Press Releases

University of Surrey launches crowdfunding platform »

17 April 2015

The University of Surrey has announced a new partnership with Crowdfunder to give enterprising students and staff the opportunity to get their ideas off the ground.

Launch of new partnership arrangement for future operation of the National Physical Laboratory »

27 March 2015

Today the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) formally signed a partnership agreement with the Universities of Strathclyde and Surrey which will set a new strategic direction for the future of the National Physical Laboratory (NPL).

University, Hospital and Councils sign MOU to tackle traffic and car parking issues »

26 March 2015

This week, the University of Surrey, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford Borough Council and Surrey County Council have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to improve car parking and sustainable transport issues at the Hospital, the University’s Manor Park and Stag Hill sites and the Surrey Research Park. This will include the development and provision of permanent long and short-term car parking for essential staff and visitors of the Hospital.

International collaboration essential in fight against rabies, new study finds »

26 March 2015

A new study, published today in the journal PloS Neglected Tropical Diseases has given new insights into the spread of rabies in the Middle East, showing that the deadly disease regularly moves between countries in the region.

University of Surrey to host new international research centre on Sustainable Prosperity »

25 March 2015

The University of Surrey has been awarded a £6m research grant from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to establish an international Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP).

University of Surrey announces the departure of Professor Sir Christopher Snowden »

20 March 2015

The University of Surrey has announced that Professor Sir Christopher Snowden is to stand down as its President and Vice-Chancellor at the end of September 2015 to take up the equivalent role at the University of Southampton.

Superfast computers a step closer as a silicon chip’s quantum capabilities are improved »

20 March 2015

Research has demonstrated laser control of quantum states in an ordinary silicon wafer and observation of these states via a conventional electrical measurement.   The findings - published in the journal Nature Communications by a UK-Dutch-Swiss team from the University of Surrey, University College London, Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, the Radboud University in Nijmegen, and ETH Zürich/EPF Lausanne/Paul Scherrer Institute in Switzerland  - mark a crucial step towards future quantum technologies, which promise to deliver secure communications and superfast computing applications.

New iPad game uses citizen science to track endangered species in the wild »

18 March 2015

Today, a new app for the iPad was released that could change the way wildlife is monitored in the future.

Natural sleep cycles identified in rural community – new study finds »

18 March 2015

A new study, published today in the journal Scientific Reports, has identified a rural community in Brazil that still follows the earlier sleep and wake times similar to pre-industrial times.

Male images seen by left side of the brain, new study finds »

05 March 2015

A new study, published today in the journal Laterality, has found that people are quicker to categorise a face as being male when it is shown to the left side of the brain.   

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