Press Releases

New advanced e-voting system selected for Australian state election »

14 November 2014

A new, advanced electronic voting system developed by the University of Surrey and the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC), in collaboration with the Universities of Melbourne and Luxembourg is to be used in Australia’s Victorian State election, which opens on Monday. This is the first time worldwide that an electronic election system that can be checked at every stage has been used in a large-scale politically binding election.   

Mothers nurture emotions in girls over boys, new study finds »

12 November 2014

A new study published today in The British Journal of Developmental Psychology has found that conversations mothers have with their daughters tend to contain more emotional words and content, than the conversations they have with their sons.

New research lights the way to super-fast computers »

07 November 2014

New research published today in the journal Nature Communications, has demonstrated how glass can be manipulated to create a material that will allow computers to transfer information using light. This development could significantly increase computer processing speeds and power in the future.

University of Surrey announces vision for 5G alongside major industry partners »

04 November 2014

At an event in London today, the University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) shared its vision for the future of 5G technologies with an overview of its achievements so far, alongside industry partners including Huawei, Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe and Vodafone.

Nursery places for three-year-olds: introduction of free entitlement did not deliver long-term benefits for children’s development, new research finds »

22 October 2014

A report presented to the House of Lords today reveals that free part-time nursery places for three- year-olds enabled some children to do better in assessments at the end of Reception, but overall educational benefits are small and do not last.  

Local people asked to help equip veterinary students for real life »

14 October 2014

The University of Surrey’s School of Veterinary Medicine is appealing to animal lovers in Guildford and the surrounding areas to help with students’ training, by becoming volunteer veterinary clients.

Waxing lyrical: Ruby Wax in conversation with Professor Jim Al-Khalili »

08 October 2014

University of Surrey Professor and BBC Radio 4 Life Scientific presenter Jim Al-Khalili will host the next in his series of his 'Jim Meets' interviews with special guest, comedienne and mental health campaigner, Ruby Wax on Thursday 27 November at the University of Surrey.

Surrey welcomes its first student vets »

06 October 2014

48 students from across the UK and Europe have made history by becoming the first to embark on the new five-year Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Science offered by the University of Surrey’s School of Veterinary Medicine – the UK’s newest vet school.

New research points to graphene as a flexible, low-cost touchscreen solution »

26 September 2014

New research published today in the journal Advanced Functional Materials suggests that graphene-treated nanowires could soon replace current touchscreen technology, significantly reducing production costs and allowing for more affordable, flexible displays.

Surrey rises to 11th place in The Times and Sunday Times league table »

19 September 2014

The University of Surrey has achieved its highest ever position in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015, rising to 11th place. This follows on the University’s ranking of 6th place in The Guardian League Table earlier this year.

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Amy Sutton
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University of Surrey Press Office
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University of Surrey Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH


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