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1 May 2020

2 minutes to read

Tree Investment Ltd open educational facility to address climate emergency

With Tevi funding, Tree Investment Ltd aim to create an environmental centre of excellence (the hub project) that serves as an educational training and research facility and a multifaceted commercial enterprise.

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13 December 2018

3 minutes to read

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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3 November 2017

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Converting waste into fuel

University of Exeter researcher Kev Hughes has been exploring the true cost-effectiveness of anaerobic digestion (AD) – the process of converting waste material into biogas that can then be burned to generate heat or electricity.

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3 November 2017

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New system could save farms money and improve bovine welfare

A system to identify lameness in cows, that could save the farming industry millions, has been developed with funding from the University to advance the commercialisation of existing or new intellectual property.

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15 December 2014

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Stochastic modelling for improving understanding of storm risk

Statistical modelling research in the department of Mathematics and Computer Science has improved the understanding and pricing of insurance risk due to European windstorms and tropical cyclones. Cyclones are fascinating large storms that can have devastating effects on society; Hurricane Sandy which hit New York in November 2012 caused major flooding, resulting in $25-30 billion in insured losses,…

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