Duchess of Cornwall to meet families taking part in literature “therapy” to encourage love of reading and improve mental health
The Duchess of Cornwall will meet families taking part in literature “therapy” to encourage a love of reading and promote better mental health during the Royal visit to Exeter next week.
Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall to explore archives of key South West writers during Exeter visit
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will be able to explore fascinating documents belonging to some of the South West’s most important writers during their visit to Exeter next week.
Acclaimed novelist, memoirist, poet – and University of Exeter creative writing expert – Professor Vesna Goldsworthy has been elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
A third year English student at the University of Exeter has featured in a BBC radio play.
Newly analysed letters written by Vivien Leigh show her close bond with fans - and how the actress would share highly-personal details about her health and relationships with them.
University of Exeter alumna Ruth Gilligan (PhD English, 2014) has won the 2021 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize for her book The Butchers. This annual prize of £10,000 is awarded for a distinguished work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry, evoking the spirit of a place.
A third year English student at the University of Exeter has won a Young Writers Short Story award.
University of Exeter wins prestigious grant to showcase the contribution of arts and humanities research through the Covid-19 pandemic
The University of Exeter has been awarded £200,000* by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to take arts and humanities research beyond higher education to drive social change.
Oscar-nominated University of Exeter alumna Vanessa Kirby was a “genuinely brilliant first-class student”, her lecturers have said.
Everyday sexism at petrol forecourt inspires new children’s book, published on International Women’s Day
A sexist encounter at a petrol station has inspired a new children’s book designed to encourage children to follow their dreams and challenge outdated gender expectations.
The Glorious Revolution inspired birth of modern satire long before coffee shop culture, according to new research
The arrival of William of Orange in England helped to inspire the birth of modern satire – long before coffee shop culture made the cutting art form fashionable, a new study argues.
Pioneering health research at the University of Exeter to continue thanks to renewed Wellcome funding
Pioneering University of Exeter work on worldwide health challenges will continue thanks to renewed funding for a unique research centre.
Writers from around the world and climate scientists have penned powerful and thought-provoking pieces about the climate crisis for a new anthology.
New time-traveling drama podcast takes listeners on a moving and inspiring journey through transgender history
A new podcast takes listeners on a moving and inspiring journey through the ages as they time-travel to explore transgender history.
Majority of people would pay to watch online theatre again – even when venues are open, research shows
The majority of people who have experienced digital theatre would now pay to watch online shows, even when venues are open, a new study shows.
University of Exeter staff and students have celebrated National Poetry Day with moving performances of verses from around the globe.
Celebrate the diversity and history of the landscape of England and Wales as part of unique arts project
A stunning digital map of England and Wales will provide the inspiration for new poems celebrating the diversity and history of both countries.
The University of Exeter and the Charles Causley Trust have celebrated current and future collaborations with a special ceremony held online.
The University of Exeter has been nominated for four “Oscars of higher education” which honour the best teaching and research in the country.
Digital transformation will be key to ensuring survival of theatre industry during coronavirus, research shows
Digital transformation will be key to ensuring the survival of the theatre industry during coronavirus because people are willing to pay to see shows online, new research shows.
Two University of Exeter academics have been elected fellows of the British Academy.
Exeter City Football Club’s Grecian Archive has been gathering ‘memories for the future’ with the help of the University of Exeter.
Urgent research has begun to find a way for small and mid-sized theatre companies threatened with closure due to coronavirus to keep operating.
Exeter City legends from the past century and beyond such as Dick Pym, Alan Banks and Adam Stansfield will have a seat ‘together’ at a game for the very first time at the club’s Wembley playoff match.
Liverpool Born Football Poet, Sharon Jones has written a moving tribute to Anfield and Liverpool FC as part of a national Places of Poetry project.
A team of experts at the University of Exeter have given their top tips for parents to support their children’s writing as they begin to return to school following more than two months of lockdown.
Football fans can relive the 30th anniversary of Exeter City’s historic 1990 league title win as part of a new online exhibition.
Beautifully illustrated scrolls and graphic art storytelling traditions will help communities to reflect on shared histories of famine in India and Britain and cope with today’s environmental changes.
Work by a University of Exeter researcher into the impact of the “returned Yank” on popular culture has won a major book prize awarded by the American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS).
Award-winning children’s author brings story time online to help children during coronavirus lockdown
An award-winning Exeter children’s author has become a virtual bedtime storyteller to help families cope with the coronavirus lockdown.
Newly discovered letters show Thomas Hardy’s second wife’s joy and happiness at her marriage, and her sadness and loneliness after his death.
She achieved global stardom thanks to iconic roles in Gone with the Wind and A Streetcar Named Desire. Now the public can explore how Vivien Leigh had strong links to the South West as well as Hollywood as part of a major new project.
LGBTQ+ heritage embedded in the rich collections at Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) will be revealed and celebrated as part of a major new collaboration, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.