We’re chatting to Professor Jim Al-Khalili OBE this morning about his new BBC4 programme on Gravity and the associated Time Warper app, which has been developed with some of our Computer Science students. You can also find out about our new MSc Nuclear Science and Applications course, as well as Jim’s new book ‘Aliens’.
Imagine being able to charge your phone in just a few seconds… well, with a new scientific breakthrough this might be possible! Surrey researchers, alongside Augmented Optics Ltd and the University of Bristol, have developed a new alternative to battery power. Discover more about this exciting breakthrough:
It's been a cold week here on campus, but the frosty weather made for some beautiful photos! Thanks to Facebooker Andreas Poplis and Instagrammers @danielleblakeburn, @benandersonagram and @cerihovland for sending in their wintery pictures.
Khulani Gavin shares his experience of studying Sociology at Surrey and tells us how it has given him the opportunity to experience different cultures, both on campus in Surrey and through studying abroad in the US and Singapore:
We are thrilled to have scooped the first ever Times Higher Education Datapoints Merit Award at last night's #THEAwards. This new award recognises Surrey's exceptional performance across teaching and research. Learn more:
Chemistry researchers have developed a simple diagnostic test which can identify the level of cocaine in a person’s urine or oral fluid. This test offers a low cost, quick method which could be used for testing at the roadside, in the workplace or in prisons. Discover more:
“I think the academic staff at Surrey are amazing at their jobs. They are kind and strive to make our lectures interesting and engaging. They are always available to help if there’s something that you don’t fully understand.”
At this month's Work Experience & Internship Fair, University of Surrey Employability and Careers Centre put the spotlight on 4 of the internships and work experience placements on offer, including EA, Projects Abroad, IBM & BUNAC. Find out more: