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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.


27 June 2014

Engineering@Southampton: Reunion Experience 2014

As part of the University of Southampton’s Reunion Experience 2014, we're welcoming back alumni to a special engineering showcase on Saturday 12 July


Shirin Dehghan (right) with Professor Lajos Hanzo (ECS)
23 June 2014

Distinguished alumna visits ECS on National Women in Engineering Day

ECS alumna Shirin Dehghan visited ECS today (Monday 23 June – National Women in Engineering Day).


Visiting Professor Liam Maxwell
11 June 2014

Government Chief Technology Officer appointed Visiting Professor by University of Southampton

The University of Southampton has appointed Liam Maxwell, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for HM Government, as a Visiting Professor in Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton.


10 June 2014

New Web Science Institute to explore how the Web will shape our future

The University of Southampton officially launches its new Web Science Institute on Thursday 12 June to investigate how the World Wide Web is changing the world and the world is changing the Web.


Erica the Rhino
09 June 2014

Southampton researchers shortlisted for national public engagement award

Three University of Southampton research projects have been shortlisted for a national award, which recognises their public engagement work. The projects are all nominated for awards in the Engage Competition 2014 run by the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE).


Professor Dame Wendy Hall
06 June 2014

Dame Wendy Hall plays leading role in 21st century Longitude Prize

Professor Dame Wendy Hall is one of the judges for a new £10M prize which has been launched to solve one of the greatest scientific problems facing the world today.


05 June 2014

Engineering@Southampton: Reunion Experience 2014

As part of the University of Southampton’s Class Reunion Experience, we're welcoming back alumni to a special engineering showcase. Alumni from the years 1954, 1964, 1974, 1984, 1994 and 2004 are warmly invited back to celebrate the anniversary of their graduation. There will be the opportunity to tour our world-class facilities, find out more about our current research, share memories and catch-up with old friends.


23 May 2014

FISHER - making waves with biologically-inspired robotics

Technology meets the natural world in one of the most innovative and creative modules of the ECS undergraduate programme.


19 May 2014

Southampton pledges to inspire women to take up technology and engineering careers and study

The University of Southampton is working in partnership with the government, educators and industry to boost female participation in technology and engineering.


Lee Khan-Bourne (1997), Mark Longstaff-Tyrrell (1994), and Matthew Fozard (1997), ECS Computer Science graduates, at the London reception
15 May 2014

ECS alumni reconnect at 2014 London reception

ECS alumni from almost 60 years attended this year's London reception, held on Tuesday 13 May.


14 May 2014

International Microelectronics Competition for Students

2014 sees the 9th Annual International Microelectronics Olympiad. Showcasing the world’s brightest and most talented young engineers, last year the Olympiad attracted over 600 participants from 22 countries. For the first year, the UK will be competing in the competition with first stage heats hosted by the school of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton on the 4th of June.

Can you rise to the challenges of design and test?


Prof. John McCanny
13 May 2014

Distinguished Lecture: Successful translation of Academic Research into wider Economic Impact

Professor John McCanny, Director of the Institute of Electronics Communications and Information Technology (ECIT), Queen’s University Belfast, will be giving a Faculty Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday June 10th. Professor McCanny will be speaking on the Successful translation of Academic Research into wider Economic Impact:


Dr Mark Weal
30 April 2014

National award for University multidisciplinary team

A multidisciplinary team from the University of Southampton has won a national prize for their innovative research into the future of sociology in the digital age.


Professor Bashir M. Al-Hashimi
09 April 2014

New Dean to lead Physical Sciences and Engineering at the University of Southampton

Professor Bashir M. Al-Hashimi has been appointed as the new Dean of the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering at the University of Southampton.