partnership with the UK Space Agency.
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.
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.
Professor Sir Steve Smith has joined more than 100 university leaders in highlighting the positive impact the UK’s membership in the European Union has on universities.
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.
Pioneering British food and coffee brand, Pret A Manger, has selected the University of Exeter’s Streatham site as the location for its first outlet embedded in a University campus
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.
Environment minister and local MP George Eustice has visited the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus to find out more about the University’s world-class research in marine energy and aqua culture.
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.
Exploring the political landscape of the Middle East: Exeter’s ‘Global Conversation’ comes to Sharjah
The crucial issue of the political landscape of the Middle East will be explored by a leading University of Exeter expert at a special event in Sharjah.
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.
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.
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 psychologist has been given three prestigious prizes for his work to further understanding of how the human mind regulates behaviour.
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.
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.
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.
New research shows wild Aegean wall lizards found on Greek islands choose to sit on rocks that better match their individual colouring.
A team featuring a flood expert from the University of Exeter’s Centre for Water Systems (CWS) has claimed first prize for the creation of an app that will aid global flood management and help save lives
Olympic Gold medallist Sally Gunnell OBE will be among a number of inspiring figures to be honoured at the University of Exeter’s winter graduation this year.
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.
More than a hundred pieces of original art from British graphic novels will be on show as part of a new University of Exeter research project.
Professor Sir Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of the University of Exeter, will play a key role in new high profile advisory group aimed at improving social mobility within the higher education sector.
The harmful effects of climate change on wildlife habitats can been counteracted by localised land management, a new research paper has suggested.
Pioneering work by a University of Exeter researcher will see the principles behind video games used to expand what visitors to the city’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) can learn and see.
New clinical imaging method may enable doctors to tackle one of the main killers of patients with weakened immune systems sooner and more effectively.
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.
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.
The University of Exeter has been named as one of the top-200 best employers in Britain for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff.
Outstanding teacher training programmes run by the University of Exeter and Teach First are helping to supply effective teachers in areas of social and economic disadvantage.
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.
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.
Rewilding the United Kingdom – from restored forests to the return of predators such as the lynx – were in the spotlight at a topical lecture.
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.
The University of Exeter has been recognised as one of the most international universities in the world.
A University of Exeter researcher has been appointed to be part of a group of leading academics who will provide expert analysis ahead of the forthcoming EU referendum.
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.
The New Year storms that battered the British coastline brought record-breaking waves to the normally sheltered Falmouth Bay, it has been revealed.
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.
Professionals can understand trends and issues affecting businesses in the South West and globally through masterclasses run at the University of Exeter.
Making farmland more productive could bring about significant reductions in the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions, University of Exeter research 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.
Experts and fans will gather at the University of Exeter for a conference, The Ageless Agatha Christie: Adaptations & Afterlives, on June 20 and 21.