Research uncovers how the Valentine’s Day Telegram provided ‘love on delivery’ to revitalise the holiday tradition

PhD student Megan Furr made a remarkable find while conducting research on the telegraph system - how the Valentine's Telegram helped to save the telegram and the St Valentine's tradition.

Incel activity online is evolving to become more extreme, study shows

Incel activity online is evolving to become more extreme as some of the online spaces hosting its violent and misogynistic content are shut down and new ones emerge, a new study shows.

Seven Exeter University academics join 100 Black Women Professors NOW Programme for 2023

Seven academics from the University of Exeter will take part in a 12-month accelerator and change programme for UK higher education institutions developed and delivered by the Women’s Higher Education Network (WHEN).

Start-up developing new technology to convert solar energy to electricity receives significant funding boost

An innovative start-up founded by researchers at the University of Exeter has received a significant funding boost to further develop new technology that helps convert solar energy to electricity without the need for solar panels. 

Killer whale mums pay high price for raising sons

Raising sons is an exhausting experience that leaves killer whale mothers far less likely to produce more offspring, new research shows.