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9 September 2020

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The daily lived experiences and the emotional responses of educators

Doha Abualsaud’s research explores teachers’ daily lived experiences and emotional responses.

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4 September 2020

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Has the FTSE 100 performed as badly this century as it appears?

Apple has become the first company worth £1.7 trillion, meaning that it is now more valuable than all the companies in the FTSE 100. This is extraordinary news about one American tech company, but it also points to the fact that FTSE 100 share prices have performed poorly against rival indices around the world for several decades. (Republished from The Conversation)

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26 August 2020

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Policy Relevant Climate Research

University of Exeter works closely with the Met Office to tackle key challenges in weather and climate prediction as part of an in-depth Met Office Academic Partnership.

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21 August 2020

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Phenomenology of ageing

PhD researcher Jessie Stanier shares her work investigating how existential relations between people, time, the lived body, and the world influence how we make sense of our own ageing from the first-person perspective.

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19 August 2020

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Apprentices keep learning during the Covid-19 crisis

Apprentices on the Digital Technology Solutions (DTS) and Data Scientist (Professional) Degree Apprenticeships programmes have been able to keep working and studying throughout the Covid-19 pandemic thanks to programme directors and academic colleagues moving to flexible, online teaching.

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19 August 2020

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Being adaptable as an international researcher during Covid-19

History PhD student Issy Sawkins had to adapt her plans for the second year of study, when the Covid 19 lockdown restrictions were imposed. Find out more about how she is managed to continue her research into the contemporary Holocaust memory in the Russian Federation

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17 August 2020

4 minutes to read

Quantifying drought risk through rainfall modelling and simulation

Dr Oliver Stoner and Dr Theo Economou have developed an advanced yet highly interpretable statistical data model for capturing the behaviour of high resolution rainfall time series.

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12 August 2020

3 minutes to read

Investigating the socio–material futures of plastic waste in Ahmedabad

Anthropology PhD student Tridibesh Dey’s research is looking at the complex socio-political, cultural and economic factors of plastic and plastic recycling.

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3 August 2020

5 minutes to read

Just how sensitive is the climate to increased carbon dioxide?

Just how sensitive is the climate to increased carbon dioxide? Scientists are narrowing in on the answer. (Repost from The Conversation)

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28 July 2020

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Too hot to handle? Studying the impact of climate change in the hottest sea in the world!

For this year’s #WorldNatureConservationDay, PhD candidate Hind Mohsen Al Ameri talks about why our warming climate could be driving marine turtles into extinction and why the conservation of nature is vital to life on Earth.

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24 July 2020

6 minutes to read

Data Science for Climate Resilience in East Africa

TIST is a network of farmers who have to date planted over 19 million trees. The University of Exeter is working with TIST to quantify and understand TIST’s impacts at landscape scales and on multiple sustainable development goals.

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20 July 2020

4 minutes to read

Household air pollution and the forgotten 3 billion

Since 2017, researchers at the University of Exeter have worked with the WHO to design a completely new bespoke statistical model for estimating worldwide use of specific fuels for cooking.

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15 July 2020

2 minutes to read

Using data and AI to solve global environmental challenges

On Wednesday (July 15th), the University of Exeter and the Met Office will enter a partnership to create a Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence.

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14 July 2020

3 minutes to read

Pioneering a New Self-Propulsion Technique for Small Bowel Endoscopy

The Applied Dynamics and Control Laboratory in Exeter (ADCE) from the University of Exeter has collaborated with the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and the Shangxian Minimally Invasive Inc. to pioneer a novel self-propulsion technique for small-bowel capsule endoscopy. 

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