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Natural caffeine found in floral nectar can prevent disease in bumblebees

A new study published by researchers from Royal Holloway and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has concluded that natural caffeine can prevent disease in bumblebees.

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New nasal spray proven to kill 99.9% of the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 is being trialled in the UK

An academic from Royal Holloway is playing an instrumental part in the first UK clinical trials of a nasal spray proven to kill 99.9% of the coronavirus that causes Covid-19.

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100% in the National Student Survey 2020

We are delighted to see our highest ever NSS scores from students across our degree portfolio. These are testament to the very high level of satisfaction with teaching and overall experience.

96% of our graduates are employed or go on to further study within six months of graduating.

Source: Destination of Leavers in Higher Education, 2018

76% of Biological Sciences research rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Source: Research Excellence Framework, 2014

100% overall satisfaction from our students

Source: National Student Survey, 2020