Press Releases

Graphene rubber bands could stretch limits of current healthcare, new research finds »

19 August 2014

New research published today in the journal ACS Nano identifies a new type of sensor that can monitor body movements and could help revolutionise healthcare.

“Politicians need to address transport taboos, not just new technology, to meet carbon targets,” say researchers »

14 August 2014

New research published today in the Journal of Transport Geography has found that a focus on new technology is not enough to meet carbon reduction targets in the transport industry.

University of Surrey claims top 8 position for student satisfaction »

11 August 2014

The University of Surrey has been ranked 8th out of 135 institutions in the latest National Student Survey (NSS), achieving an overall satisfaction rating of 91%.

GCHQ certifies Surrey’s cyber security stars of the future »

01 August 2014

The University of Surrey’s MSc in Information Security has been recognised with a GCHQ certification. The new course, offered by the Surrey Centre for Cyber Security through the Department of Computing, was chosen for delivering high-standard and industry-relevant cyber security research and education, from internationally recognised cyber security academics.    

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.

Press Contacts

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Peter La
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Amy Sutton
Media Relations Officer
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University of Surrey Press Office
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University of Surrey Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH


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