Boost for green research at Exeter

Sustainable seafood and electric cars are among the eco-friendly industries that will be the focus of new research at the University of Exeter.

Exeter alumnus named as Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Highly Commended Graduate of the Year

Camborne School of Mines graduate Kieran Lean (BEng Mining Engineering 2016) was given the award at the CIBSE North East and Yorkshire awards in November.

Exeter in world's top 125 for Physical Sciences

Exeter has been ranked in the top 125 in the world for Physical Sciences in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Subject Rankings 2017-18.

Research highlights ethical sourcing of materials for modern technology

Researchers have identified methods to predict the environmental and social cost of resourcing new deposits of rare earth minerals.

Mine waste water project seeks gold in International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition (iGEM)

This November, a team of undergraduate students will travel to the USA in their campaign to take home a fourth gold medal in the iGEM competition. 

Students secure female mining scholarships at Camborne School of Mines

Two female students at the Camborne School of Mines have been awarded scholarships as they embark on a successful mining career.

Man Engine wins national lottery arts award

An eleven metre tall mechanical puppet has been named as the best arts project in the UK, following a campaign supported by Camborne School of Mines.

CSM graduates join prestigious mining company

Graduates from the Camborne School of Mines will launch their fledgling careers with one of the world’s most successful and prestigious mining companies.

Research reveals West Antarctic Ice Sheet loss over the last 11,000 years

Wind-driven incursions of warm water have forced the retreat of glaciers in West Antarctica over the last millennia, new research has revealed.

CSM calls for public to vote for Man Engine awards bid

The Camborne School of Mines is giving its support to a high-profile award bid that will resurrect a unique mechanical puppet, designed to celebrate Cornwall’s prestigious mining heritage.

Volcanic eruptions triggered dawn of the dinosaurs, research shows

Huge pulses of volcanic activity are likely to have played a key role in triggering the end Triassic mass extinction, which set the scene for the rise and age of the dinosaurs, new research has found.

Jurassic drop in ocean oxygen lasted a million years

Dramatic drops in oceanic oxygen, which cause mass extinctions of sea life, come to a natural end – but it takes about a million years.

Cornish granites could solve riddle of pinpointing metals crucial for low carbon tech

The composition of granite found underneath much of the South West peninsula could offer a vital clue to where deposits of metals crucial for the production of many low carbon technologies can be found.

Pioneering project to start ‘small deposit’ mining revolution receives €7 million funding

A pioneering new project, designed to lead an ethical and sustainable international ‘mining revolution’, has received a multi-million pound funding boost.

Prehistoric mega-lake sediment offers key insight into how inland regions responded to ‘super-greenhouse’ event

Sediment found at the site of one of the largest lakes in Earth’s history could provide a fascinating new insight into how inland regions responded to global climate change millions of years ago.

New research in Malawi will help to secure raw materials for green technologies.

Pioneering new insights into why high concentrations of some of the most rare and desirable natural elements - vital for the production of vital environmental, digital and security technologies – have been revealed.

CSM students dig deep for victory at international mining competition

Students from the Camborne School of Mines are celebrating becoming global champions at an internationally-celebrated mining competition.

Trouble Down Below? - Exeter expert offers insight into Cornish underground hazards

A fascinating insight in to the potentially dangerous underground hazards commonly found at development sites across much of Cornwall will be presented at a special seminar.

Cornwall Mining Alliance launched

A new group which brings together Cornwall’s mining expertise has been launched in an event at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus.

Student secures first female mining scholarship at Camborne School of Mines

A student at the world-famous Camborne School of Mines has been awarded a valuable scholarship, as she embarks on her first steps towards forging a successful mining career.

Magma build-up at active Japanese volcano poses threat to "Naples of the Eastern World", research shows

Pioneering new study could help provide early-warning system for volcanic eruptions worldwide.

Exeter researchers to lead two major projects on past and future climate change

Scientists at the University of Exeter will be leading two major multi-million pound world-class research projects.

South West MEP takes policy advice from scientists at Penryn Campus

South West MEP Clare Moody has visited the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus to take advice from leading academics.

CSM enjoys success at annual Teaching Awards

Camborne School of Mines enjoyed considerable success at Exeter’s recent annual Student Guild and FXU Teaching Awards ceremony.

Students strike gold at International Mining Games

Students from the Camborne School of Mines (CSM) are celebrating after winning three gold medals, two silver and a bronze in this year’s prestigious international mining games competition which took place in Montana in the USA.

Conference showcases postgraduate research excellence in Cornwall

The quality and diversity of research carried out at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus has been celebrated at a special event.

North Atlantic played pivotal role in last great climate tipping point, research shows

The North Atlantic Ocean played a key role in the last great tipping point in Earth’s climate system, pioneering new research has shown.

New mine proves focal point for geological research in South West

Drakelands Mine has become the focal point for a series of new locally and regionally significant research projects.

Exeter leads €5 million research project to find essential new mineral deposits

University of Exeter scientists will lead a ground-breaking collaborative research project to discover new deposits of essential raw materials.

New technique to find copper deposits

A University of Exeter geologist has developed a new and relatively inexpensive way to establish whether certain types of magmatic rocks are more likely to contain valuable metal deposits.

£5500 gift to fund female mining student

A University of Exeter professor has presented a £5,500 cheque to the chair of the Camborne School of Mines (CSM) Trust to fund a new female scholarship in mining engineering.