Diabetes nursing professor Maggie Shepherd is one of just four UK nurses and midwives to be included among the Women in Global Health’s 100+ Outstanding Women Nurses and Midwives.
The University of Exeter Business School has launched a new research centre focusing on finance and sustainability, an area experiencing huge growth within the financial sector.
A pioneering new study helps shed light on the chances of extreme cold, and potentially snow in the UK in the next fortnight.
Poorer pupils most likely to be away from school at the end of 2020, researchers tracking coronavirus learning loss have found
Poorer pupils were most likely to be away from school at the end of 2020, experts analysing the learning loss caused by coronavirus have found.
Scientists have discovered how diatoms (a globally important group of eukaryotic algae) sense the availability of phosphorus, a vital macronutrient that controls diatom growth and productivity in the oceans.
Scientists have developed a pioneering new approach that will rapidly speed up machine learning – using light.
A large global trial designed to test the theory that the widely used BCG vaccine might help protect against COVID-19 amongst healthcare staff and care home workers is expanding.
Stephen Fry, one of the UK’s best loved and most prodigious talents of the small and big screen, will give a fascinating insight into his influential and innovative work, during a special event at the University of Exeter.
The University of Exeter is delighted to endorse and support the international call to action recently released by the British Academy and partners under the title The Importance of Languages in Global Context.
Positive “tipping points” could spark cascading changes that accelerate action on climate change, experts say.
BAME parliamentary candidates not picked to fight ‘winnable seats’ in areas with less tolerance towards diversity, study suggests
Political parties are increasingly likely to avoid selecting ethnic minority candidates for ‘winnable’ constituencies at General Elections in areas where there are less tolerant attitudes toward diversity, study suggests.
RABI has launched the largest ever survey of farming people in England and Wales, with a target of achieving 26,000 responses.
Members of the University of Exeter community have been recognised in this year’s New Year’s Honours list for their outstanding achievements in education and academic research.
Typically characterised as poisonous, corrosive and smelling of rotten eggs, hydrogen sulfide’s reputation may soon get a facelift
Discovery of thousands of pieces of fabric gives historians a rare glimpse into fashions of the past
The discovery of thousands of pieces of 18th century fabric has given historians a rare glimpse into fashion hundreds of years ago.
There is an urgent need to regulate fake news, and even criminalising the deliberate creation and spread of false information should not be ruled out, legal experts have warned.
Dull, featureless camouflage provides better protection from predators than zebra stripes, according to a new study.
An extinct species of wolf made famous in the TV show Game of Thrones split off from others nearly six million years ago and are only a distant relative of today’s wolves, researchers have found.
Patients admitted to very full hospitals have an increased chance of dying which is equivalent to being up to 11 years older
A University of Exeter researcher is one of three winners of this year's BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award.
Oxygen levels in the ancient oceans were surprisingly resilient to climate change, new research suggests.
Dr Neeltje Boogert from the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus in Cornwall has won the 2021 ASAB Christopher Barnard Award for Outstanding Contributions by a New Investigator.
Just like humans trying to stick to New Year's resolutions, guppies have varying levels of self-control, a new study shows.
Having genitals of a certain shape and size gives male flies a major reproductive advantage, new research shows.
Research into motion sensitivity could lead to improved rehabilitation programmes and an improvement in building designs for people with a rare inner ear condition that affects their balance
New research has demonstrated that a simple, cheap test can help identify who is at risk of developing colorectal cancer, aiding early diagnosis and potentially saving lives
Scientists have discovered how bacteria commonly responsible for seafood-related stomach upsets can go dormant and then "wake up".
A new research hub led by the University of Exeter will spearhead national efforts to create a sustainable, circular economy where fewer resources are used and more waste materials reused – delivering huge benefits to the environment and UK economy.
A new study examines the risks and tensions in producing ‘thought leadership’, a concept that sees individual gurus and organisations share their expertise to intrigue, challenge and push the boundaries of knowledge – and enhance their reputations.
Research conducted by University of Exeter experts has been recognised among the most shared and discussed of 2020.
Loneliness in adults aged 50 and over during the COVID-19 lockdown was linked to worsening depressive and other mental health symptoms, according to a large-scale online study.
Scientists have developed a pioneering new technique that could revolutionise the accuracy, precision and clarity of super-resolution imaging systems.
Stand-up comedian Siân Docksey and Dr Ina Linge from the University of Exeter’s Department of Modern Languages and Cultures have been collaborating on a series of special online events which explore what queerness in nature can tell us about ourselves
Older people in Japan have an “attitude of gratitude” which keeps them feeling hopeful despite the challenges of aging, a new study says.
Experts have begun a major new study to understand how public health efforts to tackle coronavirus can inadvertently cause shame and discrimination.
The Glorious Revolution inspired birth of modern satire long before coffee shop culture, according to new research
The arrival of William of Orange in England helped to inspire the birth of modern satire – long before coffee shop culture made the cutting art form fashionable, a new study argues.
Children of mothers experiencing depressive symptoms are more at risk, as adolescents, of experiencing suicidal thoughts and attempting suicide.
A new experiment goes live today, investigating how people respond to different kinds of digital nature experience
ISIS and the Taliban use different strategies to appeal to women in English-language magazines, study shows
ISIS, Al Qaeda, and the Taliban use their English-language magazines to encourage women to support jihad in different ways, according to new research.
The University of Exeter Business School has launched a new blog offering research-led practical advice and know-how that will help businesses and organisations tackle the world’s greatest challenges.
Celebrities join Business School professor in virtual call to address Arctic change during ‘digital Davos’
Adventurer Bear Grylls, musician Billie Eilish and the actors Robert Downey Jr and Rainn Wilson will be among the famous faces demanding climate action at the Davos Agenda’s Environment Day, taking place tomorrow (27 January).
Three quarters of ocean shark and ray species face an elevated risk of extinction, according to new research.
A study has revealed for the first time the ancient origins of one of the world’s most important ecosystems.
A new play co-created by people living in the South West – due to be performed in Exeter – will show the long history of LGBTQIA loneliness and marginalisation.
Dr Alex Corbett has received a Royal Society Short Industry Fellowship to work with M Squared Life Limited.
Learn about national and regional social mobility challenges from leading University of Exeter expert
The stark social mobility challenges facing the South West – and the UK – will be the focus of an event led by a leading expert on the issue.
Scientists have given a fascinating new insight into the next steps to develop fast, energy-efficient, future computing systems that use light instead of electrons to process and store information.