Aerosol particles in the atmosphere have a bigger impact on cloud cover than previously thought.
The quest to unravel the mystery behind the formation of the first quasars in the early universe has taken a significant step forward.
An expert from the University of Exeter has played an important role to secure the supply chain of critical minerals.
A University of Exeter graduate has been awarded a Student Social Mobility Award.
Undergraduate student Amelia Toghill, a third-year physics student at Exeter, has published a scientific paper following an internship in the summer of 2021.
A pivotal new report has delivered a long-term vision for how engineering research will help to tackle some of the world’s key challenges.
Some of the UK’s leading marine renewable energy experts have gathered at the University of Exeter’s Penryn campus to boost floating wind, wave and tidal energy development.
New 3D model will help guide exploration for rare earth element deposits in alkaline igneous systems
Scientists from the University of Exeter and the British Geological Survey (BGS), alongside a team of institutions across Europe, have developed a new 3D geological model designed to guide exploration for rare earth elements (REE), which are critical for development of renewable energy and transport.
The University of Exeter’s Camborne School of Mines (CSM) have retained the famous varsity bottle at a hugely successful Bottle Match in London, rescheduled from 2021.
Scientists have made a pivotal new breakthrough in the quest to control light to evolve the next generation of quantum sensing and computing.
Young people will be honoured for their work to highlight the achievements and impact of LGBTQ+ scientists, engineers and mathematicians at a special Pride Month event.
New research uses multiple polarisation channels to carry out parallel processing – enhancing computing density by several orders over conventional electronic chips.
Fish on painkillers, the power of tiny shrimps and late-night snacking by bumblebees are just some of the subjects on offer at this year's Soapbox Science in Exeter.
Climate change debates on Reddit don't happen in polarised "echo chambers", new research suggests.
The Royal Society’s annual Pairing Scheme brings together scientists and policymakers to let research inform policy-making and policy questions shape the research.
A pioneering new research facility, designed to solve some of the most pressing global environmental challenges of our time, has received a near £1 million funding boost to achieve “Net Zero” status.
A leading University of Exeter climate scientist has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.
A leading Renewable Energy expert has completed a one year international research initiative, designed to develop new station-keeping systems for marine renewable energy devices (MRE).
Marine-i is supporting the National Lobster Hatchery to develop a new kind of larval rearing vessel.
The Global Carbon Project has published its full analysis for 2021, reinforcing the need for rapid emissions cuts.
A team of international scientists have performed difficult machine learning computations using a nano-scale device, named an “optomemristor”.
On 5th May 2022, the Deep Digital Cornwall project officially opens the doors to its brand-new, state-of-the-art 3D and 4D visualisation suite and data hub.
The quest to solve some of the most crucial mysteries surrounding the atmospheres of planets far outsider the solar system has taken a significant step forward
A new AI tool is set to improve the efficiency of surveying sewerage systems and has the potential to benefit the entire water industry.
A five-year, £3.7m research project involving scientists from the UK and across Europe will assess the risk that climate change poses to peatlands, and improve methods of managing these important ecosystems.
The University of Exeter is part of a pivotal new partnership that will help decarbonise the electricity system in Great Britain and accelerate progress towards Net Zero.
Professor Philipp Thies, from the University of Exeter, was one of a select group of UK Researchers and Scientists in took in new territory, namely the UK Parliament in Westminster.
An online tool that lets communities calculate their carbon footprint has been improved and expanded to cover the whole of England, Scotland and Wales.
Scientists have developed a pioneering new technique that harnesses the cutting-edge capabilities of AI to model and map the natural environment in intricate detail.
Scientists have developed a new toolkit for the discovery of mineral deposits crucial to our transition to a ‘green economy’.
Global weather fluctuations called El Niño events are likely to become more frequent by 2040, a new study shows.
All eligible laboratories at the University of Exeter have now achieved Laboratory Efficiency Assessment Framework (LEAF) accreditation.
Scientists have explored the nightside hemisphere of an enormous planet, far outside our solar system for the first time – revealing metal clouds and rain made of liquid gems.
University of Exeter scientists have discovered new information about the tiny propellers used by single-cell organisms called archaea.
Hydro International and the University of Exeter have completed a ground-breaking two-year research project to optimise the performance of the company’s advanced wastewater grit removal technology.
One of the University of Exeter’s most eminent and distinguished engineers has been celebrated as being amongst the world’s most influential academics in his field.
A new competition is challenging school, college and university students around Exeter to discover and share the stories of lesser known LGBTQ+ scientists, technologists, engineers, mathematicians and medics.
The University of Exeter has received a £1.8 million research grant for a collaboration with the National Science Foundation Industry-University Cooperative Research Center for Metamaterials (CfM)
Dr Sébastien R. Mouchet, from the University of Exeter, has co-authored a new book about biological photonic devices.
Dietary shifts towards eating more meat causes 75,000 premature deaths a year in China through air pollution, a study shows.
Scientists have unravelled a fascinating new insight into how the landscape of the dwarf-planet Pluto has formed.
Scientists have developed a new form of endoscope, just a hair’s width in diameter, that could transform 3D imaging for a wide range of applications from industrial inspection to environmental monitoring, and eventually make medical imaging less uncomfortable for patients.
The University of Exeter has helped secure more than £3 million in funding to lead pioneering new research into sustainable mineral production in the Philippines.
The quest to deliver ultra-fast and energy efficient magnetic recording could be a step closer to fruition, due to pioneering new research on all-optical switching of magnetization.
The pivotal role that Environmental Intelligence will play in delivering the UK’s ‘net zero’ ambitions will be showcased in a high-profile special event, later this month.
Physicists from Exeter and Trondheim have developed a theory describing how space reflection and time reversal symmetries can be exploited, allowing for greater control of transport and correlations within quantum materials
Professor Frank Vollmer, from the University of Exeter, has been awarded the prestigious Rosalind Franklin Medal by the Institute of Physics.
One of the University of Exeter’s rising research stars has received a prestigious award from the Institute of Physics.
More rain than snow will fall in the Arctic – and this transition will occur decades earlier than previously predicted, a new study reports.
A data science expert from the University of Exeter has secured a prestigious new Fellowship, designed to help shape Government policy.
The Met Office and the University of Exeter have signed a landmark collaboration agreement at COP26, formally committing to further grow the work of the Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence.
Physicists from Exeter and Zaragoza have created a theory describing how non-reciprocity can be induced at the quantum level, paving the way for non-reciprocal transport in the next generation of nanotechnology
Twenty-two University of Exeter academics have been named on an annual list of highly cited researchers.
University of Exeter researchers have given their views on the COP26 climate change conference.
The prediction of high-impact climate phenomena can be substantially improved by a new mathematical approach that analyses the connectivity and patterns between geographical locations, scientists say in a new publication.
Tech-based health and exercise programmes less beneficial for users with low socio-economic status, study shows
Technology-based health and exercise programmes and apps, designed to offer a convenient and accessible way to boost physical activity, are dramatically less beneficial for users with low socio-economic status, a study has shown.
The University of Exeter will play a pivotal role in a pioneering new digital hub, designed to help organisations respond to the climate and environment emergency, and improve public health.
Renewable Energy experts at the University of Exeter have carried out crucial testing for the next generation of sub-sea cable protection equipment.
The University of Exeter is investing £2. 5 million in preparing the next generation of researchers to tackle some of the biggest global issues of the 21st century.
Tidal stream power can aid drive for net-zero and generate 11% of UK’s electricity demand, study shows
Tidal stream power has the potential to deliver 11% of the UK’s current annual electricity and play a significant role in the government’s drive for net-zero, according to new research.
Global carbon emissions in 2021 are set to rebound close to pre-Covid levels, according to the Global Carbon Project.
New HORIZON 2020 project aims to build an ecosystem for innovative climate change adaptation solutions
A pioneering new pan-European project, designed to develop systemic innovations for strengthening climate resilience and featuring experts from the University of Exeter, has been launched.
Scientists from Exeter and Bangkok to collaborate on a new project on floods and droughts in Thailand
The team of researchers from College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences have been awarded a new NERC grant under the COP26 Adaptation and Resilience theme.
A set of scientific reviews published today reinforces the urgent need for global action to reduce the impact of climate change on vital carbon sinks, our oceans and the Arctic.
A student at the University of Exeter has received a prestigious national award, which recognises her as one of the ‘rising stars’ in the British space sector.
New University of Exeter foundation programmes to widen participation in maths, engineering and physical sciences
New University of Exeter foundation programmes will boost the numbers of young people from the South West and beyond studying maths, science and engineering so they are equipped to take on the jobs of the future.
Denial of climate science emerged simultaneously with key scientific discoveries about humanity's impact on our planet, according to a new book.
The full magnitude of the impact of smoke from seasonal fires in Central Africa is underestimated by some climate models over the South-East Atlantic, new research has shown.
Professor Ruth Allen has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering - the highest honour available for a UK engineer, it has been announced.
Aspiring astronomers and budding young space enthusiasts are set to be given a unique opportunity to hunt for distant planets far outside our solar system, thanks to a cutting-edge, interactive new online game.
Almost one-in-three people globally will still be mainly using polluting cooking fuels in 2030, research shows
Almost one-in-three people around the world will still be mainly using polluting cooking fuels and technologies– a major source of disease and environmental destruction and devastation – in 2030, new research warned.
The next generation of data science and artificial intelligence (AI) experts from the University of Exeter have secured prestigious fellowships from The Alan Turing Institute, it has been announced.
Experts from the Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence (JCEEI) will play an integral role in a pioneering new partnership, designed to boost the UK’s infrastructure resilience to extreme climate and weather events.
A Renewable Energy Expert from the University of Exeter has received a prestigious national fellowship to pioneer new research to create ultra-compact and lightweight solar panel technology.
Researchers have demonstrated how a detailed ‘cradle to grave’ evaluation at the outset of new metal mining explorations can greatly mitigate against negative environmental impacts.
One of the University of Exeter’s rising research stars has been awarded a prestigious Engineering Research Fellowship, it has been announced.
The University of Exeter has entered into a pivotal new partnership with the University of California, Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET), to hone and develop the entrepreneurial and innovational talents of students.
Staff and students from the University of Exeter have joined a national campaign to sew yellow canaries as a symbol of the climate crisis.
‘Tipping points’ in Earth’s system triggered rapid climate change 55 million years ago, research shows
Scientists have uncovered a fascinating new insight into what caused one of the most rapid and dramatic instances of climate change in the history of the Earth.
Without the global CFC ban we would already be facing the reality of a ‘scorched earth’, according to researchers measuring the impact of the Montreal Protocol.
A major current of the Atlantic Ocean – which acts like a global-scaled conveyor belt and includes the Gulf Stream - may have been losing stability over the last century, research has shown.
A ground-breaking new research project, designed to help develop the world’s first AI air traffic control system, has received a multi-million pound funding boost.
The Centre for Additive Layer Manufacturing (CALM) at the University of Exeter has recently worked with the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) and Thales UK, to showcase how Additive Manufacturing (AM) can be used with high performance polymers such as PEEK, to produce production parts for high value applications.
Scientists have developed a new technique that could revolutionise medical imaging procedures using light.
The unique mechanical and optical properties found in the exoskeleton of a humble Asian beetle has the potential to offer a fascinating new insight into how to develop new, effective bio-inspired technologies.
The quest to discover what lay behind the “great dimming” of the aging star Betelgeuse, normally one of the brightest stars on the night sky, has taken a new, fascinating twist.
The University of Exeter Offshore Renewable Energy Group and Intelligent Moorings Ltd have successfully completed the demonstration testing of an innovative hydraulic nonlinear mooring system.
Four planets locked in a perfect rhythm around a nearby star are destined to be pinballed around their solar system when their sun eventually dies, according to a new study that peers into its future.
A pioneering new research and testing facility, designed to drive the replacement of fossil fuels with hydrogen in the marine and boating sector, is set to be launched in Cornwall.
A pan-European research team has won a prestigious award at a recent ceremony, dubbed the ‘Oscars of the water industry’, for their project that developed new solutions to aid the recovery from pandemics such as COVID-19.
Research project receives €6M to boost greener consumer products in Europe using innovative biotechnology
A pioneering, pan-European research project, designed to boost greener industrial processes for more sustainable daily consumer products like cosmetics or foods, has been launched.
New technology that will marry probes that can detect cancer tumours through the skin with high-precision robotic surgery is to be developed for use in hospital settings for the first time.
Marine-i has agreed to support a pioneering new approach to using space data to support the development of renewable energy sites, such as floating offshore wind. This new system could help reduce the risks and costs associated with these developments.
Prof Albert Chen at the Centre for Water Systems (CWS) has been appointed as a UK Senior Expert in the NERC Digital Environment Expert Network, as a part of NERC/UKRI Constructing a Digital Environment (CDE) Programme.
University of Exeter astrophysics student Mei Ting Mak has been awarded one of this year’s prestigious grants from the Bell Burnell Graduate Scholarship Fund.
A student at the University of Exeter has become national champion of a university automotive technology competition.
Three academics from the University of Exeter’s Living Systems Institute have received half a million pounds funding to tackle antimicrobial resistance.
Scientists have developed a new “key-hole surgery” technique to extract metals from the earth - which could revolutionise the future of metal mining
A team of international researchers, including Dr Rich Crane from the Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter, have developed a new method to extract metals, such as copper, from their parent ore body.
Two of the University of Exeter’s foremost experts on hydroinformatics have played significant roles in pivotal new European policy documents, calling for the digitalisation of the water industry.
A rising research star at the University of Exeter has received a prestigious international research award.
Theoretical Physicists at the University of Exeter initiated and have led a major scientific network, bringing together researchers in Europe and the world, to uncover the laws of thermodynamics at the nanoscale.
Stars spin faster than expected as they age, according to a new study - which uses asteroseismology to shed new light on this emerging theory
The University of Exeter is home to the UK’s top five most influential climate scientists - the only UK climate scientists to secure places in the global top 21 - according to a prestigious new list.
The University of Exeter’s commitment to sustainability and tackling inequality on the global stage has been recognised in the latest influential rankings.
The disastrous consequences of climate "tipping points" could be averted if global warming was reversed quickly enough, new research suggests.
University of Exeter and Exeter College partner on a new validated Degree Apprenticeship in Data Science
From September 2021, apprentices studying the Level 6 Data Scientist Degree Apprenticeship at Exeter College will be able to gain a University of Exeter undergraduate degree in Data Science.
Marine-i has agreed to support a year-long research programme to identify the potential for wave, tidal and floating wind technologies to be deployed around the Isles of Scilly. It is expected that this will lead to long-term economic, societal and environmental benefits for the communities living on the islands.
Breaking Moore’s Law: New photonic computing project aims to speed up artificial intelligence computing power to petascale processing levels
The EU’s new 5.8 million Euro project using light to provide the ultrafast computing rates needed by artificial intelligence (AI) kicked off on 31 March.
A team of scientists from the University of Exeter and the University of Auckland have made a breakthrough in the quest to better understand how neural systems are able to process and store information.
Neuronostics, an award-winning SME, has successfully secured £300K for the ongoing development of its revolutionary clinical decision support systems.
The Marine-i Project has voiced its strong support for this week’s decision by The Crown Estate, which has announced that it is commencing work to design and deliver a new leasing opportunity for early commercial-scale floating wind projects in the Celtic Sea.
A collaborative research project by team of undergraduate students from the University of Exeter’s Natural Sciences department has been published in a prestigious academic journal.
The University of Exeter is joining Europe’s largest, ground-based astronomy collaborative network, it has been announced.
Communities can measure their carbon footprint using a new online tool.
A groundbreaking study has given new insights into how copper deposit-forming fluids are transported naturally from their source deep underground towards the Earth’s surface.
The highly infectious variant of COVID-19 discovered in Kent, which swept across the UK last year before spreading worldwide, is between 30 and 100 per cent more deadly than previous strains, new analysis has shown.
The University of Exeter’s subjects from across disciplines have been recognised as being amongst the very best in the world, according to the latest influential global league table.
New research shows 64 countries cut their fossil CO2 emissions during 2016-2019, but the rate of reduction needs to increase tenfold to meet the Paris Agreement aims to tackle climate change.
One of the University of Exeter’s foremost experts in using Mathematics in Biomedicine and Healthcare has been selected to join a prestigious national advisory group.
Scientists have identified that the COVID-19 virus could be transmitted through faecal contaminated river water.
Scientists have made a pivotal breakthrough in the quest to understand how single-cell green algae are able to keep track of the light as they swim.
The underground environment is the subject of a major new £4 million project launched to create a world-leading cluster of research-intensive digital businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
Geologists from the Camborne School of Mines are taking part in a high-profile lecture series, designed to highlight the pivotal role Earth materials such as minerals can play in developing a sustainable global society.
Marine-i research expertise has enabled Morek Engineering to create innovative software to streamline the development of seafastening designs for the offshore renewables market.
University of Exeter partnership develops novel algorithms with the power to transform the use of quantum computers
Dr Oleksandr Kyriienko, lead of the University of Exeter’s Quantum Dynamics, Optics, and Simulation group (QuDOS) is working in close partnership with Dutch start-up Qu & Co to develop quantum software with the potential to transform the way we use the huge power of quantum computers in industry.
Scientists have made a significant breakthrough in the quest to understand the intricate processes that occur in the brain during seizures that are the key symptom of epilepsy.
Expert support from Marine-i is helping 3D printing specialist J-Supplied to develop large scale technology to produce bespoke parts for the floating offshore wind industry, such as custom-designed turbine blades.
The pioneering collaboration between the Centre for Future Clean Mobility (CFCM) at the University of Exeter and SC Innovation-Global has secured the runner-up spot in a prestigious national award.
The impact of ozone on soybean production can be predicted more accurately thanks to improvements to a computer modelling system.
Scientists have given a fascinating new insight into the next steps to develop fast, energy-efficient, future computing systems that use light instead of electrons to process and store information.
Dr Alex Corbett has received a Royal Society Short Industry Fellowship to work with M Squared Life Limited.
A study has revealed for the first time the ancient origins of one of the world’s most important ecosystems.
Scientists have developed a pioneering new technique that could revolutionise the accuracy, precision and clarity of super-resolution imaging systems.
Research conducted by University of Exeter experts has been recognised among the most shared and discussed of 2020.
Mitchell Woolley, who graduated this summer with a degree in Natural Sciences, has been credited as a co-author in an article for Nature Physics after his contributions to a research project in 2019.
A pioneering new study helps shed light on the chances of extreme cold, and potentially snow in the UK in the next fortnight.
Scientists have developed a pioneering new approach that will rapidly speed up machine learning – using light.