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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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12 November 2020

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Working with QinetiQ

The University of Exeter is working with QinetiQ in an EPSRC funded Prosperity Partnership looking at new ways of controlling electromagnetic and acoustic radiation using metamaterials and other systems.

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6 November 2020

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Partnership in focus: Babcock International

Since 2017, The University of Exeter have been working closely in partnership with Babcock, a leading provider of critical, complex engineering services which support national defence, save lives and protect communities. Babcock recruit many graduates and work with University of Exeter research groups in areas such as AI, machine learning and clean…

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26 August 2020

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Policy Relevant Climate Research

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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19 August 2020

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Apprentices keep learning during the Covid-19 crisis

Apprentices on the Digital Technology Solutions (DTS) and Data Scientist (Professional) Degree Apprenticeships programmes have been able to keep working and studying throughout the Covid-19 pandemic thanks to programme directors and academic colleagues moving to flexible, online teaching.

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17 August 2020

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Quantifying drought risk through rainfall modelling and simulation

Dr Oliver Stoner and Dr Theo Economou have developed an advanced yet highly interpretable statistical data model for capturing the behaviour of high resolution rainfall time series.

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3 August 2020

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Just how sensitive is the climate to increased carbon dioxide?

Just how sensitive is the climate to increased carbon dioxide? Scientists are narrowing in on the answer. (Repost from The Conversation)

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15 July 2020

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Using data and AI to solve global environmental challenges

On Wednesday (July 15th), the University of Exeter and the Met Office will enter a partnership to create a Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence.

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14 July 2020

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Pioneering a New Self-Propulsion Technique for Small Bowel Endoscopy

The Applied Dynamics and Control Laboratory in Exeter (ADCE) from the University of Exeter has collaborated with the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and the Shangxian Minimally Invasive Inc. to pioneer a novel self-propulsion technique for small-bowel capsule endoscopy. 

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8 July 2020

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Improving Met Office weather and climate prediction models

Research led by Professor John Thuburn and his research students has been integral to the development of a critical component of weather and climate prediction models at the Met Office.

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5 June 2020

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Increasing gender diversity on NHS and FRC boards

The representation of women on NHS Trust boards has increased to 45 per cent following the adoption of changes to hiring practices recommended in a 2017 report from Professor Ruth Sealy.

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25 May 2020

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Using Data to Reduce Flooding and Harvest Rain

Via the Impact Lab, OTA Water has had access to a range of academic expertise for a pioneering project, using clever technology that harvests rain water but only releases it when the weather forecast says so.

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24 January 2020

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Improving treatments and services at local NHS trusts

For over a decade, the University of Exeter Medical School has worked collaboratively with the NHS, delivering a large number of research projects to improve services, treatments and patient quality of life.

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6 January 2020

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Social Innovation with Age UK Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

The University of Exeter’s Social Innovation Group (SIG) has been working in partnership with Age UK Cornwall and Isles of Scilly since 2009 conducting research into how volunteers and the older people can be best supported in Cornwall’s rural communities.

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17 September 2019

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Places of Poetry: Mapping poetry and heritage in England and Wales

Members of the public are being encouraged to engage with poetry through a unique project led by Professor Andrew McRae with Ordnance Survey and The Poetry Society.

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10 December 2018

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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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22 March 2018

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Optimising changes in the NHS

NIHR PenCLAHRC at the University of Exeter Medical School have teamed up with NHS Trusts to roll out of training that uses computer modelling to help make difficult decisions.

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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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22 March 2018

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Brain-training research leads to enhanced military performance

Research at the University of Exeter’s Sports & Health Sciences department is helping the military improve performance skills in high-stress situations.

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3 November 2017

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NHS meets carbon reduction targets

The NHS, the country’s biggest employer, was able to meet ambitious carbon reduction targets thanks to an Open Innovation project with the University of Exeter.

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30 June 2017

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Beating the January blues

The partying and excesses of the festive season are over and for many it’s back to work. It is no wonder that January can feel to some like the gloomiest month of the year. Add to that wind, rain and cold weather, Christmas debts and failed New Year’s resolutions, and it’s no…

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13 April 2016

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Minimising air travel disruptions during volcanic eruptions

New measurement systems for volcanic ash developed by Professor Jim Haywood prevent air space closures in the event of a volcano.

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12 April 2016

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Researcher in focus: Professor John Love

Stepping into the office of John Love, Associate Professor in Plant and Industrial Biotechnology at the University of Exeter, you can’t help but notice his aquarium. “It’s a bit of beauty, a bit of philosophy and a bit of practical teaching all in one,” he said. Adding: “When students come in they’re a…

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22 December 2014

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Influencing behaviour change

Unvieristy of Exeter research that has shown the benefits of new methods to influence behaviour change has informed public policy and debate and has led to the development of an app, Trainaway, that which highlights the availability of low-carbon travel options to users.

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17 December 2014

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The effects of exercise on mental health and nicotine addiction

Research from the Sport and Health Sciences department, led by Professor Adrian Taylor, has identified gaps in the evidence-base for the effects of physical activity on mental health and nicotine addiction.

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10 December 2014

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Microbial production of fourth-generation biofuels

Bacteria modified to produce fuel on demand have been produced by University of Exeter researchers in collaboration with energy and petrochemicals group Shell. Academics led by Professor John Love have found a way to get the organisms to produce fuel nearly identical to diesel. This will help meet future fuel demands without the need to…

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15 October 2014

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What are metamaterials?

Lipstick, credit-card chips, carbon fibre and catalytic converters are used every day without a second thought about the complex science behind their creation. But these items could not exist without putting atoms together in new ways to make metamaterials – fascinating structures that could also unlock the possibilities of invisibility and quantum…

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10 September 2014

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Working with Plymouth Marine Laboratory

Fundamental research questions in areas including marine renewables, molecular biology and environment and human health are being addressed by a partnership between the University of Exeter and Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) – a marine environment research provider. The University and PML have been working together for a number of years with the…

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