News archive 2016
Clothing and objects from the Royal Albert Memorial Museum’s collections rarely seen by the public will be on show at an event to inspire creative writing in Exeter.
Many aspects of match day life at Exeter City Football Club are brought to life in a new exhibition at St James Park.
Moving poetry in now forgotten Lancashire regional dialects written generations ago is being uncovered by a University of Exeter academic.
Vampires, immortalised in Bram Stoker’s Dracula, were born out of real-life accounts of vampires gathered by doctors and surgeons, academic research has revealed.
Five leading academics from Fudan University’s College of Foreign Languages and Literatures visited Exeter from 17-20 October to take part in a second major collaborative research colloquium.
A University of Exeter academic has won a prestigious prize which will allow her to write a major cultural history of the emergence of English Romanticism.
Michael Morpurgo, Meg Rosoff and David Almond are among the top authors taking part in Exeter’s festival of writing for and by young people during October half term.
The University of Exeter and Kenyon College are celebrating the 40th anniversary of a successful partnership at a special event in New York City.
Latest results in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2016 show that the College of Humanities continues to score highly - with students among the most satisfied within UK universities.
A University of Exeter novelist and short story writer recently spent time at the Eden Project as the attraction’s Eden-Exeter Writing Fellowship.
A new work which sets the words of World War I soldiers to music to commemorate the centenary of the conflict is to receive its world première at a prestigious music festival.
Lucy Wood, author and Creative Writing alumna of the University of Exeter, has won a Betty Trask award worth £5,000 for her first novel, Weathering.
A team of archaeologists, students and local volunteers have unearthed evidence of a Romano-British settlement in a rural Devon village.
A University of Exeter expert who brought to life the unusual romance between politician Benjamin Disraeli and his wife has won a prestigious literary prize for her work.
Academics from the University of Exeter have received funding for collaborative projects across with academics across the world from the Humanities in the European Research Area Joint Research Programme.
Previously unpublished short stories and a novel by British author Radclyffe Hall have been discovered by a University of Exeter expert.
Cornish ‘Poet of the Clay’ Jack Clemo became blind and deaf because of congenital syphilis inherited from his father, a new University of Exeter study has found.
The history of Exeter’s most important and loved trees will be uncovered as part of a new project to record the impact of huge cedars or blossoming hilltop hawthorns on the city.
In the year of Queen Elizabeth’s ninetieth birthday, research by the universities of Exeter and Oxford reveals the dramatic paths to power taken by her predecessors in a far more turbulent period of British history.
Forced Entertainment, founded by alumni from the English and Drama departments at the University of Exeter, has won the biennial International Ibsen Award
The College of Humanities achieved fantastic success at the Teaching Awards 2016, with five winners and five runners-up, including Best Subject for English.
A University of Exeter expert will describe his fascinating work to unlock the secrets of Shakespeare’s grave at an event held to mark 400 years since the playwright’s death.
University of Exeter experts will be able to examine and preserve important historical objects thanks to a new £1.2m Digital Humanities research space.
Experts and fans will gather at the University of Exeter for a conference, The Ageless Agatha Christie: Adaptations & Afterlives, on June 20 and 21.
The University of Exeter’s status as one of the best academic institutions in the world has been confirmed by new global subject rankings.
Valuable and irreplaceable historic images will now be conserved in the UK thanks to a major European heritage project run at the University of Exeter.
Anna Sowa, a Film Studies PGR student in the College of Humanities, has won an award for her film, 'Kanraxël: The Confluence of Agnack' at the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 10th Anniversary Research in Film Awards at the British Film Institute (BFI)
English and Creative Writing lecturer in the College of Humanities at the Penryn Campus, Dr Rob Magnuson Smith, has been longlisted for the 2016 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award
Professor Jo Gill to give her inaugural lecture, “Thirteen Ways of Looking from a Skyscraper': Modern American Poetry and Architecture”.
Professor Gill’s lecture will draw on her current research on the relationship between poetry and architecture in the United States across the twentieth century.
Four students from the College of Humanities have been elected as Sabbatical Officers in the Students' Guild, including two from the Department of English, one from Drama and one from Classics and Ancient History
Jane Corry, novelist, creative-writing tutor and journalist will give a talk alongside Publisher Richard Wills.
More than a hundred pieces of original art from British graphic novels will be on show as part of a new University of Exeter research project.
Pioneering work by a University of Exeter researcher will see the principles behind video games used to expand what visitors to the city’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) can learn and see.
The Paddon Award Arts Competition has returned for another year. In honour of the University’s Diamond Jubilee, the theme for entries for this year’s award is ‘Celebration’.
Exeter City FC is accumulating a significant heritage collection thanks to University of Exeter research
The legacy and impact of more than a hundred years of Exeter City FC will be showcased at home ground St James Park thanks to the work of University of Exeter academics.