GraphExeter defies the Achilles heel of wonder material graphene

A resilience to extreme conditions by the most transparent, lightweight and flexible material for conducting electricity could help revolutionise the electronic industry, according to a new study.

Student scientists present research to Parliament

Budding scientists from the University of Exeter have showcased their innovative research at the Houses of Parliament, as part of a prestigious national event.

New game shuffles the pack of top female scientists

Do you know why Dorothy Hill or Rosalind Franklin are considered pioneers in their fields, or who left the greatest legacy -  Ada Lovelace or Marie Curie? The answers could be resolved in a new game, created by students at the University of Exeter.

Physics research from Exeter to be showcased in Parliament

Exeter physicists are making their final preparations before showcasing their innovative research in a special event, held in the Houses of Parliament.

Graphene holds key to unlocking creation of wearable electronic devices

Ground-breaking research has successfully created the world’s first truly electronic textile, using the wonder material Graphene.

Grant of £885,000 to fund important food crop research

A Physicist at the University of Exeter has received a substantial grant to help improve the sustainability of commercially valuable crops.

Female scientists take to their soapboxes at free public event

A host of Devon’s leading female scientists will be taking to their soapboxes this week to showcase their fascinating science to the general public at a free event in Exeter city centre.

Female scientists took to their soapboxes at city centre spectacle

A host of Devon’s leading female scientists took to their soapboxes at the weekend to showcase their fascinating science to the general public

Giant comet-like tail discovered on small exoplanet

The prospect of finding ocean-bearing exoplanets has been boosted, thanks to a pioneering new study.

Butterfly wings help break the status quo in gas sensing

The unique properties found in the stunning iridescent wings of a tropical blue butterfly could hold the key to developing new highly selective gas detection sensors.

Exeter professor Roy Sambles is new president of Institute of Physics

Professor Roy Sambles has today (Thursday, October 1) taken up his position as the new president of the Institute of Physics (IOP).

Exeter Physicist wins prestigious early career researcher award

A leading physicist from the University of Exeter has received a national award for pioneering research contributions in the field of quantum physics.

Exeter celebrates the world’s first programmer and women in science

Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). 

Exeter projects part of £21 million ‘Engineering Grand Challenges’ research announcement

Three new research programmes, led by or featuring the University of Exeter, that aim to tackle some of the major challenges facing science and engineering have been announced.

New Observatory opened at Exeter University Physics Department

The newly refurbished University of Exeter Observatory has been opened ready for student teaching.

National award recognises Exeter's continued commitment to equality

A prestigious national award scheme has recognised the University of Exeter’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Science’s dedication to gender equality.

Exeter student project to monitor space weather events

University of Exeter students are leading a project with the Met Office, British Geological Survey and Lancaster University to better understand space weather events and the prediction of their impacts.

Pioneering research boosts graphene revolution

Pioneering new research by the University of Exeter could pave the way for miniaturised optical circuits and increased internet speeds, by helping accelerate the ‘graphene revolution’.

Exeter academics recognised as rising stars of research by Leverhulme Awards

Two rising research stars at the University of Exeter have been recognised by each receiving a highly prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize.

University hosts regional festival of physics

The University of Exeter will host a South West physics festival this weekend as experts and academics come together to discuss planets, astronomy, wind, rain and light.

Exeter researcher wins science outreach competition

A University of Exeter scientist has won the ‘I’m a Scientist: Get me out of here’ competition, beating four other science enthusiasts to the prize.

Christmas lecture unwraps the science behind light

Families from across the South West are invited to take part in an enlightening festive treat, at a special event hosted by the University of Exeter.

Mystery of missing exoplanet water solved

Astronomers from the University of Exeter have helped shed light on the atmospheres of a group of planets which orbit stars outside our solar system, known as exoplanets.

Family fun at University of Exeter and Institution of Mechanical Engineers Christmas lecture

An interactive family-friendly Christmas lecture explored the production of colour in nature and the new technology it has inspired.

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