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9 October 2020

4 minutes to read

COVID-19 and implications for antimicrobial resistance

Dr Aimee Murray, Research Fellow at the University of Exeter and GW4 Crucible 2020 Alumni explores how the COVID-19 crisis could impact AMR in clinical and community settings, and explains why GW4 is well placed to research and help combat these significant global challenges. (Repost from gw4.ac.uk)

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14 July 2020

3 minutes to read

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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15 June 2020

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Smartline project to combat isolation during lockdown

Led by the University of Exeter, the Smartline project researches the relationship between technology and the way people live in their homes and communities in Cornwall.

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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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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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13 November 2019

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Experts unite to improve dementia research

Data scientists, artificial intelligence experts and clinicians are among a range of professionals invited to join a new national network to find innovative ways of conducting dementia research and care.

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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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23 July 2018

2 minutes to read

Improving the prescribing practice of newly qualified doctors

A recent study looked at ways of supporting junior doctors to improve their prescribing capabilities.

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22 March 2018

2 minutes to read

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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16 February 2018

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Improving preoperative assessments with Ultramed using MyPreOp

Using online preoperative assessments could save the NHS £65 million per year, saving time for both nurses and patients. Ultramed, an SME developing online preoperative assessments, have worked with University of Exeter staff to gain funding and business support. To help grow his business Dr Paul Upton retired early from the NHS to…

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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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6 December 2016

3 minutes to read

Researcher in focus: Professor Andrew Hattersley

A world-leading diabetes expert at the University of Exeter Medical School has been granted one of the nation’s most prestigious awards in recognition of his outstanding contributions to medical science and ground-breaking achievements in diabetes research. Andrew Hattersley, Professor of Molecular Medicine at the University of Exeter Medical School and Consultant Physician at the Royal…

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15 November 2016

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The Interconnection between the environment and human health

Researchers at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health (ECEHH) are interested in the complex connections between the environment and human health Professor Lora Fleming is Director of the European Centre for Environment and Human Health, which is part of the University of Exeter Medical School. Based at the University of Exeter’s Truro campus in…

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19 October 2016

5 minutes to read

Researcher in focus: Professor Clive Ballard

World-leading dementia expert, Professor Clive Ballard, is joining University of Exeter. He will be starting his role of Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean of University of Exeter Medical School in November 2016. Ahead of his arrival, we spoke to Professor Ballard about his aims for the Medical School, the misunderstood areas of dementia, and what…

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13 April 2016

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Bacterial resistance and its impact on health

Vital research into how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics is being conducted by Dr William Gaze, Senior Lecturer at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health.

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24 November 2015

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Watching Nature DVDs may help to reduce anxiety in dementia patients

Dr Craig Knight is using video to reduce anxiety levels in dementia patients.

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22 December 2014

2 minutes to read

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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Diagnosing Malaria using Magneto-optic sensors

A rapid, reliable and low cost Malaria Diagnosis Sensor suitable for use in remote areas has been developed by University of Exeter researchers, which has the possibility to not only significantly reduce unnecessary treatments but potentially save hundreds of thousands of lives. Malaria is endemic in more than 100 countries but its…

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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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17 December 2014

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Personalising treatments for patients with Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young

Exeter research has shown insulin injections are not always necessary for diabetes patients.

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15 December 2014

2 minutes to read

Preventing suicides through non-clinical methods

Professor Christabel Owens is working with suicide prevention charities and public agencies to improve community safety, and public awareness and understanding of suicide. Suicide prevention guidance produced by Professor Owens – a leading expert on suicide prevention in public places – and her team has been cited in national suicide prevention strategies, translated…

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20 September 2014

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Using beetroot juice to enhance sport performance

Andy Jones loves beetroot

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13 November 2013

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Business in focus: Simpleware

Ten years of support for start-up businesses is being celebrated as part of the SETsquared Accelerating Growth Showcase, which will exhibit successful SETsquared alumni and feature a pitching session from exciting new start-ups to investors. The University of Exeter is part of the SETsquared  initiative and one of our most successful spin-out companies, Simpleware Ltd,…

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