Build Solar has won funding to explore whether their technology could be used extensively across UK rail networks in order to harvest solar energy at scale.
An innovative hip stem developed in Exeter 50 years ago today has now been implanted in more than two million patients across the globe
Renewable Energy expert to pioneer new station-keeping systems for marine renewable energy devices (MRE).
A leading Renewable Energy expert from the University of Exeter has received a prestigious visiting scientist funding, to develop new station-keeping systems for marine renewable energy devices (MRE).
A pioneering project involving the University of Exeter, which is seeking to develop the next generation of offshore renewable energy leads has been nominated for a prestigious award.
A team of University of Exeter students are using genetically engineered bacteria to produce a material that could help repair degraded coral reefs.
Leading academics from the University of Exeter have been recognised as being amongst the world’s most influential researchers, according to a prestigious new ranking.
University of Exeter and Medicines Discovery Catapult combine to industrialise academic medicines research
Today (November 12th 2020) the University of Exeter and Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) announce their strategic partnership to accelerate medicines Research & Development (R&D), creating value for the sector and enhancing translational skills.
The University of Exeter will lead a pioneering new research centre, designed to revolutionize how crucial metals are extracted, used and reused in clean and digital technologies across the UK.
A project that will use cutting-edge technology to develop safe and comfortable footwear for active older people has received a grant from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
New technique could revolutionise accuracy and ease detection of biomechanical alterations of cells and tissues
Scientists have developed an optical elastography technique that could revolutionise the accuracy and ease to which health professionals can detect biomechanical alterations of cells and tissues.
A University of Exeter academic is set to receive a share of £10 million pounds of funding for a six-year European research project, looking at designing the next generation of intelligent urban drinking water systems.
The University of Exeter will play a pivotal part in a new project, which will use Artificial Intelligence to boost Devon’s economic recovery and help the environment.
Global warming of 2°C would lead to about 230 billion tonnes of carbon being released from the world's soil, new research suggests.
The main parasite that causes malaria can alter its gene expression to survive undetected in the human blood stream, new research has shown.
Two innovative student-led projects, to create a washing machine filter that breaks down plastic microfibres and bring sustainable biofuel to remote communities in Africa, have secured a double success in a prestigious national competition.
A world-leading climate scientist from the University of Exeter has received a prestigious award in recognition of his pioneering and innovative research.
This summer, thirty students from the Natural Sciences cohort volunteered to work and contribute to a variety of projects. These projects aimed to create useful resources and information for the returning and incoming students, as well as maintaining Natural Science’s sense of community by keeping people connected over the very unusual summer months.
A new four-year project ‘GREENPEG’ has received a grant of €8.3 million from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme to develop new techniques to explore for pegmatite rocks containing lithium and other green technology metals.
New research suggests an algorithm could be used to help optimise the sharing of healthcare resources during the Covid-19 pandemic, preventing NHS intensive care units (ICU) from becoming overwhelmed.
One of the University of Exeter’s most prominent astrophysics experts has received a prestigious national fellowship, it has been announced.
The UK’s first fully electric powered sea-going ferry, designed and developed by consortium of engineering experts and businesses including the University of Exeter, has been revealed.
The University of Exeter, working with Petroc College and the Association of Colleges and supported by City and Guilds, have produced an online tool for forecasting the spread of Covid-19 in colleges and helping to keep buildings open for as many students as possible.
Professor Roy Sambles FRS has received a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, announced today.
Mathematicians from the University of Exeter will play a pivotal role in a new collaborative research project to help enhance our understanding of climate tipping points.
Pioneering new research has helped geologists solve a long-standing puzzle that could help pinpoint new, untapped concentrations of some the most valuable rare earth deposits.
An innovative University of Exeter spin-out company, which uses sophisticated mathematical modelling to help develop treatment plans for patients with epilepsy, has won a prestigious national award.
Physics’ BioSpec team successfully host the 4th Annual Meeting of the EU COST Action BioBrillouin network.
Current global pledges to tackle climate change are the equivalent of declaring a pandemic without a plan for social distancing, researchers say.
Scientists have discovered an elegant way of manipulating light using a “synthetic” Lorentz force — which in nature is responsible for many fascinating phenomena including the Aurora Borealis.
A platform designed to aid in the building and launching of floating wind turbines is being researched and tested with support from Marine-i.
Pioneering new analysis of deep-sea sediments has revealed the climatic changes over the last 66 million years of Earth’s history - which can be studied like a ‘colorful barcode’.
The Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence has appointed its inaugural leadership team.
Pioneering new research has revealed the first direct evidence that groups of stars can tear apart their planet-forming disc, leaving it warped and with tilted rings.
A global summit which aims to boost effective collaboration between experts working in Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being organised by academics at the University of Exeter.
A University of Exeter physicist has earned a University Research Fellowship (URF) from the Royal Society.
Research published this week in Earth System Dynamics reports that the most sensitive climate models overestimate global warming during the last 50 years.
Experts from the University of Exeter’s Centre for Water Systems (CWS), have received a prestigious award for their exceptional engineering achievements in tackling COVID-19.
One of the University of Exeter’s rising research stars has been awarded a prestigious Engineering Research Fellowship, it has been announced.
Plans to build floating windfarms in the Celtic Sea to generate clean power and create thousands of green jobs have taken a major step forward after being shortlisted by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
Geologists have developed a machine learning technique that highlights the potential for further deposits of the critical metal tungsten in SW England.
Two "outstanding" University of Exeter staff have won prestigious National Teaching Fellowships.
Clean-up devices that collect waste from the ocean surface won't solve the plastic pollution problem, a new study shows.
Professor Isabelle Baraffe, a leading expert in astrophysics research, has been awarded a prestigious international science prize.
A new initiative designed to find solutions to some of the world’s most pressing environmental challenges has been announced.
Business consultant and author Sadie Sharp is working with 100 scientists, the majority female, to help them build their confidence in a male-dominated sector.
Cornish residents have played an integral role in a breath-taking new project that has given an unusual twist to the traditional way of creating landscape paintings.
University of Exeter collaboration shortlisted for prestigious national KTP ‘Best of the Best’ Awards
A ground-breaking collaboration, between experts from the University of Exeter and Supacat Ltd, to spearhead a green revolution in defence and off-highway transport has been short-listed for a prestigious national award.
Coconut oil production may be more damaging to the environment than palm oil, researchers say.
Project to enhance climate hazard resilience and related disease prevention in Africa receives funding boost
Experts from the University of Exeter will lead a pioneering project to design digital innovations to help communities across Africa become more resilient to climate hazards and prevent outbreaks of associated diseases.
An innovative collaboration between the University of Exeter and Babcock International, designed to give students unparalleled industry experience, has proved a resounding success.
Scientists have made a pivotal breakthrough in the important, emerging field of spintronics – which could lead to a new high speed energy efficient data technology.
Scientists have pioneered a new technique to produce arrays of sound produced entirely by heat.
A new technique could help reduce antibiotic prescribing by predicting which drugs could be effective in fighting bacteria within minutes.
The University of Exeter’s 3D printers have been used as part of a city-wide effort to produce thousands of items of PPE for key workers.
Marine-i will stage a special online event on 6th July titled: “Celtic Sea Floating Offshore Wind – An Industrial Response to Supply Chain Opportunity”.
Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i is designed to help the marine tech sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly grow through harnessing the full potential of research and innovation.
Astronomers have made the first measurement of spin-orbit alignment for a distant ‘super-Jupiter’ planet.
A pioneering new project to develop revolutionary new energy saving windows and facades has received a significant funding boost.
A University of Exeter researcher has been named as one of the Women’s Engineering Society’s Top 50 Women in Engineering: Sustainability.
Two Exeter climate scientists have received prestigious awards from the Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS).
Researchers at the University of Exeter have developed a pioneering production method for heterostructure devices, based on 2D materials such as graphene.
The University of Exeter and Supacat pioneer ‘off-road’ electric and ‘optionally manned’ autonomous vehicle
David Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee, is headlining an online panel discussion that is examining the impacts of COVID-19 on developing countries.
Experts from the University of Exeter will play a crucial role in a new pan-European initiative to develop new techniques to turn wastewater into a valuable resource.
Half of the world’s population is exposed to increasing air pollution, new research has shown.
Warm and sunny springs – like the one just seen in the UK – can create conditions that pave the way for severe summer droughts, a new study has shown.
Scientists have expanded our understanding of potentially habitable planets orbiting distant stars by including a critical climate component – the presence of airborne dust.
Exeter one of eight UK green energy innovators to secure major collaboration to supply world’s fastest growing offshore and renewable energy markets
The University of Exeter is part of a pivotal new research partnership to develop the next generation of marine renewables.
The University of Exeter will play a pivotal role in a pioneering project designed to develop the UK’s first fully electric-powered domestic ferry.
Over 100 marine tech businesses joined a Marine-i online event on the plans for deployment of industrial scale Floating Wind turbines in the Celtic Sea and to explore the supply chain opportunities that this will bring.
The University of Exeter has been awarded a grant of more than £1 million to create a new research hub to boost diagnosing and managing some of the world’s most debilitating long-term health conditions and antimicrobial infections.
Two prestigious Athena SWAN awards have just been granted to three University of Exeter departments to recognise their commitment to gender equality.
Partnership receives funding boost to develop AI to meet equipment supply and demand in Covid-19 pandemic
A partnership between the University of Exeter and Applegate has secured a significant funding boost to help develop new, cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence technology to help match supply and demand for vital health equipment during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 global lockdown has had an “extreme” effect on daily carbon emissions, but it is unlikely to last – according to a new analysis by an international team of scientists.
Scientists have pioneered a new technique to expose hidden biochemical pathways involving single molecules at the nanoscale.
A pivotal new project, involving Renewable Energy experts from the University of Exeter, has been launched to pioneer new initiatives for greener home heating.
Volunteers from the University of Exeter have teamed up with the local community to build thousands of disposable face shields, to help protect frontline NHS workers during the COVID-19 epidemic.
A pan-European interdisciplinary team won a prestigious international competition, to develop pioneering new solutions to aid the recovery from pandemics such as COVID-19.
A University of Exeter postgraduate researcher and teaching assistant has made an extraordinary donation of 3000 facemasks to help Hospiscare doctors and nurses in Devon provide compassionate end of life care during the coronavirus crisis.
Researchers from the University of Exeter and the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration South West Peninsula (PenARC), in partnership with the NHS, have developed a crucial new tool to ensure health trusts maintain sufficient levels of life-saving equipment and bed spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A consortium featuring the University of Exeter has been awarded £3.7m in funding to develop a suite of postgraduate conversion courses in AI and data science.
Research project to evaluate impact of COVID-19 quarantine restrictions receives substantial funding
A new project to predict the spread of COVID-19, and evaluate the impact of quarantine restrictions, has received a substantial research grant.
A crucial new project, designed to reveal the potentially devastating health impacts of air pollution on individuals, depending on their local environment, has received significant funding.
A spin-out company focussed on driving environmental sustainability in the mining and raw materials sector, founded by experts from the University of Exeter, has secured investment to help develop the business.
Two University of Exeter Degree Apprentices have been nominated for the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West Apprentice of the Year award.
Academics and technical staff at the University of Exeter have united to send thousands of items of protective equipment to the frontline
The University of Exeter has appointed Jake Rigby, Research and Development lead at one of the world’s leading engineering, science and technology consultancy firms BMT, as an Honorary Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering.
The agave plant - which is used to make tequila – could be the key ingredient to unlocking a new way of producing environmentally-friendly transport fuel and hand sanitizer, new research has found.
Jim Sibson of Babcock International Group Appointed as Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Exeter
The University of Exeter has appointed Jim Sibson as an Honorary Associate Professor.
One of the UK’s foremost mechanical engineers, Steve Austen, has been appointed as an Associate Honorary Professor at the University of Exeter.
A rising research star at the University of Exeter has received a prestigious national award, it has been announced.
Exeter’s Ocean Technology Group selected to receive Scottish Government support for Floating Offshore Wind innovation
An engineering research team at the University of Exeter’s Offshore Renewable Energy Group will carry out research into innovative mooring systems for floating offshore wind energy applications.
Professor Zhongdong Wang has been appointed as the new Pro-Vice Chancellor and Executive Dean at the University of Exeter’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences.
Subjects across the Arts and Sciences at the University of Exeter have been recognised as being amongst the very best worldwide, in the latest influential global league table.
Students raise more than £4,500 for charity, before reclaiming historic trophy.
Rapid Arctic warming has not led to a “wavier” jet stream around the mid-latitudes in recent decades, pioneering new research has shown.
One of South America’s most prominent volcanoes is producing early signals of potential instability, new research has shown.
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.
A project exploring how carbon capture and storage can help limit global warming to a 1.5°C temperature rise has received philanthropic funding from American organisation, One Earth.
Cutting emissions of particular gases could improve conditions for plants, allowing them to grow faster and capture more carbon, new research suggests.
A new technique to study the properties of molecules and materials on a quantum simulator has been discovered.
Human-induced climate change promotes the conditions on which wildfires depend, increasing their likelihood - according to a review of research on global climate change and wildfire risk published today.
Experts from the University of Exeter are leading an innovative, free online course to explore the pivotal role that critical raw materials can play in sustainable, green technology.
Schoolchildren were given a fascinating insight into some of the most captivating scientific discoveries and breakthroughs, at a special annual 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.
Global carbon emissions are set to grow more slowly in 2019, with a decline in coal burning offset by strong growth in natural gas and oil use worldwide.
A ground-breaking new discovery of why the Sun’s magnetic waves strengthen and grow as they emerge from its surface could help to solve the mystery of how the corona of the Sun maintains its multi-million degree temperatures.
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.
The quest to develop the understanding for time crystalline behaviour in quantum systems has taken a new, exciting twist.
Leading climate, environment and health academics from the University of Exeter have been recognised as being amongst the world’s most influential researchers, according to a prestigious new ranking.
The devastating impact caused by earthquakes on the local communities and environment could differ in severity depending on the season, a pioneering new study on two historic earthquakes in Kazakhstan has suggested.
Scientists have developed a pioneering new technique that can detect and diagnose one of the most common types of cancer within seconds - using light.
A capacity audience attended the Marine Tech Transformers event on 1st November, hosted by Marine-i at Heartlands, Pool.
Unchecked climate change could drive Britain’s crop growing north and west, leaving the east and south east unable to support crop growing, new research suggests
A leading applied mathematician at the University of Exeter has been awarded a prestigious AI Fellowship from UK Research and Innovation, it has been announced.
Prestigious Athena SWAN awards have just been granted to two University of Exeter departments to recognise their commitment to gender equality.
A world-leading climate scientist from the University of Exeter has played a pivotal role in the latest Special Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Schoolchildren are being given an ‘out of this world’ opportunity to explore distant worlds discovered and studied by astronomers and climate scientists– all from the comfort of their classroom.
A Renewable Energy expert from the University of Exeter has taken part in a high-profile debate over the potential to develop space-based solar power.
Professor Leonelli has been elected to the International Academy of Philosophy of Sciences and the European Philosophy of Science Association.
University of Exeter and BMT are celebrating the signing of a new collaboration agreement.
A rising research star at the University of Exeter has received a significant funding boost from the European Research Council (ERC), it has been announced.
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.
Pupils at a pioneering specialist mathematics school which provides “life-changing” opportunities have achieved some of the best A-level results in the country.
A pioneering project seeking to lead an ethical and sustainable international ‘mining revolution’ has been selected to compete for prestigious European-wide award for women-led innovation.
How much carbon dioxide can tropical rainforests absorb?
The dramatic loss of Arctic sea ice through climate change has only a “minimal influence” on severe cold winter weather across Asia and North America, new research has shown.
A student from the University of Exeter has been selected as one of the first beneficiaries of a new initiative to support the next generation of female engineers.
Two leading mathematicians from the University of Exeter have been selected to receive prestigious international fellowships.
The Supergen Offshore Renewable Energy Hub has awarded almost £1million to UK universities to support ambitious research projects investigating all aspects of offshore renewable energy (ORE).
A decade without any global warming is more likely to happen if the climate is more sensitive to carbon dioxide emissions, new research has revealed.
Delve into the hidden world of microorganisms, discover the strange creatures that lurk in the deep ocean and the frozen continent, and be amazed by secretive glowing animals at this year’s Science in the Square.
A ground-breaking research hub involving the University of Exeter, which is focused on the development of quantum-enhanced imaging systems, will be funded for five more years, it has been announced.
£10 million funding for pioneering new Centre for Resilience in Environment, Water and Waste announced
A £10.5 million investment will fund a pioneering new collaborative research centre, designed to solve some of the most pressing global environmental challenges of our time.
An Exeter engineering undergraduate has been named as a regional winner at a recent awards ceremony.
Techniques developed by astronomers could help in the fight against breast and skin cancer.
Two physicists from the University of Exeter have received prestigious national awards in recognition of their long-standing, pioneering research.
A team of intrepid students from the University of Exeter has been making waves at a special, pan-European eco-racing competition.
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.
A national consortium, including the University of Exeter, has been awarded additional funding to cement the UK’s position as a global leader in offshore renewable energy (ORE) innovation and research.
The quest to discover the exact location of where the biggest meteorite hit the British Isles -around 1.2 billion years ago – has taken a new twist.
The University of Exeter is a key member of a new international partnership initiative designed to boost multilateral education partnerships to pioneer new developments addressing global challenges.
An Exeter mining expert has spoken of her delight after being awarded a significant honour.
The University of Exeter and Fudan University have underpinned their long-standing relationship by co-hosting a special event.
Some of the UK’s leading academics and stakeholders involved in environmental intelligence have gathered at Exeter to take part in a special event.
Exeter has declared an environment and climate emergency to support those calling for urgent action and show commitment to leading the change required.
A pioneering project to create new technologies to improve the energy efficiency of buildings has begun, after receiving a substantial grant.
A world-leading climate scientist from the University of Exeter has been honoured with a prestigious international science award.
Scientists have unveiled a new integrated photonic hardware that can store and process information in ways similar to that of the human brain.
One of the new generation of rising research stars at the University of Exeter has received a prestigious national fellowship.
Industrial digitisalisation was on the agenda at Exeter’s recent Developing Digital Twinning collaborations in an Engineering context event.
Exeter’s science and humanities subjects are among the very best in the country, according to the latest league table.
An innovative seaweed farm is set to spring up this summer in Cornwall, thanks to a new collaboration featuring researchers from Exeter.
World-leading climate change experts from the University of Exeter will give a fascinating insight into the impacts of global warming when they appear on a hard-hitting BBC documentary.
A team of University of Exeter students has won a national competition which seeks new innovations for the insurance industry.
Exeter scientist Jess Spake has been selected for a prestigious international fellowship.
CSM Postgraduate student James Heslington has secured a prestigious international scholarship, it has been announced.
Key representatives from Exeter travelled to Fudan University’s School of Data Science to develop a series of new initiatives
A new study by a team of scientists from the US and the UK explains how differing climate model projections can be used collectively to reduce uncertainties in future climate change.
Scientists have developed a pioneering new technique that could pave the way for the next generation of optical tweezers.
University of Exeter alumni and founders of ChargedUp, Hugo Tilmouth and Hakeem Buge have made it onto the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 list of social entrepreneurs, which was published in February.
Wildlife conservation charity urges private amphibian traders to prevent Bsal fungus from infecting wild populations
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.
Professor Frances Wall has been awarded the Geological Society of London’s William Smith Medal for 2019.
The Arctic Ocean could become ice-free in the summer in the next 20 years due to a natural, long-term warming phase in the tropical Pacific that adds to human-caused warming, according to a new study.
The University of Exeter’s science and humanities subjects have been ranked amongst the very best in the world, according to the latest influential global league table.
The University of Exeter has received a major funding boost to lead pioneering new research into using Artificial Intelligence to increase society’s resilience to changes in our environment.
Granite from Cornwall will be examined by UK scientists as part of a £1.8 million project in order to help the country increase its use of geothermal energy.
Funding boost supports next generation of highly skilled scientists and engineers for offshore renewable energy industry
The University of Exeter’s role in developing the next generation of offshore renewable energy has received a significant boost, it has been announced.
The wonder-material graphene could hold the key to unlocking the next generation of advanced, early stage lung cancer diagnosis.
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.
An Astrophysics expert from the University of Exeter has been awarded substantial funding to help solve one the most fundamental riddles of modern astronomy.
Researchers at the University of Exeter have developed an innovative technique that could help create the next generation of everyday flexible electronics.
Multi-million pound funding boost to develop virtual testing for next generation of lightweight aircraft structures
A groundbreaking new research project, designed to develop the next generation of lightweight aircraft structures, has received a multi-million pound funding boost.
The quest for climate scientists to be able to bridge the gap between shorter-term seasonal forecasts and long-term climate projections is ‘coming of age’, a study shows.
A pioneering new instrument could give astronomers a glimpse into how the solar system looked more than 4.5 billion years ago.
Pioneering research that seeks to create new techniques to aid the selection, development and deployment of ocean energy systems has been recognised with a prestigious award.
The latest climate models and observations offer unprecedented opportunities to reduce the remaining uncertainties in future climate change, according to a new study.