News archive - 2015

Wealth collides with debt in new theatrical production

Questions of power, wealth and politics are explored in a production which focuses on the global responses to and effects of austerity today. 

Drama department hosts performance of Beauty and the Beast by Quangzhou Gaojia Opera Company in collaboration with Shanghai Theatre Academy.

A production of Beauty and the Beast, combining Gaojia opera with puppetry, is being performed tomorrow at the University of Exeter.

All Humanities subjects placed in top ten of the Complete University Guide 2016

Disciplines from the College of Humanities have reinforced their positions amongst the best in the UK.

New camera technology reveals body's hidden secrets

A dramatic way of seeing magnified parts of the human body is now possible through cutting edge filming technology. The BREATH project uses extreme slow motion and close up filming techniques to explore the ageing human body as a new landscape.

Guardian ranking means Exeter now top 10 in all UK league tables

The University of Exeter has been ranked as one of the top 10 UK universities in the influential Guardian University Guide 2016.

University to host a series of events for national humanities festival

The University of Exeter is hosting a series of events for Being Human 2015, the UK’s only national festival of the humanities.

Drama alumna Samantha Baines triumphs at female comedy awards

Drama alumna Samantha Baines wins 'Best Newcomer' at What the Frock! Awards 2015

RAW returns with fresh talent from Drama students and graduates

The RAW Emerging Arts Platform will showcase some of the most exciting performances in the UK from Drama students and graduates, at the Exeter Northcott Theatre, from 11 to 13 June 2015. 

How to handle a Greek tragedy

A new book that shows actors and directors how to handle scripts from Greek tragedies has been produced as a practical guide.

Chronic pain relief explored by Exeter academic in BBC documentary

A University of Exeter academic will be exploring ground-breaking research into relieving chronic pain in a BBC Radio 4 documentary on 15 July at 9pm.

College of Humanities consolidates its UK-leading position in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016

Exeter has maintained its outstanding position at 7th in the prestigious The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide as well as being proclaimed Sports University of the Year.

From Doorstep to Texas, University theatre project gains global recognition

A local theatre project based in Torbay has gained international recognition, thanks to one of its founders from the University of Exeter.

Spotlight on Black British Theatre

A University of Exeter academic has conceived a documentary on the history of black British theatre and screen, presented by Sir Lenny Henry.

 

Salute to Shakespeare: interpretations of Shakespeare in Chinese opera and traditional Chinese puppetry.

This week the College was delighted to host a visit of staff and students from Shanghai Theatre Academy. 

Plight of Syrian exiles showcased in film

A powerful and heart-warming film about a group of Syrian refugee women is being shown at the University of Exeter.

University of Exeter AHRC DTP Open Event

The University of Exeter will be hosting an Open Event to provide those interested in applying for AHRC DTP funding with an opportunity to learn more about studying for a PhD with Exeter.