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20 May 2020

2 minutes to read

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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10 December 2018

4 minutes to read

Working with the Met Office

Exeter is home to a number of globally renowned climate and weather scientists due to the combined intellectual expertise of the Met Office and the University of Exeter. The national weather service and the University have developed a strong partnership, collaborating on climate and weather science since 2003, when the Met Office…

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12 April 2018

< 1 minute to read

Exoplanet 360°

A stunning video offering a virtual reality tour of six exoplanets, created by Dr Nathan Mayne in collaboration with Cornwall-based Engine House VFX, has received more than 1 million hits on YouTube.

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26 March 2018

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Developing recyclable wetsuits with Finisterre

There are more than 500,000 surfers in the United Kingdom who, on average, will replace their wetsuits once every two years. The result of this? The equivalent of more than thirty London double decker buses being discarded every year. Three hundred and eighty tonnes of non-biodegradable chemical-based waste, every single year. As…

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22 March 2018

3 minutes to read

Digging deeper for vital copper deposits

Dr Ben Williamson, with colleagues from the Natural History Museum, has developed a new way to establish whether certain types of magmatic rocks are likely to host valuable copper deposits.

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10 March 2018

2 minutes to read

Reducing product design costs by 80 per cent with Centek

Engineers at the University of Exeter worked with Newton Abbot-based Centek Group to significantly reduce costs and development times for new products into the oil and gas sector. Centralizers are vitally important for safety in the oil and gas industry, retaining casings centrally within boreholes and preventing leaks at the surface. Centralizers…

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22 November 2016

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Statistical climatology

Professor David B. Stephenson is Director of the Exeter Climate Systems (XCS) research centre, and based within the Mathematics department in the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences. Since 1989, he has published more than 100 well-cited papers and a leading book on forecast verification. He has also developed successful partnerships…

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26 February 2016

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What are smarter water networks?

Smart water networks are a response to the increase in water consumption, increasing water scarcity and decreasing water quality.

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