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 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 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 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
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 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.
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.
A world-renowned expert in diagnostic test evaluation will come to Exeter in March as a Visiting International Academic Fellow at the University of Exeter Medical School.
Find out what 2016 brings in January's Team Brief, with drop-in sessions on 20 January (Exeter campuses) and 22 January (Cornwall campuses).
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.
A University of Exeter scientist has been honoured by the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) for his ground-breaking research.
A marine biologist from the University of Exeter has taken part in a David Attenborough series which is giving viewers unprecedented interactive access to the Great Barrier Reef via an innovative new website.
Professionals can understand trends and issues affecting businesses in the South West and globally through masterclasses run at the University of Exeter.
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.
A key figure in establishing and building the University of Exeter’s Cornwall campuses has been awarded an MBE for services to the community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
University of Exeter academics are celebrating the success of their use of social media to help the public connect the past with the present.
A professor at Camborne School of Mines, based at the University of Exeter’s Penryn campus, has been named one of the world’s most inspiring women in mining.
The University of Exeter welcomes a new report which highlights the UK as a global leader in high quality undergraduate education for international students.
People in the 18th century were expected to look neat, elegant and have a natural shape, according to a University of Exeter academic.
Families from across the South West are invited to take part in an enlightening festive treat, at a special event hosted by the University of Exeter.
A group of leading women in law have made up the panel at an event organised by the Employability Team in the College of Social Sciences and International Studies at the University of Exeter, designed to encourage women to enter the legal profession.
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.
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.
Environmental journalist and author Leo Hickman praised students from local schools on their positivity and creativity at the tenth annual Excellence in Exeter awards hosted by the University of Exeter on Thursday 19 November.
University of Exeter students are hosting the Christmas Craft Market on December 4th.
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).
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.
The University of Exeter has been awarded Large Business of the Year 2015 at an event to recognise the contribution of employers in support of apprenticeships across the South West.
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.
As part of the Easter special on BBC ONE’s religious television programme Songs of Praise, a University of Exeter theologian will be exploring the practice of early Christian baptism and its symbolism of death and resurrection.
The University of Exeter Medical School has celebrated 20 years of molecular genetics research.
An online course run by leading historians at the University of Exeter has received a commendation from the Royal Historical Society (RHS) for excellence in the field of public history.
A University of Exeter scientist has won the ‘I’m a Scientist: Get me out of here’ competition, beating four other science enthusiasts to the prize.
A University of Exeter professor will be joining Melvyn Bragg and a panel of fellow experts to discuss the Salem Witchcraft Trials on Radio 4 this week.
The University is planning a festive event to mark the anniversary of receiving the Royal Charter and the achievement of full University status, as well as to celebrate the launch of its new values.
Professor Janice Kay, Provost of the University of Exeter, has accepted an invitation to join a high level taskforce designed to address all forms of harassment on University campuses.
Following a summer which has seen huge migration flows into Europe from neighbouring regions, Professor Neil Adger, will speak on the role that climate change plays in the mass movement of people.
Two rising research stars at the University of Exeter have been recognised by each receiving a highly prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize.
Drop-in sessions in Streatham and St Luke's will take place on Wednesday 18 November and for staff in Penryn there will be a session on Thursday 19th November.
Diwali or Deepavali, also known as the Festival of Light, is being celebrated at the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus on Sunday 15 November.
New world-class Doctoral College aims to enhance the student experience for doctoral research students and early career researchers.
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.
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.
All members of the University community are encouraged to cast their vote in this year's PSRAs
An Exeter engineering expert received a prestigious national award for research into how we can sustainably and reliably address emerging challenges around water supplies.
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.
The University of Exeter has strengthened its position as being among the very best universities in the world for Social Sciences.
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.
The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) has awarded Professor Charles R. Tyler this year’s Founders Award.
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.
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.
Professor Linda Clare, Leader of the Centre for Research in Ageing and Cognitive Health (REACH) in Psychology at the University of Exeter, has been appointed to the Governance Committee of the Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH).
A leading Professor at the University of Exeter has been recognised by receiving the most prestigious European award in her field.
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.
Professor Mark Goodwin has been appointed as a non-executive director for The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
A nurse training initiative developed by a team at the University of Exeter Medical School and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital to improve diagnosis of monogenic diabetes has won a national award for its contribution to diabetes care.
The University of Exeter is pleased to announce today a number of key appointments to its Senior Management team.
Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
A leading physicist from the University of Exeter has received a national award for pioneering research contributions in the field of quantum physics.
Dr Ian Ashton will speak on measuring the impact of marine renewable energy at the Global Wave Conference this week.
An online questionnaire and discussion groups are asking University staff to share their thoughts about the way we communicate internally and what we can do to improve.
The Vice-Chancellor will be hosting all staff talks between 26 October and 4 November.
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.
Professor Roy Sambles has today (Thursday, October 1) taken up his position as the new president of the Institute of Physics (IOP).
The University of Exeter has broken into the top 100 universities in the world for the first time in the most influential global league table, released today.
Drop-in sessions to dicsuss October's Team Brief or any topic are open to all on Wednesday 7 October 1.30-2pm.
The University of Exeter is marking its Diamond Jubilee with a series of events to celebrate 60 years of the Royal Charter, awarded on 21 December 1955.
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.
English and Creative Writing lecturer Rob Magnuson Smith has been awarded the 2015 Australian Book Review (ABR) Jolley Prize for his short story “The Elector of Nossnearly.”
The Business School’s Masters in International Management has been ranked in the global top 80 in the latest Financial Times (FT) rankings.
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.
Two Penryn Campus staff have received a national innovation award, and are now in the running to receive an international prize, based on their work with the Green Consultants programme.
Professor Sir John Tooke presents a future vision for healthcare in the 2015 Duchy Health Charity President’s Lecture.
All members of the University community are encouraged to get involved in this year's nomination process
Professor Janice Kay, Provost of the University of Exeter, has accepted an invitation to join Pearson’s Expert Panel for its new WCQ (World Class Qualifications) group.
Persist and shout: Male bluebirds alter their songs to be heard over increased acoustic noise levels
Birds ‘shout’ to be heard over the noise produced by man-made activity, new research has shown.
A pioneering student entrepreneur support programme has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.
University of Exeter academic, Dr Florian Stadtler, has contributed further expertise to the BBC Radio 4 series Three Pounds in My Pocket.
Two world-leading scientists from the University of Exeter have been honoured with a prestigious national science award.
Nominations for the annual Professional Services Recognition Awards open in September
An outstanding diabetes expert at the University of Exeter Medical School has been recognised through a prestigious Royal Society prize.
Dr Mustafa Baig of the University's Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies met with Pope Francis in St Peter's Basilica on June 30.
Exeter and St Luke's campuses retain their green flags
Professor Michael Depledge, one of the University of Exeter’s leading academics, has been elected as an Honorary Fellow to the Royal College of Physicians at a special ceremony in London.
A University of Exeter academic will be exploring ground-breaking research into relieving chronic pain in a BBC Radio 4 documentary on 15 July at 9pm.
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has recognised researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School as being among the most outstanding health researchers in the UK.
Research by the University of Exeter has helped underline new national guidelines to help GPs diagnose cancer earlier, and save lives.
Students and staff have returned from the first of a series of six trips to Ethiopia, in a scheme designed to share knowledge and experience.
Team Brief drop-ins for all staff take place on Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 June.
Debra Myhill, Professor of Education at the University of Exeter has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for her leadership of the Secondary PGCE programme and the Centre for Research in Writing.
A host of Devon’s leading female scientists will be taking to their soapboxes this week to showcase their fascinating science to the general public at a free event in Exeter city centre.
The University of Exeter has today (8 June 2015) announced internal appointments to a variety of new senior leadership roles.
The University of Exeter has been ranked as one of the top 10 UK universities in the influential Guardian University Guide 2016.
University of Exeter scientists have received grant worth almost £150,000 to fund their crucial research, which could revolutionise epilepsy is diagnosed.
The CWTS Leiden Ranking 2015, published today, has placed the University of Exeter sixth in the UK, eighth in Europe and top 40 in the world. The University also rose 24 places since 2014 in the overall rankings.
The issues behind unforeseen events like the disorder in the Ukraine to the revolutions of the Arab Spring which caught intelligence organisations off guard, is the subject of a fascinating lecture at the University of Exeter.
The Vice-Chancellor and the Chief Operating Officer will be delivering their regular talks to colleagues in the upcoming weeks.
A unique soundscape created through interpreting the sounds of bacterial molecules in the human body will form part of a new exhibition at the Eden Project.
More than half a million pounds of new cutting-edge research which aims to advance us towards a dementia cure and improve dementia care has been awarded to the University of Exeter Medical School by Alzheimer’s Society.
A University of Exeter historian is part of a brand new TV programme about Sir Winston Churchill on the Discovery Channel.
A showcase of shortlisted entries to the Paddon Award, a cross- arts competition for University of Exeter students, staff and alumni is on display in the University Reception area on the Streatham Campus.
May’s Team Brief will be emailed to colleagues on Mon 11 May with informal drop-in sessions on Thurs 14 May
A festival which pulls science out of the lab and into the pub is coming to Exeter for the first time.
A new research centre will bring together experts in a diverse range of fields to tackle some of the greatest health issues of our time – and the public are being invited to get involved.
From Wednesday 6 May, anyone who dials 0 or 9 from an internal phone at the University’s Streatham and St Luke’s campuses will get an outside line. To reach the switchboard team please dial 1000.
The University added an additional award to its Athena SWAN tally this year with a Bronze for the Biosciences department at Exeter.
A dramatic overhaul to a former hall of residence at St Luke’s has created a modern, high quality research and education facility on the University’s campus.
Sleep disorders are common and fascinating – but neglected. Having a sleep disorder can affect every aspect of life. Now a conference will give an insight into what causes these disorders and how they can be treated.
Scientists in Cornwall are making a final appeal for people to take part in research that will shed light on the health effects of marine pollution.
An insight into the wide range of research taking place at the University of Exeter Medical School’s Institute of Health Research will be on offer at a series of inaugural lectures which are open to all.
A senior delegation from the University of Exeter, led by Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith, visited China and Hong Kong this week to enhance Exeter’s links with its partners and alumni in the region.
The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) has awarded the University of Exeter an additional £3.8 million for research, the third highest gain amongst English universities. The £3.8 million represented a 22% uplift on an already significant base figure.
Two rising research stars at the University of Exeter Medical School have been awarded prestigious Sir Henry Dale Fellowships.
Sally Gunnell OBE and the University’s Wellbeing Team are joining forces to further develop staff wellbeing opportunities at the University.
A global figure in the field of dementia study has joined the University of Exeter to lead a new Centre for Research in Ageing and Cognitive Health (REACH).
A new internal communications process called Team Brief is beginning on Monday, with ‘drop-in’ sessions for all staff on Wednesday 25 and Friday 27 March.
A researcher at the University of Exeter has launched a bid to analyse the DNA of a group of flamingos in order to answer some of the questions surrounding paternity and social behaviour in the distinctive pink birds.
A leading light in genetic diabetes research has been awarded a prestigious national award for outstanding scientists.
Staff opinion is needed to develop a new strategy to take the University of Exeter to 2020 and beyond.
Head of Engineering, Professor Stephen Eichhorn, has been bestowed with one of the most prestigious accolades in his field.
It was announced today, 2 March 2015, that Winter Graduation 2016 in the University’s Diamond Jubilee year, will be the last to be presided over by Baroness Benjamin OBE DL after ten fantastic years as Chancellor.
A new nationwide online and telephone service that helps people in the South West of England to take part in dementia research studies is now live.
Geoff Pringle, the University’s Chief Operating Officer, is inviting Professional Services staff to a series of talks on the Streatham, Penryn, St Luke’s and Truro campuses.
Alzheimer’s Society has announced the launch of a new dementia-focussed Doctoral Training Centre at the University of Exeter. The centre will support eight PhD students to investigate the effect of dementia on the brain’s neural networks.
A man who suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) will describe his incredible experience and the challenges faced by himself and others at a special event at the University of Exeter on February 4.
Her Majesty The Queen has approved the appointment of six new Queen’s Counsel Honoris Causa, exclusively bestowed upon lawyers who have made a major contribution to the law of England and Wales outside practice in the courts.
Geoff Pringle has been named as one of the most influential executive role models in the UK.
Professor Paul Webley, the former Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Exeter, has been awarded a CBE for Services to Higher Education in the 2015 New Year’s Honours list.
A high quality new student study centre is now in use in Giraffe House, part of the ongoing South Cloisters redevelopment.
The distinguished mycologist and former Head of the Department of Biological Sciences at Exeter, Professor John Webster, died on 27 December 2014 at the age of 89.