News archive 2016

Flood expert helps create winning flood awareness app

A team featuring a flood expert from the University of Exeter’s Centre for Water Systems (CWS)  has claimed first prize for the creation of an app that will aid global flood management and help save lives

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Exeter expert named in top 25 leaders in worldwide water industry

An engineering expert from the University of Exeter has been named among the top 25 industry leaders worldwide.

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New research to protect cities now and in the future

New work by University of Exeter experts will enable better management of urban services affected by climate change-related hazards.

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Exeter Expert outlines global water engineering research success

New technology developed by University of Exeter academics to detect water leaks has helped more than seven million people, according to a water expert.

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Exeter experts receive €700,000 grant to study the future security of water, food and energy provision

Researchers from the University of Exeter are leading a pioneering international research project to deliver new guidance for governments to safeguard long-term provision of crucial natural resources.

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£1.5 million to train tomorrow’s scientists and engineers

The Government is investing £1.5 million in the University of Exeter, to train the next generation of innovators in physical science subjects.

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Water engineering students present research to industry specialists

Water engineering students from the University of Exeter are participating in a special event designed to highlight some of their world-changing research projects.

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Exeter wins slice of £1.7 million to boost careers in Engineering

The University of Exeter has been awarded a slice of £1.7m Government funding to increase the supply of new engineers.

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‘Intelligent’ robotic boat piloted by Exeter researchers makes maiden voyage

Researchers from the University of Exeter will be launching a boat with its own intelligence off the Scottish coast this week to test their pioneering software design that could revolutionise data collection at sea.

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Researchers win major grant to lead Indian water management project

Three engineering experts from Exeter have been awarded £334,000 to participate in an international partnership project enhancing the management of water resources in South Asia.

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Conversion courses to provide new opportunities for non-engineering graduates

MSc programmes in Civil, Structural and Water Engineering starting in September 2016.

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Engineering students showcase their wares to industry experts

Budding engineers at the University of Exeter showcased a range of innovative projects to industry experts at a special event.

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Exeter engineering expert leads research to pioneer new type of gel for food and home care industries

A materials scientist from the University of Exeter has been awarded a substantial research grant to pioneer a new type of gel.

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Stormlamp project to shine light on the impact of waves on lighthouses

Engineers have launched a new research project to examine the structural impact that waves have upon lighthouses.

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GraphExeter illuminates bright new future for flexible lighting devices, study shows

Researchers from the University of Exeter have pioneered an innovative new technique to make flexible screens more effective and efficient.

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World experts converge in Exeter to tackle structural vibration as ‘global challenge’

Experts in vibration serviceability of civil engineering structures from across the globe met at the University of Exeter.

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Exeter Professor appointed as environmental charity board trustee

Professor David Butler, Director of the internationally-leading Centre for Water Systems, has been appointed as a trustee of a vital South West environmental charity.

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Science behind lightning strikes right note in festive family event hosted at the University of Exeter

Families from across the South West were given a dazzling flash of inspiration and entertainment during a special festive treat, organised jointly by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the University of Exeter.

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Ground-breaking production method could accelerate worldwide ‘graphene revolution’

Ground-breaking production method could accelerate worldwide ‘graphene revolution’

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