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Research into global education

Partnerships between the West and developing countries are those where schools in England are being encouraged to link up with partnership schools in Africa, Asia and Latin America as part of a government initiative.

Science education under the microscope

A €1 million International Science Education development project is being launched by the University of Exeter’s Graduate School of Education. 

Exeter alumnus competes at Paralympic Winter Games

University of Exeter alumnus Tim Farr is competing for a podium place in the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Canada.

New Year celebrations led by Kurdish students

Special New Year celebrations are underway in Exeter with students from the University’s Kurdish Society busy arranging an evening of cultural activities and a lecture to mark ‘Newroz’, the New Year, which falls on the 21 March.

Outstanding Ofsted for teacher training at Exeter

Ofsted has once again confirmed the quality of the University of Exeter’s Initial Teacher Education (ITE) programmes.  

11 Downing Street hails Exeter Debt Literacy project

The Attorney General Baroness Scotland QC, invited members of staff and two law students from the University of Exeter to participate in a Youth Network event to commend a Debt Literacy project the School of Law devised for schools in Devon.

Indonesian Ambassador creates links with Exeter

As the world’s largest Muslim country, the Republic of Indonesia has a rich and varied Islamic culture experience.

Indonesian Ambassador creates links with Exeter

As the world’s largest Muslim country, the Republic of Indonesia has a rich and varied Islamic culture experience.

Perspectives from Turkey in the New Millennium

A Turkish documentary which premiered at the Istanbul Film Festival earlier this month is to have a special screening at the University of Exeter.

Arabia through the eyes of a Princess

A collection of historic photographs that chronicle the journey across the deserts and cities of Saudi Arabia by Princess Alice, the youngest granddaughter of Queen Victoria, are on display at the University of Exeter. 

Lawyers laid bare

Hostility towards the legal profession for financially profiting from the recession is nothing new according to research at the University of Exeter which explores the rise of lawyers in the medieval and Tudor periods. 

Indian Ocean exhibition sets sail in Exeter

The maritime traditions of people living and travelling on the major sea routes of the western Indian Ocean are being explored in an exhibition at the University of Exeter, from 16 September to 17 December.  

Exeter academic comments on Sangin handover

Professor Anthony King from the University of Exeter will be giving the 2010 Chatham House Defence Lecture, entitled ‘Military Command in the Next Decade’ on Thursday 23 September.

Report highlights cost of Bovine TB to South West farmers

A new report highlighting the economic impact of Bovine Tuberculosis (TB) to the South West’s farming industry has been produced by experts at the University of Exeter.

Once upon a time...reading and writing began

The future of children’s reading and writing beyond today’s literary favourites such as Harry Potter and Tracey Beaker will be explored on Wednesday 27 October at the University of Exeter.

Esther rides the waves of success

University of Exeter student claims bronze in the British Universities and Colleges (BUCS) Surfing Championships 2010.  

A future for farmed uplands

The distinctiveness and future of the South West’s farmed uplands is under discussion following recent research by the University of Exeter’s Centre for Rural Policy and Research.

Imagination let loose at literary festival

Awesome authors and wicked writers have been handpicked by a group of pupils to top the bill at the EXEtreme Imagination Festival of Literature for Children and Young People.

Year in life of the Supreme Court

As the highest court in the land, the Supreme Court deals with difficult and controversial cases and points of law. 

Muslims face higher level of threats outside the big cities

Muslims and their mosques face a higher level of threats and intimidation in UK suburbs and market towns than in big cities, according to a new report.

A new perspective on Palestine in print

The boundaries between professional historiography, moral commitment and fiction have been re-examined in new publications on the troubled land of Israel and Palestine.

PhD student co-authors book on Nigerian Democracy

Tunde Oseni, a doctoral student in Politics at the University of Exeter, has just co-authored a widely applauded book on Nigerian democracy.

Exeter academic gives expert advice to The Iraq Inquiry

24 November 2009

The Government's Iraq Inquiry conducted to identify lessons that can be learned from the Iraq conflict officially opens on Tuesday 24 November.