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02/22/2017 at 10:30. Facebook
Watch Exeter Alumnus Tom Staniford on BBC2's Incredible Medicine at 9pm tonight.

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02/21/2017 at 10:45. Facebook
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02/21/2017 at 10:15. Facebook
New research reveals the impacts of mass coral die-off on Indian Ocean reefs. Warming seawaters, caused by climate change and extreme climatic events, threaten the stability of tropical coral reefs, with potentially devastating implications for many reef species and the human communities that reefs support.

New research by the University of Exeter shows that increased surface ocean...
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02/20/2017 at 13:48. Facebook
The winter habits of Britain’s basking sharks have been revealed for the first time.

Researchers from our University of Exeter Penryn Campus have found that some basking sharks spend their winters off Portugal and North Africa, some head to the Bay of Biscay whilst others choose to staycation around the UK and Ireland.

Featured news - Basking sharks seek out winter sun - University of Exeter
Looking to study in the UK this summer? Join our International Summer School for a summer to remember! There are 11 unique and accredited courses to choose from and a fee package including tuition, accommodation, a three day London visit and full social programme. Find out more at [ Link ]
University of Exeter Alumni are sharing some wonderful #LoveExeter stories today to mark #ValentinesDay ♥

A valentines tale: Married at Reed Hall
We're looking for #Devon based couples who've lived together for 15+ years to share their secrets for life-long love as part of a new research project. Find out more at [ Link ]
Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE DL is back at the heart of our Streatham Campus! In celebration of her 10 years as Chancellor, Floella returned to campus today to unveil a stunning bronze bust made by Devon sculptor Luke Shepherd.

If you want to stop by and visit Floella's sculpture, you will find it opposite the Queen’s building next to Devonshire House.
Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE DL unveils her new bronze sculpture on our Streatham Campus.
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'Making the Exceptional Happen' is our most ambitious fundraising campaign, aiming to raise £60 million in philanthropic income and 60,000 volunteering hours from 6,000 volunteers. Will you help us get there?
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Prominent divorce lawyer Baroness Shackleton is funding new University of Exeter research which could help uncover the secret of finding life-long love.

Fiona Shackleton, an alumna of the University, is described as one of the “most ferociously brilliant” solicitors in the country. She has acted in divorce cases for famous clients including Paul McCartney and Liam Gallagher.

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Would you like to find out more about life as a student at our Penryn Campus? Come along to one of our half-term visit days next week. All welcome.

Monday 13, Wednesday 15, and Friday 17 February.

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LED street lighting could be dimmed to reduce its impacts on the environment, according to new Exeter research. The study found that dimming or switching off LED lights at night reduced the number of predatory spiders and beetles that were drawn to grassland patches.

Dr Thomas Davies from our University of Exeter Penryn Campus said, “We are making fundamental changes to the way we light the...
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Four seasons of our beautiful Reed Hall. What's your favourite season in Exeter? ☀❄
Aid workers in #refugee camps and shelters in Greece are receiving legal training to help keep #migrant children safe thanks to an expert from the University of Exeter. [ Link ]
Climate change scientists should think more about sex!

#Climatechange can have a different impact on male and female fish, shellfish and other marine animals, with widespread implications for the future of marine life and the production of seafood.

But a paper published today in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters has found that very little research into how males and females respond...
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What do you think about the reintroduction of beavers in the UK? Help our researchers and give your views in our short online survey. [ Link ]

This video clip is rare footage of a mother and baby beavers in the River Otter. These five month old kits are some of the first beavers to be born in the wild in England for hundreds of years. The mother and father beaver and their five...
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Happy Lunar New Year to all our students, staff, alumni and friends!