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Professor William Webb, IET President 2014-15
13 October 2014

ECS graduate heads UK's leading engineering body

Many congratulations to Professor William Webb, ECS graduate and Visiting Professor, who began his term of office this month as President of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).


Tom Bell
02 October 2014

Tom puts his computer theory into practice for everyday programming

ECS final-year student Tom Bell is already sharing the benefits of his undergraduate degree. Tom has written a beginners guide to practical programming, now available on Amazon as a Kindle e-book, and in paperback.


Tim Hughes
01 October 2014

TDHVL Researcher Tim Hughes Wins Consecutive Awards in 2014 Conferences

Tim Hughes , a member of the Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory, has received multiple awards from conferences around the UK. Tim is a postgraduate researcher working on an interdepartmental research project Understanding Environmental Controls on the State of sub-seafloor High Voltage Cables, between the TDHVL and NOCS.


Ben Medlock, CTO of Swiftkey, opening speaker at EF Unhacked
29 September 2014

ECS supports major European student tech conference

ECS was a lead sponsor of the first pan-European student conference, held in London on Saturday 27 September.


Pete Lockhart
18 September 2014

Chemring Technology Solutions’ Chief Technology Officer Appointed Visiting Professor at University of Southampton

Pete Lockhart, Chief Technology Officer of Chemring Technology Solutions, has been appointed Visiting Professor in Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton.


16 September 2014

Southampton professor elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering

Professor Sheng Chen from the University of Southampton has been elected as a Fellow of The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE).


03 September 2014

Research finds crowdsourcing is vulnerable to malicious behaviour

New research has found that malicious behaviour is the norm in crowdsourcing competitions — even when it is in everyone’s interest to cooperate.


01 September 2014

Photonics Day 2014: celebrating the multidisciplinary nature of photonics research

Photonics Day is being re-launched by the Zepler Institute as a celebration of the truly multidisciplinary nature of photonics research


ECS students at Graduation 2013
29 August 2014

Excellent employment outlook for ECS graduates confirmed by DLHE results

ECS graduates have recorded outstanding success in the 2013 jobs market, according to results of the official DLHE survey (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education), released this month.


Professor Tariq Durrani
21 August 2014

ECS Alumnus in running for President of IEEE

Professor Tariq Durrani, ECS Alumnus, is one of three candidates in the election for the prestigious role of IEEE President 2015.


EF UnHacked takes place at Microsoft, Victoria, London
14 August 2014

ECS sponsors first European tech conference for students

ECS is sponsoring the first European tech conference for students and recent graduates.


14 August 2014

Southampton benefits from Sagentia support for UK STEM education

The University of Southampton is one of a select number of UK universities whose students are eligible for the Sagentia STEM Bursary scheme.


08 August 2014

Shut that door: Energy and cost saving in the UK’s non-domestic buildings

Southampton researchers are aiming to improve energy efficiency, cut costs and reduce carbon emissions in the country’s non-domestic buildings.


TDHVL staff with three ISO standards certificates
04 August 2014

Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory Receives ISO Certifications

Over the last two years, TDHVL, with support from a large number of staff across the University have been developing their systems, structure and working practices to ensure that the laboratory is compliant to three key standards:ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management, ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management and BS OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management.


ECS graduates celebrate at the Mountbatten Building
25 July 2014

ECS celebrates Graduation 2014!

Many congratulations to over 200 new graduates of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) who received University of Southampton degrees this week.


21 July 2014

New approach for advanced communications systems for civil aircraft

The University of Southampton is part of a research programme that has been awarded £6.4 million to develop lighter, safer, and more fuel efficient aircraft.


21 July 2014

Record number of students attend electronics summer school in Southampton

The fourth annual, and biggest ever, UKESF (UK Electronics Skills Foundation), summer school was hosted by the University of Southampton this month (7 to 11 July).


18 July 2014

Southampton researchers develop a Wikipedia of fact-checking during natural disasters

Researchers from the University of Southampton have helped to develop a new web application for gathering evidence during natural disasters, which will enable more effective emergency response.


07 July 2014

Record number of students to attend electronics summer school in Southampton

The fourth annual, and biggest ever, UKESF (UK Electronics Skills Foundation), summer school is being hosted by the University of Southampton this week (7 to 11 July).


03 July 2014

Southampton professor named the most influential woman in UK IT

Professor Dame Wendy Hall, Dean of Physical Sciences and Engineering at the University of Southampton, has been named as the most influential woman in UK IT by a national computing website.