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.
The latest climate models and observations offer unprecedented opportunities to reduce the remaining uncertainties in future climate change, according to a new study.
On 19th December 2018 the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences hosted their 5th annual Christmas Lectures, arranged by Professor Pete Vukusic, Dr Gihan Marasingha, Dr Alice Mills and Vicky Glazer.
Pollutants from wild fires affect crop and vegetation growth hundreds of kilometres from impact zone, research shows
The startling extent to which violent wild fires, similar to those that ravaged large swathes of California recently, affect forests and crops way beyond the boundaries of the blaze has been revealed.
Pioneering new research on major environmental issues, led by scientists from the University of Exeter, have received a major funding boost, it has been announced.
Climate change could lead to threefold increase in storms that bring flooding to Europe and North America, research shows
Powerful storms that cause extreme weather conditions such as flooding across Europe and North America could increase threefold by the end of the 21st century.
Exeter Mathematics School has been named as The Sunday Times Sixth Form College of the Year.
Students from across the UK and Republic of Ireland attend STFC Introductory Solar System Plasmas Summer School
The University of Exeter ran a successful solar system plasmas residential summer school at Exeter over the week of 26th to 31st of August 2018, which was attended by postgraduate students from 17 different institutes across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
Warmer springs are leading to substantially reduced plant productivity across the Northern hemisphere in the later months of the year, a new study has revealed.
A selection of cryptic conundrums and bamboozling brainteasers, designed by a maths expert from Exeter, are set to test the mental agility of the nation’s puzzle masters.
A pivotal new research study has isolated the key mechanisms that cause El Niño events to differ amongst each other.
A leading climate scientist has received a prestigious international award
Pioneering research has given a fascinating new insight into why the Pacific Trade Winds have seen “unprecedented strengthening” over recent decades.
International team, led by Professor Gavin Shaddick of the University of Exeter produce new estimates of global air quality.
The University of Exeter now has two Entrepreneurs in Residence, appointed as part of a new Royal Society scheme.
Uncertainty surrounding the extent of future climate change could be dramatically reduced by studying year-on-year global temperature fluctuations, new research has shown.
Exeter has been ranked in the top 125 in the world for Physical Sciences in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Subject Rankings 2017-18.
Proposals to reduce the effects of global warming by imitating volcanic eruptions could have a devastating effect on regions prone to either tumultuous storms or prolonged drought.
Global emissions of carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels have risen again after a three year hiatus, according to new figures from the Global Carbon Project (GCP).
Climate change is already a significant public health issue and a looming global health emergency, new research shows.
Significant emission reductions are required to achieve one of the key goals of the Paris Agreement, and limit the increase in global average temperatures to 1.5°C.
A student who was at the University of Exeter last year as part of the Study Abroad scheme has won the British Society for the History of Mathematics undergraduate essay prize.
Enthusiastic teenage mathematicians in the South West have used their talents to try to work out how to take the perfect free kick in football, predict rainfall or make Britain float.
Scientists have developed a pioneering new approach to reveal how the body releases hormones in order to combat stress.
People of all ages will be given a fascinating insight into the future of pioneering space weather research, during a special series of interactive events, later this month.
Pioneering new research has given a fresh insight into the crucial role that sea spray plays in climate change.
Researchers will discuss how climate change could affect Exeter at an event on Thursday 13 July.
Prestigious fellowships from the Medical Research Council (MRC) will help nurture the next generation of research excellence at the University of Exeter.
Cloud systems “well buffered” against aerosol changes in the atmosphere, research shows.
The startling extent to which man-made pollution is devastating China’s vital ecosystem’s ability to offset damaging carbon emissions has been revealed.
The extent to which climate change impacts the vital marine food web - which feeds the already pressured global fisheries – is revealed through a new, innovative study.
Global warming will thaw about 20% more permafrost than previously thought, scientists have warned – potentially releasing significant amounts of greenhouse gases into the Earth’s atmosphere.
Climate scientists have shown that the early mitigation needed to limit eventual warming below potentially dangerous levels has a climate ‘payback’ much earlier than previously thought.
The stage is set for children and adults alike to be given a fascinating insight into the brain and epilepsy, thanks to a brand new interactive theatre show.
The dramatic loss of Arctic sea ice through climate change is unlikely to lead to more severe winter weather across Northern Europe, new research has shown.
Virtual reality could hold the key to unlocking an affordable, reliable and effective device to provide early diagnosis and management of schizophrenia.
Research suggests the capacity of the terrestrial biosphere to absorb carbon dioxide may have been underestimated in past calculations due to certain land-use changes not being fully taken into account.
Global forest ecosystems, widely considered to act as the lungs of the planet, ‘held their breath’ during the most recent occurrence of a warming hiatus, new research has shown.
With an alarming growth in antibiotic resistance and doctors increasingly having to resort to last-chance antibiotics to save patients, is there a better way for hospitals to manage antibiotic treatment regimens?
Research has provided a fascinating insight in the quest to determine whether temperature or water availability is the most influential factor in determining the success of global, land-based carbon sinks.