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26 February 2015

University of Southampton to help drive UK and Japan partnership

The University of Southampton will be represented among the keynote speakers at the launch of Innovation is GREAT in Tokyo this Friday.


EDSA will help Europe meet big data skills gap
26 February 2015

University of Southampton to help Europe meet big data skills gap

Researchers from the University of Southampton will play a major role in establishing a European Data Science Academy


25 February 2015

Southampton supports the creation of India’s first Web Observatory

India’s first Web Observatory has been launched by Professor Dame Wendy Hall at the International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore.


10 February 2015

IT Innovation technology launches the world’s first real-time mixed reality ski race

A professional skier battled against two online gamers in the world’s first interactive mixed reality downhill ski race using technology pioneered by the IT Innovation Centre.


04 February 2015

Residential summer school to inspire next generation of scientists and engineers

Students across the UK will get the chance to be part of a residential summer course launched by the University of Southampton that aims to inspire the next generation of electronic engineers and computer scientists.


02 February 2015

European project launches the world’s first real-time ‘mixed reality’ ski race

A professional skier will battle against two online gamers in the world’s first interactive ‘mixed reality’ downhill ski race using technology pioneered by European researchers.


30 January 2015

Southampton smart energy spin-out acquired by Quby

Joulo, a spin-out from the University of Southampton, has been acquired by Quby, Europe’s leading developer of smart thermostats and energy displays.


29 January 2015

Pursuing a major advance in environmental sensing

Academics at the University of Southampton are collaborating on a multidisciplinary project that could see a major advance in environmental sensing.


26 January 2015

Four Faculty Academics in Debrett’s 500

Four Academics within the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering have been named in the prestigious Debrett’s 500. Published in association with The Sunday Times, the Debrett’s 500 recognises the most influential and inspiring people living and working in Britain today.


26 January 2015

Sharing world-class research with new app

Researchers from Electronics and Computer Science have developed a new app to help share world-class research and to find out the latest research news through your phone or tablet.


Careers Fair 2014 - The Atmel Stand
22 January 2015

2015 Careers Fair shows continuing strong demand for skilled students

Students at the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering already have an excellent record for their success in the jobs market, and with 85 leading companies and organizations attending the 2015 Engineering and Technology Careers Fair, this looks set to continue.


19 December 2014

Southampton to share in £20 million to advance the UK’s manufacturing capability

ECS research to share in £20 million of funding to advance the UK’s manufacturing capability.


18 December 2014

REF2014: World-leading research in Electronics and Computer Science

The University of Southampton has come out top in the UK for Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) results.


Prof Michael Butler
15 December 2014

Launch of ADVANCE marks new phase in development of cyber-physical systems

Scientists from Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton are part of a consortium launching a new systems engineering framework, set to revolutionise the design, verification and validation of complex cyber-physical systems.


Philip Basford setting up the system in the Louvre
12 December 2014

ECS imaging system in use in the British Museum and the Louvre

A special imaging system has been delivered to the British Museum and the Louvre. The "reflectance transformation imaging" domes use 76 LED lights and a high quality digital SLR camera to capture unique images of ancient artefacts.


Lettuce on Mars project team
10 December 2014

Southampton students aiming to put the first life on Mars

Lettuce on Mars, a student project from the University of Southampton Spaceflight Society, has reached the finals of an international competition, run by Mars One, to land experiments on Mars.


Professor Mike Wald
10 December 2014

Southampton wins further national funding to open up access to STEM subjects for students with disabilities

An innovative University of Southampton project to open up access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects for students with learning disabilities and print disabilities such as visual impairments and dyslexia has proved such a success that it has been awarded further funding to develop the idea from concept to prototype or demonstrator.


01 December 2014

Professor Dame Wendy Hall appointed to new international council

Southampton Professor Dame Wendy Hall has been named as a founding member of a new International Council on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (iCAIR).


Aaron Pang, Stephen Chai and Yiqian Hui
21 November 2014

ECS students in Malaysia receive Lloyd’s Register Foundation scholarships

The top three performing students from Year One, Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Southampton Malaysia Campus (USMC) have each been awarded prestigious Lloyd’s Register Foundation scholarships.


Professor m.c. schraefel
13 November 2014

goFIT challenge gets clean bill of health

The University of Southampton’s goFIT activity and movement challenge has been recognised as an example of best practice by the European Network of Academic Sport Services (ENAS).