Archive news - 2014

Vice-Chancellor mirrors student in Sport and Health Sciences

Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Professor Sir Steve Smith and Sport and Health Sciences student Anna Collin took part in the Students’ Guild’s Mirror scheme.

Volunteer in the Spotlight: Rob Dawson

'In the spotlight' is a regular feature which shares the stories of some of our alumni volunteers. This month is the turn of Rob Dawson (BSc Psychology with Sport & Exercise Science 2011).

College success in the Teaching Awards 2014

Over 350 nominations were cast by College of Life and Environmental Sciences (CLES) students in the Teaching Awards 2014, with CLES staff nominated in 6 out of the 10 categories.

Recreational football reduces high blood pressure in mature women

The World Cup in Brazil may be attracting a global armchair audience of millions, but new research has shown that playing football could help lower blood pressure in women aged 35-50.

CLES success at the Professional Services Recognition Awards

The Professional Services Recognition Awards entered its fourth year on Friday 11th July with one of awards going to the College of Life and Environmental Sciences.

University of Exeter’s commitment to gender equality in the sciences confirmed

The University of Exeter’s commitment to gender equality in science disciplines has been recognised through a prestigious national award scheme.

Exeter researchers seek young cyclists for bone health study

University of Exeter researchers are looking for young male cyclists to take part in a study investigating how our body composition is affected by the sports we practice.

Not just child’s play – study provides benchmark for identifying those at risk

Boys perform better than girls in speed, limb strength and cardiorespiratory fitness, whilst girls have the edge in balance and flexibility, according to a landmark study of European children.

CLES research rated internationally excellent in latest national assessment

CLES research has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the first assessment of the research quality of UK universities since 2008, the Research Excellence Framework (REF).