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24 January 2020

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Improving treatments and services at local NHS trusts

For over a decade, the University of Exeter Medical School has worked collaboratively with the NHS, delivering a large number of research projects to improve services, treatments and patient quality of life.

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21 January 2020

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Cultural differences affect perceptions of group sacrifice

An innovative new study, led by Edmond Awad from the University of Exeter’s Business School, looked at how people on different continents reacted to a new version of the famous ethical thought experiment, known as the “trolley dilemma”.

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6 January 2020

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Social Innovation with Age UK Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

The University of Exeter’s Social Innovation Group (SIG) has been working in partnership with Age UK Cornwall and Isles of Scilly since 2009 conducting research into how volunteers and the older people can be best supported in Cornwall’s rural communities.

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22 November 2019

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Exeter awarded UNESCO City of Literature status

After a successful bid led by Exeter’s Culture Innovation Consultancy team, Exeter has joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

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13 November 2019

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Experts unite to improve dementia research

Data scientists, artificial intelligence experts and clinicians are among a range of professionals invited to join a new national network to find innovative ways of conducting dementia research and care. The ARUK Deep Dementia Phenotyping (DEMON) Network is led by the University of Exeter and is supported by Alzheimer’s Research UK, the Alan Turing Institute and Dementias Platform…

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10 October 2019

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Digital Transformation: how corporate culture responds to the internet

Prepaid business card provider, Soldo, spoke with Prof. Mark Thompson as part of a series, speaking to today’s most influential digital disruptors. Prof. Mark Thompson is Professor in Digital Economy at Exeter Business School, and Strategy Director at the Methods Group.

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17 September 2019

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Breaking 2: Nike’s sub-two hour marathon mission

Global sports giant Nike and University of Exeter scientists have facilitated an attempt to achieve the first sub-two hour marathon, in the internationally broadcast event ‘Breaking 2’.

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17 September 2019

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Places of Poetry: Mapping poetry and heritage in England and Wales

Members of the public are being encouraged to engage with poetry through a unique project led by Professor Andrew McRae with Ordnance Survey and The Poetry Society.

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19 February 2019

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How to create Sustainable Packaging – Reduce, Reuse or Eliminate?

The University of Exeter ran an event to help steer businesses in the right direction in finding appropriate sustainable packaging solutions

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4 January 2019

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Quorn: assessing the benefits of mycoprotein

Sports scientists have built a successful relationship from a pilot study to two fully-funded PhD studentships with Quorn to assess the health benefits of mycoprotein.

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13 December 2018

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Protecting bees and balancing food security

An award-winning modelling tool created by bioscientists from the University of Exeter is creating a buzz through its contribution to understanding bee colony survival. The tool is helping agri-food companies like Syngenta develop new products and services, and reshaping UK and European policy on the use of pesticides. The BEEHAVE models, developed by Professor…

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17 October 2018

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Redressing the gender balance

The under-representation of women in surgical roles is being addressed by research from a leading University of Exeter academic.

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23 July 2018

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Improving the prescribing practice of newly qualified doctors

A recent study looked at ways of supporting junior doctors to improve their prescribing capabilities.

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10 June 2018

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St Aubyn Estates develop new CSR and sustainability policies

Estate management enterprise St Aubyn Estates developed clearly defined corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability policies by working with the University of Exeter’s Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI). These policies enabled St Aubyn Estates to demonstrate their green credentials to partners and customers, as well as keep better track of its energy…

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