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14 January 2021

3 minutes to read

Identity, Inequality and the Media in Brexit COVID-19 Britain

The research team of Identity, Inequality and the Media in Brexit-Covid19 Britain reflect on the impact Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic are having on inequalities in Britain.

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20 October 2020

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Kindness and Coronavirus: Building Relationships using HAIRE

Might more kind and compassionate communities be part of the legacy of Covid-19?

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9 October 2020

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COVID-19 and implications for antimicrobial resistance

Dr Aimee Murray, Research Fellow at the University of Exeter and GW4 Crucible 2020 Alumni explores how the COVID-19 crisis could impact AMR in clinical and community settings, and explains why GW4 is well placed to research and help combat these significant global challenges. (Repost from gw4.ac.uk)

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15 June 2020

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Smartline project to combat isolation during lockdown

Led by the University of Exeter, the Smartline project researches the relationship between technology and the way people live in their homes and communities in Cornwall.

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20 April 2020

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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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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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23 July 2018

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Improving the prescribing practice of newly qualified doctors

A recent study looked at ways of supporting junior doctors to improve their prescribing capabilities.

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26 March 2018

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Creating sustainable communities through partnerships

An innovative grass-roots project is bringing together communities to solve traffic-related issues in Exeter.

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22 March 2018

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Optimising changes in the NHS

NIHR PenCLAHRC at the University of Exeter Medical School have teamed up with NHS Trusts to roll out of training that uses computer modelling to help make difficult decisions.

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22 March 2018

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Smartline: Smart wellbeing inspired by the community with Coastline Housing

Coastline Housing are a partner in the Smartline project, which is helping to better understand people’s wellbeing in Cornwall.

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30 June 2017

4 minutes to read

Beating the January blues

The partying and excesses of the festive season are over and for many it’s back to work. It is no wonder that January can feel to some like the gloomiest month of the year. Add to that wind, rain and cold weather, Christmas debts and failed New Year’s resolutions, and it’s no…

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15 November 2016

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The Interconnection between the environment and human health

Researchers at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health (ECEHH) are interested in the complex connections between the environment and human health Professor Lora Fleming is Director of the European Centre for Environment and Human Health, which is part of the University of Exeter Medical School. Based at the University of Exeter’s Truro campus in…

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22 October 2016

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The One Show features Exeter’s Brain in Hand

Every year thousands of young people with autism start out on university life and software created by Exeter SETsquared member Brain in Hand is helping to support them. Rosie King shared her experiences with BBC’s The One Show, discussing how she prepared herself for university or as Rosie explained: “one of the most exciting and most petrifying…

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19 October 2016

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Researcher in focus: Professor Clive Ballard

World-leading dementia expert, Professor Clive Ballard, is joining University of Exeter. He will be starting his role of Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean of University of Exeter Medical School in November 2016. Ahead of his arrival, we spoke to Professor Ballard about his aims for the Medical School, the misunderstood areas of dementia, and what…

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13 April 2016

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Bacterial resistance and its impact on health

Vital research into how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics is being conducted by Dr William Gaze, Senior Lecturer at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health.

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22 December 2014

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Influencing behaviour change

Unvieristy of Exeter research that has shown the benefits of new methods to influence behaviour change has informed public policy and debate and has led to the development of an app, Trainaway, that which highlights the availability of low-carbon travel options to users.

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17 December 2014

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The effects of exercise on mental health and nicotine addiction

Research from the Sport and Health Sciences department, led by Professor Adrian Taylor, has identified gaps in the evidence-base for the effects of physical activity on mental health and nicotine addiction.

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15 December 2014

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Preventing suicides through non-clinical methods

Professor Christabel Owens is working with suicide prevention charities and public agencies to improve community safety, and public awareness and understanding of suicide. Suicide prevention guidance produced by Professor Owens – a leading expert on suicide prevention in public places – and her team has been cited in national suicide prevention strategies, translated…

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15 December 2014

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Applied theatre as intervention in wellbeing

Research into Applied Theatre has focused on the use of theatre as a means of raising public and professional awareness of the cultural contexts and experience of illness. The University of Exeter Drama department’s research in Applied Theatre has had impact in the improvement of community understandings of mental health. It provides professional development…

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20 September 2014

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Using beetroot juice to enhance sport performance

Andy Jones loves beetroot

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6 May 2014

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Researcher in focus: Professor Charles Abraham

Prof Charles Abraham was recently named one of the top 100 practicing scientists in the UK by the Science Council. He was especially noted for his contribution to training and supervision in health psychology. Prof Abraham is a Professor of Psychology Applied to Health at the University of Exeter Medical School, and…

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