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University of Exeter postgraduate research student wins “I’m a scientist, Get me out of here” contest

A University of Exeter scientist has been voted by children as the winner of a challenging “X Factor” style event.

Exeter researchers to host 'Micrographia Day': a celebration of microscopy

Researchers from the Departments of Biosciences and English at the University of Exeter, supported by the Royal Society of Biology, are organising ‘Micrographia Day’: a celebration of the 350th anniversary since publication of the first fully illustrated book of microscopy by Robert Hooke.

Exeter Biosciences welcomes four new lecturers for start of academic year

The Exeter Biosciences department is pleased to welcome four new academics.

Exeter aims to bring marine science to life within the national curriculum

Researchers in Biosciences have been working closely with collaborators to produce a set of exciting free educational resources which aim to bring marine research to life in schools nationwide.

Exeter's horn of plenty… ExeBioCon 2015

Proposed, planned and executed by postgraduates, the success of ExeBioCon 2015 puts it on a sure footing for an annual appearance.

Flamboyance of the flamingo explored in new book

They are among the most iconic and easily-recognisable animals anywhere in the world, and play a striking role in both art and popular culture throughout the ages. Now, the elegant and captivating flamingo is the subject of a fascinating new book, authored by a leading expert from the University of Exeter.

CLES success at the Teaching Awards 2015

Students, academics and staff from the University of Exeter and the Students' Guild gathered on 30 April to celebrate the 2015 Teaching Awards with the College of Life and Environmental Sciences winning 3 awards and placing as runner up in 3 categories.

Over 50 years of marine litter research now available to all in new book

University of Exeter researcher, Professor Tamara Galloway, has contributed to one of the most expansive summaries of our knowledge of man-made litter in the world’s oceans to date. 

University adds to its Athena SWAN awards in 2015

The University added an additional award to its Athena SWAN tally this year with a Bronze for the Biosciences department at Exeter.

Don't take things for granted

Biosciences newly reformed Early Career Researcher Network (ECRN) kicked off the spring with the opportunity to ask all your pressing questions about how to write and target a successful grant application during a workshop on the 15th April.

PhD Student attends 'Voice of the Future' event in Parliament

On 4th March 2015, Sarah Duxbury, a second year PhD student in Biosciences, attended 'Voice of the Future 2015', a prestigious event organised by the Society of Biology where young scientists were selected to question MPs and science ministers on science policy issues in the Houses of Parliament in London, ahead of the General Election.

Exeter researchers share their experiences with the next generation of scientists

As part of National Science and Engineering week, GCSE level students from all over the south west were invited to come and discover the cutting-edge research being carried out at the University of Exeter.

John Webster, former head of Department of Biological Sciences, dies aged 89

The distinguished mycologist and former Head of the Department of Biological Sciences at Exeter, Professor John Webster, died on 27 December 2014 at the age of 89.