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03 September 2015

Multi-million pound project to use nanotechnology to improve safety

The University of Southampton has been awarded a multi-million grant from Lloyd’s Register Foundation to bring together some of the world’s brightest early career researchers to find new ways of using nanotechnologies to improve safety at sea, on land and in the air.


03 September 2015

Minister praises University support for Computing Science Network

Academics praised by government minister for contribution to UK’s Network of Teaching Excellence in Computer Science


01 September 2015

ORCHID Showcase: Re-inventing our relationship with computers

University of Southampton researchers are at the forefront of a new science that is finding ways in which computers can work intelligently in partnership with people.


12 August 2015

Pioneering web solution awarded major funding

BluPoint, a spin-out company from Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton, has been awarded £0.5m to launch its "pop-up" local-web technology.


07 August 2015

Southampton web specialist creates art installation with Minecraft

ECS Linked Open Data Architect creates Isle of Wight town of Ventnor in 1m Minecraft blocks


05 August 2015

Southampton welcomes students from across Europe to summer schools

One hundred and thirty 16 and 17 year olds from across the UK and beyond took part in summer schools at ECS


29 July 2015

New book explores the origins and foundations of computer science

A new book explores the origins and foundations of computer science from the early days of computers in the 1930s to the cutting-edge research of the present day.


28 July 2015

Graduation 2015 marks achievements of students and honorary graduates

Around 330 students from Electronics and Computer (ECS) Science attended Graduation at the University of Southampton last week, alongside leading business and engineering figures who received honorary degrees.


20 July 2015

Southampton professor calls for changes in the law for surveillance by UK intelligence agencies

Professor Dame Wendy Hall from the University of Southampton has co-authored a significant new report, which calls for a fresh start in the law for surveillance practices in the UK.


02 July 2015

GCHQ Certifies Master's Degree in Cyber Security

Southampton’s MSc in Cyber Security is one of just six UK university degree programmes to receive certified status by GCHQ in 2015.


AETHER: Southampton's low-cost persistent stare unmanned UAV
29 June 2015

Southampton to provide major boost to UK robotics and autonomous systems capability

The University of Southampton is to play a major role in helping to boost the UK’s ability to develop and exploit the vast potential of robotics and autonomous systems.


22 June 2015

ECS students set to get multimillion pound state-of-the-art labs

A multimillion pound refurbishment of the University of Southampton’s Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) laboratories will ensure future students will be using the latest technology and state-of-the-art facilities to support their degree programmes.


Prof Paul Lewin with TDHVL Lab Manager Neil Palmer
18 June 2015

Strong Presence of TDHVL at 2015 EIC International Conference

When it comes to research groups working in dielectric electrical insulation and high voltage plant, Southampton is one of the largest, most active groups in the world.


SETsquared award winners
12 June 2015

Southampton students prove they have the entrepreneurial spirit

Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) student, Jaime Lomeli Rodriguez, was among University students and graduates being honoured for their entrepreneurial spirit at SETsquared’s annual Student Enterprise Awards at St Mary’s Stadium.


08 June 2015

Engineering the future: Southampton Regius Lecture 2015

The University of Southampton’s world-leading achievements in autonomous systems and artificial intelligence will be celebrated at a special event in London this week to mark the inaugural lecture of Professor Nick Jennings, who has been awarded a Regius Professorship in Computer Science.


Institute Directors at the WSI launch, 2014
05 June 2015

Web Science Institute: The era of ‘big data analytics’

The University of Southampton’s Web Science Institute (WSI) is celebrating its first anniversary at a special event in London on Monday 8 June.


Dr Ashish Darbari
04 June 2015

Visiting Professorship to enhance industrial experience at Southampton

Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) been granted a Royal Academy of Engineering Award (RAEng) to fund a Visiting Professor who will help enhance and strengthen their students’ employability after graduation.


26 May 2015

Electrical and Electronic Engineering ranked number one in UK

Electronics and Computer Science has been ranked as number one in the UK for Electrical and Electronic Engineering according to the Guardian University Guide.


20 May 2015

New Europe-wide open data incubator programme offers startups €100k equity free funding

The new, EU funded, Open Data Incubator for Europe (ODInE), which involves ECS, is today calling out to startups across the UK and Europe, to apply for a place on its new programme with the chance to secure up to €100k grant funding.


Shamoon Karimjee (1972), Dave Serjeant (1971), and Professor Anthony Davies (1961) at the London Reception
18 May 2015

ECS alumni reconnect at 2015 London reception

Around 180 alumni from across 55 years of ECS history attended our London alumni reception on Tuesday 12 May. The event, which has been held annually in recent years, enables ECS alumni based in London and surrounding areas to meet fellow graduates and ECS staff, and to hear about latest developments in the University and especially in Electronics and Computer Science.