News archive - 2010

'Tutor of the Year Award' for Psychology.

Senior Lecturer, Dr Avril Mewse, has been awarded 'Tutor of the Year Award' by the Students Guild.

Exeter plays lead role in new therapy guide

Two university academics are major contributors to a ground breaking book heralding the launch of an international revolution in treatment for depression.

Top ten for Psychology at Exeter

The Guardian University Guide 2011 places Exeter's Psychology at 9th place out of 101 departments in the UK.

Professor Alex Haslam wins national award

School of Psychology's Professor Alex Haslam is among three lecturers at the University of Exeter who have been honoured with prestigious national awards for their outstanding contribution to student learning experiences.

Putting research into practice with the GWCT

Conservation of the British countryside and its biodiversity will be key research themes for collaborative work between the University of Exeter and the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT).

Professor Chris Code wins award for services to aphasia

At the 14th International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference, recently held in Canada, the School's popular Honorary Professor Chris Code became the 5th holder of the prestigious Robin Tavistock Award.

Ceremony marks start of work on £3.6 million research facility

The start of work to create a £3.6 million research centre to improve the understanding and treatment of depression has been marked with a turf-cutting ceremony.

Designing your own workspace improves health, happiness and productivity

Employees who have control over the design and layout of their workspace are not only happier and healthier — they’re also up to 32% more productive, according to new research from the University of Exeter.

Care home research on the BBC

Researchers from SEEORG, the Cognition Group and PRISM have recently completed a major study in a Care Home in Taunton, which was broadcast on BBC1 as part of a 45 minute programme on Health and Ageing - "The Science of the Young Ones".

Concern over traumatic brain injury in youth offenders

A new study of young offenders has revealed they have a significantly higher rate of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) than that expected in society as a whole.

Unique partnership garners prestigious award

Research collaboration between the University of Exeter and Somerset Care, one of the largest care organisations in the country, has been recognised with a prestigious award.