News from 2011

What is the real meaning of Christmas?

There are thousands of stories in the Bible and a visual artist in Exeter is currently on a 30-year mission to paint the whole lot.

Transforming Human Nature

4 October 2011
1st Global Conference on: Transforming Human Nature, co-organised by Professor Michael Hauskeller. October 21st-23rd, The Helix, Dublin.

Animal Rights Broadcast

26 July 2011
A group of Exeter staff and PhD students spoke on Phonic FM as part of an Arts and Humanities Research Council funded project.

New Ontologies – An International Interdisciplinary Workshop – Blog

26 July 2011
A group of Exeter staff and PhD students spoke on Phonic FM as part of an Arts and Humanities Research Council funded project.

European Grant Award for Dr Christine Hauskeller

4 May 2011
Christine Hauskeller has won €70,000 EU funding for research into international scientific practice and ethical harmonization in clinical trials involving the use of stem cells.

Ethics Grant Award for Professor Michael Hauskeller

12 April 2011
Professor Michael Hauskeller has been awarded a 9-months Fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust to enable him to conduct research on the question “What is Human Enhancement?”

Recent PhD Student, Dr. Mattia Gallotti, Awarded European Grant

4 April 2011
Recent PhD Student Dr. Mattia L. Gallotti, has been awarded an esteemed 2011 Exchange Grant by the European Neuroscience and Society Network.

Transformation of Europe's Armed Forces

The transformation of Europe’s armed forces is the subject of a new book by Professor Anthony King from the University of Exeter. 

Professor Adrian Franklin, Visiting Scholar, to present seminar

26 January 2011
Professor Adrian Franklin, Professor of Sociology, School of Sociology and Social Work, University of Tasmania and visiting scholar will present a Geography seminar on "An improper nature? Introduced animals and 'species cleansing’ in Australia" on the 9th February, 1pm in Harrison 171.

World renown philosopher talked at Exeter

7 January 2011
Professor John Searle (University of California, Berkeley) gave the inaugural lecture of the College of Social Sciences and International Studies.  Titled “Language and Social Ontology”, Searle’s lecture took place on Wednesday 15th December 2010.  A half day workshop on Searle’s research followed on 16 December 2010.