Tag Archives: University of Exeter

Forscher der University of Exeter erhielten 10 Millionen Pfund für ihr Projekt zur Erneuerung der Biodiversität

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) EXETER, 15-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Exeter, eine öffentliche Forschungsuniversität in Exeter, Devon, South Westengland, Vereinigtes Königreich, hat bekannt gegeben, dass seine Forscher 10 Millionen Pfund an Fördergeldern erhalten haben, um den Verlust der biologischen Vielfalt im Vereinigten … Read the full press release

University of Exeter researchers received £10 million funding for their biodiversity renewal project

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 15-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Exeter, a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom, has announced that its researchers have received £10 million in funding to investigate and tackle biodiversity loss in … Read the full press release

Forscher der Universität Hamburg, des University College London und der University of Exeter sagen, dass das auf der COP26 vereinbarte Abkommen dazu beitragen könnte, positive Wendepunkte bei der Bekämpfung der Klimakrise auszulösen

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) EXETER, 9-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Exeter, eine öffentliche Forschungsuniversität in Exeter, Devon, South Westengland, Vereinigtes Königreich, hat bekannt gegeben, dass ein Hauptautor, Professor Tim Lenton, Direktor des Global Systems Institute (GSI) an der University of Exeterits, zusammen … Read the full press release

Researchers from Hamburg University, University College London and University of Exeter say the deal agreed at COP26 could help trigger positive tipping points in combating the climate crisis

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 9-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Exeter, a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom, has announced that a lead author Professor Tim Lenton, Director of the Global Systems Institute (GSI) at the … Read the full press release

University of Exeter study suggests that the English Channel (la Manche) may be preventing rockpool species from reaching UK from Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 20-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Exeter, a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom, has announced that a study carried out by the university’s FABiogeography research group suggested that the English Channel … Read the full press release

University of Exeter led research may be at the doorstep of finding a treatment for the common diabetes complication hypoglycaemia

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 17-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Exeter, a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom, has announced that a research that it led together with Rigel Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: RIGL), a biotech firm dedicated … Read the full press release

The University of Exeter among the top 200 higher education institutions in ShanghaiRanking Consultancy’s Academic Ranking of World Universities

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 17-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Exeter, a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom, has announced it has been ranked 51 to 200 in the world and 15 to 20 in the … Read the full press release

University of Exeter psychologist suggests keeping the magic of Santa alive for children this Covid Christmas of 2020

Don’t let children catch you putting the presents out this Christmas International survey of over 4000 adults discloses the ways they learned the truth about Santa – and many found out after clumsy parents tripped up on Christmas Eve  Parents … Read the full press release

University of Exeter study: experiencing nature in virtual reality can positively impact your wellbeing amid isolation

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 14-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Exeter, a public research university, has announced the release of its new study, also published today in the Journal of Environmental Psychology, on how watching nature on TV can boost your … Read the full press release

Professor Sir Steve Smith donates in support of University of Exeter’s first ever Giving Day

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 22-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Exeter, a public research university, has announced that its former Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Steve Smith, has supported its first ever Giving Day with a donation of £10,000 to the scholarship … Read the full press release

Study involving experts from the University of Exeter found majority of citizens in France and Germany support some European military cooperation independent of NATO

DEVON, 30-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Public research university The University of Exeter has announced that their experts have been part of a team that surveyed people in France and Germany during the autumn of 2019 about their nations’ defence relationships … Read the full press release

Study: Switching off the body’s threat response by calming the heart rate in self-compassion exercises can have psychological and physical benefits

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New research funded by the Compassionate Mind Foundation and carried out by Exeter and Oxford Universities suggests that taking time to think kind thoughts about yourself and your loved ones can have psychological and physical benefits. The … Read the full press release

Exeter paper wins Cancer Research Paper of the Year award

EXETER, 05-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — An Exeter paper has won Research Paper of the Year under the cancer category in the Royal College for General Practitioners (RCGP) Research Awards. The paper, published in 2017, found that having a high blood platelet … Read the full press release

University of Exeter awarded with international research grant to further understand the genetics of autism

EXETER, 05-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A three year international research grant of $975,000 USD (almost £750,000) has been awarded to the University of Exeter for research by Professor Jonathan Mill into the genetics of autism. The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: Plastic discovered in the stomach of a leatherback turtle found dead on a Cornish beach

EXETER, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Plastic has been discovered in the stomach of a leatherback turtle found dead on a Cornish beach on Sunday (12 August). The plastic did not kill the 1.8-metre turtle, but scientists say it is further evidence … Read the full press release

Professor Roy Sambles of University of Exeter’s Physics and Astronomy department is one of three new Honorary Fellows announced by the IoP

EXETER, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Roy Sambles has today (Tuesday, August 14) been made an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Physics – the highest honour the organisation can confer. Professor Sambles, from the University of Exeter’s Physics and Astronomy … Read the full press release

University of Exeter retains its place amongst the top 200 ranked global institutions in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2018

EXETER, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Exeter has cemented its position as one of the best universities in the world, according to the latest influential rankings. The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2018, published on Wednesday August 15, has … Read the full press release

University of Exeter ranked 2nd out of the 24 leading UK research-led institutions in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2018

EXETER, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Students rate teaching quality and learning experience at Exeter amongst the highest in the Russell Group universities, according to the latest results from the National Student Survey (NSS) 2018. The University has been ranked 2nd out … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: Dr Bertram Daum, Dr David Phillips and Dr Muireann Maguire have receive grants from the European Research Council (ERC)

EXETER, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — 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. Dr Bertram Daum, Dr David Phillips and Dr Muireann Maguire have … Read the full press release

University of Exeter academic Professor Kevin Gaston named editor-in-chief of People and Nature, a new journal by the British Ecological Society

DEVON, UK, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Exeter academic will lead a new international journal published by the British Ecological Society (BES). Professor Kevin Gaston will be editor-in-chief of People and Nature, an open-access journal dedicated to publishing high-quality, peer-reviewed work from … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: man-made marine sounds can threaten the survival of fish and their ability to communicate with each other

EXETER, 11-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — An ‘acoustic fog’ from motorboat noise, underwater construction and other man-made marine sounds can threaten the survival of fish and their ability to communicate with each other, research has found. A BBC film (link below) made … Read the full press release

University of Exeter PhD student Afi Leslie invited to the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

EXETER, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A PhD student from the University of Exeter has been invited to attend a prestigious worldwide event. Afi Leslie was one of just 600 students worldwide to be invited to the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. Only the … Read the full press release

University of Exeter research: generation of women writers during the Romantic period were also habitual users of opium

EXETER, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Opium use by Samuel Taylor Coleridge is said to have inspired the fantastical Asiatic landscape in his epic poem Kubla Khan. Thomas De Quincy described his drug-induced visions in Confessions of an English Opium Eater. In … Read the full press release

University of Exeter’s Professor Andrew Hattersley earns CBE for his work in diabetes research

EXETER, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A world-leading diabetes expert today (Thursday 8th February) received his CBE for his work in revolutionising global diagnosis and treatment. Andrew Hattersley, Professor of Molecular Medicine at the University of Exeter and a diabetes consultant at the Royal Devon … Read the full press release

Nanodomains: Universities of Exeter, Leeds and Cambridge researchers unveils new method to gain a greater understanding of signalling stations within the cells

EXETER, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — 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. Researchers from the Universities of Exeter, Leeds and Cambridge … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: wild orangutans in Borneo treat joint and muscle inflammation with Dracaena cantleyi plant

EXETER, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists have discovered that the same plant used by indigenous people on Borneo is also used by wild orangutans to treat joint and muscle inflammation. Borneo Nature Foundation scientists have been observing wild Bornean orangutans in … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: Fragile and irreplaceable images of Devon on view for the first time in a century

EXETER, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thousands of fragile and irreplaceable images of Devon have been preserved for future generations to see thanks to University of Exeter experts. The shots – including famous locations in Exeter and Devon as they looked generations … Read the full press release

University of Exeter led researchers to examine commonly used social science techniques

EXETER, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists have produced a series of papers designed to improve research on conservation and the environment. A group of researchers, led by the University of Exeter, have contributed to a special feature of the journal Methods in Ecology … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: targeting geoengineering in one hemisphere could have a severely detrimental impact for the other

Exeter, England, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Proposals to reduce the effects of global warming by imitating volcanic eruptions could have a devastating effect on global regions prone to either tumultuous storms or prolonged drought, new research has shown. Geoengineering – the … Read the full press release

University of Exeter games event on Thursday, November 23 will show how the past can help make sense of the present

Exeter, England, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new version of Rock, Paper, Scissors, with a twist, and the chance to defeat a monster are among the games on offer at an Exeter event which will show how the past can help … Read the full press release