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Latest press releases

Will technology save us or will it be our downfall? Lord Rees to speak at first Adams Sweeting Lecture

Renowned cosmologist and space scientist, Lord Professor Martin Rees, is set to give the inaugural Adams Sweeting Lecture at the University of Surrey on Wednesday 28 February.

Cartoon coyote's fall inspires development of new properties of silicon

An international team of scientists, led by the University of Surrey, has discovered a new type of silicon that could be used to control light beams in a new kind of photonic chip – a chipset where information is carried by light beams rather than electrical currents.

Alternative to traditional batteries moves a step closer to reality after exciting progress in supercapacitor technology

Lithium-ion batteries could be under threat after the development of polymer materials by the Universities of Surrey and Bristol, along with Superdielectrics Ltd, that could challenge the dominance of these traditional batteries.  

Cars could find their own parking space and drive themselves there, thanks to new technology being developed at Surrey

Cars in the near future could drive themselves to a multi-storey car park, find a space and return to their owners at a push of a button, thanks to new technology being developed at the University of Surrey.

British universities to debut world’s first 5G end-to-end network at Mobile World Congress [26 February – 01 March]

The University of Surrey (5GIC), University of Bristol and King’s College London will this week [26 February – 01 March] debut the world’s first end-to-end 5G network at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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