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1 September 2021

4 minutes to read

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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19 February 2021

2 minutes to read

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

2 minutes to read

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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5 January 2021

2 minutes to read

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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26 November 2020

3 minutes to read

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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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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19 August 2020

2 minutes to read

Apprentices keep learning during the Covid-19 crisis

Apprentices on the Digital Technology Solutions (DTS) and Data Scientist (Professional) Degree Apprenticeships programmes have been able to keep working and studying throughout the Covid-19 pandemic thanks to programme directors and academic colleagues moving to flexible, online teaching.

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24 July 2020

6 minutes to read

Data Science for Climate Resilience in East Africa

TIST is a network of farmers who have to date planted over 19 million trees. The University of Exeter is working with TIST to quantify and understand TIST’s impacts at landscape scales and on multiple sustainable development goals.

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18 June 2020

2 minutes to read

Weakest Link in Cyber Security

Professor Achim D. Brucker explains how we can keep our systems cyber secure while remote working.

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20 April 2020

5 minutes to read

Five ways collective intelligence can help beat coronavirus in developing countries

As developing countries gear up to tackle COVID-19, here are five ideas for simple collective intelligence projects that might help them. (Republished from The Conversation).

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21 January 2020

2 minutes to read

Cultural differences affect perceptions of group sacrifice

An innovative new study, led by Edmond Awad from the University of Exeter’s Business School, looked at how people on different continents reacted to a new version of the famous ethical thought experiment, known as the “trolley dilemma”.

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10 October 2019

6 minutes to read

Digital Transformation: how corporate culture responds to the internet

Prepaid business card provider, Soldo, spoke with Prof. Mark Thompson as part of a series, speaking to today’s most influential digital disruptors. Prof. Mark Thompson is Professor in Digital Economy at Exeter Business School, and Strategy Director at the Methods Group.

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20 September 2019

2 minutes to read

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

2 minutes to read

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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17 April 2018

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Virtual reality in-flight training

Find out how the University of Exeter is helping to develop virtual reality training for pilots.

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6 April 2017

2 minutes to read

Improving accident investigation with 3D models

Camborne School of Mines (CSM) is celebrating 125 years of pioneering research in the fields of mining and mineral engineering. To celebrate the milestone the school, which is a centre for mining excellence and has pioneered the best in industry-led teaching, have organised a series of events including a distinctive Live Wall – an interactive…

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15 April 2016

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Using social media to track extreme weather events

Biosciences researchers are using data from social media to find out about the impact climate change has on people’s lives. Systems Ecology lecturer Dr Hywel Williams explains more in this video. Many people share posts and comments via social media on a daily basis, and this ever-growing bank of social information is now being…

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26 February 2016

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What is urban flood modelling?

Urban flood modelling is becoming more important as the population is increasingly urbanised. Flood modelling requires data on rainfall, land cover (whether the ground has roads, fields, buildings etc.), and soil type. Digital elevation data is needed to show where there are hills and where the water will flow. Remote sensing can…

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