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The first witch’s cat was white and spotty – and called Satan

The black cat, now a crucial accessory for Halloween witches, was a relatively late development in the history of witchcraft, as the stereotype of the witch evolved alongside perceptions of women, research by Professor Marion Gibson, Professor of Magical Literatures at the University of Exeter, has found.
The black cat, now a crucial accessory for Halloween witches, was a relatively late […]

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Climate change already damaging health of millions

Climate change is already a significant public health issue and a looming global health emergency, new research shows.
The findings, outlined in The Lancet medical journal, demonstrate the various ways climate change is already affecting the health of people across the planet.
Leading doctors, academics and policy professionals from 24 organisations – including the University of Exeter – worked on the report.
“Human […]

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Divorce law in England and Wales increases conflict and suffering for separating couples and their children

Divorce law in England and Wales is incentivising people to exaggerate claims of ‘behaviour’ or adultery to get a quicker divorce, according to University of Exeter research. In practice, these claims cannot be investigated by the court or easily rebutted by the responding party, leading to unnecessary conflict and a system that is inherently unfair.
Divorce affects more than 100,000 families […]

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Tales and imagery of life with dementia captured on Exeter allotment

People whose lives have been affected by dementia have worked with well-known professional artists to create insightful images and poems that capture some of their experiences, to form a new book.
The project involved people with dementia and their partners who are part of Age UK Exeter’s Budding Friends project and who spend time together on the charity’s allotment or at […]

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Exeter graduate launches paddle board tracking app

A Geography graduate from the University of Exeter has launched a paddle sports brand based around an app that tracks journeys on the water and provides data on performance.
The brand, called Paddle Logger, also sells a range of clothing and accessories.
David Walker, who graduated from the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus, launched Paddle Logger in the final year of his […]

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Tropical forest reserves slow down global warming

National parks and nature reserves in South America, Africa and Asia, created to protect wildlife, heritage sites and the territory of indigenous people, are reducing carbon emissions from tropical deforestation by a third, and so are slowing the rate of global warming, a new study shows.
An audit of the role protected areas of tropical forest play in preventing global warming […]

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Diversity and immigration increase productivity in microbial communities

Natural selection quickly turns a melting pot of microorganisms into a highly efficient community, new research shows. 
Scientists at the University of Exeter mixed together ten different methane-producing communities (populations of hundreds of microbial species, mainly bacteria).
Some of those communities were thriving when grown on their own and some were performing poorly – but when mixed together, samples containing all ten […]

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Sustainable seafood top of menu for new research group

A new research group will focus on how seafood can be safely and sustainably produced for the world’s growing population. 
With the population expected to reach almost 10 billion by 2050, aquaculture (seafood farming) will be an important source of food.
The Centre for Sustainable Aquaculture Futures (SAF) will bring together top scientists from around the world to carry out research in […]

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€2 million project to explore links between oceans and human health

The European Union is investing €2 million (£1.78m) to coordinate research into the complex links between oceans and human health and wellbeing.
Led by the University of Exeter Medical School and funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, the Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe (SOPHIE) project launches in December 2017 and will run for two and a half years.
SOPHIE […]

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Weak social ties a killer for male whales

Male killer whales are more likely to die if they are not at the centre of their social group, new research suggests. 
Scientists from the universities of Exeter and York (UK) and the Center for Whale Research (USA) found the most socially isolated males were three times more likely to die in any given year than those in the “most central […]

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International experts to discuss humanitarian crisis in Yemen

International experts will discuss the causes of the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and possible solutions at a public event at the University of Exeter.
The war in the country has claimed the lives of thousands and millions more people are suffering from famine and cholera.
Speakers will explain what is happening on the ground in Yemen, sharing insights based on their local […]

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Experts study the past and present in new state-of-the-art Digital Humanities Laboratory

Experts are using cutting-edge technologies to study the past and present in a new, state-of-the-art digital humanities laboratory.
The £1.2m new building houses cutting-edge tools so academics can use the latest methods to investigate important historical, literary and visual artefacts. The laboratory, opened today, contains specialist scanning equipment which can create high-resolution 3D models of objects too fragile to be handled, […]

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Physical inactivity and restless sleep exacerbate genetic risk of obesity

Low levels of physical activity and inefficient sleep patterns intensify the effects of genetic risk factors for obesity, according to results of a large-scale study presented at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 2017 Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla. The results confirm and strengthen previous findings based on self-reported activity.
Andrew Wood, PhD, postdoctoral researcher, who presented the work, Professor […]

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Lecturer transports Exeter primary school back to ancient Greece – to meet the original superheroes

Children at a primary school in Exeter were transported back to the ancient world this week and learnt how to write the name of their school in ancient Greek, thanks to a visiting lecturer from the University of Exeter.
Dr Nicolo D’Alconzo captivated the year 4 children by explaining how modern super-heroes such as Batman, Spiderman and Wonderwoman had a surprising […]

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Hundreds of books donated to academics trying to rebuild the University of Mosul

Hundreds of books from the University of Exeter will be sent to Iraq to help academics trying to rebuild the University of Mosul.
ISIS ransacked the university’s library when they took control of Mosul three years ago, and destroyed thousands of books and manuscripts.
Now lecturers in the city are hoping to reopen their university. To support them around 600 Arabic textbooks […]

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Sports fans invited to share memories at new Exeter City FC group

A special social group designed to encourage men over 50 to come together and talk about sports and memorabilia has been launched in Exeter.
The weekly group, held at the Grecian Centre at Exeter City’s stadium, aims to offer a welcoming and friendly environment for older men to mix and mingle with others who share a common bond of sport.
During the […]

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Stories of Britain’s forgotten role in Russia’s Civil War on display

The forgotten role of British soldiers who died fighting trying to stop the Red Army seizing control of Russia can be seen at a new exhibition.
Troops already exhausted by World War I combat were sent to Northern Russia in 1919 to bolster efforts by White Russians during the country’s civil war. They faced gunfire from Bolsheviks, blistering heat and insects.
A […]

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University of Exeter Business School tops global ranking of ‘Better World’ MBA programmes

The University of Exeter Business School has the best MBA programme in the world devoted to environmental and social issues, according to a new league table.
The Better World rankings recognise courses which equip their graduates to understand sustainability issues. The University of Exeter was recognised as the world-leader because of the sustainability content of its MBA and the high volume […]

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University of Exeter hosts Mature Student Conference

The University of Exeter recently hosted a Mature Student Conference on the Streatham Campus attended by over 70 students, many of whom were from Exeter College studying an Access to Higher Education diploma.
Students attended several workshops aimed at providing information, advice and guidance on possible next steps, including applying to university, study skills and student finance.
The conference also hosted a […]

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Exeter Professor wins international award for psychiatric genetics research

A genetics researcher has won a prestigious award from the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics (ISPG) for his work on diseases that affect the brain.
Professor Jonathan Mill, of the University of Exeter Medical School, has been presented with the 2017 Theodore Reich Young Investigator Award, a prize which celebrates exceptional research in the field of psychiatric genetics.
The award is […]

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New study to develop teachers’ skills as creative writers

Experts will help teachers develop their own skills as creative writers so they can help boost children’s confidence in writing.
Almost 3,000 pupils, and teachers from 96 schools around the UK, will take part in the University of Exeter and Open University project. Teachers will work with professional writers and apply the techniques they learn to their classrooms.  
The £320,000 project […]

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Astronomers uncover puzzling early stages of planet formation

The quest to discover how planets found in the far reaches of the universe are born has taken a new, crucial twist.
A new study by an international team of scientists, led by Stefan Kraus from the University of Exeter, has given a fascinating new insight into one of the most respected theories of how planets are formed.
Young stars start out […]

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Medical students win Management & Leadership award

A group of Medical students have won a national award which celebrates Management and Leadership. 
The award was presented to the 2016-2017 committee of the Exeter Medical Leadership and Management Society (ExeMLM), and was due in part to their work setting up the largest ever student-run “National Pathology Week”, which was backed by a public engagement grant from the Royal College […]

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Social media accounts promote skeletal images of women

Skeletal images of bodies featuring protruding bones and pencil-thin limbs are being shared and promoted on social media, new research shows. 
A study by the University of Exeter shows how Twitter and Instagram accounts are celebrating extreme thinness, with users invited to say they “like” images.
This so-called “bonespiration” content features selfies by young women of their skeletal bodies featuring protruding collar […]

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Truro event to boost older people’s wellbeing through nature

People with dementia and their carers are being invited to an interactive event which will discuss the significant benefits nature can have on their wellbeing. 
The event, titled “Little stories of nature and wellbeing”, will take place in Truro on Saturday November 11, as part of the Economic and Social Research Council’s Festival of Social Science.
“Little stories of nature and wellbeing” […]

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Creator of Exeter hip dies

A surgeon who played an integral role in creating an artificial implant that revolutionised hip replacements worldwide has died.
Professor Robin Ling co-designed the Exeter Hip, alongside Dr Clive Lee, both of the University of Exeter. Professor Ling was appointed Honorary Professor of Bioengineering in the School of Engineering the University of Exeter in 1986, and both he and Dr Lee […]

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Experts advise government on 25-year environment plan

Long-term degradation of the natural environment has to be reversed not just for the good of the future or other species but because it underpins economic growth and social wellbeing, experts have told the government. 
Earlier this year, Environment Secretary Michael Gove formally asked members of the Natural Capital Committee (NCC), including Professor Ian Bateman from the University of Exeter, for […]

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Astronomers find potential solution into how planets form

The quest to discover how planets found in the far reaches of the universe are born has taken a new, crucial twist.
A new study by an international team of scientists, led by Stefan Kraus from the University of Exeter, has given a fascinating new insight into one of the most respected theories of how planets are formed.
Young stars start out […]

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SETsquared partnership secures funding to grow small businesses

SETsquared, a partnership between the universities of Exeter, Bath, Bristol, Southampton and Surrey, pools resources to facilitate new research collaborations with highly productive and fast growing SMEs. Over the last 15 years, it has helped more 1,000 hi-tech start-ups to develop and raise more than £1bn of investment.
The SETsquared Partnership has secured a government award of £5 million to tackle […]

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Reform “grossly unfair” farm subsidies, expert says

“Grossly unfair” farm subsidies should be replaced with a new system which allows all farmers the safety net of a basic income and enhances the natural environment, a University of Exeter expert has told the government.
Following an invitation to address the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, Professor Ian Bateman, Director of the University of Exeter’s Land, Environment, Economics and Policy […]

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Quorn protein on par with animal sources

Protein found in Quorn meat-free foods may be just as good for muscles as animal proteins, new research suggests. 
Food labelling usually lists protein as a simple number, but some proteins have better “bioavailability” than others – meaning more can be used by the body.
Animal proteins like milk are known to have high bioavailability, making them an excellent source of building […]

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Phone ‘app’ invented by students helps clubbers beat queues

A new ‘app’to help party-goers beat long queues for nightclubs has been developed by clubbing students at the University of Exeter.
The queue tracker (QTRKR) mobile friendly website, which operates like an app, has been successfully trialled with 1,500 clubbers who have used it to plan their nights out. The ‘app’ gives real-time updates on waiting times, and shows them which […]

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Amazonian farmers discovered the secret of domesticating wild rice 4,000 years ago

Amazonian farmers discovered how to manipulate wild rice so the plants could provide more food 4,000 years ago, long before Europeans colonised America, archaeologists have discovered.
Experts from the UK and Brazil have found the first evidence that ancient South Americans learned how to grow bigger rice crops with larger grains, but this expertise may have been lost after 1492 when […]

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Nobel Peace Prize awarded to University of Exeter academic

Anti-nuclear campaigners, including a University of Exeter academic, have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
The work of Richard Moyes and other members of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) was honoured because of their “ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty prohibition” on nuclear weapons.
Mr Moyes runs the organisation Article 36, which is an International Steering Group member of […]

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Poet in residence at rubbish dumps publishes verse inspired by waste

A writer spent a year as a poet in residence at rubbish dumps braving vast flocks of seagulls – and their droppings – to uncover the “hideous” beauty” of landfill sites.
Dr John Wedgwood Clarke spent 12 months in tips around Scarborough, notebook in hand, asking people about the items they were throwing away and talking to the people who worked […]

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More than £1 million to identify genomic changes in schizophrenia

The Medical Research Council is awarding more than £1 million to the University of Exeter Medical School to continue their pioneering work into how and why schizophrenia develops. 
Scientists have long known that schizophrenia, which usually becomes evident during adolescence or in young adulthood, has its origins in the brain before birth.
The research team which also involves the University of Essex […]

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University alliance awarded £2m to train a new generation of freshwater leaders

The University of Exeter is part of the UK’s first freshwater doctoral training programme which will train future leaders with the skills necessary to address the complex challenges facing freshwater sustainability.
The University of Exeter is part of the UK’s first freshwater doctoral training programme which will train future leaders with the skills necessary to address the complex challenges facing freshwater […]

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‘Breaking 2’: Exeter scientists take the lead in Nike’s marathon mission

Exeter scientists and alumni spearheaded the science behind Nike’s moonshot to achieve the first sub two-hour marathon, ‘Breaking 2.’ Alongside the world’s greatest minds in engineering, nutrition and materials design, they had a pivotal role in Nike’s vision to condition a specially selected group of athletes to achieve this incredible feat.  
On a Saturday morning in May in Monza, Italy, […]

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Social Sciences placed amongst top 100 in THE global rankings

Business and Economics also rank in the global top 150.
The University of Exeter has been named as one of the top 100 places in the world to study a range of Social Sciences subjects, according to the latest influential rankings.
Education, Law and Social Sciences have all been recognised as being amongst the global top 100, in the latest 2018 Times […]

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Food Exeter strategy promotes healthy, sustainable city

The strategy, produced by Food Exeter, aims to promote healthy eating, reduce food poverty, promote a strong local food economy and develop a “diverse and vibrant food culture”.
Its focus includes the Sugar Smart Exeter education campaign, a network of breakfast and holiday food clubs for children at risk of food poverty in Exeter and work towards increasing diverse local food […]

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University of Exeter a cappella groups take part in TV battle to win chance to record an album at Abbey Road

Two University of Exeter a cappella groups are battling on a new primetime TV show to win the chance to record an album at the famous Abbey Road studios.
Semi-Toned and the Illuminations are taking part in a new Sky One programme to find the country’s best vocal group. If successful they will also get the chance to release a Christmas […]

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Healing molecule discovery could reduce limb amputations for diabetes patients

Scientists have discovered new insights into a molecule which is part of the body’s tissue repair system, in a finding which could help treat non-healing wounds and injuries, such as diabetic foot.
The number of limbs amputated because of diabetes is at an all-time high of 20 each day in England alone. Intense research around the world is being carried out […]

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Cancer identification genetics project wins European Health Award

A project to help health professionals spot signs of genetic conditions such as cancer has won the European Health Award.
The Gen-Equip Project, led by the University of Plymouth and involving collaboration from the University of Exeter Medical School, received the award at the 20th European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) on 4 October.
Providing free, online education in genetics to professionals in primary care settings, […]

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Communities Secretary Sajid Javid visits Penryn Campus

Key senior Government members paid a high-level visit to the Penryn Campus in Cornwall, as part of a fact-finding tour to strengthen their understanding of the challenges and opportunities for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly arising from Brexit.
The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and University of Exeter alumnus, The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, visited the […]

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Pheasant roadkill peaks in autumn and late winter

Chickens’ motives for crossing the road are often questioned – but pheasants should probably avoid it altogether, new research suggests. 
Researchers from the universities of Exeter and Cardiff compared roadkill figures from the 1960s and 2010s – before and after the start of mass release programmes of pheasants for shooting – and found pheasants remain disproportionately likely to be run over […]

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Experts to tour schools on education ‘roadshow’

Children will get tips from top teachers and academics as a bus tours Devon on an education “roadshow”. Its aim is to inspire year 11 pupils as the double decker bus tours from Monday 25th to Friday 6th October 2017 showcasing accessible Higher Education opportunities, raising awareness of the options available.
The Next Steps South West (SW) Roadshow double-decker bus will […]

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Women can be just as daring and risky as men, new studies show

Women can be just as risky as men – or even riskier – when the conventional macho measures of daring – such as betting vast sums on a football game – are replaced by less stereotypical criteria, according to new research led by the University of Exeter. 
Traditional barometers of high risk behaviour – such as betting a day’s wages at […]

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Global experts seek to end damaging dementia psychosis cycle

A new research report calls for a change in approach in the treatment of psychosis in dementia, to find alternatives to highly damaging antipsychotics.
Up to two thirds of people with Alzheimer’s disease experience psychotic episodes, yet the distressing symptom is still widely under-recognised and is challenging to treat. Current antipsychotic treatments have little impact on alleviating symptoms, yet can have […]

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Lord Mayor witnesses innovative maths and science curriculum at Exeter school

Exeter’s Lord Mayor has witnessed the innovative curriculum at a South West school which is leading the way in teaching science and maths.
Teenagers from Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset all attend the Exeter Mathematics School, a state-funded sixth form for mathematicians which is sponsored by the University of Exeter and Exeter College.
Pupils work with university academics and companies such as […]

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Head injury sufferers needed for study

Men who have suffered head injuries are being recruited for a new scientific study.
Researchers from the University of Exeter are investigating how head injuries affect the way people read emotions from the faces of others.
Previous research has shown that around half of young men in prisons have suffered head injuries in the past, and the study aims to find out […]

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