Ceremony marks handover of Exeter’s new VSimulators facility

Distinguished guests have gathered to participate in a special ceremony, to mark the handover of a new building that will house the University of Exeter’s pioneering VSimulators experimental facility.

Families ‘Diving home for Christmas’ come together for festive fun event

Families from across the South West were given a fascinating and inspirational insight into what it takes for scientists to be ‘diving home for Christmas’ during a special festive event.

First-of-a-kind electro-optical device provides solution to faster and more energy efficient computing memories and processors

The first-ever integrated nanoscale device programmable with either photons or electrons has been developed by scientists in Prof Harish Bhaskaran’s research group at the University of Oxford - in collaboration with researchers at the universities of Münster and Exeter. 

Coveted awards recognise Exeter’s commitment to gender equality

Prestigious Athena SWAN awards have just been granted to two University of Exeter departments to recognise their commitment to gender equality.

University of Exeter and BMT partner up to enhance technical excellence

University of Exeter and BMT are celebrating the signing of a new collaboration agreement. 

MTC seals link with University of Exeter

Partnership to Develop High Performance Components with Additive Manufacturing.

The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing at the Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre has signed a strategic partnership with the University of Exeter to develop high performance polymer components using additive manufacturing.

International Women in Engineering Day

International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) was set up by Women’s Engineering Society as a means of raising awareness of opportunities for women in engineering and encouraging them to be at the forefront of engineering and scientific based careers.

Energy Harvesting Group Demonstrate Novel Research at Venturefest

Energy Harvesting Research Group attend the most cutting edge innovation, technology and entrepreneurship coming out of Devon, Cornwall and Somerset.

Making the railways safer and more reliable with Ze-Power

Professor Meiling Zhu, chair of mechanical engineering and head of the Energy Harvesting Research Group (EHRG) at the University of Exeter, introduces us to Ze-Power (Zero Power, Large Area Rail Track Monitoring): an innovative Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded project aiming to make the railway tracks safer and more reliable.

Exeter engineering student secures award

An Exeter engineering undergraduate has been named as a regional winner at a recent awards ceremony.

Researchers take a step towards light-based brain-like computing chip

Scientists have unveiled a new integrated photonic hardware that can store and process information in ways similar to that of the human brain.

Exeter hosts Digital Twinning event

Industrial digitisalisation was on the agenda at Exeter’s recent Developing Digital Twinning collaborations in an Engineering context event.

New VSimulators Facility To Boost Multi-Disciplinary Research in Exeter

A turf-cutting ceremony has taken place at Exeter Science Park to mark the start of construction on the University of Exeter’s pioneering VSimulators experimental facility.

Project aims for self-powered railway track monitoring in real time

EPSRC-funded project aims to develop a self-powered, wide-area track condition monitoring system for the railways

Graphene biosensor could provide early lung cancer diagnosis, research shows

The wonder-material graphene could hold the key to unlocking the next generation of advanced, early stage lung cancer diagnosis.

Exeter leads research into impacts of flooding and drought in South East Asia

Experts from the University of Exeter’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences (CEMPS) will spearhead two pioneering new research projects that aim to boost local resilience to the devastating effects of natural disasters across South East Asia.

Innovative new technique could pave the way for new generation of flexible electronic components

Researchers at the University of Exeter have developed an innovative technique that could help create the next generation of everyday flexible electronics.

Exeter student awarded Undergraduate Achievement Grant

A University of Exeter student has been awarded an Undergraduate Achievement Grant for her commitment to engineering.

Graphene unlocks new potential for ‘smart textiles’

The quest to create affordable, durable and mass-produced ‘smart textiles’ has been given fresh impetus through the use of the wonder material Graphene.

Engineering expert secures prestigious RAEng Industrial Fellowship

An Engineering expert from the University of Exeter has been awarded a prestigious Fellowship to help pioneer better and more reliable flight control systems for unmanned aerial vehicles.

Victrex and University of Exeter partnership to progress additive manufacturing to the next level

The University of Exeter is part of a multi-million pound partnership with Victrex.

University of Exeter celebrates Europe’s wild rivers

The University of Exeter, the National Trust, Agile Rabbit and South West Water are joining forces for a special event in Lyme Regis about Europe’s last wild rivers.

Exeter student through to Women in Property national Awards final

Sally Kerr, a second year Civil and Environment Engineering student, has made it to the national finals of the Women in Property Awards.

Nature holds key to nurturing green water treatment facilities

The quest to develop greener and more affordable methods to treat wastewater has taken a new, innovative twist.

Engineers of the future present their projects to industry experts

Engineering students at the University of Exeter presented on a range of innovative projects

Water security crisis requires ‘urgent action’

Major forum to address ‘biggest danger facing the world over next decade’ 

Scientists create innovative new ‘green’ concrete using graphene

A new greener, stronger and more durable concrete that is made using the wonder-material graphene could revolutionise the construction industry.

Exeter experts sing praises of glorious mud

Mud provides precious habitats, a buffer against rising sea levels and a host of other benefits, according to two University of Exeter researchers.

Forum to address future world water challenges

UK’s largest consortium of water researchers will welcome business, NGO and government leaders to discuss water security

University of Exeter’s FAME project, led by Prof Fayyaz Memon, wins India-UK Water Quality award

A pioneering project designed to develop new and affordable treatments for complex emerging contaminants has secured a prestigious award.

Exeter secures £2 million funding to train tomorrow’s scientists and engineers

The Government is investing more than £2 million in the University of Exeter to train the next generation of innovators in physical science subjects, it has been announced.