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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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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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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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23 March 2021

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Breaking Boundaries: Transforming health policy across Europe

A unique World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Culture and Health (WHO Centre) at the University of Exeter has transformed health policy and practice in Europe.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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