News archive - 2010

Visit of First Sea Lord

Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval staff, recently gave a lecture, The Maritime Contribution to UK Defence and Security, as part of the University’s Shaping the Future series of talks, in association with the Met Office.

Churchill's empire revealed in new biography

The first comprehensive account of Churchill’s lifelong involvement with Empire, from his childhood schooldays to his emergence as self-made imperial hero to his final premiership in the 1950s, has been written by a University of Exeter historian, Professor Richard Toye. 

Anniversary celebrations for Cornish culture

The Cornish Audio Visual Archive has celebrated its tenth anniversary. Cornwall’s multimedia archive was established in 2000 as a partnership between the Institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter and local resource providers including the Cornish Studies Library and Cornwall Record Office.

Royal seal of approval for history student

A prestigious competition which selects the best dissertations from history departments across the country placed an Exeter student as a runner up.

Exeter contributes to the history of the world

History experts from the University of Exeter have contributed their geographical and subject knowledge to the latest edition of the prestigious copy of The Times Complete History of the World.