Lack of global standards for Covid-19 certificates 'barrier to their successful implementation', report warns
The lack of global standards for coronavirus certificates is a key barrier to their successful implementation around the world, a new report warns.
Exeter rises into top 150 in latest influential rankings
The University of Exeter’s global reputation has been reinforced after it rose into the top 150 worldwide in the latest influential league table.
Giving performers copyright over their work could protect them from deepfake technology, study shows
Giving performers copyright over their work could protect them from being cloned by deepfake technology, a study says.
Exemplary nurses receive Human Rights and Nursing Award at international Exeter conference
Two nurses have received a prestigious award to recognise their outstanding contribution to human rights and care, at an international conference about ethics in care during COVID-19 hosted by the University of Exeter.
Exeter City of Literature marks International Literacy Day 2021
Exeter – along with other Cities of Literature around the world – is marking International Literacy Day 2021 by highlighting work to give families a “book prescription”.
Focus on coercive control and gendered approach must be at the heart of efforts to address domestic violence and abuse, study argues
Moving away from a gender-neutral approach and a greater focus on the impact of coercive control should be at the heart of attempts to address domestic violence and abuse, a study argues.
Medicine and Nursing students perform top medical care at Reading Festival
A group of students from the University of Exeter recently put their training into practice by helping to deliver first-rate medical care at Reading Festival.
World-leading dementia expert bolsters Exeter’s research excellence
A world-leading expert in a wide range of dementia research is joining the University of Exeter, where he will further bolster an outstanding reputation for academic excellence on ageing.
Experts set to use history and comedy to empower LGBTQ+ young people to play a central role in climate activism
Experts will use history and comedy to empower LGBTQ+ young people to play a central role in climate activism as part of a major project held ahead of the COP26 conference.
University of Exeter Business School receives gender equality award
The University of Exeter Business School’s commitment to improving gender equality has been recognised with an Athena SWAN Bronze Award.
Encyclopaedia chapter will aid UN goal on improving ocean sustainability
The University of Exeter has led a collaboration to define the term “Oceans and Human Health” for a new Encyclopaedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Major international study reports the impact of genetics on epigenetic factors
Understanding what causes epigenetic variation could be a step closer thanks to a new atlas of genetic effects on epigenetic factors.
Business School academic shortlisted for Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year at THE Awards
A University of Exeter Business School professor is in the running for a prestigious THE Award after being shortlisted for Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year.
University of Exeter and Wells Cathedral celebrate new partnership
The University of Exeter has embarked on a new partnership with Wells Cathedral to uncover more about the stunning building known as the ‘most poetic’ of England’s Cathedrals.
University of Exeter Business School makes progress in QS rankings
The University of Exeter Business School has enhanced the reputation of its Masters programmes with a strong showing in the 2022 QS Masters in Management, Masters in Finance and Global MBA rankings.
Exeter research underpins NHS bid to identify thousands of cases of rare diabetes
Exeter research is providing knowledge and testing to support an NHS bid to diagnose thousands of people who are unaware that they have a rare form of diabetes.
£1.5 million for Exeter to research the role of genes and specific cell-types in Alzheimer’s disease
Research that will for the first time examine changes in how genes function in specific brain cell-types to better understand the development of Alzheimer’s disease has received a £1.5 million grant from the Medical Research Council.
Events to celebrate European research
A festival celebrating European research will take place this month with events in Bodmin, Exeter and Lyme Regis.
‘Leading Edge’ speaker series returns with Mary Portas and John Amaechi part of stellar line up
The University of Exeter Business School’s MBA community is set to continue its successful speaker series after announcing its exciting autumn line up.
Exeter part of world’s first trial for new cancer test
The University of Exeter is part of a collaboration working with the NHS on the world’s largest trial of a revolutionary new blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear.
Business School secures top 100 place in Financial Times Masters in Management 2021 rankings
The University of Exeter Business School’s MSc Management programme has secured a place in the in the Financial Times’ Masters in Management 2021 rankings.
Rethink 'cost-benefit analysis' to tackle climate crisis
Policymakers need better analysis tools to help them tackle the systemic climate crisis, experts say.
University of Exeter students help to show multilingual pupils the value of their language skills
University of Exeter students have worked with multilingual teenagers to help them see the value of their incredible language skills as part of a unique research project.
Rapid increase in global light pollution
Global light pollution has increased by at least 49% over 25 years, new research shows.
Roads have far-reaching impact on chimpanzees
Roads have a negative impact on chimpanzee populations that can extend for more than 17 km, new research shows.
Exeter research results in practical self-help guide for people with dementia
A free self-help guide is now available to support people diagnosed with dementia to achieve their goals to enjoy daily activities and independent living.
Young people to join forces with science and drama experts to produce musical about climate emergency
Teenagers in Torbay will join forces with leading scientists and drama experts to produce a musical about the climate emergency ahead of the major COP26 summit.
Two shortlistings for national Nursing Times Awards
Two teams linked to the University of Exeter have been shortlisted for awards at the prestigious 2021 Nursing Times Awards.
NIHR research school recognises Exeter’s excellence on public and environmental health
Excellence and innovation in public and environmental health research at the University of Exeter have been recognised through membership of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Public Health Research.
How climate change could impact algae in the global ocean
Global warming is likely to cause abrupt changes to important algal communities because of shifting biodiversity "break point" boundaries in the ocean, according to new research.
Innocent children feeling pressure to admit guilt to avoid prosecution, report warns
Children who have not committed a crime are likely to be admitting guilt and accepting cautions just to avoid prosecution, a new report warns.
Atmosphere and caring teachers at special schools more important to parents of children with SEN than educational standards, study shows
Parents are more influenced by the atmosphere and how caring staff are than academic educational standards or the curriculum when choosing a special educational needs school, a study shows.
More effective partnerships between medics and dance professionals needed to discover the benefits of dance to health, report finds
More effective partnerships involving medical and care staff, alongside professionals from the dance sector, are needed for experts to better understand how dance can help promote good health, according to a new report.
University of Exeter supports launch of new NHS Ocean Project
A new project aiming to reduce healthcare’s impact on the oceans is being jointly launched by the University of Exeter and NHS Ocean.
Artificial Intelligence could help predict harmful algal blooms
A new project will develop Artificial Intelligence tools to predict harmful blooms of algae in the ocean.
Exeter rises in Guardian University Guide ranking
The University of Exeter has been ranked as one of the top 15 UK universities in the influential Guardian University Guide 2022.
Exeter in global top 100 for psychology
The University of Exeter has ranked in the top 100 in the world for psychology in the latest influential rankings.
Care for hip fractures in dementia explored at World Alzheimer’s Day event
A new approach to treating people with dementia who endure hip fractures will be laid out at a special symposium on World Alzheimer’s Day.
Help develop powerful new Exeter play about LGBTQIA+ loneliness at new community events
People are invited to help develop a powerful new play about the history of LGBTQIA+ exclusion due to be performed in Exeter.
New “SafePod” to help level up access to data for University of Exeter researchers
University of Exeter experts are now able to carry out more of their research on campus after new secure facilities were introduced to allow them to access confidential data in the city.
Exeter forms new partnership with UC Berkeley’s SCET’s Global Innovation Collider programme
The University of Exeter has entered into a pivotal new partnership with the University of California, Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET), to hone and develop the entrepreneurial and innovational talents of students.
Digital evidence at risk of being missed because of fragmented police training and coordination, study warns
There is a risk of crucial digital evidence being missed or misinterpreted because of a shortage of adequate skills and knowledge in police forces, a new study warns.
Three Exeter primary care research projects funded under NIHR research school
Three projects that aim to improve different aspects of primary care in the UK will be funded as part of the University of Exeter’s recent membership in a national research collaboration.
Rising research star secures prestigious Fellowship
One of the University of Exeter’s rising research stars has been awarded a prestigious Engineering Research Fellowship, it has been announced.
Limiting the impacts of technology materials for the low carbon transition
Researchers have demonstrated how a detailed ‘cradle to grave’ evaluation at the outset of new metal mining explorations can greatly mitigate against negative environmental impacts.
Hoverflies navigate using sun and body clock
Hoverflies use a combination of the sun and their body clock to navigate when they fly south for the winter, new research shows.
Desert teamwork explains global pattern of co-operation in birds
A new study from the Kalahari Desert finds that teamwork allows birds to cope with brutally unpredictable environments.
Functioning of terrestrial ecosystems governed by three main factors
Ecosystems provide multiple services for humans. However, these services depend on basic ecosystem functions which are shaped by natural conditions like climate and species composition, and human interventions.
David Olusoga joins ‘incredible’ Black History Month programme at the University of Exeter Business School
What it means to be Black and British will be the focus of a wide-ranging talk by the historian and broadcaster Professor David Olusoga OBE to mark the start of Black History Month at the University of Exeter Business School next month.
Artificial intelligence may be set to reveal climate change tipping points
Researchers are developing artificial intelligence that could assess climate change tipping points.
Number diagnosed with autism jumps 787 per cent in two decades, study shows
The number of people diagnosed with autism has jumped by 787 per cent in the past two decades, a new study shows, likely an effect of increasing recognition.
Exeter professor helps convince Treasury how best to value environment of tomorrow
A University of Exeter Business School academic has been instrumental in a government review into how we value the environment of tomorrow in evaluating investment decisions made today.
Exeter 13th on global list of climate experts
The University of Exeter is ranked 13th on a global list of experts in "climatic processes".
Stark divides in parenting attitudes towards education revealed by new research
Middle class parents of school-age children are more likely than working class parents to ask teachers for information regarding their children’s education (61 per cent versus 46 per cent).
Hospitals in Cornwall committed to cutting plastic use – but ‘closing the loop’ essential, say researchers
Cornwall's hospitals are redoubling their efforts to use less single-use plastics despite the huge demand for PPE during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Cruise ships must be effectively regulated to minimise serious environment and health impact
The cruise ship industry should be subject to global monitoring and effective legislation because of its continuous increasing impact on both the environment and human health and wellbeing, according to new research.
£2.5 million to improve treatment of delirium in hospitals
A new £2.5 million research programme led by the University of Exeter will find new ways to help people recover from delirium after hospital stays, which could stop dementia symptoms getting worse.
Cats' whiskers reveal felines favour free lunch
Domestic cats that regularly catch wild animals still get most of their nutrition from food provided at home, new research shows.
One in six children has probable mental disorder in 2021 – continuing 2020 peak
A survey published today by NHS Digital found one in six children in England had a probable mental disorder in 2021 – a similar rate to 2020 but an increase from one in nine in 2017.
Type 2 diabetes drug trial uses patient experience to find their best drug
An innovative trial which invited people to take three drugs in turn, then choose their preferred option, has generated insights into which type 2 diabetes drug is best to prescribe to individuals.
Exeter researcher secures prestigious national Fellowship to pioneer new generation of solar panels
A Renewable Energy Expert from the University of Exeter has received a prestigious national fellowship to pioneer new research to create ultra-compact and lightweight solar panel technology.