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Scientists developing point of care COVID-19 test call for help for mass production

A team of scientists from the University of Surrey, Lancaster University and Brunel University are developing an easy-to-use test that can inform people if they have COVID-19 in just half an hour. The proposed molecular test and smartphone app would let people who are self-isolating test themselves, and allow health …

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Professor Adrian Hilton awarded prestigious IET Achievement Medal

The Institute of the Engineering and Technology (IET) has awarded Professor Adrian Hilton from the University of Surrey one of its highest honours, the IET Achievement Medal – one of five awarded in the UK in 2018. Professor Hilton, Director of the Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP) at Surrey since 2012, was …

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‘Geek Girl’ gamers are more likely to study science and technology degrees

Girls who play video games are three times more likely to choose physical science, technology, engineering or maths (PSTEM) degrees compared to their non-gaming counterparts, according to new research from the University of Surrey. The study, funded by the British Academy and published in the journal Computers in Human Behaviour, found that 13-14 year …

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