‘Choose the Earth’, is the message of James Dyke’s latest headline article in The Conversation, ‘not because it is easy, but because it is hard.’
Dr Jonathon Hare and his colleague Dr Sina Samangooei from the University of Southampton’s Web and Internet Science Group have been 3D printing model heads of some well-known people based on obsolete technology.
26 November 2013
Researchers from the University of Southampton, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Quebec and Montreal, have developed a new microsystem for more efficient testing of pharmaceutical drugs to treat diseases such as cystic fibrosis, MG (myasthenia gravis) and epilepsy.
For the second time in three years, an ECS student has won the title ‘Scholar of the Year’ awarded by the UKESF (UK Electronic Skills Foundation).
22 November 2013
The University of Southampton is to share in a £350 million fund, which will be used to train over 3,500 post graduate students in engineering and physical sciences, announced today by Universities and Science Minister, David Willetts.
This is the UK's largest investment in post graduate training in engineering and physical sciences. It will fund over 70 new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs), spread across 24 UK universities.
Jonathon Hare recently returned from the international MediaEval workshop in Barcelona- the concluding meeting of the 2013 international MediaEval multimedia benchmarking challenges on which teams have been working hard on over the last few months.
Ashley Robinson, final year student on the MEng programme, Electronic Engineering with Artificial Intelligence, has been named as one of four finalists in the competition for this year’s Scholar of the Year, organized by the UK Electronic Skills Foundation.
The University of Southampton is launching the new Web Science Institute today (11 November) to investigate how the World Wide Web is changing the world and the world is changing the Web.
A University of Southampton student has received national recognition from the British Computer Society (BCS) for his research into multi agent systems. This is the third student from the university’s Agents, Interaction and Complexity (AIC) research group to win a Council of Professors and Heads of Computing (CPHC) award for his thesis, in conjunction with the BCS.
Professor Nigel Shadbolt, one of the world’s leading experts in Web Science and the pioneering co-founder of the A Open Data Institute (ODI), received his knighthood for services to science and engineering, at his Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace this week (30 October 2013).
ECS Computer Science student Mike Howell is one of a small group of UK students spending a year in California as part of the Silicon Valley Internship Program (SVIP).
ECS announces exclusive partnership with specialist technology recruitment consultancy, Connectus.
A University of Southampton alumna has been awarded a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) scholarship in recognition of her talent.
Mawusime Blewuada graduated from Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) in 2005 with a degree in Computer Science with Image and Multimedia Systems.
She was one of just 10 UK students who were recently announced as winners of the BAFTA Scholarship Programme.
Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) has welcomed the first students onto its new Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) degree at the University of Southampton’s Malaysia campus (USMC)
The new degree programme started this autumn at USMC, at EduCity@Iskandar Nusjaya, with an initial intake of 10 students.
The four year 2+2 MEng degree will see the students spend the first two years studying in Malaysia before transferring to Southampton, UK, for the final two years.
New students to the University of Southampton will be able to easily find their way around their new city thanks to a new system based on technology pioneered by Electronics and Computer Science (ECS).
The Live Bus Timetable system shows users the location of any landmark, food outlet, pub or bus stop across the city and tells them the buses to use.
If you missed Dame Wendy Hall’s episode of ‘Life Scientific’ which was on BBC Radio 4 today at 9.00am, not to worry because you can catch it again tonight at 9.30pm.
08 October 2013
Academic and research staff in Physical Sciences and Engineering (FPSE) have shown they are at the forefront of their research fields by securing nearly £10m of funding for fellowships in just one year.
The fellowships have been spread across the three academic units in FPSE – Electronics and Computer Science; Optoelectronics; and Physics and Astronomy – and aim to create future research leaders as well as support established research leaders.
Summer 2013, seven students from Southampton and Oxford Universities participated in the 10-week Micro Focus Development Internship scheme at their headquarters in Newbury, Berkshire.
02 October 2013
A pair of ECS students have won an international award for their research developing a smartphone app to search for a rare insect in the New Forest, UK.
01 October 2013
The Open Data Institute (ODI) has awarded Honorary Founding Partner status to the University of Southampton in recognition of its exceptional contribution to the setup and development of the organisation. It comes exactly 12 months after its unofficial opening and move to its London HQ.