News and current vacancies

Visit the latest news and vacancies section of the College website for further stories and events, plus a list of current job vacancies and PhD studentship opportunities.

CEMPS research rated internationally excellent in latest national assessment

CEMPS research has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the first assessment of the research quality of UK universities since 2008, the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

New research suggests shape of our spines is key to lifting correctly

New research shows that the age-old mantra of 'bend your knees and keep your back straight’ when lifting may not work for everyone.

Exeter Physics PhD student educates the scientists of the future

Claire Woollacott, a theoretical physicist and researcher at the University of Exeter, has been busy inspiring students in local schools, through the Institute of Physics' Schools Lecture Tour, and is the first postgraduate student to take part in the initiative.

Brain’s response to threat silenced when we are reminded of being loved and cared for

Being shown pictures of others being loved and cared for reduces the brain’s response to threat, new research from the University of Exeter has found.

Heritage of Earth’s water gives rise to hopes of life on other planets

A pioneering new study has shown that water found on Earth predates the formation of the sun – raising hopes that life could exist on exoplanets, the planets orbiting other stars in our galaxy.

Exeter host BBC’s Sky at Night

Pioneering research carried out at the University of Exeter into the remarkable atmospheric properties of exoplanets will feature in a forthcoming episode of the BBC’s much-loved astronomy programme, the Sky at Night.

Exeter professor bestowed with major international award

A leading professor from the University of Exeter has secured a significant international award, in recognition of his pioneering research.

African pupils taken on a scientific journey from the Rubik’s Cube to the building blocks of the universe

Professor Pete Vukusic has returned from a whistle-stop tour of schools in rural Tanzania, designed to help children better engage with science.

Exeter expert wins prestigious Physics award

A University of Exeter physics expert has been bestowed with a prestigious award, for his significant widening participation and outreach work.

CEMPS success in 2015 Guardian subject league table

The College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences has enjoyed considerable success in the latest university league table, published by the Guardian.

University of Exeter student crowned as ‘3 Minute Wonder’

A University of Exeter student has won a prestigious national competition designed to promote the pioneering work being carried out by early-career scientists to a wider audience.

University of Exeter scientists present research to Parliament

Science experts from the University of Exeter will showcase their pioneering research at the Houses of Parliament, as part of a prestigious national science event.

Astronomers research into exoplanets could hold key to riddle of Earth’s past

Pioneering research from University of Exeter scientists into the atmospheres of planets found beyond our own solar system could also help solve one of the greatest riddles of Earth’s past.

University of Exeter joins BBC Stargazing Live event

Budding astronomers will be given a unique opportunity to witness the remarkable atmospheric properties of exoplanets when the BBC's hugely popular programme Stargazing Live returns for a new series this week.

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