Met Office designs for eco clothing company

An eco-clothing company set up by an Exeter alumnus and his brother has won a prestigious contract with the Met Office.

£20 million centre will advance disease treatment

The University of Exeter has announced plans to develop a £20 million interdisciplinary research centre to understand how cells operate and how diseases are caused.

UKIERI Bid success

Dr Prathyush P Menon has recently been awarded a thematic partnership funding from the UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) for a new research project, which will involve collaboration with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) at Bangalore, India.

The Sport of Science

On the 17 January 2012 we will be bringing together a panel of speakers, including Exeter alumni, who are involved in the Games – both on the field and behind the scenes – to talk about their own experiences and the relationship between science and sport.

What do sunsets look like from other planets?

A University of Exeter astrophysicist has shown what sunsets look like on planets outside our solar system.

College engineer elected to IWA Strategic Council

Professor Dragan Savic, one of our College Engineers, has recently been elected as a member of the Strategic Council of the International Water Association (IWA).

Students in training for 2012 International Mining Games

Students from the University of Exeter’s Camborne School of Mines (CSM) are kick-starting an unusual training regime this January.

Violins 'printed' in Exeter

The University of Exeter’s new Centre for Additive Layer Manufacturing (CALM) is set to make some noise in the classical music world by ‘printing’ two violins.

Exeter Alumnus wins Elektra Award for Rising Star in Engineering 2011

Adrian Carter (MEng Electronic Engineering 2008) was recently named ‘Rising Star – New Engineer of the Year’ at the Elektra 2011 European Electronics Industry Awards.

Institute of Physics South West regional photography competition success

College Artist in Residence Pery Burge and physicist Professor Pete Vukusic were recently awarded first and second prize respectively at the Institute of Physics South West regional photography competition. 

Exeter ITMB students network with top employers

Exeter IT Management for Business (ITMB) students recently attended the annual ITMB Student Event South run by e-skills UK - a unique opportunity to interact with employers.

CSM collaboration with Canadian University

Dr Pat Foster, of Camborne School of Mines, has recently been appointed Adjunct Professor at Laurentian University, Canada in order to collaborate on health and safety risk management research, education and training of students and local mining industry professionals.

Students host International Mining Games 2012

From ‘Jackleg Drilling’ and ‘Hand Steeling’, through to the Swede Saw, male and female competitors will be going back to the days of our industrial heritage, to pit their skills against the best of the rest.

Exeter team to adapt weather forecasting for Exoplanets

A University of Exeter team is adapting the UK Met Office’s weather and climate model to study the atmospheric properties of planets orbiting other stars.

Artists engage with 3D printing technology

CALM has teamed up with Exeter Phoenix to offer artists the opportunity to explore the emerging technologies of 3D printing.

University of Exeter announces spin out company for 3D chocolate printing

Following a huge amount of interest in the potential for personalised 3D chocolate, Dr Liang Hao from the University of Exeter has founded Choc Edge Ltd, a company which will develop and sell its unique 3D chocolate printers to the world.

University granted bronze Athena SWAN award

Following the University’s membership of the Athena SWAN Charter which began in 2011, it was delighted this year to receive the Bronze university award, recognising that the University has a solid foundation for eliminating gender bias and developing an inclusive culture that values all staff.

College student selected for London 2012 Paralympics

Mathematics postgraduate Robin Williams has been named as part of the GB 5-a-side blind football squad for London 2012.

Spin-out wins Queen's Award for Enterprise in Innovation

University of Exeter spin-out company Simpleware Ltd has been awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for its new approach to converting 3D image data into high-quality computer models (CAD, Rapid Prototype, CFD and Finite Element models).

New graphene-based material could revolutionise electronics industry

The most transparent, lightweight and flexible material ever for conducting electricity has been invented by a team from the University of Exeter.

Exeter scientist wins Rosenhain Medal

University of Exeter physicist Professor Steve Eichhorn has won the Rosenhain Medal in recognition of his distinguished achievement in materials science.

Budding young computer scientists explore Artificial Intelligence at Exeter

In April 2012 the University hosted and delivered a four-day residential course on artificial intelligence with educational charity The Smallpeice Trust.

CSM leads Renewable Energy delegation for Her Majesty The Queen's visit

Staff and students from the Camborne School of Mines (CSM) were among those invited to meet The Queen as part of her recent visit to the University of Exeter.

Exeter professors win research prizes from the Royal Meteorological Society

Professor David Stephenson and Professor Jim Haywood in Mathematics at the University of Exeter have won prestigious research prizes from the Royal Meteorological Society.

Exeter physicist sheds light on science with Ethiopian school children

A University of Exeter physicist has shared his love of science with nearly 600 school children in the Ethiopian capital city of Addis Ababa.

Exeter researchers awarded prestigious fellowships

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has today announced the recipients of its first ever Fellowships in Manufacturing.

Dstl and IBM staff judge the annual Engineering project poster event

On Monday 28 May, Michael Cowan of Dstl and Dave Andrews of IBM have kindly agreed to join members of the academic staff to judge the annual project poster event

Exeter Geology students awarded Science Festival prizes

Two Geology PhD students have won prizes at the British Geological Survey BUFI Science Festival.

Renewable Energy students help Guernsey develop renewable energy strategy

Renewable Energy academics and students from the Cornwall Campus, near Falmouth recently visited Guernsey on a field trip to make a high level strategic assessment of the island's renewable energy potential.

3D chocolate printer features in RAE Summer Soirée Exhibition

Exeter was recently invited to showcase its unique 3D chocolate printer at the prestigious RAE 2012 Summer Soirée.

Camborne School of Mines participate in The Penzance Convention

Academics and postgraduate students from the Camborne School of Mines have recently hosted field trips and participated in a conference organised as part of The Penzance Convention at The Exchange in Penzance.

University scientists develop new tools for conservation and wildlife management

A University of Exeter team has developed new software tools for helping prioritise efforts in species conservation.

University of Exeter invites artists to work in 3D

The University of Exeter’s Centre for Additive Layer Manufacturing (CALM) has teamed up with the Exeter Phoenix to offer 30 artists from across the South West the opportunity to explore the possibilities of making work in the emerging technology of 3D printing.

Big Bang science celebration on campus

University of Exeter academics are gearing up to share their enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and maths at a major regional event.

University of Exeter boosts research in disease prevention and treatment

The University of Exeter is furthering our understanding of the causes and treatments of diseases.

Marine energy doubled by predicting wave power

The energy generated from our oceans could be doubled using new methods for predicting wave power.

Dramatic change spotted on a faraway planet

A University of Exeter scientist is part of a team of astronomers that has seen dramatic changes in the upper atmosphere of a faraway planet, using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

University exhibition takes visitors on evolutionary journey

An exhibition opening on 2 July will celebrate the achievements of Pery Burge, artist-in-residence at the University of Exeter’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences.

Exeter engineer leads Olympic Park project

The largest urban wetland planting scheme ever undertaken in the UK has been led by an Exeter alumnus at the Olympic Park in London.

Research paves the way for accurate manufacturing of complex parts for aerospace and car industries

Producing strong, lightweight and complex parts for car manufacturing and the aerospace industry is set to become cheaper and more accurate thanks to a new technique developed by engineers from the University of Exeter.

Exeter physicist awarded Faraday Medal

A physicist whose University of Exeter career spans 40 years has been awarded the Faraday Medal of the Institute of Physics.

Girls inspired to consider a career in science

More than fifty girls from schools around the South West visited the Streatham Campus to learn about the exciting range of studies and careers open to them in science and technology.

Medical Imaging students present at national congress

Eight Medical Imaging students presented at the United Kingdom Radiological Congress (UKRC) recently in Manchester.

Degree delight for local couple

Local couple James and Niamh Gale are celebrating after both graduating from the University of Exeter.

Exeter physicist bends light waves on surfboards

A University of Exeter scientist is bringing together his passions for physics and surfing with research that could inspire a host of new technologies.

Anglo American Plc Chief Executive awarded Honorary degree from Exeter

The University of Exeter recently awarded an honorary degree to Cynthia Carroll, Chief Executive of Anglo American Plc.

Research funding success for Exeter Engineer

Dr Michael Hammond (Centre for Water Systems) has won research funding as a result of attending a summer research institute at Brown University.

Warming causes more extreme shifts of the Southern Hemisphere's largest rain band

South Pacific countries will experience more extreme floods and droughts, in response to increasing greenhouse gas emissions, according to a paper in the journal Nature.

Students, staff and employers collaborate on successful HE STEM project

HE STEM project led by Mathematics academic impacts curriculum for current and future Exeter students.

PhD student competing in London 2012 Paralympics

Mathematics PhD student Robin Williams is currently competing as part of the 5-a-side blind football squad for ParalympicsGB.

College Engineer awarded prestigious IWA Fellowship

Professor Zoran Kapelan has been awarded a prestigious fellowship from the International Water Association (IWA).

Aeronautical engineering takes off for South West teens

Having already successfully hosted three Future Engineers’ events, Flybe and the University of Exeter were again the centre of attention for the aviation-themed event on Thursday 13 September.

International competition win for College artist

College Artist in residence Pery Burge has been awarded the Grand Prize in an international competition.

Climate change research recognised by Napier Shaw medal

Two Exeter Physicists have been awarded the 2012 Napier Shaw medal for their work to help the building sector adapt to the challenges of climate change.

Cornwall students reveal what lies beneath

We will soon know more than ever before about what lies beneath the water at some of Cornwall’s top beauty spots, thanks to University of Exeter students from the Cornwall Campus.

Exeter physicist awarded Faraday Medal

A physicist whose University of Exeter career spans 40 years receives the Faraday Medal of the Institute of Physics.

Artist-in-residence celebrated through Forum exhibition

The University of Exeter is displaying new work by Pery Burge, artist-in-residence at the University’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences.

New South Devon University Technical College bid out for public consultation

A proposal for a new University Technical College (UTC) based in Newton Abbot, focusing on the Engineering, Water and Environmental sectors, is out for public consultation during October.

College hosts Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Rt Hon Vince Cable was shown some of the College’s most innovative research-focused activities as part of a recent visit to the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus.

Exeter Engineer honoured with CIWEM President's Award

Professor David Butler has been awarded the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) President’s Award for 2012.

Environmental research of global significance

The University of Exeter is engaging in a global research project to improve understanding of environmental liabilities and risks associated with mining operations.

Success at international conferences for PhD student

Physics PhD student Claire Woollacott has recently been awarded prizes for Best Poster at two international conferences.

Exeter Scientists key to creating one of UK's greenest schools

Scientists at the University of Exeter have been heavily involved in developing a school which is in the national top ten for energy efficiency.

Professor David Butler wins EPSRC Fellowship

Professor David Butler, Co-Director of the internationally-leading Centre for Water Systems, has been awarded a prestigious EPSRC Fellowship.

Exeter scientist goes from lab bench to backbench

Dr Annette Plaut from the University of Exeter is swapping a lab coat for legislation as she visits Exeter MP Ben Bradshaw at the House of Commons.

Exeter students take bronze at international biology competition

A multidisciplinary team of Exeter undergraduates captured bronze in the European round of the international Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition.

Renewable Energy research shortlisted for Green Energy Award

Dr Lars Johanning, a leading researcher in Marine Renewable Energy at the University of Exeter, has been shortlisted for the Regen South West Green Energy Awards.

Critical research into rare earths highlighted in international journal

University of Exeter research to ensure the security of critical metals has featured in a high profile international publication.

Cultural dimensions of climate change are underestimated, overlooked and misunderstood

The impact of climate change on many aspects of cultural life for people all over the world is not being sufficiently accounted for by scientists and policy-makers.

Artists channel their inner CALM through 3D printing

Unique works of art created using specialist equipment at the University of Exeter are on display in an exhibition which showcases the diverse potential of the technology.

Career award for University geologist

Professor Emeritus Peter Scott has received a career recognition award for his contribution to geology in the South West.

FAB Test wins Best Business Innovation at the Green Energy Awards

The Green Energy Awards 2012, organised by the not-for-profit environmental organisation RegenSW, gave recognition to six companies and researchers out of a possible 130 throughout the South West.

Methane from waste could power homes thanks to £4 million research

The UK could gain an edge in the race to become the most efficient converters of waste into energy when a £4million research project comes to fruition.

Slinky science inspires African school children

A University of Exeter physicist has inspired hundreds of African school children to engage with science during a whirlwind outreach tour to Malawi.