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With leading experts in fields as diverse as health, sciences, engineering, humanities and mobile communications, Surrey academics frequently feature in high-profile media and contribute to global news headlines.

University of Surrey Vice-Chancellor awarded (Officer in the General Division) of the Order of Australia

University of Surrey’s President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor GQ Max Lu, has been honoured with a medal of the Order of Australia (Officer in the General Division) as part of the Australia Day Honours list.

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BBC World Service: 5G

Professor Rahim Tafazolli was interviewed by BBC World Service on the increasing need for 5G and discussed Internet of Things


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Daily Mail: Battery that could charge phones in just seconds: New plastic electrolyte could be up to 10,000 times more powerful than existing cells

Material used for the supercapacitors is expected to improve distance petrol cars 

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University of Surrey scoops at Times Higher Education Awards

Surrey celebrates success with the Times Higher Education DataPoints Merit Award.

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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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China Daily: University tie-ups unleash innovation

The University of Surrey's 5GIC was featured in China Daily which discussed universities and business collaborations.

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BBC Countryfile: Effects of blue light on sleep

Professor Debra Skene discussed her research on the blue light emitted from mobile phones and how it effects our sleep.

New Scientist: Massive botnet-powered web attack fuels need to step up defences

Professor Alan Woodward spoke to New Scientist about cyber security.

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The Economist- A Class Apart

The Economist featured Dr Jo Blanden's research into the gap in exam performance between rich and poor children.

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