News archive 2016
A University of Exeter researcher has been appointed to be part of a group of leading academics who will provide expert analysis ahead of the forthcoming EU referendum.
Voters who read media reports highlighting the slim Parliamentary majority of the Conservative Party are less likely to believe Prime Minister David Cameron can have an impact on their lives.
Exeter’s Q-Step Centre launches video series to offer quantitative methods lessons in an accessible and innovative way
The video series comprises 9 videos where researchers talked through one of their seminar papers and explained the methods they used
Outstanding teacher training programmes run by the University of Exeter and Teach First are helping to supply effective teachers in areas of social and economic disadvantage.
Hundreds of students around the world will be surveyed as part of a University of Exeter study which could help to improve the teaching of foreign languages.
The Rt Hon Lord Neuberger, President of the UK Supreme Court, has visited the University of Exeter to meet staff and students.
A major new inquiry run by academics at the University of Exeter could inform Government policy about the education of thousands of new teachers and doctors in England.
A University of Exeter academic has been appointed as an advisor to help the Government develop and implement a new 25-year plan for the environment.
Professor Matt Lobley joined a panel of farm succession planning experts to lead a debate, 'Playing the generation game', at NFU’s annual Conference in Birmingham.
University of Exeter experts will work to develop a solution to the growing problem of piracy caused by the increasing use of 3D printers.
Austrian Ambassador Dr Martin Eichtinger spoke about the challenges of mass migration and the forthcoming UK EU referendum during a visit to the University of Exeter.
Experts will investigate whether wealthy individuals and groups really do control political decisions as part of a new study.
The University of Exeter’s status as one of the best academic institutions in the world has been confirmed by new global subject rankings.
Leading experts will be able to help people make an informed decision as they decide how to cast their vote in the UK’s referendum at an event in Exeter.
University of Exeter experts will collaborate with colleagues in the USA to work to protect our environment.
A University of Exeter programme designed to encourage aspiration is helping to ensure more students in state schools and colleges apply to higher education.
More aspiring lawyers from non-privileged homes in the South West will benefit from a pioneering initiative designed to widen access to the legal profession.
Christina Walton was the winner in the Best Lecturer category and shortlisted in the Best Employability Support category. Dr Kubo Mácak was also shortlisted in the Best Taught Supervisor category
The University of Exeter’s best lecturers were recognised by students at the Teaching Awards 2016 on 28 April, and three academic staff in our Politics and International Relations department were recognised for their contribution to their students’ experience.
The University of Exeter has reinforced its position amongst the leading universities both nationally and internationally, according to the latest influential global rankings.
University of Exeter experts will collect large amounts of propaganda put on the internet by Islamic State terrorists in real time to understand how it radicalises people.
A University of Exeter expert will advise the US Government and policy makers around the world on warfare after being appointed to a prestigious new role.
Experts from the University of Exeter are to host a special two-part discussion series about whether the UK should stay or leave the European Union.
Farmers have expressed concern about the unknown implications of Britain leaving the European Union, according to a new survey by experts at the University of Exeter.
As you will undoubtedly be aware, the UK has voted to leave the European Union.
Representatives from the armed forces of several nations, NATO and the International Committee of the Red Cross joined Exeter academics to debate some of the most pressing legal challenges facing military operations.
Senior politicians have welcomed work by University of Exeter academics to promote smart decision-making which will safeguard the environment.
Improvements to the way that Army Reserve Forces are trained and supported are needed if recruitment targets are to be met.
A major new independent study commissioned by The Prince’s Countryside Fund into the future of small family farms across the UK, has revealed a steep decline in numbers since the beginning of the century.
A University of Exeter expert has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Royal Veterinary College for his outstanding contribution to promoting animal health and welfare.
New Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed her commitment to Brexit, but she is liked most by Conservative voters who regret voting to leave, a new survey suggests.
New online courts for civil cases designed to help make the justice system more user-friendly could be introduced, thanks in part to the work of a University of Exeter academic.
Exeter Law School is delighted to announce that Professor Michael N. Schmitt has joined the School on a full-time basis.
University of Exeter rural policy expert Professor Michael Winter OBE has been appointed as a Government advisor to help protect England’s natural environment.
Suspected drunks trying to get into pubs and clubs in Weymouth could be breathalysed and refused entry from Friday 16 September.
Nuffield Farming is awarding University of Exeter academic, Professor Michael Winter, with a Scholarship to study for the first Nuffield Farming Lecture.
University of Exeter social sciences students have been successful in an academic competition referred to as the “junior Nobel Prize”.
New methods of genome editing which could increase food production rates in farmed animals require urgent ethical scrutiny, according to a University of Exeter expert.
Michael Morpurgo, Meg Rosoff and David Almond are among the top authors taking part in Exeter’s festival of writing for and by young people during October half term.
The disconnect between voters and politicians has been cited as the cause of many current challenges in modern politics, from Brexit to the growth in support for extremist views around Europe.
Mastery – an approach to teaching maths commonly used in East Asian countries – can significantly benefit children in UK schools, a University of Exeter academic has found.
The Prince of Wales has praised the work of University of Exeter experts to help support small family farms.
CSSIS student project 'Diplomatic Hub' organised a visit from Minister Counsellor Ulrika Funered, Deputy Head of Mission from the Embassy of Sweden
On Saturday 3 December, the University of Exeter welcomed a senior delegation from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS).
Enrichment activities to encourage children to study science, technology and mathematics have no impact on results
Enrichment activities to encourage pupils to study science and technology subjects have made no difference to their performance in mathematics exams, new research shows.
A partnership of three research institutions, led by the University of Exeter, has secured a £5m award to help protect the beautiful natural resources and the jobs dependent on them in the South West.