The University of Exeter has been allocated £250,000 in government funding to design and test an artificial intelligence-supported intervention to treat depression and anxiety in female veterans.
University of Exeter leads the way in ALS research
University of Exeter Professor Marios Politis is leading a year-long study into the effects of motor neurone research, or ALS, in patients who are affected by it.
Light exposure and its link to mental illness
Imogen Poyntz-Wright, Science editor, discusses recent findings that demonstrate a link between light exposure levels and certain mental illnesses.
New Omicron sub-variant was predicted by Exeter professor’s mathematical modelling
New Omicron sub-variant was predicted by Exeter professor’s mathematical modelling Professor Livio Fenga, from the University of Exeter Business School’s Centre for Analysis, Simulation and Models, predicted the “possible presence” of the BA.2 Omicron sub-variant in December 2021. According to the University of Exeter, the senior lecturer’s mathematical model applied “spectral entropy, wavelet theory, feature […]
Lucky genes can protect obese people from disease
Imogen Poyntz-Wright, online science editor, discusses the identification of lucky genes with regards to obesity in humans
Univeristy of Exeter leads new research project in treatment of delirium
University of Exeter leads new research project in treatment of delirium A research programme led by the University of Exeter will investigate ways to help hospital patients recover from delirium. Delirium is a state of acute confusion, often involving hallucinations, that afflicts a quarter of older people admitted to hospital. The £2.5 million programme is […]
Exeter University researchers developing AI that can reveal climate change tipping points
Exeter University researches developing AI that can reveal climate change tipping points A new AI program being developed by researchers at the University of Exeter is working on predicting the points at which irreversible climate changes could occur, giving us a chance to prevent them. This new system, which has been constructed through a hybrid […]
COVID-19: Mortality risk increases when ICUs are full
COVID-19: Mortality risk increases when ICUs are full COVID-19 patients admitted to very full hospitals have an increased chance of dying, equivalent to being up to 11 years older, new research has revealed. The study, co-led by UCL researchers and the University of Exeter, analysed data from around 4,000 patients admitted to Intensive Care Units […]
University of Exeter study finds that Quorn products lower cholesterol
University of Exeter study finds that Quorn products lower cholesterol A University of Exeter study suggests that mycoprotein, the protein source only found in Quorn products, lowers the absorptive levels of low-density lipoproteins, otherwise referred to as “bad” cholesterol. The study found that mycoprotein lowers levels of cholesterol more than protein sources such as meat […]
Race against time
Kevin Yu discusses the journey towards a Coronavirus vaccine