Press Releases

Universities of Surrey and Strathclyde selected as strategic partners in the future operation of the National Physical Laboratory »

10 July 2014

The Universities of Strathclyde and Surrey have been identified as preferred partners to enter into a new strategic partnership with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the world-renowned National Physical Laboratory (NPL), a global centre of excellence in measurement and materials science. This new partnership will help to provide future leadership of NPL.


Time of day crucial to accurately test for diseases, new research finds »

07 July 2014

A new study published today in the journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences), has found that time of day and sleep deprivation have a significant effect on our metabolism. The finding could be crucial when looking at the best time of day to test for diseases such as cancer and heart disease, and for administering medicines effectively.


5G innovation at the University of Surrey helps secure £5m investment to boost region-wide growth »

07 July 2014

The announcement today of Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) successful bid for £5m of Government funding to support innovation in 5G technology, as a key component of  its regional growth plan, is warmly welcomed by the University of Surrey.   


Employability up to 96.9% for Surrey graduates »

04 July 2014

Figures announced today from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) reveal what students from across the UK are doing six months after graduation. The Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey found that 96.9% of Surrey graduates in 2013 were in work or further study, with more than 80% classed as graduate-level jobs. This puts the University top of the universities in England (excluding private providers) in the national table.


“Lack of accessible tourism costing economy billions,” new research finds »

02 July 2014

New research from the University of Surrey and commissioned by  the European Commission, has found that the European tourism sector is missing out on up to 142 billion Euros every year due to poor infrastructure, services and attitudes towards travellers with special access needs.


New graphene research centre to open at the University of Surrey »

19 June 2014

The University of Surrey is to establish a graphene centre within its Advanced Technology Institute (ATI), expanding and consolidating the University’s graphene research and manufacturing capabilities.


Surrey and Desire2Learn unveil compelling data on increased student satisfaction with virtual learning »

18 June 2014

The University of Surrey, one of the UK’s leading universities, and Desire2Learn (D2L), the EdTech company that created the world’s first truly integrated learning platform, today announced the latest scores for student satisfaction with Surrey’s virtual learning experience from the i-graduate Student Barometer surveys. These surveys are produced by the independent survey organization, International Graduate Insight Group Limited. The data show a consistently rising level of satisfaction with the online learning offering at Surrey, lifting the university to one of the highest ranked in the UK.


Global health grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded to the University of Surrey »

03 June 2014

The University of Surrey announced today that it has been awarded a Grand Challenges Explorations grant, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  With the grant, Professor Johnjoe McFadden will aim to revolutionise the control of tuberculosis by modifying the vaccine and designing a new test for the human form of the disease.


Top six for Surrey in Guardian league table »

02 June 2014

The University of Surrey has today been ranked in the top six in this year’s Guardian league table.


Narcissists can feel empathy, research finds »

30 May 2014

Narcissists tend to lack empathy, which can cause problems for themselves, the people around them and society in general.  However, new research published today from the University of Surrey, suggests that with the right focus, people with narcissistic tendencies can feel empathy for another person’s suffering.  This may be important in helping to prevent the often violent or anti-social behaviours that some narcissists are prone to and the crimes that are committed as a result.


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