Top storyJuly 2021

US$3m grant to the University of Surrey for research into the nature of time and life itself

The University of Surrey has received its largest ever philanthropic grant, funded by the John Templeton Foundation and worth US$3m (£2.1m), to lead a major new research project. The project will focus on the fundamental nature of time and its potential to reveal both scientific and philosophical insights into the quantum world - whose implications for life itself are explored in the new field of quantum biology. 

University of Surrey news

News Filter:
Article type
Research theme
Research theme
Editorial category
Publication year
Media Contacts

The External Communications and PR team links journalists with Surrey’s leading academics, groundbreaking research and other news from across the University.

View the full contact details for the External Communications and PR team

If you’re seeking a specialist to provide an expert opinion or commentary on news agendas, please get in touch.

Find an expert

Stay connected


Twitter profile image for UniSurreyNews
Neurotransmitters in the brain can predict maths ability @SurreyPsych @UniofOxford
Twitter profile image for UniSurreyNews
Surrey Vet School to host new graduate summer camp @SurreyVet @CVSGroupPlc
Twitter profile image for UniSurreyNews
Remote 24-hour monitoring has sizable positive effect on cancer patients @emmaream @JoArmes