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25 May 2020

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Using Data to Reduce Flooding and Harvest Rain

Via the Impact Lab, OTA Water has had access to a range of academic expertise for a pioneering project, using clever technology that harvests rain water but only releases it when the weather forecast says so.

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22 May 2020

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Going the ‘Last Mile’ for Transport Customers

In this award-winning project, the Impact Lab is working with City Science to use autonomous vehicles to solve the difficult ‘Last Mile Problem’ of getting travellers to and from transport hubs, such as train stations.

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20 May 2020

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Famine Tales from India and Britain

Famine Tales from India and Britain is a project that brings together traditional scroll painters and new-wave graphic artists in India to learn about, interpret and narrate past stories of famine.

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20 May 2020

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Nano-medicine in cancer diagnosis

Pablo Martinez Pancorbo is a postgraduate candidate in XM2 – The EPSRC Centre for capital control Training in Metamaterials. His supervisors are Professor Nick Stone and Professor Yanqiu Zhu. Pablo’s research looks at the use of nanoparticles in  biomedical imaging for improved cancer detection. “The University of Exeter has brought me the…

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13 May 2020

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Diversifying traditional agriculture with Trelonk Oils

Trelonk’s new Tevi-funded oil seed press represents a move away from traditional agriculture and a drive for diversification and environmental growth.

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6 May 2020

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Representation of regional English cities in contemporary theatre

Tom Nicholas is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Drama. His research is funded by a College of Humanities and Arts and Humanities Research Council PhD Studentship. His research focuses on representations of regional English cities in contemporary theatre. His supervisor is Professor Cathy Turner. Regional cities and their representation in…

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1 May 2020

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Tree Investment Ltd open educational facility to address climate emergency

With Tevi funding, Tree Investment Ltd aim to create an environmental centre of excellence (the hub project) that serves as an educational training and research facility and a multifaceted commercial enterprise.

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30 April 2020

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Sustainability and the migrant experience in the COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic is producing substantial changes in the practices and experiences of migration and mobility.

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28 April 2020

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Hirst Magnetics optimise manufacturing of magnets for electric vehicles

With support from Tevi, Hirst Magnetics have improved their data management systems, increasing business efficiency.

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23 April 2020

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The PK Trust Wildflower project promotes biodiversity

With help from the University Tevi team, The Porthcurno Collections Trust identified a project to replant beds surrounding the Telegraph Museum Porthcurno with wildflowers to promote greater biodiversity and create an attractive feature for visitors.

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22 April 2020

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How fatigue affects our dexterity

Ellie Hassan is a PhD student in Sport and Health Sciences, based on St Luke’s Campus in Exeter. She is part of the SWBio Programme, and is funded by the BBSRC  and ESRC . She is investigating the effects of fatigue on sensorimotor control. Her supervisors are Professor Andrew Jones (Exeter), Dr…

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20 April 2020

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Five ways collective intelligence can help beat coronavirus in developing countries

As developing countries gear up to tackle COVID-19, here are five ideas for simple collective intelligence projects that might help them. (Republished from The Conversation).

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11 April 2020

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Airport grass to gas: a clean energy revolution

With support from Tevi, Bennamann Ltd has conducted a research study into potential biomethane energy yields at Cornwall airport Newquay.

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8 April 2020

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Cornish language 1777 – 1904

My a studh rag doktourieth yn Pennskol Garesk, gans arghasans dhyworth Trest Ertach Kernow.  My a hwither studh an yeth Kernewek ynter 1777-1904 ha res yw dhymm kavos mar peu kewsys an yeth.  My a vynnsa gwelhe lok Kernewek yn adhyskans ughella. (I’m studying for a PhD at Exeter university, with funding from the Cornwall Heritage Trust.  I’m researching the status of the Cornish language between 1777-1904 and I’m looking to discover if the language was being spoken.  I would also like to increase…

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