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Keep up-to-date with the latest news from the University of Surrey. From high profile research discoveries to stories about the people at the heart of our thriving academic community, read on to find out what’s happening at Surrey and how our work is making an impact on the world.

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Nuclear Physics Group wins £3m STFC grant for fundamental research

Surrey’s Nuclear Physics Group has won a £3m grant from STFC (Science and Technology Facilities Council) to fund three years of experimental and theoretical research – which will have knock-on benefits in healthcare, the nuclear industry and other sectors.

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EAB award winners

Research Fellow wins top biometrics industry award

Dr Zhenhua Feng has won the European Association for Biometrics Industry Award 2017 for his development of an algorithm which enables facial landmark detection in ‘uncontstrained’ situations.

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Rotimi Akinsete, Ruby Wax, Dr Melaine Coward, Rhashan Stone and Mary John at mental health event

Ruby Wax and University of Surrey challenge stigma around mental health

Dr Melaine Coward, Professor Ruby Wax and VIP guests discussed how we can combat the stigma around mental health at special panel event.

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Book cover of The Art of Winnie-the-Pooh

The Art of Winnie-the-Pooh

If you love Winnie-the-Pooh, don’t miss the opportunity to hear more about the artist behind the wonderful illustrations – E H Shepard.

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The first cohort of University of Surrey Sport and Exercise Students at graduation

First cohort of Sport and Exercise Science students graduate

The first intake of students for the University of Surrey's Sport and Exercise Science programme have graduated with flying colours.

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Em Bollon

Community award for inspiring graduate

Congratulations to graduate and former Students’ Union president Emily Bollon who has received an award for motivating people in the community through her music, singing lessons and gospel choirs.

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Pancreatic cancer cells

New project explores novel cancer treatment therapies using artificial tissue

Pancreatic cancer patients currently face a five-year survival rate of only seven per cent, but a new technique based on advanced biomaterials could help improve outcomes by enabling cancer treatments to be evaluated more accurately.

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My postdoctorate research experience - Dr Piyali S Basu, tuberculosis researcher

"The research culture we have at Surrey is supportive, sociable and inspiring which makes a staggering difference to my perspective, outlook and motivation."

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Eagle Radio Local Hero 2017 winner David Fishlock with award

University of Surrey member of staff hailed a local hero

University of Surrey engineering technician David Fishlock, who has worked at the University for over 38 years, was awarded a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award' at Eagle FM’s 2017 Local Heroes awards.

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