Pint of Science

Event Date: 
20/05/2019 - 7:00pm to 22/05/2019 - 9:30pm

<p>Running from the 20th-22nd of May the international, three-day Pint of Science festival will see thousands of scientists simultaneously bringing their research out of the lab to share with the public in over 300 cities across 24 countries. Founded seven years ago by two UK researchers, the festival brings a unique line up of talks, demonstrations and live experiments to the nation’s favourite locals. New for 2019 is the festival theme “What Next?” – we’ll be posing this critical question to researchers working across a huge range of scientific disciplines.</p>

Commuters set to take front seat in new project to cut traffic congestion

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 04/26/2016 - 11:48am

Commuters are set to become the driving force behind a new initiative designed to help reduce traffic congestion in and around Exeter.

Experts from the University of Exeter are leading a new project to help determine what factors influence the time and routes chosen by people travelling to and from the city.

As part of the pioneering project, they are launching a new online survey - found at - aimed at anyone aged 17 and over who commutes for work or study.

Academics' key climate change report

Authored by Caitlin Clark
Posted: Wed, 05/07/2014 - 8:51am

Academics from Geography at the University of Exeter have played an important role in The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s most recent report.

This second part of the IPCC’s assessment considers how the changing climate impacts on people and the natural world and suggests options for how to deal with these issues through adapting the economy, infrastructure and society.

The report is the culmination of three years of work by more than 300 authors from 70 countries, reporting in almost 2000 pages.