Centres and groups
Digitalhealth@surrey is a cross disciplinary network of researchers from centres and groups across the University.
Digital health and data science
Digital technology is changing the way that illnesses in humans and animals and humans are diagnosed, monitored, prevented, treated and experienced. Researchers in this group gather new data insights to advance diagnostics, treatment and care, and explore how technology can be used to improve healthcare access and delivery.
Contact: Dr Jo Armes
Brain and Behaviour research group (School of Psychology)
The Brain and Behaviour research group within Surrey’s School of Psychology explores multiple aspects of cognition and behaviour across the lifespan in both non-clinical and clinical populations.
Contact: Professor Bertram Opitz
Centre for Biomedical Engineering
The Centre for Biomedical Engineering aims to apply engineering and technology to problems in medicine and biology, from the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of disease to a better understanding of the way the body works.
Contact: Professor Mike Hughes
Centre for Digital Economy (CoDE)
Centre for Mathematical and Computational Biology (CMCB)
Centre for Research in Social Simulation (CRESS)
Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP)
CVSSP’s vision is to create machines that can see and hear to understand the world around them, enabling AI applications for the benefit of society. Research in CVSSP has led to pioneering technology and award-winning spin-out companies in the biometric, communication, medical and creative industries.
Contact: Professor Adrian Hilton
Digital World Research Centre (DWRC)
Food, Consumer Behaviour and Health Research Centre
The Food, Consumer Behaviour and Health Research Centre integrates biological knowledge of food safety, diet and health with understanding about consumer behaviour to facilitate the improvement of people’s lives.
Contact: Professor Monique Raats
Health Psychology research Group
The Health Psychology research Group investigates four key research areas: health behaviour and behaviour change; risk appreciation; governance and policy processes; and chronic conditions and health, stress and fatigue.
Contact: Professor Jane Ogden
Institute for Communication Systems (ICS) and 5G/6G Innovation Centre (5G/6GIC)
The ICS is the UK's largest and most well-known academic research centre in mobile and satellite communication systems and home to 5G/6GIC which brings together leading academics and key industry partners to help define and develop the next generation communication network.
Contact: Professor Rahim Tafazolli
Radiation and Medical Physics group
The Radiation and Medical Physics Group uses its strong expertise in applied radiation physics to explore the fundamental properties and interactions of radiation in a range of medical and industrial applications, with a particular focus on nuclear security.
Contact: Giuseppe Schettino
Surrey Blockchain is an interdisciplinary research hub across the University of Surrey which focuses on fusing blockchain with artificial intelligence technologies, bringing innovative solutions in areas such as digital records, healthcare and online trust and identity.
Contact: Professor John Collomosse
Surrey Sleep Research Centre (SSRC)
Veterinary Health Innovation Engine (vHive)
One Health European Joint Programme (EJP)
One Health EJP is a landmark EU partnership between 37 partners including food, veterinary and medical laboratories and institutes in Europe and the Med-Vet-Net Association. Surrey is responsible for the education and training activities and communications for One Health EJP.
Contact: Dr Piyali Basu