The University of Exeter located in Southwestern England traces its roots to 1855. In 1955, as a result of the merger of various colleges and technical schools, University of Exeter received its Royal Charter. The University of Exeter has over 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students and operates in conjunction with other universities including a medical college. The University of Exeter is among the top universities world-wide according to various ranking points. The St. Luke campus houses the Peninsula Medical College, a joint effort with the University of Plymouth. Exeter enjoys the reputation for being student-friendly and acquires students from all over Europe and other countries. Exeter leads other universities in the U.K in funding for research. Research initiatives include studies on aging and dementia, biodiversity, ornithology, agriculture and livestock, disease and numerous technology initiatives.
Graphene holds key to unlocking creation of wearable electronic devices
Ground-breaking research has successfully created the world's first truly electronic textile, using the wonder material Graphene.
Study highlights ways to boost weather and climate predictions
Long range weather forecasts and climate change projections could be significantly boosted by advances in our understanding of the relationship between layers of the Earth's atmosphere—the stratosphere and troposphere.
Crop pests outwit climate change predictions en route to new destinations
A paper from the University of Exeter has highlighted the dangers of relying on climate-based projections of future crop pest distributions and suggests that rapid evolution can confound model results.
Ancient storage jar discovered under Roman Road
An archaeological dig in a rural Devon village is yielding more ancient secrets.
Study finds pet owners reluctant to face up to their cats' kill count
Cats are increasingly earning themselves a reputation as wildlife killers with estimates of animals killed every year by domestic cats in the UK numbering into the millions. This new study on the attitudes of cat owners suggests ...
Chat rooms can boost success in learning English as a foreign language research shows
Chat rooms play a positive role in motivating students and encouraging an independent approach to learning English as a foreign language.
Aquariums deliver health and wellbeing benefits
People who spend time watching aquariums and fish tanks could see improvements in their physical and mental wellbeing, according to new research published in the journal Environment & Behavior.
Study reveals largest turtle breeding colony in the Atlantic
A new study from the University of Exeter has revealed that the Central African country of Gabon is providing an invaluable nesting ground for a vulnerable species of sea turtle considered a regional conservation priority.
Scientist planning to send microscopic worms into space for muscle development study
A University of Exeter scientist is set to send thousands of microscopic worms on a mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in an experiment aimed at increasing our understanding of what triggers the body to build ...
Scientists warn of species loss due to man-made landscapes
Research led by the University of Exeter has found a substantial reduction in bird species living in cultivated mango orchards compared to natural habitats in Southern Africa. The results, which are published today in the ...