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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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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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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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16 August 2023

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Unleash Your Start-up’s Potential with the SETsquared Exeter Business Accelerator Programme

Do you dream of turning your start-up into a thriving, scalable business that captures the market’s attention? The SETsquared Exeter Business Accelerator Programme is designed to transform your tech start-up concept into an investible venture. With a proven track record of nurturing successful businesses, our 12-month Accelerator Programme is your launchpad to…

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Scientist with microscope

18 May 2023

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A journal’s Impact Factor tells me how good someone’s research is. Right?

Er, nope … wrong! We advocate the responsible use of metrics at the University of Exeter – and what’s more – failing to do so could breach our commitments to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). This clearly states we should not use a journal’s Impact Factor – a tool…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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15 October 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Improving diabetes treatment with specialist education programme

The University of Exeter’s diabetes research has led to the creation of an education programme which has helped to increased referrals for genetic testing and diagnoses of ‘monogenic’ diabetes.

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12 October 2021

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Giving your research the Policy Factor

Policy@Exeter are a dynamic community, working to improve and increase engagement with policy within the University and further afield. We caught up with Marina Altoe to find out what gives research the ‘Policy Factor’. 

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27 September 2021

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Exploring Narratives of Belonging

Postdoctoral researcher Dr Richard Vytniorgu is a member of the Wellcome Centre – cultures + environments of health exploring the subject of loneliness and belonging in the LGBTQIA+ community. Here he answers Three Questions about his research journey.

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19 August 2021

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New SETsquared Exeter programme helps researchers take great ideas to market

The Entrepreneurial Researcher Programme or “ERP” is designed to support researchers generate impact by commercialisation in all forms.

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25 June 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Reshaping family mediation policy & practice

Research evidence from the ‘Mapping Paths to Family Justice’ study (Mapping) led by Professor Anne Barlow at the University of Exeter has helped to reshape family mediation policy and practice and improve user experience for separating couples, after radical legal aid changes.

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22 June 2021

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The art of Aphantasia: how ‘mind blind’ artists create without being able to visualise

How do artists without mental imagery create unique and imaginary pieces of art? Read how visual artists with aphantasia create their work.

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21 June 2021

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European languages and partnerships remain critical for global Exeter and Britain

“European languages and partnerships remain critical for global Exeter and Britain” is written by Sally Faulkner, Exeter’s Assistant Deputy Vice Chancellor (Europe). On Friday 18th June, the University of Exeter welcomed Susannah Poulton, a Government International Trade Adviser

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28 May 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Improving quality of life for babies with diabetes

Research by the University of Exeter has identified the causes of more than 20 genetic subtypes of diabetes, leading to improved treatment and better quality of life.

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21 April 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Using microscopy to detect microplastics in sea life

A University of Exeter research group has helped to eliminate tonnes of plastic waste entering the sea, improving the health of organisms and the environment.

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6 April 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Improving diabetes diagnosis and care

Researchers at the University of Exeter have developed tools which can help clinicians classify what type of diabetes a patient has to ensure they get the best treatment possible and reduce any complications. Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY), is a form of diabetes caused by single gene mutations that is…

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31 March 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Addressing boardroom equality

Professor Ruth Sealy has led reviews into the diversity of leadership groups of large public and private organisations across the UK.

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22 March 2021

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The changing social, economic and cultural aspects of water use within the UK

On this year’s World Water Day, Centre for Water Systems postgraduate researcher Elizabeth Lawson looks at the social, cultural and economic value of water during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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18 March 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Improving water services across the UK

Water engineering experts at the University of Exeter have helped achieve significant savings for water companies and increased affordability and high levels of service to UK water customers.

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9 March 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Rediscovering women of Franco era Spain

The history of women and feminism in Spain, erased and hidden during the Franco era, has been rediscovered thanks to researchers at the University of Exeter.

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8 March 2021

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Secure Life Cycle Assessment in Complex Supply Chains

The environmental impact of our consumer products has become an increasingly important factor in our buying decisions but how do you balance researching companies’ ecological footprint with the protection of confidential data?

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19 February 2021

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Business in Focus: City Science

Since the start of the collaboration in 2018, the Data Science team at Exeter and City Science have worked together on 9 projects, leveraging over £2 million of government funding and covering subjects around transport and energy optimisation, digital twin calibration, creation of open urban models to support de-carbonisation, and computational rationality for drones.

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18 February 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Innovating tourism with apps and augmented reality

Utilising the power of the latest developments in technology, researchers at the University of Exeter have developed an app to enhance the visiting experience for tourists around several cities.

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18 February 2021

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Transforming the use of quantum computers

Dr Oleksandr Kyriienko, lead of the University of Exeter’s Quantum Dynamics, Optics, and Simulation group (QuDOS) is working in close partnership with Dutch start-up Qu & Co to develop quantum software with the potential to transform the way we use the huge power of quantum computers in industry.

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12 February 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Conserving victorian presentations for future generations

Professor Joe Kember has helped to deliver the world’s largest open access database of Magic Lantern slides. Lantern slides originated in 17th century devices which came to be known as “magic lanterns.”

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11 February 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Analysing competition and trade in food and agriculture

Research at the University of Exeter has analysed competition and trade in food and agricultural markets and developed a framework to forecast retail food prices in the UK.

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5 February 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Supporting the future of open science and data

For many years, scientific research has been hidden behind expensive paywalls, leaving access to new and exciting scientific research inaccessible to the general public. ‘Open science’ is research that is collaborative, transparent and reproducible and whose outputs are publicly available.

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4 February 2021

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Looking after mental health in lockdown: Tackling worry and overthinking

The COVID-19 crisis is impacting our mental health. Increased uncertainty, health fears, disruption to normal life, isolation, unemployment, and the loss of loved ones increase worry, anxiety and depression. Surveys in April 2020 found much higher distress, anxiety and depression than previous years.

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3 February 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Protecting marine biodiversity around the world

University of Exeter research has the protection of marine biodiversity across the world. Researchers at the University of Exeter, along with international collaborators, explored the status, distribution and behaviour of marine vertebrate species which were of commercial or conservational importance.

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29 January 2021

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Life after Brexit

‘Life after Brexit’ is written by Sally Faulkner, Exeter’s Assistant Deputy Vice Chancellor (Europe). Brexit. Before Covid, Brexit was probably the word and scenario that divided, frustrated and worried UK university communities the most in the decade ahead. Now that we have the double whammy and Brexit is here to stay, I…

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21 January 2021

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Digital health passports: Mitigating risks to data privacy and human rights

Research led by Dr Ana Beduschi from the University of Exeter Law School, has informed policymakers of the risks that digital health passports could pose to human rights, data privacy and social equality.

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14 January 2021

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Identity, Inequality and the Media in Brexit COVID-19 Britain

The research team of Identity, Inequality and the Media in Brexit-Covid19 Britain reflect on the impact Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic are having on inequalities in Britain.

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11 January 2021

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Discovery of a new trigger for antifungal defence

Scientists at the MRC Centre for Medical Mycology made a discovery that could help in the fight against a fungus that kills around 200,000 people every year and causes lung and allergic diseases in millions of others.

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5 January 2021

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Reshaping the national PPE supply chain

Using the expertise gained through their partnership with the University of Exeter, Applegate decided to set up the Covid-19 PPE Supply Hub, to link PPE customers with PPE suppliers throughout lockdown.

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17 December 2020

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Breaking Boundaries: Support and rehabilitation from traumatic brain injuries

The University of Exeter has identified a direct link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and impulsivity and problems in social reasoning, which are risk factors for young people committing violent and repeated crime.

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16 December 2020

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Imaging Beyond the Diffraction Limit

Metamaterials PhD student Hannah Barnard is working on a project which could improve our ability to detect and image very small particles – such as a single molecule – using light beams.

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15 December 2020

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Enabling treatment for a neglected disease

Researchers at the MRC Centre for Medical Mycology discover that faulty signalling in the immune system of healthy individuals leads to Chromoblastomycosis.

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14 December 2020

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Gender equality and food security

Professor Toby Pennington and Dr Carolyn Petersen are working with field partners at the Instituto Ouro Verde (IOV) to level the playing field in gender roles in agroforestry systems in Brazil.

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8 December 2020

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Fertile land from fertile seas

Professor Mike Allen and the PhycoMExUK team are using innovative technologies and hydrothermal processes to turn seaweed biomass into sustainable fertilisers and biofuels.

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4 December 2020

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Shaping a global response to antimicrobial resistance

Research conducted by Dr Anne Leonard and Professor Will Gaze at the University of Exeter has shaped the global understanding of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), and has influenced government and WHO strategies in tackling one of the world’s biggest environmental threats.

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3 December 2020

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Breaking Boundaries: Reopening debates about the ‘common law marriage myth’

Research at the University of Exeter has influenced and accelerated the introduction of opposite-sex civil partnerships and reopened debates about the ‘common law marriage myth’ and a related need for wider cohabitation law reform.

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2 December 2020

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Human – pachyderm relations

Anthrozoology PhD student Michelle Szydlowski discusses how working in Nepal has informed both her PhD thesis and her research.

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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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23 November 2020

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Breaking Boundaries: Changing educators approach to teaching grammar

The University of Exeter has helped to change the way that educators approach teaching grammar and writing to children.

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18 November 2020

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Energy governance, digitalisation and decarbonisation: conducting a policy-relevant PhD

Geography PhD student Emily Judson is researching the governance challenges emerging from the digitalisation of the energy industry and the development of policy which aligns with the transition to a Net Zero energy system.

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17 November 2020

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Breaking Boundaries: Powered by beetroot

Professor Andy Jones and team have generated a substantial evidence base over the past 12 years for beneficial effects of nitrate-rich dietary supplements on sport and exercise performance as well as cardiovascular and metabolic function.

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13 November 2020

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Breaking Boundaries: Using lasers to detect volcanic ash in the sky

Research at the University of Exeter helped avoid closure of UK airspace on two separate occasions in 2017 and 2019.

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9 November 2020

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Evolution of antibiotic resistance in the environment

Research conducted by the University of Exeter Medical School, the University of Hong Kong, and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca revealed that low concentrations of antibiotics in the environment could be contributing to the evolution of antibiotic resistance.

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5 November 2020

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Breaking Boundaries: Warning against major diseases in Brazil

Dr Theo Economou and a research team at the University of Exeter have developed a statistical data modelling framework for prediction of disease burden, and thus warn different regions of Brazil against the threat of major diseases.

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4 November 2020

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Bridging gaps in law through collaboration

Law school PhD student Mollie Gascoigne researchers the gaps between the law and LGBTQ+ people; her research project, the Gender Recognition & Reform Project has been investigating the attitudes and experiences of non-binary people towards legal gender recognition.

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3 November 2020

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Breaking Boundaries: Uncovering the ‘Glass Cliff’

Research at the University of Exeter has uncovered a previously unknown phenomenon, in which women are more likely to be appointed to risky and precarious leadership positions in times of crisis. The ‘glass cliff’ is the phrase used to describe this situation. It follows previous research has described the barriers women face…

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2 November 2020

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Breaking Boundaries: Setting the marathon world record

For many years running a sub-two hour marathon was considered impossible, but research produced by a team at the University of Exeter underpinned much of the scientific strategy applied by project leaders, Nike and INEOS, to make this a reality.

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26 October 2020

3 minutes to read

Consider the Microbiome

Behind the paper “Bacterial biodiversity drives the evolution of CRISPR-based phage resistance” – or, evolution is complicated.

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23 October 2020

2 minutes to read

Students take part in translation “marathon” to highlight University of Exeter research internationally

University of Exeter students took part in a translation “marathon” to highlight the world-leading academic research for European journalists.

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21 October 2020

3 minutes to read

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Kate Allen’s PhD study is firmly grounded in Patient and Public Involvement which helps to better understand the lives of those affected by clusters of Adverse Childhood Experiences.

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20 October 2020

4 minutes to read

Kindness and Coronavirus: Building Relationships using HAIRE

Might more kind and compassionate communities be part of the legacy of Covid-19?

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19 October 2020

3 minutes to read

Antibiotics and antibiotic resistance in our waters

From streams and lakes, to rivers and oceans, antibiotics are making their way into our waters in ever greater concentrations, increasing antibiotic resistance and risking a rise in deadly superbugs.

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16 October 2020

4 minutes to read

Economics and the environment

PhD student Ben Balmford looks at the economics of the environment.

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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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7 October 2020

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Tikya the Blackheart man, children

PhD candidate Malcolm Richards describes communicating his research to the public and how this has been affected by Covid and the current restrictions.

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1 October 2020

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Do antibiotics drive environmental resistance?

Antimicrobial resistance is predicted to be the leading cause of death globally by 2050 resulting in 10 million deaths per year, many caused by antibiotic resistant bacterial infections. Implementing mitigation strategies to limit the spread of antibiotic resistance would help limit both morbidity and mortality in the future. (Republished from nature.com)

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28 September 2020

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Modelling the financial impact of a global low carbon transition

Research led by Dr Jean-Francois Mercure has contributed to the development of a global model which forecasts the positive and negative impact that a transition to low carbon technology and renewable energy would have on our economy.

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23 September 2020

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A look back at my first year as a PhD student

As medical student Thomas Hewat enters the second year of his PhD he reflects on the challenges of his first year – including a global pandemic, the support he has received from the PhD students in the Medical School in addition to offering his advice for any new PhD students and those considering embarking upon a PhD.

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9 September 2020

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The daily lived experiences and the emotional responses of educators

Doha Abualsaud’s research explores teachers’ daily lived experiences and emotional responses.

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4 September 2020

5 minutes to read

Has the FTSE 100 performed as badly this century as it appears?

Apple has become the first company worth £1.7 trillion, meaning that it is now more valuable than all the companies in the FTSE 100. This is extraordinary news about one American tech company, but it also points to the fact that FTSE 100 share prices have performed poorly against rival indices around the world for several decades. (Republished from The Conversation)

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26 August 2020

4 minutes to read

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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21 August 2020

2 minutes to read

Phenomenology of ageing

PhD researcher Jessie Stanier shares her work investigating how existential relations between people, time, the lived body, and the world influence how we make sense of our own ageing from the first-person perspective.

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