News from 2014

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November

Dr Ann Kelly invited to participate in an 'Understanding Ebola' round table lecture

A University of Exeter academic is playing a pivotal role in advising governments and NGO responses to the Ebola outbreak.

October 

Irish President’s Vision for European Union Draws on Work by Exeter Academic

Michael D. Higgins, President of the Irish Republic presented his vision for the future of the European Union at the Institute of International & European Affairs in Dublin on October the 15th. His address was in response to, and drew on, the work of Robert and Edward Skidelsky’s book, “How much is Enough? Money and the Good Life”.

Genetic testing seeks co-ordinated approach in re-contacting patients

A new study will be examining the implications of when and how NHS healthcare professionals re-contact patients with new genetic information that may impact their health or that of their family.

August

Research Participants Needed

5 August 2014
Do you use e-cigarettes or a vaporizer?

July

Ambition advantage for Abigail after active time at Exeter

A graduate from the University of Exeter is embarking on a career helping refugees, following her voluntary activity while studying. 

June

Pilot Research Internship programme launches

17 June 2014
The Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology Department in the College of Social Sciences and International Studies has adopted a new way of enhancing the employability of their students by offering paid research internship posts. 

Football talk on Radio 4

9 June 2014
Professor Anthony King’s appeared on Radio 4’s Thinking Allowed, discussing his article ‘Why England fails’.

May

Is Your Research Ethical?

Dr Hannah Farrimond looks at changes to the research ethics landscape and why they matter, in The Guardian‘s online Higher Education Network blog.

March

University launches Q Step programme

The University of Exeter is launching a pivotal new programme designed to improve quantitative social science training. 

November

February

Ethics of stem cell clinical trials

A team at the University of Exeter are contributing to the largest clinical trial of adult stem cell therapy which has started in London.

Dr Ann Kelly invited to participate in an 'Understanding Ebola' round table lecture

A University of Exeter academic is playing a pivotal role in advising governments and NGO responses to the Ebola outbreak.

Researcher recruitment

4 February 2014
We are recruiting two research fellows to join the ERC-funded project, 'A Process Ontology for Contemporary Biology'. Both posts (RF/ARF depending on experience) will be for a period of three years, starting not later than October 1, 2014.

October 

Irish President’s Vision for European Union Draws on Work by Exeter Academic

Michael D. Higgins, President of the Irish Republic presented his vision for the future of the European Union at the Institute of International & European Affairs in Dublin on October the 15th. His address was in response to, and drew on, the work of Robert and Edward Skidelsky’s book, “How much is Enough? Money and the Good Life”.

Genetic testing seeks co-ordinated approach in re-contacting patients

A new study will be examining the implications of when and how NHS healthcare professionals re-contact patients with new genetic information that may impact their health or that of their family.

August

Research Participants Needed

5 August 2014
Do you use e-cigarettes or a vaporizer?

July

Ambition advantage for Abigail after active time at Exeter

A graduate from the University of Exeter is embarking on a career helping refugees, following her voluntary activity while studying. 

June

Pilot Research Internship programme launches

17 June 2014
The Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology Department in the College of Social Sciences and International Studies has adopted a new way of enhancing the employability of their students by offering paid research internship posts. 

Football talk on Radio 4

9 June 2014
Professor Anthony King’s appeared on Radio 4’s Thinking Allowed, discussing his article ‘Why England fails’.

May

Is Your Research Ethical?

Dr Hannah Farrimond looks at changes to the research ethics landscape and why they matter, in The Guardian‘s online Higher Education Network blog.

March

University launches Q Step programme

The University of Exeter is launching a pivotal new programme designed to improve quantitative social science training. 

February

Ethics of stem cell clinical trials

A team at the University of Exeter are contributing to the largest clinical trial of adult stem cell therapy which has started in London.

Researcher recruitment

4 February 2014
We are recruiting two research fellows to join the ERC-funded project, 'A Process Ontology for Contemporary Biology'. Both posts (RF/ARF depending on experience) will be for a period of three years, starting not later than October 1, 2014.

Exeter student's community project receives UN Gold Star award

A United Nations Gold Star Award for Environmental Impact has been awarded to a sustainability project that has improved the livelihoods of Kenyan farmers through the provision of trees and a communal water system. 

Exploring the impact of TASERs in the UK

Social Scientists at the University of Exeter have called for a greater comparative analysis of the impact of TASERs used in law enforcement.  

SSIS research rated internationally excellent in latest national assessment

SSIS research has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the first assessment of the research quality of UK universities since 2008, the Research Excellence Framework (REF).