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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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17 December 2020

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Breaking Boundaries: Support and rehabilitation from traumatic brain injuries

The University of Exeter has identified a direct link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and impulsivity and problems in social reasoning, which are risk factors for young people committing violent and repeated crime.

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16 December 2020

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Imaging Beyond the Diffraction Limit

Metamaterials PhD student Hannah Barnard is working on a project which could improve our ability to detect and image very small particles – such as a single molecule – using light beams.

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15 December 2020

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Enabling treatment for a neglected disease

Researchers at the MRC Centre for Medical Mycology discover that faulty signalling in the immune system of healthy individuals leads to Chromoblastomycosis.

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14 December 2020

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Gender equality and food security

Professor Toby Pennington and Dr Carolyn Petersen are working with field partners at the Instituto Ouro Verde (IOV) to level the playing field in gender roles in agroforestry systems in Brazil.

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10 December 2020

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Breaking Boundaries: Suspending the UK’s fast track system for asylum seekers

Research from Dr Nick Gill has directly contributed to the permanent suspension of the UK’s fast track system for asylum seekers.

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8 December 2020

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Fertile land from fertile seas

Professor Mike Allen and the PhycoMExUK team are using innovative technologies and hydrothermal processes to turn seaweed biomass into sustainable fertilisers and biofuels.

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4 December 2020

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Shaping a global response to antimicrobial resistance

Research conducted by Dr Anne Leonard and Professor Will Gaze at the University of Exeter has shaped the global understanding of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), and has influenced government and WHO strategies in tackling one of the world’s biggest environmental threats.

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3 December 2020

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Breaking Boundaries: Reopening debates about the ‘common law marriage myth’

Research at the University of Exeter has influenced and accelerated the introduction of opposite-sex civil partnerships and reopened debates about the ‘common law marriage myth’ and a related need for wider cohabitation law reform.

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2 December 2020

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Human – pachyderm relations

Anthrozoology PhD student Michelle Szydlowski discusses how working in Nepal has informed both her PhD thesis and her research.

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26 November 2020

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Partnership in Focus: Met Office

The 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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