News archive

September 2008

Bleeding-heart jetsetters spell bad news for climate

The emergence of a new generation of ‘bleeding-heart jetsetters’ has disturbing implications for the UK’s spiralling emissions from air travel, according to new research by the University of Exeter.

Arabia in Photographs

Historic photographs of Arabia from the 1930s to the 1990s form part of an exhibition at the University’s Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies (IAIS).

Exeter physicist gives prestigious award lecture

Professor Pete Vukusic of the University of Exeter is gave a prestigious award lecture at the BA Festival of Science on 9 September.

How industrial revolutions lead to cultural revolutions

Research by the University of Exeter (UK) and University of California Davis (US) suggests why our ideas about sex, marriage and parenting have changed so much over the last century.

Exeter English academic makes Booker Prize shortlist

A University of Exeter academic has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the English-speaking world's most important literary award.

Satisfied students vote Exeter one of the best

Students at the University of Exeter are among the most satisfied in the land according to this year’s National Student Survey.

University team finds link between common chemical and disease in adults

A research team from the University of Exeter, Peninsula Medical School, the University of Plymouth and the University of Iowa, has found evidence linking Bisphenol A (BPA) to diabetes and heart disease in adults.

Exeter launches international climate change conference

150 of the world’s leading climate change experts met in Exeter today for a major international conference organised by the University of Exeter and the Met Office.

Exeter has most satisfied students

The most satisfied students on any course in Britain are studying Finance and Accounting at the University of Exeter, according to the 2008 Sunday Times league table.