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Wildflower Collective

1 February 2024

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Seeding Sustainability: The Entrepreneurial Journey of Wildflower Collective

Dr Grace Twiston-Davies, a former Post-Doc Research Fellow, is now the Co-Director and Co-Founder of Wildflower Collective. This non-profit organisation is dedicated to tackling the climate and environmental crisis through the strategic use of wildflowers.

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Crowd sat at tables watching the presenter

23 January 2024

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Exploring the Met Office Academic Partnership with Exeter Innovation

Exeter Innovation hosted a hybrid seminar and workshop ‘Introducing the Met Office Academic Partnership’ attended by over 60 delegates in person and online at the University on January 8.

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14 November 2023

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#WorldDiabetesDay 2023

Diabetes PhD student James Russ-Silsby discusses the groundbreaking research taking place at the University of Exeter – including the studies into neonatal diabetes.

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Construction building

17 October 2023

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Digital Tool Set to Revolutionise Design of Future-Proof Buildings

A new project between CIBSE and University of Exeter will help ensure future buildings are energy efficient and well-adapted to climate change.

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5 October 2023

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Camborne School of Mines celebrates successful Innovate UK bids

Camborne School of Mines has been successful with support from Exeter Innovation (EI) with two bids for grants totalling over £300,000 from Innovate UK as part of its CLIMATES programme focussed on circular critical material supply chains. In June, The ‘Critical Materials for Magnets’ competition focused on rare earth elements and was…

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fellowship

7 September 2023

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PhD student becomes first Exeter recipient of prestigious innovation fellowship

A University of Exeter PhD student has received a prestigious fellowship that will help him turn promising biosciences research into real-world solutions that benefit patients and society. Michael Schrauben, who is about to complete his PhD in neuroscience and epigenetics, applied for the LifeArc-AUTM Fellowship after becoming interested in a career in…

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21 August 2023

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Advancing LGBTQ+ Awareness and Inclusion

Dr Dario Sansone, Lecturer in Economics in the Business School, is conducting quantitative analysis to measure attitudes towards LGBTQ+ individuals, to document socio-economic and health disparities by sexual orientation and gender identity, and to estimate the economic impact of LGBTQ+ policies. Dr Dario Sansone has explored in recent years a variety of…

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27 July 2023

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University of Exeter joins Bioindustry Association

The University of Exeter is now a member of the BioIndustry Association (BIA) — an influential trade association within the UK Health and Life Sciences ecosystem.  BIA is the voice of the innovative life sciences and biotech industry, enabling and connecting the UK ecosystem so businesses can start, grow and deliver world-changing innovation….

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Seaweed Exeter carbon capture

11 July 2023

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New roadmap for Seaweed Generation boosts carbon capture in the deep sea

Our recent work with Seaweed Generation has developed a roadmap to track seaweed’s ability to remove carbon from the Earth’s atmosphere.

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4 July 2023

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New project helps measure impact and value of digital cultural content

A project between University of Exeter and The Space has developed a framework to help measure the true impacts of digital cultural content.

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Woman sat working on laptop

17 May 2023

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University of Exeter commits to supporting female entrepreneurs

The University of Exeter has signalled its commitment to supporting female entrepreneurial activity by becoming the first university and 200th organisation to sign the Investing in Women Code.

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3 May 2023

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New electric motors cut carbon emissions for the shipping industry

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between hybridisation experts at the University of Exeter and Lynch Motors has developed new products for a greener maritime future. 

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27 April 2023

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Exeter KTP project implements ground-breaking data science into the mining industry

A recent Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between the University of Exeter and SRK Exploration Services Ltd (SRK) has created a new solution to a historically unreliable process for the mining industry, using mathematical models.

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17 March 2023

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University-led projects leave legacy for Cornwall’s business community

A series of University of Exeter-led projects celebrated the lasting impact they have made on businesses and communities in Cornwall on Thursday 9th March.

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The Last of Us

15 March 2023

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The Last of Us: could it really happen?

Guest post by Professor Elaine Bignell, an expert in fungal lung infections at the University of Exeter’s MRC Centre for Medical Mycology – the largest centre of its kind in the world.

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Purple banner with photos of the academics featured in the article. Title says "International Women's Day".

7 March 2023

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Celebrating women in knowledge exchange

In honour of International Women’s Day 2023, we’re celebrating women who excel in the field of knowledge exchange at the University of Exeter.

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two medical researchers

14 February 2023

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Renewed Partnership Set to Boost Discovery of New Medicines

Research and development into new drug treatments is set to benefit from closer collaboration between the University of Exeter and Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC).

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7 February 2023

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Forward Thinking to Reverse Cell Ageing

A team of world leaders in molecular and cellular biology have pioneered new anti-ageing technology through the University of Exeter spin-out company, SENISCA.

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6 February 2023

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Incel activity online is evolving to become more extreme, study shows

Incel activity online is evolving to become more extreme as some of the online spaces hosting its violent and misogynistic content are shut down and new ones emerge, a new study shows.

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3 February 2023

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Three ‘super-leverage points’ offer hope for climate breakthrough

Three “super-leverage points” could trigger a cascade of decarbonisation in sectors covering 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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30 January 2023

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Ben Bradshaw and Steve Race visit CREWW

On Friday 13th January 2023, the Centre for Resilience in Environment, Water and Waste (CREWW) team were honoured to host the Rt Hon Mr Ben Bradshaw (Labour MP for Exeter) and Steve Race (future Labour candidate).

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11 January 2023

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Researchers take joint approach to tackling antimicrobial resistance

Researchers at the Living Systems Institute are using viruses to fight bacteria, as the threat of antimicrobial resistance grows

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12 December 2022

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Project that transformed parks into wildlife havens wins international award

A project that  transformed parks and open spaces across Cornwall into vibrant community areas and wildlife havens has won a prestigious international award. Making Space for Nature, a collaboration between Cornwall Council, Cormac and the University of Exeter, was crowned a winner in the Landscape Institute Awards 2022 in the ‘Excellence in…

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7 December 2022

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Report on Illicit Finance Helps Influence Government

The UK’s Kleptocracy’s Problem, led by Professor John Heathershaw, is a major report which shows how the UK has been exposed to money laundering and reputation laundering by the political elite from Russia and the post-Soviet states.

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2 December 2022

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New research from the University of Exeter and Mozilla investigates ‘YouTube Regrets’

A recent report from the University of Exeter and the Mozilla Foundation has investigated the potentially harmful effects of videos suggested to people on YouTube. YouTube, the world’s second-most popular website and home to 2 billion active users each month, is facing criticism for the opacity of its recommendation algorithm, which suggests…

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smart search engine research

23 November 2022

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New spin-out company seeks to revolutionise the way search engines work

A new University of Exeter spin-out is developing an intelligent search engine that could revolutionise search by allowing users to look up concepts and relationships between ideas, instead of specific keywords.

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18 November 2022

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Increase business growth with the Help to Grow: Management course

So many of us come up with new personal goals for a New Year, and as 2023 approaches why don’t you take advantage of the Help to Grow: Management programme to come up with new ideas and goals to take your business to the next level.

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KTP Exeter Alchemist

18 November 2022

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New KTP project with Alchemist to improve workplace learning

The University of Exeter and Alchemist have launched a Knowledge Transfer Partnership to develop workplace learning diagnostic tools that will support data-led course design and maximise learning outcomes.

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31 October 2022

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Supporting Parent Carers Health and Wellbeing

Chris Morris, Professor of Child Health Research and leader of the Peninsula Childhood Disability Research Unit (PenCRU), has been working with parent carers from the Family Faculty for the ESRC-IAA funded project, Healthy Parent Carers.

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Healthy Quorn food research nutrition

27 October 2022

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Exeter studentship highlights nutritional value of Quorn protein

A funded PhD studentship with Quorn Foods has developed a strong evidence-base for the nutritional value of mycoprotein, a key protein found in meat-free products.

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26 October 2022

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University of Exeter scoops two accolades at the Innovate UK Annual KTP Awards

The University of Exeter has been awarded two out of seven awards at the Innovate UK Annual KTP Awards, which recognises the people and partnerships behind the UK’s most inspiring and successful KTP projects.

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21 October 2022

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University of Exeter celebrates impactful partnerships at the Knowledge Exchange Awards 2022

‘Life-changing’ research collaborations were celebrated on Thursday 20 October at the University of Exeter’s inaugural Knowledge Exchange Awards.

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12 October 2022

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New study to map YouTube’s role in the Brazilian elections

Experts at the University of Exeter, Instituto Vero and Mozilla are working to discover how YouTube is influencing the Brazilian federal elections – and how the social media platform potentially contributes to a disinformation media ecosystem.

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29 September 2022

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Researchers explore routes to impact

A group of researchers pitched their innovation ideas to a panel of industry experts, as part the University of Exeter’s latest Entrepreneurial Researcher Programme (ERP) cohort.

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23 September 2022

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New Handbook supports Exeter’s Entrepreneurial Community

Innovation, Impact and Business’s Commercialisation Team, together with SETsquared Exeter and Student Startups, have created The Exeter Entrepreneur, a new ‘one-stop-shop’ handbook offering tools and guidance to students, researchers, staff, and businesses interested and involved in entrepreneurship.

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6 September 2022

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CREWW partnership kicks off with research programme launch

Researchers and industry experts from the CREWW partnership came together to create research solutions to some of the most pressing business problems facing the water industry.

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25 August 2022

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Research partnership enhances England Athletics’ Youth Talent Programme

Two University of Exeter experts have been working with England Athletics to evaluate and improve their highly successful Youth Talent Programme.

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10 August 2022

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Co-developing evidence-based policy learning for supporting energy services delivery in South Africa’s informal settlements

In early 2022, Professor Caprotti and Dr Bobbins collaborated with the ‘Low‐Income Energy Services unit’ within the City of Cape Town Sustainable Energy Markets Department. Here, they aimed to establish evidence‐based policy learning to support energy services delivery in South Africa’s informal settlements. The unit wanted to address the challenges of providing…

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28 July 2022

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Artificial Intelligence based Detection of Pipe Bursts/Leaks and Other Events in Water Distribution Systems

A collaborative partnership between researchers at the University of Exeter and the largest listed UK water business has led to the development of the ‘Event Recognition in the Water Network’ (ERWAN) system.

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25 July 2022

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Cornwall Food Policy Pact

Utilising funding from Research England’s Policy Support Fund, Dr David Monciardini and Dr Tiago de Melo Cartaxo aimed to develop a substantial policy framework that policymakers could use as a reference point for the development of a Cornwall Food Policy Pact and become of further use for other rural locations and policymakers…

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19 July 2022

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Smart Nanocomposites Revolution for Energy-Savings Windows

Researchers from the Renewable Energy group are developing novel materials for windows which allow light through whilst protecting it against the heat from the sun.

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14 July 2022

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The Neptune Dress

A unique two-piece dress has been designed and made by Cecilia Mary Robson, Lead Designer at TeX Innovation, Portreath. TeX Innovation is a textile recycling business currently repurposing textile waste from some of the 300 textile businesses trading in Cornwall. 

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12 July 2022

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Achieving social justice begins with studying the self

Dr Caitlin Kight is part of the University’s Academic Development and Skills team and is using her EdD study to inform how to develop and enhance the use of ‘self-study’.

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11 July 2022

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European university partnerships more important now than ever

‘European university partnerships more important now than ever’ is written by Sally Faulkner, Exeter’s Assistant Deputy Vice Chancellor (Europe).

In this last blog for 2021-22, I want to reflect on the past, present and future of the University’s work in Europe. 

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1 July 2022

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The Pandemic and Beyond

Utilising funding from Research England Policy Support Fund, Professor Pascale Aebischer and Professor Victoria Tischler set out to bring research regarding the pandemic to a wider audience and impact policy at a government level.

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30 June 2022

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Westonbirt Unseen

Since 2020, Dr Sarah Bell of Sensing Nature and the University of Exeter has been working with Westonbirt, the National Arboretum and Andy Shipley of Natural Inclusion, to develop sensory walks on site at Westonbirt Arboretum, led by visually impaired volunteer guides, as part of the ‘Re-Storying Landscapes for Social Inclusion’ collaboration….

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29 June 2022

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University of Exeter to lead consortium for new Defence Data Research Centre

The new Centre will focus on improving the use of data for Artificial Intelligence applications.

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24 June 2022

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Fragile with Attitude

‘Fragile with Attitude’ was an art exhibition held in the Great Oak Hall at Westonbirt Arboretum from 21st – 25th April 2022. The exhibition was developed as part of the ‘Re-Storying Landscapes for Social Inclusion’ project; a project, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council Impact Acceleration Account, that aimed to…

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23 June 2022

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Electric sensing in fish & bees’ nightvision

Psychology PhD student Katy Chapman is taking a break from lab work to investigate pollinators in the South Devon AONB, as part of her work looking at pollinators.

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20 June 2022

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EUniverCities Network meets in Exeter to discuss collaborative approaches to arts and culture

A network of European universities and city authorities came together in Exeter earlier this month, to discuss how cities and universities can work together to support arts and culture in their local areas.

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20 June 2022

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Zebrafish, extreme temperatures & the toxicity of pharmaceuticals in the natural world

Having recently completed her bioscience PhD, Dr Rebekah Boreham has transitioned into biomedical research to apply skills learned in her PhD studies to the field of diabetes.

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17 June 2022

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Exeter cyber security experts working with international community

Experts in cyber law from the University of Exeter are delivering research into the challenges posed by modern technology for the international community. Enabling a decisive response to malicious cyber operations Dr Kubo Mačák, an Associate Professor at the Law School, led the ESRC-funded project on International Cyber Law in Practice –…

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15 June 2022

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Enhancing climate hazard resilience and disease prevention in Africa

Experts from the University of Exeter have worked on pioneering project to design digital innovations; helping communities across Africa become more resilient to climate hazards and prevent outbreaks of associated diseases.

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14 June 2022

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Exeter partners with National Grid on innovation projects to help deliver Net Zero

The University of Exeter is part of a pivotal new partnership that will help decarbonise the electricity system in Great Britain and accelerate progress towards Net Zero.

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9 June 2022

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The role of the senses in how we engage with food

Research by PhD candidate Anna Seecharan is investigating how our sense of smell and cooking and eating communally influences our relationship with food.

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7 June 2022

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Internal launch of the Exeter Research Networks

The Exeter Research Networks was launched on 31st May bringing together research from across the University.

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19 May 2022

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Stereotypes concerning ageing female musical theatre actors

Drama PhD candidate Faye Rigopoulou is utilising her background in musical theatre to investigate and tackle the stereotypes surrounding ageing female actors in musical theatre.

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18 May 2022

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New Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence encourages green innovation and diversity in entrepreneurship

The University of Exeter is delighted to welcome a new Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence, Susannah McClintock. During her time with us, Susannah will be working on a new Green Futures Accelerator at the University and will champion diversity in entrepreneurship.

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4 May 2022

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Using viruses to fight antimicrobial resistance

Dr Ben Temperton, Associate Professor of Microbiology at the University of Exeter, has set up the Citizen Phage Library, in collaboration with PhageDirectory and Exeter Science Centre.

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30 April 2022

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Exeter expert leading charge against online misinformation wins British Science Association Award Lecture

An Exeter researcher is among the winners of the British Science Association’s Award Lecture series for his research into online misinformation.

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27 April 2022

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The history of Indian coin collectors

AHRC funded History PhD student Shreya Gupta’s research is collaborating with Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum to study the history of coins brought together by Indian collectors.

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12 April 2022

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Researchers and shoemaker Cosyfeet have joined forces to create a new shoe to help older women stay active

University of Exeter researchers have teamed up with shoemaker Cosyfeet on an EPSRC IAA funded project to develop shoes that support healthy ageing.

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1 April 2022

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Investigating crime ‘Hot Spots’ to support policing in Cornwall

In collaboration with Devon and Cornwall Police, a new project explores the effect of police patrolling crime hot spots in Cornwall.

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31 March 2022

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South West Tech Analysis Report 2022: Raising the profile of the region’s tech sector

The University of Exeter is a proud sponsor of the South West Tech Analysis Report 2022. Drawing together data and insight from the tech sector, the report reveals challenges, opportunities, and key developments across the ecosystem.

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23 March 2022

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Using logical and creative thinking to improve course timetabling

Research by Computer Science PhD student James Sakal is tackling the puzzle of university course timetabling – including finding effective ways to allocate rooms and eliminate clashes for students.

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17 March 2022

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Research Fellow drives evidence-based practice with Devon and Cornwall Police

Dreolin Fleischer, a University of Exeter Research Fellow embedded in Devon and Cornwall Police, is a catalyst for evidence-based practice and collaboration.

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digital forensics in policing

16 March 2022

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New research helps police meet rising demand for digital forensics services

University of Exeter researchers are working with police forces in England and Wales to better understand and improve the use of digital forensics when detecting crime.

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incel research terrorism

15 March 2022

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Tracking the spread of Incel ideology online

A major new study is tracking the spread of Incel ideology online, to help academics and practitioners better understand the spread of extremist ideologies and aid the development of intervention measures.

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15 March 2022

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Learning how to engage with policymakers

Policy@Exeter are launching their ambitious 2022 training programme for researchers at the University of Exeter who want to use their research to inform decision-making and create impact.  

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8 March 2022

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Celebrating our female academics: International Women’s Day 2022

Today brings International Women’s Day 2022. To celebrate, Innovation, Impact and Business want to pay tribute to all the exceptional female academics we’ve been privileged to work with from the University of Exeter.

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8 March 2022

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The impact of floods on our physical and mental health

To mark International Women’s Day – this Three Questions blog by Geography PhD student Hannah Hayes – reflects on the need for promoting women in academia.

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7 March 2022

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PSMA Programme aids policing through applied modelling and data science

In 2020, the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration for the South West Peninsula (PenARC) piloted the Police Service Modelling Associates (PSMA) Programme. This programme has taught Devon and Cornwall Police analysts a range of computer modelling and data science skills to help further inform their policing work in-house. 

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1 March 2022

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Leading neuroscientist helps police to support offenders with traumatic brain injury

Professor Huw Williams recently worked with Devon & Cornwall Police to implement techniques for screening and managing offenders with Traumatic Brain Injury, enabling a better delivery of services for the force.

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23 February 2022

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Developing sustainable solutions to Defence energy problems

Postgraduate research student Ash Wilson – based in University of Exeter’s Renewable Energy Department – talks about her passion for developing renewable energy solutions for the Ministry of Defence.

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22 February 2022

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University of Exeter KTP drives forward autonomous vehicle technology with Supacat

Engineering experts from the University of Exeter have collaborated with Supacat, to pioneer an optionally crewed version of the All-Terrain Mobility Platform (the ATMP), one of the world’s most popular and versatile off-road military vehicles.

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10 February 2022

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Breaking Boundaries: ‘Window of Hope’ for North American Anabaptist communities

A landmark translational research project, led by Professor Andrew Crosby and Dr Emma Baple from the University of Exeter, has defined more than 150 different genetic disorders in North American Anabaptist (Amish/Mennonite) communities, 25 of which are new to medical science.

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9 February 2022

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Arca helps Cornish Businesses Transition to a Circular Economy

Arca – Italian for ark – is a new research project aimed at accelerating circular skills for Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.

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University Exeter Business School Degree Apprenticeship

3 February 2022

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Degree Apprentice in Focus: Marissa Bidwell

Marissa Dunlop, a Chartered Manager Degree Apprentice at the University of Exeter, talks about her experience on the programme.

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1 February 2022

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University of Exeter KTP makes inroads in sewer system efficiency with first-of-its-kind machine learning

A recent Knowledge Transfer Partnership between the University of Exeter and South West Water has developed a landmark AI tool to improve the efficiency of sewage systems. They are now considering a delivery model to continue the project to develop this technology for the entire water industry. Overview: Company: South West Water…

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1 February 2022

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A manifestation of decadence

PhD student William Rees discusses how he became interested in researching the 1970s and 1980s American dance culture, the area of disco’s history he would like to investigate next and the best and worst things about his field of research.

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28 January 2022

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Breaking Boundaries: Revitalising ancient forest practices in the Amazon

Research at the University of Exeter is helping to protect and strengthen biodiversity in the Amazon rainforest through facilitating and incentivising sustainable land use.

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18 January 2022

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Polluting cooking fuels will risk health past 2030

New evidence predicts that more than one in three people worldwide will still mainly be using polluting cooking fuels and technologies in 2030, despite being a significant source of disease and environmental destruction. 

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11 January 2022

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University of Exeter and SETsquared Exeter collaborate with EPIC to the benefit of the region’s tech businesses

The University of Exeter and SETsquared Exeter are delighted to announce their new partnership with EPIC (Electronics and Photonics Innovation Centre), which will enable technology businesses to benefit from the unique combination of skills, knowledge and expertise that the partners offer.

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10 January 2022

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The World Turned Upside Down: a Newton’s cradle of memories

Exeter College student Tess Walsh talks more about The World Turned Upside Down – a play inspired by research by the IDEAL project which aims to improve ways of living well with dementia.

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5 January 2022

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The World Turned Upside Down: A play, an experience, an insight.

Exeter College student Tess Walsh discusses The Turned Upside Down – a play which has evolved from research by the IDEAL project.

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24 November 2021

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Marine-i project is helping to create Cornwall’s marine industries of the future

Marine-i is a pioneering business support programme between the University of Exeter and five Project Partners that has been designed to foster innovation in the marine technology sector in Cornwall. “Our goal is to help put Cornwall at the forefront of the marine tech industries of the future,” says Professor Lars Johanning,…

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23 November 2021

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Positive progress in Europe to support University’s 2030 strategy

In the latest Europe Blog, Professor Sally Faulkner, Exeter’s Assistant Deputy Vice Chancellor (Europe) talks about how our European strategy aligns to the University’s new ten year strategy and progress on partnerships, research and education.

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22 November 2021

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High calibre line up announced for Cornwall’s Climate Assembly

In the wake of COP26, the University of Exeter’s Institute of Cornish Studies announces a stellar line up for the Cornwall Climate Assembly on 1st December, where policy makers, researchers and local community members will discuss the big climate issues we need to address in Cornwall, if we are to become more…

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15 November 2021

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Major boost to special partnership between the University of Exeter and Exeter City Football Club

The unique partnership, forged ten years ago, focuses on creating initiatives to support and benefit members of the local community.

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11 November 2021

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New Handbook to Help Prescribe Nature for Mental Health and Wellbeing

Understanding how the power of nature can help people improve their mental health and overcome conditions such as depression, anxiety and stress has been boosted thanks to a new handbook.

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10 November 2021

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Coastal Living Benefits from Exeter University Research Highlighted in UK Chief Medical Officer’s Report

Research on the health benefits of coastal living will be highlighted to Government after University of Exeter experts authored a chapter for the Chief Medical Officer’s annual report. The academics warn that these benefits must not be taken for granted in the face of mounting environmental and social pressures.

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8 November 2021

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Exeter Academics Author WHO “Call to Action” on Nature, Biodiversity and Health

The multitude of ways in which the natural environment and human health are inextricably linked have been outlined in a document designed to help individuals and organisations across the 53 member states of the WHO European Region make evidence-based decisions.

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7 November 2021

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Driving the Next Generation of Clean Mobility Towards Zero Carbon

The Centre for Future Clean Mobility at the University of Exeter stands at the forefront of the road to zero carbon.

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5 November 2021

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Household Products Should Carry Asthma Warnings

New evidence finds that a group of chemicals found in a wide range of household products can increase the risk of asthma. Medicine and Health Research Associate, Cheryl Paterson, has been leading this research in collaboration with Cornwall’s Smartline.

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4 November 2021

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Exeter-led Team Receives National Funding to Roll-out Innovative Rehab Programme

Healthcare professionals will be trained to deliver an award-winning programme, led by the University of Exeter, which supports people with heart failure to undergo cardiac rehabilitation in their own homes, thanks to funding from NHS England.

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3 November 2021

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NetZeroPlus: When Science Meets Economics

The NetZeroPlus project is helping the UK reach its net zero 2050 climate target. By producing evidence-based research, the NetZeroPlus team aim to show how planting trees removes greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere, while also providing additional benefits. These include enhanced biodiversity, water quality, leisure, and health.

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2 November 2021

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Shaping Global Decision Making in the Shift Towards Low Carbon Energy

Economics of Energy Innovation and System Transition (EEIST) is a £4million government-funded programme led by Dr Jean-Francois Mercure from the Global System’s Institute at the University of Exeter. An international endeavour, EEIST is a collaboration of leading experts in complexity economics, systems thinking, and energy policy from Brazil, China, India, the UK…

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1 November 2021

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Protecting Health and Wellbeing by Anticipating Local Climate Change

The European Centre for Environment and Human Health (ECEHH) – in partnership with Cornwall Council and a wide range of local stakeholders – is developing a tool to help local decision-makers adapt to climate change, by measuring the impact of climate interventions on population health.

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21 October 2021

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Tevi: Protecting the Natural Environment One Business at a Time

Tevi (the Cornish word for ‘grow’) is a unique EU funded venture which aims to create economic and environmental growth in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

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20 October 2021

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From research to policy: Advocating for a better future

From the University of Exeter’s Business School, Professor Mark Thompson looks at how he started working with policymakers, his work at the Initiative in the Digital Economy at Exeter (INDEX), and the importance of being a passionate advocate for your research. 

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