A team of researchers from Electronics and Computer Science at University of Southampton have designed a new tool to intelligently combine nuclear radioactivity data in Japan. The technology harnesses the power of crowdsourced radiation data; an innovative resource which became available after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.
PRiME: Power-efficient, Reliable, Many-core Embedded systems, brings together four world-leading research groups from the Universities of Southampton, Imperial College, Manchester and Newcastle. The five-year £5.6m Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded project will undertake creative research into the design and implementation of energy-efficient and dependable embedded systems with many-core processors.
PROV, a worldwide specification for provenance of information on the Web, has reached a key milestone, with the publication of a standard thanks to the work of an international group led by a University of Southampton professor, Luc Moreau.
The University of Southampton’s Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) department has been recognised for its work tackling the problem of gender inequality in science with an Athena SWAN Bronze Award.
Professor Dame Wendy Hall and Dame Helen Alexander head a list of luminaries from the University of Southampton to be named as part of the BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour ‘Power List’.
1 January 2013
Professor Mark Nixon and Professor Vladimiro Sassone have been featured on The Independent Online talking about their research on biometrics and cybersecurity.
20 November 2012
The University of Southampton’s Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) department and the Fraunhofer Society in Germany are working together on an international project to develop software tools, including a ‘Web Observatory’, reports The Engineer. These software tools will allow researchers, businesses and industry to share, analyse and stay abreast of the latest online trends, understand how the use of the web is changing and be aware of emerging web technologies.
22 November 2012
BBC News Online
Professor Vladimiro Sassone and Professor Mark Nixon have been featured on BBC News Online talking about their research on cybersecurity and biometrics, and the launch of the new Academic Centre of Excellence in CyberSecurity at the University of Southampton.
13 November 2012
BBC South Today
ECS academic Dr John Carter has been featured on BBC South Today giving his expert opinion on the development of a new bio-security system that identifies people through the pattern of blood vessels in their finger.
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7 & 11 November 2012
The Guardian, CTV China, Brisbane Times, Huffington Post
Nigel Shadbolt, Professor of Artificial Intelligence in ECS, commented in The Guardian, CTV in China, Brisbane Times and the Huffington Post on a Royal Society report into the ethics of human technologies.