Exeter Science Park plays host to the city’s German ‘twins’

Exeter Science Park has hosted delegates from the city’s German twin town, discussing innovation and industry in both Exeter and Bad Homburg. The Mayor of Bad Homburg, Alex Hetjes, met with Dr Sally Basker, CEO of Exeter Science Park, on Friday, November 17, along with the President and Councillors from Bad Homburg City Council. Dr Basker presented her vision for the Park to the group, explaining the future plans, ambitions and developments for Exeter’s STEMM (science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine) hub. The tour of the Science Park was part of a twinning visit to the city, organised by the […]

Research Highlights Ethical Sourcing of Materials for Modern Technology – University Of Exeter

Researchers from the Camborne School of Mines have identified methods to predict the environmental and social cost of resourcing new deposits of rare earth minerals used in the production of mobile phones, wind turbines and electric vehicles. The team are pioneering techniques to develop the equivalent of a ‘Fairtrade’ model for ethically and sustainably resourcing raw materials that are crucial in the manufacturing of next generation technologies. In the research the team highlight the pivotal role that geoscientists can play in developing ‘life cycle assessment techniques” for potential new deposits of rare earth elements, to meet the growing worldwide demand. […]

Climate Change Already Damaging Health Of Millions – University of Exeter

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 health is vulnerable to climate change and associated changes in air quality,” said Professor Peter Cox, from the University of Exeter. “This vulnerability is exacerbated by economic inequalities and ageing populations. “Action to halt climate change is a […]

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 Higher Education subject rankings, published today. Education is the highest ranked at 77, with Social Sciences 83rd and Law 93rd. Business and Economics also ranked highly in the tables, positioned in the 126-150 category group. Professor Debra Myhill, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive […]