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Keep up-to-date with the latest news from the University of Surrey. From high profile research discoveries to stories about the people at the heart of our thriving academic community, read on to find out what’s happening at Surrey and how our work is making an impact on the world.

Can you help animals diagnosed with cancer?

The University of Surrey is doing ground-breaking research into developing new treatments to tackle cancer in cats and dogs - but with you support we could do so much more.

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Shaping food labelling policy and standards

Shaping food labelling policy and standards

The University’s Food, Consumer Behaviour and Health Research Centre has made important contributions to the development of food labelling policy, exploring how consumers make use of, and understand the plethora of labels on food products, considering both nutritional value as well as allergens.

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Innovative new project changes healthcare approach

The University of Surrey has launched a pioneering new approach called ‘Innovation for Health’, which will help change the delivery of healthcare in the UK.

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Panayiotis Kattou

My PhD experience – Panayiotis Kattou

“When I heard about this PhD project I knew I wanted to do it. It wasn’t just the science that excited me but also its direct impact and relevance to industry and the outside world.”

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My Surrey experience – Vanessa Azzopardi, MSc Medical Imaging

"The academics on my programme are very knowledgeable, and often there is more than one lecturer per module, so students gain the best possible teaching from experts in each field."

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Sayed Hasan Alhussaini

My Surrey experience – Sayed Hasan Alhussaini, MSc Medical Imaging

"A great thing about studying at Surrey as an international student is the support the University provides to students who speak English as a second language."

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Reducing chronic disorders in toy dog breeds

Canine Chiari-like malformation (CM) is a complex abnormality of the skull, neck and head associated with miniaturisation, which can lead to pain disorders and the spinal cord disease syringomyelia (SM). The number of diagnosed cases and their severity has increased dramatically during the last 20 years and can be seen in many toy breed dogs and their crosses.

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Informing public policy design

Contributing to the design of public policy is challenging and assessing the success of such policies can be extremely difficult. The new Centre for Evaluation of Complexity across the Nexus (CECAN) aims to develop a culture of evidence-based decision-making and cross-fertilise knowledge and best practice between Government, the private sector and academia.

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Shaping the debate on Brexit and beyond

The EU referendum and subsequent ‘Brexit’ have dominated media and political debate in the UK and internationally, causing one of the most profound ruptures to public policy in the past century.

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