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Human-induced climate change promotes the conditions on which wildfires depend, increasing their likelihood - according to a review of research on global climate change and wildfire risk published today.
Experts from the University of Exeter are leading an innovative, free online course to explore the pivotal role that critical raw materials can play in sustainable, green technology.
Schoolchildren were given a fascinating insight into some of the most captivating scientific discoveries and breakthroughs, at a special annual event.
Families from across the South West were given a fascinating and inspirational insight into what it takes for scientists to be ‘diving home for Christmas’ during a special festive event.
Global carbon emissions are set to grow more slowly in 2019, with a decline in coal burning offset by strong growth in natural gas and oil use worldwide.
A ground-breaking new discovery of why the Sun’s magnetic waves strengthen and grow as they emerge from its surface could help to solve the mystery of how the corona of the Sun maintains its multi-million degree temperatures.
First-of-a-kind electro-optical device provides solution to faster and more energy efficient computing memories and processors
The first-ever integrated nanoscale device programmable with either photons or electrons has been developed by scientists in Prof Harish Bhaskaran’s research group at the University of Oxford - in collaboration with researchers at the universities of Münster and Exeter.
The quest to develop the understanding for time crystalline behaviour in quantum systems has taken a new, exciting twist.
Leading climate, environment and health academics from the University of Exeter have been recognised as being amongst the world’s most influential researchers, according to a prestigious new ranking.
The devastating impact caused by earthquakes on the local communities and environment could differ in severity depending on the season, a pioneering new study on two historic earthquakes in Kazakhstan has suggested.
Scientists have developed a pioneering new technique that can detect and diagnose one of the most common types of cancer within seconds - using light.
A capacity audience attended the Marine Tech Transformers event on 1st November, hosted by Marine-i at Heartlands, Pool.
Unchecked climate change could drive Britain’s crop growing north and west, leaving the east and south east unable to support crop growing, new research suggests
A leading applied mathematician at the University of Exeter has been awarded a prestigious AI Fellowship from UK Research and Innovation, it has been announced.
Prestigious Athena SWAN awards have just been granted to two University of Exeter departments to recognise their commitment to gender equality.
A world-leading climate scientist from the University of Exeter has played a pivotal role in the latest Special Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Schoolchildren are being given an ‘out of this world’ opportunity to explore distant worlds discovered and studied by astronomers and climate scientists– all from the comfort of their classroom.
A Renewable Energy expert from the University of Exeter has taken part in a high-profile debate over the potential to develop space-based solar power.
University of Exeter and BMT are celebrating the signing of a new collaboration agreement.
A rising research star at the University of Exeter has received a significant funding boost from the European Research Council (ERC), it has been announced.
Partnership to Develop High Performance Components with Additive Manufacturing.
The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing at the Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre has signed a strategic partnership with the University of Exeter to develop high performance polymer components using additive manufacturing.
Pupils at a pioneering specialist mathematics school which provides “life-changing” opportunities have achieved some of the best A-level results in the country.
A pioneering project seeking to lead an ethical and sustainable international ‘mining revolution’ has been selected to compete for prestigious European-wide award for women-led innovation.
How much carbon dioxide can tropical rainforests absorb?
The dramatic loss of Arctic sea ice through climate change has only a “minimal influence” on severe cold winter weather across Asia and North America, new research has shown.
A student from the University of Exeter has been selected as one of the first beneficiaries of a new initiative to support the next generation of female engineers.
Two leading mathematicians from the University of Exeter have been selected to receive prestigious international fellowships.
The Supergen Offshore Renewable Energy Hub has awarded almost £1million to UK universities to support ambitious research projects investigating all aspects of offshore renewable energy (ORE).
A decade without any global warming is more likely to happen if the climate is more sensitive to carbon dioxide emissions, new research has revealed.
Delve into the hidden world of microorganisms, discover the strange creatures that lurk in the deep ocean and the frozen continent, and be amazed by secretive glowing animals at this year’s Science in the Square.
A ground-breaking research hub involving the University of Exeter, which is focused on the development of quantum-enhanced imaging systems, will be funded for five more years, it has been announced.
£10 million funding for pioneering new Centre for Resilience in Environment, Water and Waste announced
A £10.5 million investment will fund a pioneering new collaborative research centre, designed to solve some of the most pressing global environmental challenges of our time.
An Exeter engineering undergraduate has been named as a regional winner at a recent awards ceremony.
Techniques developed by astronomers could help in the fight against breast and skin cancer.
Two physicists from the University of Exeter have received prestigious national awards in recognition of their long-standing, pioneering research.
A team of intrepid students from the University of Exeter has been making waves at a special, pan-European eco-racing competition.
International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) was set up by Women’s Engineering Society as a means of raising awareness of opportunities for women in engineering and encouraging them to be at the forefront of engineering and scientific based careers.
A national consortium, including the University of Exeter, has been awarded additional funding to cement the UK’s position as a global leader in offshore renewable energy (ORE) innovation and research.
The quest to discover the exact location of where the biggest meteorite hit the British Isles -around 1.2 billion years ago – has taken a new twist.
The University of Exeter is a key member of a new international partnership initiative designed to boost multilateral education partnerships to pioneer new developments addressing global challenges.
An Exeter mining expert has spoken of her delight after being awarded a significant honour.
The University of Exeter and Fudan University have underpinned their long-standing relationship by co-hosting a special event.
Some of the UK’s leading academics and stakeholders involved in environmental intelligence have gathered at Exeter to take part in a special event.
Exeter has declared an environment and climate emergency to support those calling for urgent action and show commitment to leading the change required.
A pioneering project to create new technologies to improve the energy efficiency of buildings has begun, after receiving a substantial grant.
A world-leading climate scientist from the University of Exeter has been honoured with a prestigious international science award.
Scientists have unveiled a new integrated photonic hardware that can store and process information in ways similar to that of the human brain.
One of the new generation of rising research stars at the University of Exeter has received a prestigious national fellowship.
Industrial digitisalisation was on the agenda at Exeter’s recent Developing Digital Twinning collaborations in an Engineering context event.
Exeter’s science and humanities subjects are among the very best in the country, according to the latest league table.
An innovative seaweed farm is set to spring up this summer in Cornwall, thanks to a new collaboration featuring researchers from Exeter.
World-leading climate change experts from the University of Exeter will give a fascinating insight into the impacts of global warming when they appear on a hard-hitting BBC documentary.
A team of University of Exeter students has won a national competition which seeks new innovations for the insurance industry.
Exeter scientist Jess Spake has been selected for a prestigious international fellowship.
CSM Postgraduate student James Heslington has secured a prestigious international scholarship, it has been announced.
Key representatives from Exeter travelled to Fudan University’s School of Data Science to develop a series of new initiatives
A new study by a team of scientists from the US and the UK explains how differing climate model projections can be used collectively to reduce uncertainties in future climate change.
Scientists have developed a pioneering new technique that could pave the way for the next generation of optical tweezers.
University of Exeter alumni and founders of ChargedUp, Hugo Tilmouth and Hakeem Buge have made it onto the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 list of social entrepreneurs, which was published in February.
Wildlife conservation charity urges private amphibian traders to prevent Bsal fungus from infecting wild populations
A turf-cutting ceremony has taken place at Exeter Science Park to mark the start of construction on the University of Exeter’s pioneering VSimulators experimental facility.
Professor Frances Wall has been awarded the Geological Society of London’s William Smith Medal for 2019.
The Arctic Ocean could become ice-free in the summer in the next 20 years due to a natural, long-term warming phase in the tropical Pacific that adds to human-caused warming, according to a new study.
The University of Exeter’s science and humanities subjects have been ranked amongst the very best in the world, according to the latest influential global league table.
The University of Exeter has received a major funding boost to lead pioneering new research into using Artificial Intelligence to increase society’s resilience to changes in our environment.
Granite from Cornwall will be examined by UK scientists as part of a £1.8 million project in order to help the country increase its use of geothermal energy.
Funding boost supports next generation of highly skilled scientists and engineers for offshore renewable energy industry
The University of Exeter’s role in developing the next generation of offshore renewable energy has received a significant boost, it has been announced.
The wonder-material graphene could hold the key to unlocking the next generation of advanced, early stage lung cancer diagnosis.
Experts from the University of Exeter’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences (CEMPS) will spearhead two pioneering new research projects that aim to boost local resilience to the devastating effects of natural disasters across South East Asia.
An Astrophysics expert from the University of Exeter has been awarded substantial funding to help solve one the most fundamental riddles of modern astronomy.
Researchers at the University of Exeter have developed an innovative technique that could help create the next generation of everyday flexible electronics.
Multi-million pound funding boost to develop virtual testing for next generation of lightweight aircraft structures
A groundbreaking new research project, designed to develop the next generation of lightweight aircraft structures, has received a multi-million pound funding boost.
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.
A pioneering new instrument could give astronomers a glimpse into how the solar system looked more than 4.5 billion years ago.
Pioneering research that seeks to create new techniques to aid the selection, development and deployment of ocean energy systems has been recognised with a prestigious award.
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.
Lifeboat engineering and science enthrals at festive family event hosted at the University of Exeter
Families from across the South West were immersed in fun, facts and physics about lifeboats and the incredible work carried out by the men and women of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) during a special festive treat, organised jointly by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the University of Exeter.
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.
Astronomers have discovered a young star undergoing a rare growth spurt – giving a fascinating glimpse into the development of these distant stellar objects.
The quest to discover what drove the last, long-term global climate shift on Earth, which took place around a million years ago, has taken a new, revealing twist.
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.
Build Solar, an innovative spin-out company from the University of Exeter, lead the way at the Cornwall Sustainability Awards with a win in the "Innovation - Tomorrow's Contribution to Sustainability" category for their impressive new product Solar Squared, a multifunctional glass brick.
The Exeter Hip has been listed as one of the UK’s 100 best breakthroughs for its life-changing impact on nearly two million lives across half a century.
Astronomers have discovered a distant planet with an abundance of helium in its atmosphere, which has swollen to resemble an inflated balloon.
A University of Exeter student has been awarded an Undergraduate Achievement Grant for her commitment to engineering.
The quest to create affordable, durable and mass-produced ‘smart textiles’ has been given fresh impetus through the use of the wonder material Graphene.
Leading academics from the University of Exeter have been recognised as being amongst the world’s most influential researchers, according to a prestigious new ranking.
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.
University of Exeter students have found a way to produce oxygen on Mars, earning a gold medal at a prestigious competition.
Five additional undergraduate students in Natural Sciences will be able to benefit from research internships, thanks to a further donation from Exeter alumnus Mick Jackson (BSc & PhD Chemical Engineering, 1979, 1984).
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.
The University of Exeter has launched a range of Data Science programmes for undergraduates that will teach students the integral skills required to be a part of the digital revolution.
A stunning virtual reality documentary that allows budding astronomers and space enthusiasts to explore the exotic worlds orbiting distant stars has been honoured with a special pan-European award.
An Engineering expert from the University of Exeter has been awarded a prestigious Fellowship to help pioneer better and more reliable flight control systems for unmanned aerial vehicles.
Prestigious fellowships from The Alan Turing Institute will help nurture the next generation of data science research excellence at Exeter.
Scientists have discovered new particles that could lie at the heart of a future technological revolution based on photonic circuitry, leading to superfast, light-based computing.
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.
The University of Exeter is part of a multi-million pound partnership with Victrex.
Scientists have created miniature magnetic swimming devices – which mimic the appearance of sperm cells – that could revolutionise disease treatment by swimming drugs to specific areas of the body.
The University of Exeter, the National Trust, Agile Rabbit and South West Water are joining forces for a special event in Lyme Regis about Europe’s last wild rivers.
Soapbox Science, an event that brings science to the public and showcases female scientists, returns to Exeter Saturday 29 September.
Newly acquired state-of-the-art equipment will help The Camborne School of Mines (CSM) to dig up the next generation of talented minerals process engineers.
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.
Professor Roy Sambles has been made an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Physics – the highest honour the organisation can confer.
Trying to tackle climate change by replacing forests with crops for bioenergy power stations could increase the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere.
Sally Kerr, a second year Civil and Environment Engineering student, has made it to the national finals of the Women in Property Awards.
The quest to develop greener and more affordable methods to treat wastewater has taken a new, innovative twist.
More than £1 million has been donated to the Camborne School of Mines (CSM) this year, through the University of Exeter’s ‘Making the Exceptional Happen’ fundraising Campaign.
Three rising research stars at the University of Exeter have received a significant funding boost from the European Research Council (ERC), it has been announced.
Students rate teaching quality and learning experience at Exeter amongst the highest in the Russell Group universities, according to the latest results from the NSS 2018.
A pivotal new research study has isolated the key mechanisms that cause El Niño events to differ amongst each other.
The University of Exeter is part of national consortium awarded £5million to bring together a network of academic,
Scientists have developed a pioneering new technique that could unlock new methods of making solar energy more efficient.
A wide range of subjects at the University of Exeter have been ranked amongst the world’s best, according to an influential international league table.
The next generation of computer coders have started intensive training as part of a new summer school at the University of Exeter.
A leading climate scientist has received a prestigious international award
Engineering students at the University of Exeter presented on a range of innovative projects
UK wave technology development company Marine Power Systems (MPS) has successfully installed its prototype WaveSub.
Major forum to address ‘biggest danger facing the world over next decade’
A sophisticated new type of mooring rope has been successfully deployed at a cutting-edge wave energy device.
Richard Osman (MSc Mining Geology, 1999), a graduate of the Camborne School of Mines (CSM), has been honoured posthumously by friends and former colleagues who have set up a scholarship scheme at his alma mater.
A multimillion pound bid to revolutionise digital technology education across the South West has reached the final phase
An invisible layer of biological compounds on the sea surface reduces the rate at which carbon dioxide gas moves between the atmosphere and the oceans, scientists have reported.
Pioneering research has given a fascinating new insight into why the Pacific Trade Winds have seen “unprecedented strengthening” over recent decades.
Scientists have detected an exoplanet atmosphere that is free of clouds, marking a pivotal breakthrough in the quest for greater understanding
Astronomers have detected helium in the atmosphere of a planet that orbits a star far beyond our solar system for the very first time.
International team, led by Professor Gavin Shaddick of the University of Exeter produce new estimates of global air quality.
A pioneering new renewable energy teaching and research centre has officially opened on the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus in Cornwall.
One million budding astronomers and space enthusiasts have taken a magical tour to explore the exotic worlds orbiting distant stars, through a stunning virtual reality documentary.
The quest to develop the ‘Holy Grail’ of affordable, viable and environmentally-friendly fuels using sunlight has taken an exciting new twist.
A new greener, stronger and more durable concrete that is made using the wonder-material graphene could revolutionise the construction industry.
Pioneering new research has given an illuminating new insight into the metallic, iridescent colours found on the earliest known ancestors of moths and butterflies, which habited the earth almost 200 million years ago.
Mud provides precious habitats, a buffer against rising sea levels and a host of other benefits, according to two University of Exeter researchers.
Scientists have demonstrated for the first time how ‘twisted’ sound waves from a rotating source can produce negative frequencies - akin to turning back time.
The University of Exeter now has two Entrepreneurs in Residence, appointed as part of a new Royal Society scheme.
UK’s largest consortium of water researchers will welcome business, NGO and government leaders to discuss water security
Periods of extreme cold winter weather and perilous snowfall could be linked to the solar cycle, pioneering new research has shown.
Scientists from the University of Exeter have paid tribute to Professor Stephen Hawking, who has died.
The next generation of miners are making final preparations ahead of the International Mining Games, to be held in Cornwall.
The Camborne School of Mines Trust has generously bestowed more than £200,000 to support students embarking on the first steps towards forging a successful mining career.
Renewable Energy Engineering students from the University of Exeter met with three Government ministers as part of a special fact-finding trip to the House of Commons.
A pioneering project designed to develop new and affordable treatments for complex emerging contaminants has secured a prestigious award.
An international team of scientists has used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to study the atmosphere of the hot exoplanet WASP-39b.
Both science and humanities subjects at the University of Exeter have been recognised as being amongst the very best in the world, in the latest influential global league table.
Exeter Mathematics School has been named as one of the best places in the country to study A-levels after students scored record exam results.
Dr Hannah Hughes, a Lecturer in Exploration and Mining Geology, has been awarded the William Smith Fund for 2018 from the Geological Society of London.
Pioneering new research could offer a fascinating new insight into how genomic information is read.
CSM return to the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Annual Convention in 2018.
Scientists have made the first steps towards understanding what makes up the atmospheres of several Earth-sized exoplanets orbiting the red dwarf star TRAPPIST-1.
The Government is investing more than £2 million in the University of Exeter to train the next generation of innovators in physical science subjects, it has been announced.
The Camborne School of Mines has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Geological Survey of Finland (GTK).
The Department of Physics and Astronomy has been named a champion of gender equality as part of the Institute of Physics' Project Juno initiative.
Camborne School of Mines is part of a pioneering study to discover it's possible to detect a lithium ‘fingerprint’ from space.
The quest to understand a variety of intriguing phenomena that may advance progress towards the next generation of computing has taken a quantum leap.
University part of new consortium announced by Prime Minister to train next generation of digital specialists
The University of Exeter has received a multi-million pound research grant to lead pioneering new research to develop vastly more accurate procedures to detect, identify and treat life-threatening diseases, such as cancer.
The University of Exeter has received a substantial funding boost to help cement its position as one of the UK’s leading centres for data science.
Uncertainty surrounding the extent of future climate change could be dramatically reduced by studying year-on-year global temperature fluctuations, new research has shown.
The complex and mysterious mechanisms that drive communication and reactions within human cells could be on the verge of being unravelled, due to a pioneering new technique.
Hundreds of GCSE and A-Level pupils from across Devon and Cornwall joined staff and students for the CEMPS Christmas Lectures, at the end of last term.
A new common room for Medicine students has been opened at the Research, Innovation, Learning and Development (RILD) building.
Professor Leonelli has been elected to the International Academy of Philosophy of Sciences and the European Philosophy of Science Association.