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College of Life and Environmental Sciences

30 April 2020

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Sustainability and the migrant experience in the COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic is producing substantial changes in the practices and experiences of migration and mobility.

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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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17 September 2019

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Breaking 2: Nike’s sub-two hour marathon mission

Global sports giant Nike and University of Exeter scientists have facilitated an attempt to achieve the first sub-two hour marathon, in the internationally broadcast event ‘Breaking 2’.

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4 January 2019

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Quorn: assessing the benefits of mycoprotein

Sports scientists have built a successful relationship from a pilot study to two fully-funded PhD studentships with Quorn to assess the health benefits of mycoprotein.

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17 October 2018

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Redressing the gender balance

The under-representation of women in surgical roles is being addressed by research from a leading University of Exeter academic.

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22 March 2018

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Bacteria produce diesel on demand

Bioscientists have worked with Shell to make bacteria produce diesel on demand.

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14 March 2018

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Researcher in focus: Dr Ceri Lewis

Dr Ceri Lewis is a lecturer in Marine Biology for the College of Life and Environmental Science. She spoke to Lara Cronin about her research into Ocean Acidification, the importance of educational outreach and why she loves the polar regions. Can you tell me about what inspired your interest in Marine Biology? I think I probably…

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2 December 2016

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Building partnerships to protect fish stocks

Find out how research into warming seas has led to a partnership which is changing the way we fish.

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14 April 2016

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How plastics are entering the food chain

Vast amounts of plastic waste are thrown into the oceans every year, what would it mean if this plastic could, and was entering the food chain? Professor Tamara Galloway in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences, whose research focuses on marine pollution, has been exploring this question through her Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) funded…

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1 January 2016

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Working with Greenpeace

Research aimed at discovering how chemical pollutants are distributed through the environment and are affecting the world is being carried out by scientists working with the international organisation Greenpeace, based within the University of Exeter. The team of scientists affiliated with the College of Life and Environmental Sciences, conduct research which shapes…

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