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Latest press releases

'It won’t happen to me’- Distorted view amongst smokers of when deadly damage caused by smoking will occur

Smokers have a distorted perception on when the onset of smoking-related conditions will occur, a new study in the Journal of Cognitive Psychology reports.  

World leading solar materials expert to speak at annual lecture

One of the world’s leading pioneers in solar power research is set to speak next Wednesday (17 January) at the University of Surrey’s Annual Materials Lecture. 

New Education Secretary must focus on improving quality of early childhood education

Authors of a comprehensive study on Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) launched today have called on the new Secretary of State for Education, Damian Hinds MP, to focus on improving the quality of the free entitlement to part time nursery care for 3-year-olds.  

Cancer patients given fluids live longer

Dying cancer patients given fluids will generally live longer, a new study led by researchers from Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Surrey has found.

Hereditary facial features could be strongly influenced by a single gene variant, a new study finds

Do you have your grandmother’s eyes? Or your father’s nose? A new study by the Universities of Oxford and Surrey has uncovered variations in singular genes that have a large impact on human facial features, paving the way to understanding what determines the facial characteristics passed on from generation to generation.

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