News archive - 2011

The sea, the sea

The University of Exeter is involved in the first major archaeological study focusing on the sea rather than a piece of land.

Exeter’s research direct to the Canadian classroom

A group of year 6 students in Ontario, Canada were treated to more than just a film on Ice Ace Columbus as part of their First Nations unit.

New AHRC funded research network

The AHRC have recently awarded Dr Marisa Lazarri a grant of £32,233 to create an international network.

Heritage at risk

Government spending cuts and rushed legislation within the cultural heritage sector are leading to a “devastating” loss of vital expertise, and to human activity that has the potential to “destroy” heritage irreparably, a new report by the British Academy has revealed. 

Roman civilisation travelled further than history books tell us

A University of Exeter archaeologist’s research has uncovered the largest Roman settlement ever found in Devon.

Creative industries in £16million funding boost

The University of Exeter is to play a key part in a new Knowledge Exchange Hub which has been established to boost the region’s creative economy.

A bird’s eye view of heritage

Poltimore House is planning a special Open Weekend as part of the national Heritage Open Days, 10 and 11 September 2011. 

Visiting the past at Calstock Roman Fort

The opportunity for the public to learn more about Calstock Roman Fort in Cornwall will be possible on Saturday 8 and 15 October in the form of special open days.