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 student researchers present work at annual conference

The College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences recently hosted the 2014 Undergraduate Research Conference take place, giving students a chance to present their work to a multi-disciplinary audience.

Exeter competition encourages students to kick-start a renewables revolution

A team of intrepid teenagers is celebrating after winning a national competition designed to help kick-start a renewables revolution - using nothing but basic household objects.

Cornish students bring successful new twist to ‘British Racing Green’ motorsport history.

A 12-strong team of students from the Penryn Campus, near Falmouth have competed in the prestigious Shell Eco-marathon competition.

Pioneering research offers new insight into improved wave energy testing

Pioneering research could provide a significant boost in the vital quest to harness wave power as a viable renewable energy source for the future.

New £5.5 million University of Exeter development at the Penryn Campus

A new £5.5 million facility at the Penryn Campus will provide another home for the University of Exeter Business School, Marine Renewables team, and growing Centre for Ecology and Conservation (CEC).

Benefits of revolutionary energy Smart Grids could bypass consumers, new report warns

Hard-pressed consumers could miss out on benefits delivered by revolutionary energy smart grids unless they are clearly publicised and explained, a ground-breaking new study has said.

Renewable Energy group hosts seminars on possible future energy mix

The key challenges faced when adopting new technologies to adapt carbon neutral energy generation and improve our energy distribution systems are the focus of a series of community research talks.

Marine Energy: Experiences from the front line

Leading wave energy developers are visiting the Penryn Campus to give a public seminar. The seminar offers a unique opportunity to hear about the experiences, developments and challenges faced within this emerging industry with talks from Aquamarine Power, Fred Olsen Renewables and the Falmouth Harbour Commissioners.

Testing on revolutionary marine energy device begins

A groundbreaking renewable energy device which will harvest energy from the motion of the sea is about to be tested.

Marine renewable experts celebrate Falmouth’s pioneering test facility

Experts from Cornwall’s marine renewable industry got together recently to celebrate the further development of FaBTest – Falmouth Bay’s pioneering marine renewable energy device testing facility.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

First Exeter Impact Awards – winners announced

During a glittering ceremony last night in the Great Hall, the winners of the inaugural University of Exeter Impact Awards were revealed.

UK’s leading energy experts gather in Falmouth

Following the success of last year’s energy conference the University of Exeter will be staging another world-class event in Falmouth on 24 and 25 May.

Nick Clegg tours Renewable Energy lab

Leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg toured the University of Exeter’s Renewable Energy laboratory on Wednesday 31 March.

Cornwall scientists speed up marine renewable testing

A team from the University of Exeter’s Cornwall Campus has designed a unique facility that will help deliver reliability and risk control for wave energy device developers, investors and insurance companies.

International summer school 2011

As part of the University’s 2011 International Summer School the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences will be offering a pathway on Climate Change; Technology and Society.

South West businesses and academics join forces to generate power

Business professionals and researchers will gather in Cornwall on 8 January to identify opportunities to get involved with developing wave and tidal energy in the South West.

30 new scientists boost Exeter research

30 new scientists, six of them professors, are being appointed to new academic posts at the University of Exeter.

CSM graduate earns energy accolade

A recent graduate from the University of Exeter's Camborne School of Mines (CSM) has been awarded a national prize for his thesis on marine renewable energy.

£10 million for energy research announced

South West England’s ambition to be a global centre for harnessing energy from the sea has received a major boost with the announcement of a £10.3 million investment in marine energy research.

Launch powers wave energy research

The ambition for Cornwall to become a world leading centre for wave energy has moved a step closer to reality with the launch of a two tonne (2000kg) buoy off the coast of Falmouth.