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Latest News releases

Surrey named University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times

Surrey awarded two University of the Year titles, achieving top spot overall and for Student Experience.

5G Innovation Centre officially opens at the University of Surrey

The University of Surrey today opens its state-of-the-art 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC), securing the UK’s role in leading the development of the next generation communications technology, 5G. 

Eating ‘on the go’ could lead to weight gain, new research finds

In a new study published today in the Journal of Health Psychology, researchers from the University of Surrey have found dieters who eat ‘on the go’ may increase their food intake later in the day which could lead to weight gain and obesity.  The findings from the study also showed that eating while walking around triggered more overeating compared to eating during other forms of distraction such as watching TV or having a conversation with a friend.

Warning to DIY enthusiasts and construction workers as research unveils dangerous dust emissions

New research published today in the Journal of Nanoparticle Research has warned of the dangers to construction workers and DIY enthusiasts of breathing in the harmful particles which are released during building refurbishment works. 

Frequent travel is damaging to health and wellbeing, according to new study

A new study published today in the journal Environment & Planning A has described how the glamorisation of frequent, long-haul travel ignores and exacerbates the physiological, psychological, and societal costs of our ‘hypermobile’ lifestyles. 

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