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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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22 November 2019

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Exeter awarded UNESCO City of Literature status

After a successful bid led by Exeter’s Culture Innovation Consultancy team, Exeter has joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

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20 September 2019

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Machine learning to reduce flooding as a result of sewer blockages

A research project was undertaken between the University of Exeter and DC Welsh Water to develop a machine learning tool that could more accurately predict and identify potential blockages across the sewer network.

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19 September 2019

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Revealing hidden images with Crediton Parish Church

Jacqueline Christmas, director of the Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) group based at the University of Exeter, was part of a project with Crediton Parish Church to reveal imagery using RTI.

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16 September 2019

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Research-inspired grammar teaching in British schools

Conventional approaches to teaching grammar are being rethought by the University of Exeter’s Centre for Research in Writing. Their innovative research is helping children gain a greater understanding of how language works and how to express themselves with greater craft and creativity.

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4 July 2019

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Helping identify plagiarism with Seedata

Seedata worked with Innovation, Impact and Business to jointly invest in new software to detect plagiarism.

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19 February 2019

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How to create Sustainable Packaging – Reduce, Reuse or Eliminate?

The University of Exeter ran an event to help steer businesses in the right direction in finding appropriate sustainable packaging solutions

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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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13 December 2018

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Protecting bees and balancing food security

An award-winning modelling tool created by bioscientists from the University of Exeter is creating a buzz through its contribution to understanding bee colony survival. The tool is helping agri-food companies like Syngenta develop new products and services, and reshaping UK and European policy on the use of pesticides. The BEEHAVE models, developed by Professor…

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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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