School of Biosciences and Medicine

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The Guardian: Want a good night's sleep? Spend less time with your phone, say scientists

Dr Simon Archer, University of Surrey comments on a new study linking increased screen time, particularly at bedtime to a poorer quality of sleep. 

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Welcome to the School of Biosciences and Medicine

Our mission is to improve human and animal health through top-ten teaching and world-leading discovery and translational research in biosciences and medicine.

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Number 1 for food sciences

Our food science programmes are ranked number one in the UK by both The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 and The Complete University Guide 2017.

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Take a virtual tour of the Surrey Human Performance Institute

As a Sport and Exercise Sciences student you'll have access to the Surrey Human Performance Institute, which provides a range of physiological assessments to help people learn more about their health status and optimise their fitness and performance.

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Research at Surrey suggests timing your exercise and meals can lead to weight loss

Our bodies use two main types of fuel: fat and carbohydrates. Research at Surrey's Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences reveals that timing when we exercise and eat can affect how our bodies burn fat.

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Getting to sleep in space is hard – and not exactly restful for the mind and body

Dr Simon Archer and Prof Derk-Jan Dijik from the Sleep Research Centre look into how sleeping works in space and how there's more to it than just nodding off.

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Coping with the clock change

With clocks set to spring forward on Sunday 27 March, read our top tips to help minimise the impact of an hour’s less sleep.

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Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
University of Surrey
Guildford
GU2 7XH

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