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19 February 2021

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Business in Focus: City Science

Since the start of the collaboration in 2018, the Data Science team at Exeter and City Science have worked together on 9 projects, leveraging over £2 million of government funding and covering subjects around transport and energy optimisation, digital twin calibration, creation of open urban models to support de-carbonisation, and computational rationality for drones.

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18 February 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Innovating tourism with apps and augmented reality

Utilising the power of the latest developments in technology, researchers at the University of Exeter have developed an app to enhance the visiting experience for tourists around several cities.

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18 February 2021

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Transforming the use of quantum computers

Dr Oleksandr Kyriienko, lead of the University of Exeter’s Quantum Dynamics, Optics, and Simulation group (QuDOS) is working in close partnership with Dutch start-up Qu & Co to develop quantum software with the potential to transform the way we use the huge power of quantum computers in industry.

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12 February 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Conserving victorian presentations for future generations

Professor Joe Kember has helped to deliver the world’s largest open access database of Magic Lantern slides. Lantern slides originated in 17th century devices which came to be known as “magic lanterns.”

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11 February 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Analysing competition and trade in food and agriculture

Research at the University of Exeter has analysed competition and trade in food and agricultural markets and developed a framework to forecast retail food prices in the UK.

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5 February 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Supporting the future of open science and data

For many years, scientific research has been hidden behind expensive paywalls, leaving access to new and exciting scientific research inaccessible to the general public. ‘Open science’ is research that is collaborative, transparent and reproducible and whose outputs are publicly available.

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4 February 2021

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Looking after mental health in lockdown: Tackling worry and overthinking

The COVID-19 crisis is impacting our mental health. Increased uncertainty, health fears, disruption to normal life, isolation, unemployment, and the loss of loved ones increase worry, anxiety and depression. Surveys in April 2020 found much higher distress, anxiety and depression than previous years.

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4 February 2021

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Celebrating the work of Diagnostic Radiography Apprentices

National Apprenticeship Week 2021 celebrates how apprentices are building the future. In light of this, we are putting the spotlight on our Diagnostic Radiography Degree Apprentices and the fantastic work they are doing, particularly during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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3 February 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Protecting marine biodiversity around the world

University of Exeter research has the protection of marine biodiversity across the world. Researchers at the University of Exeter, along with international collaborators, explored the status, distribution and behaviour of marine vertebrate species which were of commercial or conservational importance.

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29 January 2021

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Life after Brexit

‘Life after Brexit’ is written by Sally Faulkner, Exeter’s Assistant Deputy Vice Chancellor (Europe). Brexit. Before Covid, Brexit was probably the word and scenario that divided, frustrated and worried UK university communities the most in the decade ahead. Now that we have the double whammy and Brexit is here to stay, I…

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21 January 2021

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Digital health passports: Mitigating risks to data privacy and human rights

Research led by Dr Ana Beduschi from the University of Exeter Law School, has informed policymakers of the risks that digital health passports could pose to human rights, data privacy and social equality.

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14 January 2021

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Identity, Inequality and the Media in Brexit COVID-19 Britain

The research team of Identity, Inequality and the Media in Brexit-Covid19 Britain reflect on the impact Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic are having on inequalities in Britain.

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11 January 2021

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Discovery of a new trigger for antifungal defence

Scientists at the MRC Centre for Medical Mycology made a discovery that could help in the fight against a fungus that kills around 200,000 people every year and causes lung and allergic diseases in millions of others.

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5 January 2021

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Reshaping the national PPE supply chain

Using the expertise gained through their partnership with the University of Exeter, Applegate decided to set up the Covid-19 PPE Supply Hub, to link PPE customers with PPE suppliers throughout lockdown.

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