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20 in 2020

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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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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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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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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25 March 2020

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Greek and Latin curse tablets

Charlotte Spence is a PhD candidate in the Department of Classics and Ancient History whose research focuses on Greek and Roman curse tablets. In this blog, she explains what a curse tablet is, her journey to becoming a PhD student, distance learning from Salcombe and the support she receives from her supervisor…

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13 March 2020

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Blood pressure effects in frail older adults

Jane Masoli is an NIHR clinical doctoral fellow and Specialist Registrar in Geriatric Medicine at the College of Medicine and Health. She is currently working towards her PhD on blood pressure, co-morbidities and outcomes in older populations and, in this blog, she talks about her research into the link between low blood…

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