Archive news - 2009

Biodiversity passes the taste test and is healthier too

Cattle and sheep grazed on natural grasslands help maintain biodiversity and produce tastier, healthier meat, according to a study by the University of Exeter.

Energy security to be addressed by leading UK researchers

Is Britain’s energy supply under threat from global political insecurities?

Discover why dirt holds the key to survival

Dirt is everywhere we go; it is the root of our existence, supporting our feet, our farms, our cities.

Exeter geographer wins medal

University of Exeter geographer Professor Chris Turney has been awarded the Bigsby Medal for 2009 from the British Geological Society of London.

Homecoming geographer hopes to inspire Devon’s youngsters

A Devonshire geographer has returned to his home county to join a growing team of climate change and sustainability researchers at the University of Exeter.

Exeter scientist advises Channel 4 on major climate change series

University of Exeter scientist Professor Chris Turney is scientific advisor for a major new series starting on Channel 4 on Monday 7 December 2009.

Geography student awarded Floella Benjamin Career Development Award 2009/10

Sam Gillchrest, a third year BSc Geography student at Tremough has been awarded a £1,000 Floella Benjamin Career Development Award.