News archive 2019
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.
A pioneering new instrument could give astronomers a glimpse into how the solar system looked more than 4.5 billion years ago.
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.
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.
Researchers at the University of Exeter have developed an innovative technique that could help create the next generation of everyday flexible electronics.
An Astrophysics expert from the University of Exeter has been awarded substantial funding to help solve one the most fundamental riddles of modern astronomy.
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.
The wonder-material graphene could hold the key to unlocking the next generation of advanced, early stage lung cancer diagnosis.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Professor Frances Wall has been awarded the Geological Society of London’s William Smith Medal for 2019.
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.
Wildlife conservation charity urges private amphibian traders to prevent Bsal fungus from infecting wild populations
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.
Scientists have developed a pioneering new technique that could pave the way for the next generation of optical tweezers.
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.
Key representatives from Exeter travelled to Fudan University’s School of Data Science to develop a series of new initiatives
CSM Postgraduate student James Heslington has secured a prestigious international scholarship, it has been announced.
Exeter scientist Jess Spake has been selected for a prestigious international fellowship.
A team of University of Exeter students has won a national competition which seeks new innovations for the insurance industry.
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.
An innovative seaweed farm is set to spring up this summer in Cornwall, thanks to a new collaboration featuring researchers from Exeter.
Exeter’s science and humanities subjects are among the very best in the country, according to the latest league table.
Industrial digitisalisation was on the agenda at Exeter’s recent Developing Digital Twinning collaborations in an Engineering context event.
One of the new generation of rising research stars at the University of Exeter has received a prestigious national fellowship.
Scientists have unveiled a new integrated photonic hardware that can store and process information in ways similar to that of the human brain.
A world-leading climate scientist from the University of Exeter has been honoured with a prestigious international science award.
A pioneering project to create new technologies to improve the energy efficiency of buildings has begun, after receiving a substantial grant.
Exeter has declared an environment and climate emergency to support those calling for urgent action and show commitment to leading the change required.
Some of the UK’s leading academics and stakeholders involved in environmental intelligence have gathered at Exeter to take part in a special event.
The University of Exeter and Fudan University have underpinned their long-standing relationship by co-hosting a special event.
An Exeter mining expert has spoken of her delight after being awarded a significant honour.
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.
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.
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.
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 team of intrepid students from the University of Exeter has been making waves at a special, pan-European eco-racing competition.
Two physicists from the University of Exeter have received prestigious national awards in recognition of their long-standing, pioneering research.
Techniques developed by astronomers could help in the fight against breast and skin cancer.
An Exeter engineering undergraduate has been named as a regional winner at a recent awards ceremony.
£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.
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.
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 decade without any global warming is more likely to happen if the climate is more sensitive to carbon dioxide emissions, new research has revealed.
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).
Two leading mathematicians from the University of Exeter have been selected to receive prestigious international fellowships.
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.
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.
How much carbon dioxide can tropical rainforests absorb?
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.
Pupils at a pioneering specialist mathematics school which provides “life-changing” opportunities have achieved some of the best A-level results in the country.
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.
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.
University of Exeter and BMT are celebrating the signing of a new collaboration agreement.
Professor Leonelli has been elected to the International Academy of Philosophy of Sciences and the European Philosophy of Science Association.
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.
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 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)
Prestigious Athena SWAN awards have just been granted to two University of Exeter departments to recognise their commitment to gender equality.
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.
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 capacity audience attended the Marine Tech Transformers event on 1st November, hosted by Marine-i at Heartlands, Pool.
Scientists have developed a pioneering new technique that can detect and diagnose one of the most common types of cancer within seconds - using light.
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.
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 quest to develop the understanding for time crystalline behaviour in quantum systems has taken a new, exciting twist.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Schoolchildren were given a fascinating insight into some of the most captivating scientific discoveries and breakthroughs, at a special annual event.