News archive - 2013

Exciting new PhD programme in Art History and Visual Culture is launched

The College continues to invest in its Art History and Visual Culture research culture

University of Exeter announces Medieval Studies AHRC-funded Collaborative Skills Development Programme

A unique collaboration with the University of Bristol creates an exciting series of workshops based at local heritage sites

Demons and illness in Exeter

The Centre for Medical History, in collaboration with the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, hosted an interdisciplinary, international conference on the relationship between demons and illness in pre-modern religious cultures.

Humanities subject successes in the Complete University Guide

The University of Exeter moves up from 13th to 10th place in The Complete University Guide’s ranking of 124 UK universities for 2014, which was published on Monday 29 April.

Students vote Theology and Religion as ‘Best Subject’ in University

The Department of Theology and Religion is thrilled to have won this years’ coveted ‘Best Subject’ award, voted for by students across the University in the annual Students’ Guild Teaching Awards.

Theology and Religion student wins Creative Writing Scholarship

Hannah Barr was awarded the 2013 Ottawa Independent Writers Scholarship for Creative Writing by Professor Seymour Mayne during her year abroad.

Sensational scholars? Academics on TV

Professor Francesca Stavrakopoulou, lecturer in theology, will talk about her experience of being an academic on TV on Saturday 6 July.

Champions of Change at the White House

Doctor Siam Bhayro from the Department of Theology and Religion forms part of an international team whose research has been celebrated in an event at the White House, USA.

Humanities underlines leading position in Times league table

This year has seen the Times and Sunday Times amalgamate their league tables for the first time, with the University overall rising two places to 8th.

World class research across the College of Humanities pushes us into the Top 100 THE global rankings

The College of Humanities has broken into the THE World Subject Rankings for Arts and Humanities at 65th place, showing the international reach of the College’s reputation and research. 

South, West and Wales consortium awarded £14.2m to nurture next generation of arts and humanities researchers

The South, West and Wales Consortium, in which the University of Exeter is joined with seven other universities – has been awarded £14.2 million funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).