A national consultation about a pioneering scheme to provide British politicians with unparalleled access to the very latest academic research has been launched.

The proposed Evidence Information Service (EIS) will connect policy makers with the collective expertise of a broad network of research professionals in academia and industry.

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New study combats depression in carers

Psychologists from the University of Exeter are trialling an innovative new type of support to help relatives and friends who care for stroke survivors – with studies showing that currently one in three become depressed or suffer other mental health problems.

Open day - close up - QS World Rankings

Psychology has been ranked in the world’s top 100 by an influential international league table.

The QS World University Rankings 2014 ranked Psychology at the University of Exeter in the 51-100 category, strengthening its status as being among the very best of its kind worldwide.

Study uncovers why almost winning is just as good for some gamblers

A new study led by the University of Exeter and Swansea University has pinpointed the changes in the brain that lead gamblers to react in the same way to near-misses as they do to winning.