News archive 2017
The black cat, now a crucial accessory for Halloween witches, was a relatively late development in the history of witchcraft, new research has found.
Pictures of Queen Victoria with her favoured Munshi, Abdul Karim and Gandhi visiting female textile workers in Lancashire feature in a new exhibition which explores the impact of Indians on British life.
A novel by University of Exeter Professor in Creative Writing, Kei Miller, has been nominated for prestigious literary prizes around the world.
People can step back in time and experience what it would have been like to live among the crowded streets of Georgian Exeter thanks to virtual reality.
A writer spent a year as a poet in residence at rubbish dumps braving vast flocks of seagulls – and their droppings – to uncover the “hideous” beauty” of landfill sites.
BBC broadcast information about Britain’s military setbacks to win hearts and minds in Germany during World War II
The BBC transmitted news about Britain’s military setbacks during World War II to Germany as part of a sophisticated operation to win hearts and minds and combat Nazi propaganda, new research shows.
This month saw the launch of the University’s brand-new Creative Careers festival on its Penryn Campus.
Forget just cheering on from the stands - football fans can explore the unique history of Exeter City through a new documentary as players embark on a promotion battle.
A shared love of literature has brought together University of Exeter undergraduates and older city residents, who studied alongside each other in a new course.
They often found themselves thousands of miles apart but author Sir William Golding and journalist Anthony Curtis never let that stop them pursuing one of their favourite pastimes – chess.
An acclaimed Professor of Gothic horror is to come to Exeter’s Northcott theatre to reveal how Dracula was based on medical evidence of ‘real’ vampires, before a performance of Dracula itself.
Rarely-seen pictures will tell the remarkable story of Exeter City FC at a new exhibition dedicated to the club’s unique history.
The University of Exeter’s status as one of the best academic institutions in the world has been confirmed by new global subject rankings.
The 19th Poet Laureate of the United States will return to her Cornish roots as she visits the Duchy to perform and discuss her work.