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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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20 September 2021

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New technology shows potential to accelerate recovery and patient outcomes

A recent study from Activity Informatics – the partnership centre from University of Exeter and Activinsights – has shown the potential for improving patient outcomes with digital wearables called accelerometers. The project took advantage of Activinsights’ technology to use accelerometers – wrist-worn digital devices that monitor a range of biometric functions –…

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1 September 2021

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Optimising supply chains with machine learning

A new Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between the University of Exeter and Applegate Marketplace launched this year, to help machine learning improve the company’s decision-making.

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13 July 2021

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Pioneering new products with CALM, Thales UK and the MTC

The University’s Centre for Additive Layer Manufacturing recently worked with the MTC and Thales UK, to showcase how Additive Manufacturing can be used with high performance polymers, such as PEEK. In recent years, there have been rapid developments in equipment and materials within the high-performance polymer sector of additive manufacturing. However, the…

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Marine Weather from Space

14 June 2021

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Marine-i: Space Data Project Enters New Discovery Phase

A new project aims to bring the precision of space data to renewable energy development and, by reducing various risks, costs and carbon emissions, help the UK quadruple its offshore wind capacity by 2030. The innovative space data project is now underway, bringing together collaboration and expertise from Marine-i, 4 Earth Intelligence…

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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 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 November 2020

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Working with QinetiQ

The University of Exeter is working with QinetiQ in an EPSRC funded Prosperity Partnership looking at new ways of controlling electromagnetic and acoustic radiation using metamaterials and other systems.

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20 July 2020

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Household air pollution and the forgotten 3 billion

Since 2017, researchers at the University of Exeter have worked with the WHO to design a completely new bespoke statistical model for estimating worldwide use of specific fuels for cooking.

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8 July 2020

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Improving Met Office weather and climate prediction models

Research led by Professor John Thuburn and his research students has been integral to the development of a critical component of weather and climate prediction models at the Met Office.

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29 June 2020

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Improving widening participation evaluation practices

Innovative research on enhancing the quality of evidence in outreach work from the University of Exeter’s Centre for Social Mobility is impacting on universities’ practices in designing and evaluating their work with widening participation students.

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19 June 2020

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Leading a green revolution in defence and off-highway transport

Engineering experts from the University of Exeter have collaborated with Supacat (SC Group) to pioneer a hybrid electrical powered version of one of the world’s most popular off-road military vehicles.

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29 May 2020

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Modernised magnet characterisation techniques attracts new global markets for Hirst Magnetics

By recruiting a KTP associate and working with Exeter academics, Hirst gained the expertise in mathematics and theoretical magnetics they needed to develop a process for accurately converting their magnet characterisation measurements.

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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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