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One giant leap for space robotics

A UK white paper led by a University of Surrey Professor reveals the present and future of space robotics.

A message of support to the people of Nice

The University of Surrey would like to send its support to the people of Nice after the tragic events that occurred on Bastille Day (Thursday 14 July).

Raising the game for the gaming industry

The Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP) at the University of Surrey hosted G3 Futures Conference for the UK’s leading gaming sector at their world leading 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC)The UK gaming industry overtook the movie industry in 2007 and is one of the sectors that has enjoyed year-on-year growth ever since despite global economic uncertaintiesGuildford is home to the largest cluster of video games companies in the UK with over 50 games studios based there producing world-wide names such as FIFA, LittleBigPlanet, Burnout and Fable

Surrey Space Centre to lead test mission to clear up space junk in 2017

Experts from Surrey Space Centre warn that space exploration could be put on hold for a generation if space junk is not removedSpace debris travels around the Earth at several thousands of miles an hour, meaning even small fragments of litter could destroy vital satellites and space stationsUniversity of Surrey scientists to lead a test mission, RemoveDEBRIS, to test low-cost debris removal technology in early 2017

Estimating the carbon footprint of crime

Crimes committed in England and Wales contributed  over 4 million metric tons CO2e, equivalent to the carbon emissions of around 900,000 UK homesBurglary is the worst offender, contributing 30% of the total crime carbon footprint, followed by criminal justice system services (21%)However, reducing crime does not necessarily reduce carbon footprint, according to University of Surrey study

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