Exeter to become catalyst for engaging research

11thApr 2012

The University of Exeter has been awarded £300,000 to become a centre of excellence for public engagement in research. The grant from Research Councils UK (RCUK) will ensure Exeter’s research addresses the most pressing issues facing people today: from patients to business leaders.

By becoming one of eight University Catalysts for Public Engagement, Exeter will build on a series of excellent initiatives already underway and ensurepublic engagement becomes an embedded part of its research culture.

New £3.6 million mood disorders research facility opens its doors at the University of Exeter

30thMar 2012

The South West region is set to benefit from a new £3.6 million building dedicated to researching treatments for mood disorders such as depression and Bipolar Disorder.

The Sir Henry Wellcome Building for Mood Disorders Research was officially launched on 29 March 2012 by Director of the Wellcome Trust, Sir Mark Walport.

Up to 400 people a year could receive treatment provided at the new facility through its clinical research.

Brightpearl’s retail customers’ growth exceeds retail industry average

29thMar 2012

Brightpearl’s customers’ sales grew at 35% in 2011 compared to single digit growth of the industry at large