Medieval arrows caused similar injuries to modern-day gunshots New archaeological evidence shows the injuries caused by medieval arrows are similar to gunshot wounds caused today. The newly discovered bones supporting this were found in a Dominican friary in Exeter. The bones harbour the wounds of a longbow arrow shot through the skull, leaving behind small […]
The University of Exeter and local NGO plant thousands of trees in the Amazon Ran by the University of Exeter and local NGO Instituto Ouro Verde (the ‘Institute of Green Gold’), the project has planted thousands of trees in the Amazon’s “arc of deforestation”. Almost 150 acres of former rainforest land has been converted to […]
Brown hares and chickens introduced to Britain as ‘gods’ not food Research led by the Universities of Exeter, Leicester and Oxford has discovered that upon their introduction to Britain, brown hares and chickens were viewed as ‘gods’ rather than food. New radiocarbon dating on bones found in Hampshire and Hertfordshire shows the animals were brought […]
Natalie Tongue highlights the cultural benefits to self-isolation
Natalie Tongue discusses the after-math of the burning of Notre Dame and where the donations for it’s re-build have originated.
A team of researchers across several universities have been awarded a £1.65 million grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to produce new technologies that will improve the energy efficiency of buildings. At present, buildings are responsible for over 40% of total UK energy consumption. This project, led by University of Nottingham Dr […]
Natalie Tongue voices her contempt towards the misogynistic attack against Katie Bouman, responsible for the first ever photo of a black hole.
The University of Exeter Business School has recently gained accreditation status from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Sitting alongside accreditations from EQUIS (EFMD Quality Improvement System) and the Association of Masters in Business Administration (AMBA), the Business School has now officially earned the “Triple Crown” accreditation. This has been awarded by […]
Exeter City Council has recently completed an environmentally friendly housing complex which has been shortlisted for numerous awards, including: the South West Built Environment Awards, Project of the Year category; Residential Property of the Year in the Michelmores Property Awards; and two Royal Institute for Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards – Design Through Innovation and Residential. […]
Recently, Dove has become a fully cruelty-free brand, as certified by PETA. Dove is owned by the company Unilever which publicly supported a global ban on animal testing in collaboration with the Humane Society International. While according to Dove director Amy Stepanian, the brand hadn’t relied on animal testing for 30 years, by certifying as […]