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Advances in Water Research & Innovation: 1998 to 2023 and beyond - Celebrating 25 years of the Centre for Water Systems
The Centre for Water Systems (CWS) is proud to be celebrating its 25th anniversary in August 2023 and are pleased to announce a two-day celebration event to mark this special occasion: ‘Advances in Water Research & Innovation: 1998 to 2023 and beyond'.
Centre for Water Systems secures funding boost for pivotal research and education projects
Two pivotal new projects, led by experts from the University of Exeter and designed to bolster research and education within the water sector, have secured a significant funding boost.
Researchers develop the world's first ultra-fast photonic computing processor using polarisation
New research uses multiple polarisation channels to carry out parallel processing – enhancing computing density by several orders over conventional electronic chips.
Lighting Up Artificial Neural Networks
A team of international scientists have performed difficult machine learning computations using a nano-scale device, named an “optomemristor”.
Landmark new technology to improve efficiency of sewer system surveys
A new AI tool is set to improve the efficiency of surveying sewerage systems and has the potential to benefit the entire water industry.
Exeter partners with National Grid on innovation projects to help deliver Net Zero
The University of Exeter is part of a pivotal new partnership that will help decarbonise the electricity system in Great Britain and accelerate progress towards Net Zero.
Community carbon calculator now covers whole of Britain
An online tool that lets communities calculate their carbon footprint has been improved and expanded to cover the whole of England, Scotland and Wales.
Exeter expert secures place among world's "most inspiring" engineers
One of the University of Exeter’s most eminent and distinguished engineers has been celebrated as being amongst the world’s most influential academics in his field.
£2.5 million investment in 35 new PhD studentships
The University of Exeter is investing £2. 5 million in preparing the next generation of researchers to tackle some of the biggest global issues of the 21st century.
Global carbon emissions rebound close to pre-Covid levels
Global carbon emissions in 2021 are set to rebound close to pre-Covid levels, according to the Global Carbon Project.
New HORIZON 2020 project aims to build an ecosystem for innovative climate change adaptation solutions
A pioneering new pan-European project, designed to develop systemic innovations for strengthening climate resilience and featuring experts from the University of Exeter, has been launched.
Scientists from Exeter and Bangkok to collaborate on a new project on floods and droughts in Thailand
The team of researchers from College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences have been awarded a new NERC grant under the COP26 Adaptation and Resilience theme.
University of Exeter expert elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering
Professor Ruth Allen has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering - the highest honour available for a UK engineer, it has been announced.
Exeter forms new partnership with UC Berkeley’s SCET’s Global Innovation Collider programme
The University of Exeter has entered into a pivotal new partnership with the University of California, Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET), to hone and develop the entrepreneurial and innovational talents of students.
Exeter scientist appointed as NERC Constructing a Digital Environment Senior Expert
Prof Albert Chen at the Centre for Water Systems (CWS) has been appointed as a UK Senior Expert in the NERC Digital Environment Expert Network, as a part of NERC/UKRI Constructing a Digital Environment (CDE) Programme.
Exeter research team help shape digitalisation of European water networks
Two of the University of Exeter’s foremost experts on hydroinformatics have played significant roles in pivotal new European policy documents, calling for the digitalisation of the water industry.
Online tool measures community carbon footprint
Communities can measure their carbon footprint using a new online tool.
Pioneering collaboration praised in prestigious national awards
The pioneering collaboration between the Centre for Future Clean Mobility (CFCM) at the University of Exeter and SC Innovation-Global has secured the runner-up spot in a prestigious national award.
New study investigates photonics for artificial intelligence and neuromorphic computing
Scientists have given a fascinating new insight into the next steps to develop fast, energy-efficient, future computing systems that use light instead of electrons to process and store information.
University of Exeter KTP plays key role in the manufacturing process of the new Covid-19 vaccine
A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between the University of Exeter and Smart Manufacturing LTD is playing a direct and key role in the production process of the new COVID-19 vacccine.
Speeding up machine learning by means of light
Scientists have developed a pioneering new approach that will rapidly speed up machine learning – using light.
Professor Zhongdong Wang named 2021 IEEE Fellow
Professor Zhongdong Wang has been named a Fellow by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
VSimulators technology to develop footwear for active older people
A project that will use cutting-edge technology to develop safe and comfortable footwear for active older people has received a grant from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
Water engineering expert launches new £10 million European water systems project
A University of Exeter academic is set to receive a share of £10 million pounds of funding for a six-year European research project, looking at designing the next generation of intelligent urban drinking water systems.
UK’s first fully electric powered sea-going ferry revealed
The UK’s first fully electric powered sea-going ferry, designed and developed by consortium of engineering experts and businesses including the University of Exeter, has been revealed.
Exeter experts organise global Artificial Intelligence summit to tackle pandemics
A global summit which aims to boost effective collaboration between experts working in Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being organised by academics at the University of Exeter.
Exeter experts receive prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering award for work to tackle COVID-19
Experts from the University of Exeter’s Centre for Water Systems (CWS), have received a prestigious award for their exceptional engineering achievements in tackling COVID-19.
University of Exeter collaboration shortlisted for prestigious national KTP ‘Best of the Best’ Awards
A ground-breaking collaboration, between experts from the University of Exeter and Supacat Ltd, to spearhead a green revolution in defence and off-highway transport has been short-listed for a prestigious national award.
Project to enhance climate hazard resilience and related disease prevention in Africa receives funding boost
Experts from the University of Exeter will lead a pioneering project to design digital innovations to help communities across Africa become more resilient to climate hazards and prevent outbreaks of associated diseases.
University of Exeter student project with Babcock International proves huge success
An innovative collaboration between the University of Exeter and Babcock International, designed to give students unparalleled industry experience, has proved a resounding success.
Exeter researcher in Women’s Engineering Society top 50 list
A University of Exeter researcher has been named as one of the Women’s Engineering Society’s Top 50 Women in Engineering: Sustainability.
Researchers pioneer new production method for heterostructure devices
Researchers at the University of Exeter have developed a pioneering production method for heterostructure devices, based on 2D materials such as graphene.
UK leads green revolution in defence and off-highway transport
The University of Exeter and Supacat pioneer ‘off-road’ electric and ‘optionally manned’ autonomous vehicle
Former Foreign Secretary heads panel discussion
David Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee, is headlining an online panel discussion that is examining the impacts of COVID-19 on developing countries.
Exeter joins new European initiative to turn wastewater into valuable resource
Experts from the University of Exeter will play a crucial role in a new pan-European initiative to develop new techniques to turn wastewater into a valuable resource.
Exeter plays pivotal role in developing UK’s first fully electric-powered domestic ferry
The University of Exeter will play a pivotal role in a pioneering project designed to develop the UK’s first fully electric-powered domestic ferry.
Exeter experts win #EUvsVirus hackathon with pioneering solution to fight coronavirus outbreaks
A pan-European interdisciplinary team won a prestigious international competition, to develop pioneering new solutions to aid the recovery from pandemics such as COVID-19.
University of Exeter Degree Apprentices nominated for South West Apprentice of the Year
Two University of Exeter Degree Apprentices have been nominated for the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West Apprentice of the Year award.
Exeter appoints BMT’s Jake Rigby as Honorary Associate Professor
The University of Exeter has appointed Jake Rigby, Research and Development lead at one of the world’s leading engineering, science and technology consultancy firms BMT, as an Honorary Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering.
Jim Sibson of Babcock International Group Appointed as Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Exeter
The University of Exeter has appointed Jim Sibson as an Honorary Associate Professor.
Engineering Director of SC Group, Steve Austen, appointed Associate Honorary Professor
One of the UK’s foremost mechanical engineers, Steve Austen, has been appointed as an Associate Honorary Professor at the University of Exeter.
Ceremony marks handover of Exeter’s new VSimulators facility
Distinguished guests have gathered to participate in a special ceremony, to mark the handover of a new building that will house the University of Exeter’s pioneering VSimulators experimental facility.
Families ‘Diving home for Christmas’ come together for festive fun event
Families from across the South West were given a fascinating and inspirational insight into what it takes for scientists to be ‘diving home for Christmas’ during a special festive event.
First-of-a-kind electro-optical device provides solution to faster and more energy efficient computing memories and processors
The first-ever integrated nanoscale device programmable with either photons or electrons has been developed by scientists in Prof Harish Bhaskaran’s research group at the University of Oxford - in collaboration with researchers at the universities of Münster and Exeter.
Coveted awards recognise Exeter’s commitment to gender equality
Prestigious Athena SWAN awards have just been granted to two University of Exeter departments to recognise their commitment to gender equality.
University of Exeter and BMT partner up to enhance technical excellence
University of Exeter and BMT are celebrating the signing of a new collaboration agreement.
MTC seals link with University of Exeter
Partnership to Develop High Performance Components with Additive Manufacturing.
The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing at the Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre has signed a strategic partnership with the University of Exeter to develop high performance polymer components using additive manufacturing.
International Women in Engineering Day
International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) was set up by Women’s Engineering Society as a means of raising awareness of opportunities for women in engineering and encouraging them to be at the forefront of engineering and scientific based careers.
Energy Harvesting Group Demonstrate Novel Research at Venturefest
Energy Harvesting Research Group attend the most cutting edge innovation, technology and entrepreneurship coming out of Devon, Cornwall and Somerset.
Making the railways safer and more reliable with Ze-Power
Professor Meiling Zhu, chair of mechanical engineering and head of the Energy Harvesting Research Group (EHRG) at the University of Exeter, introduces us to Ze-Power (Zero Power, Large Area Rail Track Monitoring): an innovative Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded project aiming to make the railway tracks safer and more reliable.
Exeter engineering student secures award
An Exeter engineering undergraduate has been named as a regional winner at a recent awards ceremony.
Researchers take a step towards light-based brain-like computing chip
Scientists have unveiled a new integrated photonic hardware that can store and process information in ways similar to that of the human brain.
Exeter hosts Digital Twinning event
Industrial digitisalisation was on the agenda at Exeter’s recent Developing Digital Twinning collaborations in an Engineering context event.
New VSimulators Facility To Boost Multi-Disciplinary Research in Exeter
A turf-cutting ceremony has taken place at Exeter Science Park to mark the start of construction on the University of Exeter’s pioneering VSimulators experimental facility.
Project aims for self-powered railway track monitoring in real time
EPSRC-funded project aims to develop a self-powered, wide-area track condition monitoring system for the railways
Graphene biosensor could provide early lung cancer diagnosis, research shows
The wonder-material graphene could hold the key to unlocking the next generation of advanced, early stage lung cancer diagnosis.
Exeter leads research into impacts of flooding and drought in South East Asia
Experts from the University of Exeter’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences (CEMPS) will spearhead two pioneering new research projects that aim to boost local resilience to the devastating effects of natural disasters across South East Asia.
Innovative new technique could pave the way for new generation of flexible electronic components
Researchers at the University of Exeter have developed an innovative technique that could help create the next generation of everyday flexible electronics.
Exeter student awarded Undergraduate Achievement Grant
A University of Exeter student has been awarded an Undergraduate Achievement Grant for her commitment to engineering.
Graphene unlocks new potential for ‘smart textiles’
The quest to create affordable, durable and mass-produced ‘smart textiles’ has been given fresh impetus through the use of the wonder material Graphene.
Engineering expert secures prestigious RAEng Industrial Fellowship
An Engineering expert from the University of Exeter has been awarded a prestigious Fellowship to help pioneer better and more reliable flight control systems for unmanned aerial vehicles.
Victrex and University of Exeter partnership to progress additive manufacturing to the next level
The University of Exeter is part of a multi-million pound partnership with Victrex.
University of Exeter celebrates Europe’s wild rivers
The University of Exeter, the National Trust, Agile Rabbit and South West Water are joining forces for a special event in Lyme Regis about Europe’s last wild rivers.
Exeter student through to Women in Property national Awards final
Sally Kerr, a second year Civil and Environment Engineering student, has made it to the national finals of the Women in Property Awards.
Nature holds key to nurturing green water treatment facilities
The quest to develop greener and more affordable methods to treat wastewater has taken a new, innovative twist.
Engineers of the future present their projects to industry experts
Engineering students at the University of Exeter presented on a range of innovative projects
Water security crisis requires ‘urgent action’
Major forum to address ‘biggest danger facing the world over next decade’
Scientists create innovative new ‘green’ concrete using graphene
A new greener, stronger and more durable concrete that is made using the wonder-material graphene could revolutionise the construction industry.
Exeter experts sing praises of glorious mud
Mud provides precious habitats, a buffer against rising sea levels and a host of other benefits, according to two University of Exeter researchers.
Forum to address future world water challenges
UK’s largest consortium of water researchers will welcome business, NGO and government leaders to discuss water security
University of Exeter’s FAME project, led by Prof Fayyaz Memon, wins India-UK Water Quality award
A pioneering project designed to develop new and affordable treatments for complex emerging contaminants has secured a prestigious award.
Exeter secures £2 million funding to train tomorrow’s scientists and engineers
The Government is investing more than £2 million in the University of Exeter to train the next generation of innovators in physical science subjects, it has been announced.