Archive news - 2013

Pioneering robotic surgery research taking place in Exeter

Pioneering new research in robotic surgery is forging ahead thanks to a partnership between the University of Exeter and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E). 

Healthy rivalry could boost sport and business performance

New research shows that people can recover from poor performance when rivals comment on their failures. 

Beetroot juice – the winning formula for team sports

New research shows that drinking beetroot juice can significantly improve performance in team sports involving bouts of high intensity exercise.

University ranks 49th best institution in the world

The Leiden University World Rankings shows that the University of Exeter ranks 49th best institution in the world.

Why a little Beet It goes a long way

Athletes no longer ask whether beetroot juice improves sporting performance - they just want to know how much to drink, and when. A new study has the answers.

Exeter academic and Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor honoured by Brock University in Canada

Brock University is recognising Professor Neil Armstrong for his exceptional academic contributions to the fields of paediatric physiology and sport and health sciences by awarding him with an LLD (honoris causa).

University of Exeter breaks BUCS top five

The University of Exeter has finished fifth in the overall British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) rankings for the 2012 / 2013 season.

Exeter Alumna sails to silver

University of Exeter alumna Hannah Diamond has taken silver, alongside team mate Ben Saxton, in the inaugural Narca 17 Class sailing World Championships.

Research student wins Nike Award for Athletic Footwear Research

Sport and Health Sciences PhD student Izzy Moore has been awarded the Nike Award for Footwear Research.

1st in the UK for Sports Science

Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Exeter has been ranked 1st in the UK for Sports Science in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2013. The department has featured in the top 10 for the last seven years.

Life Science ranked in the world's top 100

Life Sciences at the University of Exeter has been ranked in the world’s top 100 by an influential international league table.

Exeter researchers investigate effects of exercise on children born with heart disease

The University of Exeter’s Children’s Health and Exercise Research Centre today announced its involvement in a three-year project to investigate the effects of exercise on children with congenital heart disease.