News archive - 2011

New funds for cultural history project

Southall is a large suburb of west London which has been a place of migration for diasporic communities, most particularly those of South Asian origin.

Arts, health & wellbeing in Devon

On Friday 15th April the University of Exeter will host a free public exhibition as part of a project that examines the relationship between medicine and the modern arts.

150 birthday celebrations for Indian poet and playwright

The 150th birthday of the renowned Indian poet, playwright, philosopher and artist Rabindranath Tagore is being marked through a programme of dance and theatre.

World Premiere made possible via unique partnership

In a time of financial austerity, leading to reduced investment in the Arts, the University of Exeter has taken an innovative approach to the challenge of getting experimental playwriting commissioned and performed on stage.

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.

British film maker celebrated at Exeter

To mark the 20th anniversary of British film maker Bill Douglas’s untimely death in 1991 a conference is being held at the University of Exeter on 23 September. 

Academic investment plans in Humanities at Exeter

The College of Humanities has been going from strength to strength since its formation in August 2010 and is pleased to announce plans to invest in its scholars and facilities, across all disciplines.

Drama shortlisted for Times Higher Education Awards

The partnership between the University of Exeter and a renowned playwright has been shortlisted for a major award.