News from 2012

New anthropology lecturer wins Teaching Award

18 October 2012
Dr. Samantha Hurn has been awarded the ASA/HEA NATIONAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING ANTHROPOLOGY 2011/12

Professor Andrew Pickering to take up visiting fellowship

19 October 2012
Professor Pickering will take up a position as senior research fellow for 6 months at the IKKM, Weimar, Germany.

Philosophy students attend the 2012 British Undergraduate Philosophy Society conference

9 August 2012
On the weekend of the 2-3rd June, a group of four delegates from the University of Exeter travelled up to Leeds to join with around 70 of their peers from other philosophy departments across the UK to attend the British Undergraduate Philosophy Society conference 2012.

Obsession with wealth explored in new book

What constitutes the good life? What is the true value of money? Why do we work such long hours merely to acquire greater wealth? These are some of the questions that were asked when the financial system crashed in 2008. 

Exeter academic goes global

27 January 2012
Dr Sabina Leonelli, Senior Lecturer at the Egenis research centre University of Exeter, has been chosen as one of 200 young scientists worldwide to make up the Global Young Academy.

Man and Superman: Human Enhancement in Fiction

27 January 2012
Professor Michael Hauskeller is editing a book on Enhancement in Fiction and welcomes suitable contributions.