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.
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.
University of Exeter and Plymouth Marine Laboratory have unveiled a state of the art facility for the study of environmental microbes.
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.
The University of Exeter has reinforced its position amongst the leading universities both nationally and internationally, according to the latest influential global rankings.
Masters programme to equip healthcare professionals to practise medicine in the world’s most remote and challenging environments has been launched.
The University of Exeter is hosting several events in the build up to the all-important European Union referendum on June 23.
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.
A new double degree programme offered by the University of Exeter and Fudan University will give students access to business and economics expertise from the East and the West.
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.
The University has today launched the Diamond Jubilee Doctoral Scholarships Match Fund.
A pioneering new research centre will celebrate its official launch this month.
The University of Exeter Penryn Campus Excellence Awards ceremony celebrated the achievements of young people in Cornwall.
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.
The University of Exeter’s status as one of the best academic institutions in the world has been confirmed by new global subject rankings.
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 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.
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.
A prestigious new European ranking has placed the University of Exeter at number 38, further cementing the institution’s global reputation for excellence.
Academics from the University of Exeter and lifelong learners from the local community are celebrating a new agreement which will help them work more closely together.
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.
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.
The Government is investing £1.5 million in the University of Exeter, to train the next generation of innovators in physical science subjects.
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.
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
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 Rt Hon Lord Neuberger, President of the UK Supreme Court, has visited the University of Exeter to meet staff and students.
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.
An engineering expert from the University of Exeter has been named among the top 25 industry leaders worldwide.
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.
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 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.
Rewilding the United Kingdom – from restored forests to the return of predators such as the lynx – were in the spotlight at a topical lecture.
The University of Exeter has been recognised as one of the most international universities in the world.
A key figure in establishing and building the University of Exeter’s Cornwall campuses has been awarded an MBE for services to the community.
The University of Exeter has received a royal message of congratulations from Her Majesty the Queen in recognition of 60 years of heritage and success.
Exeter’s internationally-renowned Clinical Psychology training programme celebrated its 40th anniversary, with a gathering of 100 leading psychologists, alumni and staff.
Exeter will pioneer new methods for managing and treating chronic health conditions at a ground-breaking new maths-based research centre.
A free online course run by the University of Exeter which explains the science behind climate change has inspired an artist to produce paintings which depict the risks posed by the changing environment.
The University of Exeter welcomes a new report which highlights the UK as a global leader in high quality undergraduate education for international students.
Professor Sir Steve Smith has joined a high-profile delegation visiting India this week to promote UK Higher Education.
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.
GW4 Alliance receives £4.6 million funding for new doctoral training partnership.
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 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 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.
The University of Exeter Medical School has recognised some of its most outstanding students for their commitment and academic excellence at its annual Prizes and Awards ceremony.
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.
University business incubator SETsquared, a partnership involving the University of Exeter, has been ranked as the best in the world by UBI Global.
The University of Exeter will host a South West physics festival this weekend as experts and academics come together to discuss planets, astronomy, wind, rain and light.
Exeter and the Jewish Leadership Council to co-host a debate on the representation of Israel in UK academic discourse
The University of Exeter and the Jewish Leadership Council (JLC) will co-host a special event to debate how Israel is represented in academic discussions across the UK.
Entrepreneurs get ready as Start-up Weekend returns to the University of Exeter this month as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week.
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.
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.
The UK’s Chief Scientist, Sir Mark Walport FRS, has made a special visit to the University of Exeter to meet with key representatives.
Engineering and Technology at the University of Exeter has been ranked as being amongst the very best in the world, according to the latest league tables.
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.
New world-class Doctoral College aims to enhance the student experience for doctoral research students and early career researchers.
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.
The University of Exeter has strengthened its position as being among the very best universities in the world for Social Sciences.
A new memorial to University of Exeter alumni who died in war since 1945 was dedicated in the University’s Chapel at Streatham Campus on Remembrance Sunday.
Festival of Social Science: A fascinating insight into social science and its influence on our lives
Exeter academics will be demonstrating how our research is investigating the key issues in modern day life at a series of events.
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 University of Exeter has cemented its position among the very best universities in the world for Life Sciences.
Two leading academics from diverse fields at the University of Exeter have been appointed as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences.
SETsquared has been ranked as the top university business incubator in Europe for the third year running.
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).
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.
A pioneering new research facility that brings together business, science, and engineering has been officially launched at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus, Cornwall.
Professor Mark Goodwin has been appointed as a non-executive director for The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
The University of Exeter has retained its top 10 position in the Times Higher Education “Table of Tables”, announced today (October 15).
The University of Exeter is pleased to announce today a number of key appointments to its Senior Management team.
A groundbreaking exhibition inspired by the prominent English Renaissance poet Michael Drayton will open to the public in the Forum on 7 October 2015
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Jewish Leadership Council and University of Exeter announce new approach to debating issues pertaining to Israeli-Palestinian conflict
The Jewish Leadership Council (JLC), Board of Deputies, Union of Jewish Students (UJS) and The University of Exeter announce a new approach to the debating of issues on campus pertaining to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, whilst upholding the principles of academic freedom and freedom of speech.
The University of Exeter has retained its strong position inside the top 200 universities worldwide, in the latest influential international league table.
Two new University partnership schools are opening in Devon this week.
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.
The University of Exeter has reinforced its position as one of the best universities in the world, according to the latest influential rankings.
A pioneering student entrepreneur support programme has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.
An outstanding diabetes expert at the University of Exeter Medical School has been recognised through a prestigious Royal Society prize.
An archaeological dig in a rural Devon village is yielding more ancient secrets.
The University of Exeter has won a silver Heist Award in the Student Voice category.
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 Lord, a Nobel Prize winner, a BAFTA winning playwright and a European athletics gold medallist will be amongst those honoured at the University of Exeter’s summer graduation this year.
A topping-out ceremony has marked a major milestone in the construction of a new £52.5 million facility at The University of Exeter.
This Year’s Big Bang South West Fair at the University of Exeter was a truly explosive event
A fascinating collection of personal letters from a host of British literature luminaries to Henry Williamson, the author of Tarka the Otter have been donated to the University of Exeter.
Jo Johnson MP, the Minister for Universities and Science, has met with key researchers and representatives during a fact-finding visit to the University of Exeter.
A host of Devon’s leading female scientists took to their soapboxes at the weekend to showcase their fascinating science to the general public
The University of Exeter has been ranked as one of the top 10 UK universities in the influential Guardian University Guide 2016.
A kaleidoscopic sculpture providing optical illusions is now located outside The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum on University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus.
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.
An Arts Council England funded project called Exeter Enquires aims to engage a wider public in the innovative work and practise of academic-artistic collaboration.
The University hosted a prestigious visit from the Spanish Ambassador, as part of the 60th anniversary events surrounding the formation of the Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland.
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.
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.
Sir Michael Barber, a leading authority on education systems and education reform, turns his attention to the business of government in a lecture on the 5 May at the University of Exeter.
Students planning a career in law will be able to complete both the academic stage of their training and the Legal Practice Course (LPC) at the University of Exeter thanks to an innovative collaboration with The University of Law (ULaw).
Exeter has strengthened its position as being ranked amongst the world’s best universities, according to an influential international league table.
Top 10 UK and best in the South West - University of Exeter subjects on the rise in Complete University Guide 2016
The University of Exeter has reinforced its position as one of the leading universities in the country, according to an influential league table.
The University of Exeter has won a prestigious award for providing the best international student experience of any university in the UK.
The University added an additional award to its Athena SWAN tally this year with a Bronze for the Biosciences department at Exeter.
A research project which showed how enhancing water storage on peat land can improve water quality and carbon storage – as well as releasing less water during times of flooding – has won a national award.
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.
University of Exeter History student and entrepreneur, Matthew Morley believes that his platform can help to make politics easy and relevant to voters ahead of the General election.
The University of Exeter has maintained its position in the top ten in the UK in the prestigious Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014, appearing in eighth position. It also places students at the University the most satisfied in the South West region.
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.
The University of Exeter has launched Global Conversation; a new international lecture series, showcasing some of the latest developments in world-leading research.
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).
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.
Encouraging people to take a positive look at asylum and celebrating the contributions of refugees in the UK forms the basis of Refugee Week.
Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays and 2015 will be the Year of the Goat. In China, it is known as the "Spring Festival" and marks the end of the winter season.
Stories of emigration from Cornwall in 1851 overseas and to other parts of the UK are the first topic in the new series of research seminars led by the Institute of Cornish Studies (ICS), at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus on Saturday 14 February at 2pm in the Chapel Lecture Theatre.
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.
The Prime Minister has announced a major boost to Exeter’s cutting-edge weather and climate research, with a £10million cash injection for the Exeter Science Park.
The history of politics in Devon is the theme of a new touring exhibition, starting at the University of Exeter.
The University of Exeter has been recognised as one of the 100 most international universities in the world.
A low carbon heating project involving the University of Exeter has been awarded a Government research grant to carry out feasibility work to create a UK-first community-wide energy scheme.
A new sculpture, ‘Mariners Way II’ made of contemporary materials in the form of a knotted rope sphere is now on display at the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus.
Geoff Pringle has been named as one of the most influential executive role models in the UK.
The opportunity to explore the British Empire through stories of the individuals who contributed to its rise and fall and the themes of money, violence, race, religion, sex, propaganda and power is now available through a free online course.
Exeter has received a £2 million gift from The Wolfson Foundation to support the establishment of a new Living Systems Institute, which will pioneer a new approach to treating the world’s most serious diseases.
More than 800 students celebrating their graduation across three ceremonies on Saturday 17 January.
The University of Exeter will play a pivotal role in helping more people in Cornwall access higher education.
A high quality new student study centre is now in use in Giraffe House, part of the ongoing South Cloisters redevelopment.
Mating with a large number of partners may not be as good an indicator of success as it appears, new research has shown.