The University of Exeter jointly funded a workshop with Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation bringing together leading science, education and industry representatives to mount a national response to proposed changes to the National Curriculum.
On Monday 1 April, a team of academics and students from the University of Exeter will be pitting their wits against each other on BBC Radio 4’s lively quiz show, The 3rd Degree.
Dr Fiona Mathews has appeared on the BBC programme Countryfile, introducing host Matt Baker to the many species of bats hibernating in Beer caves.
Henry White, a molecular immunologist has been appointed on a Wellcome Trust Career Re-Entry Fellowship,
A study published today in Biology Letters found that ship noise affects crab metabolism, with the largest crabs faring worst, and found little evidence that crabs acclimatise to noise over time.
Few people enjoy the wintry weather of late January, but it is probably particularly hard on the Centre for Ecology and Conservation postgraduate students who have just returned from their two-week long field course in sunny Kenya.
Many people view pigeons as pests, or even ‘rats with wings’ - but according to one student, they are ‘super doves’.
Broadcaster and naturalist Nick Baker has opened a new state-of-the-art teaching laboratory in Cornwall, which will help encourage children to engage with science.
Four of Europe’s most promising scientists from the University of Exeter have received a total of more than €5 million to advance cutting-edge research which will help develop a deeper understanding of the world.
University of Exeter scientists from the Cornwall Campus are inviting local people to join them and become scientists for the day in Falmouth on Friday 17 August.
University of Exeter biologist Dr Ceri Lewis is supporting a national campaign to get marine science on the agenda of Britain’s schools.
Students from the University of Exeter and Falmouth University have joined forces with the Tremough Campus Services Group (TCSG) to collaborate on the formation of a new Biodiversity Enhancement Plan for the Cornwall Campus.
Biosciences at the University of Exeter has continued to enhance its global reputation by rising to 5th in The Guardian University Guide 2013 league table for the discipline.
A unique collection of nineteenth century visual teaching aids belonging to the University of Exeter has been rediscovered after more than six decades.
Biosciences staff have received nominations in three categories for this year’s teaching awards.
The University of Exeter has contributed to a new BBC Two series, by conducting an experiment that visualises communication between plants.
A new partnership, announced by the Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts, aims to establish the South West of England as a centre for international excellence in training for bioscience and food security research.
The University of Exeter has announced plans to develop a £20 million interdisciplinary research centre to understand how cells operate and how diseases are caused.
The Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (Cefas) and the University of Exeter have sealed a strategic collaboration.
Biologists can now visit any aquatic environment in the world, without leaving Exeter.
Biosciences at the University of Exeter has been ranked 8th for Biology in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2011.
We extend our warmest congratulations to the class of 2011 undergraduate Biosciences students for outstanding degree results.
The internationally recognised research expertise of the Biosciences department at the University of Exeter and the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) will now work in closer collaboration following a new agreement.
The world-class research and international links of the University of Exeter’s Biosciences department has been recognised with a prestigious endorsement.
A national competition to find the UK’s top amateur scientist has been won by a 69-year-old grandmother from Devon — with a little help from the University of Exeter.
A delegation of six professors from National Taiwan University (NTU) visited the University of Exeter last week to share their expertise with academics in the School of Biosciences.
The second International Conference on Novel Enzymes was held in Exeter, from the 14th to the 17th April 2010, in collaboration with the European Section of Applied Biocatalysis (ESAB).
An innovative new scheme to get Devon’s young people on the path to higher education has been launched at the University of Exeter.
School pupils from across the South West will measure the speed of light, discover artificial intelligence and see what happens to everyday objects at -200° C.
University of Exeter Head of Biosciences Professor Nick Talbot has been promoted to Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Transfer.
A biologist from the University of Exeter’s Cornwall Campus is hosting an international animal behaviour conference in London.
South West school kids were encouraged to consider a career in biosciences at the University of Exeter on Wednesday 23 September.
This year’s South West and South Wales Microbiology Forum was hosted on the 24 September 2009 by the School of Biosciences.
A University of Exeter professor has aired his views on science and religion at a high-profile debate at the British Science Festival in Guildford.
A biologist from the University of Exeter presents his views on science and religion in a new documentary film, being launched at the Royal Society, London, on Monday 13 July.
The relationship between the University of Exeter and Plymouth Marine Laboratory has moved a step closer, with the signing of a memo of understanding.
Children from eight Cornish schools, from Callington to St Ives, visited the Cornwall Campus, known locally as Tremough, in Penryn, on Wednesday 25 March to learn about careers in the life sciences.
Kate Gaskell, a third year Biosciences student from the University’s Cornwall campus is celebrating a £1,000 payout to further her career.
The University of Exeter beat a team from the University of Sheffield in a close-fought battle on iconic TV quiz show University Challenge on 5 January.
University of Exeter Biology student, Angharad Thomas, has seen off competition to secure a project scholarship from the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB).