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Exeter remains one of the best universities in the world

  The University of Exeter has retained its position as one of the best universities in the world, according to the latest influential rankings. The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) […]

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Astronaut to be Exeter Uni Hon Prof

From Exeter University: Dr Mike Barratt has orbited our planet 202 times, travelling 5.3 million miles in 307 hours. From 1995 to 1998 he served as Medical Operations Lead for […]

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Exeter research suggests women prefer more athletic men

From University of Exeter: Top male biathletes are more attractive to the opposite sex, according to a new study by scientists at the universities of Exeter and Bristol. This result, say the […]

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Rare map gives glimpse into 18th century Exeter life

  From Exeter University: A rare map found in an attic gives an extraordinary glimpse into 18th-century life in Exeter before radical changes to the landscape and industry transformed the city. […]

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Inside Hartland’s remarkable new Resurgence Centre

Following the first event at the new Resurgence Centre last week, an interesting talk on the North Devon biosphere by Andy Bell, I was invited to tour the new building. […]

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North Devon: World Class By Nature – a talk by Andy Bell

North Devon is one of just 6 UNESCO-designated Biosphere Reserves in the UK. What exactly does that mean? What makes our region so important on a global scale? Join Andy […]

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Learn Devon is to open a new adult learning space in Okehampton.

From Devon Council:     Located inside the Okehampton Library, the ‘hub’ will provide adults in Okehampton and the surrounding villages with a dedicated space for improving English and maths […]

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Exeter Uni climate change experts on TV

World-leading climate change experts from the University of Exeter will give a fascinating insight into the impacts of global warming when they appear on a hard-hitting BBC documentary. Professors Catherine […]

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Just because our ancestors had bows and arrows they were not necessarily sophisticated

From Exeter University: Artefacts such as bows and arrows do not necessarily prove our ancestors had sophisticated reasoning and understanding of how these tools worked, new research suggests. Instead, such items […]

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Should we ban vehicles outside school gates?

Nearly two thirds (63%) of teachers would support a ban on motor vehicles outside the school gates during school drop off and pick up times, new figures reveal, as 29 […]

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