Scientists at the University of Exeter have won a grant of almost £150,000 pounds for research into epilepsy.
The money, from the charity Epilepsy Research UK, will fund a 36-month project investigating the diagnosis of the condition and personalised treatment programmes, that could mean people have fewer seizures.
Research at Exeter University has linked the evolution of fish to pollution from Cornwall's mining boom.
Scientists have found that pollution from historic mines in the South West has "severely affected" the genetic diversity of local populations of brown trout.
The report highlights the difference between so-called clean rivers like the Camel and the Fal, with more contaminated rivers such as the Hayle.
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With Valentine's Day approaching many may be anxious about the best way to tell their loved ones how they feel.
Exeter University has stepped in with an unusual masterclass which may help people out.
We sent our reporter along to learn the art of writing a good love letter. Click below to see how he got on.
Researchers at Exeter University are hoping to use algae to clean up water from a tin mine.
The project is taking place at Wheal Jane in Cornwall. Scientists hope the work will have extra benefits in that the algae will harvest precious metals at the same time.
More than 7,500 new students are converging on Exeter this week - including people from 138 nationalities.
As part of Freshers week, a contingent of students travelled to Heathrow to meet international students and bring them back to Exeter University.
A metal detective has found a First World War medal on Dartmoor. He is now trying to reunite it with the soldier's family.Read the full story ›
A researcher at the University of Exeter has asked people to write postcards to First World War soldiers 100 years ago.Read the full story ›
Over 30 ping pong tables will be popping up over a number of Exeter landmarks today-including Exeter University.Read the full story ›
A new survey suggests that the University of Exeter contributes £600 million to the south west economy each year and that the region's universities generate 51,780 jobs.
The report by Universities UK (UUK) has, for the first time, quantified the economic benefit generated by the region’s 12 Universities. It says the total revenue of South West higher education institutions was £1.7 billion in 2011-12.
Geoff Pringle, Chief Operating Officer at the University of Exeter commented:
“Recent studies in the UK have highlighted the importance of higher education to the national economy but it has been difficult to quantify the impact regionally - until now.
“The University of Exeter contributes not only financially to the region but also by providing a graduate workforce that raises productivity and stimulates economic growth.
The opportunity is now to work collaboratively with both business and government, exploiting and supporting regional specialisations, to deliver even more regional success in the future for the South West.”