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Welcome to our News and Events pages. Here you can read about our latest faculty news including the achievements of our staff and students and new academic research revealed.

Latest News releases

Getting to sleep in space is hard – and not exactly restful for the mind and body

Dr Simon Archer and Prof Derk-Jan Dijik from the Sleep Research Centre look into how sleeping works in space and how there's more to it than just nodding off.

The book made from bacteria

Surrey’s Dr Simon Park has become the first scientist to make a cover of a book completely out of bacteria.

Scientists cross-breed toy dogs predisposed to painful disease

Researchers from the University of have continued their investigations into Chiari-like malformation, a disease in toy dogs.

Night shifts may be more disruptive to women than men

A new study from the Surrey Sleep Research Centre at the University has found that night shifts may be more disruptive to women’s sleep-wake cycles than men’s.

Reducing the effects of light-emitting devices on sleep

University research has found that preventative strategies may reduce the adverse effects of light-emitting devices on sleep.

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