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Dominic (left) and Nathan at the final presentation
25 March 2015

ECS students reach Capgemini Super Techies final

ECS Electronic Engineering students Dominic Maskell and Nathan Ruttley were invited to take part in the final of the Capgemini Super Techies competition, held in London earlier this month.


Professor Hywel Morgan
13 March 2015

Professor Hywel Morgan receives prestigious Wolfson Merit Award

The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, has awarded Professor Hywel Morgan the Wolfson Research Merit Awards for his outstanding research work.


The SPI Lasers stand at the 2015 Careers Fair
10 March 2015

2015 Careers Fair - the biggest so far!

Our 2015 Engineering and Technology Careers Fair was the biggest and most successful so far, with 85 companies in attendance and over 950 student visitors.


10 March 2015

Southampton scientists win Engineering prizes for research shown in parliament

Davide Zilli, a PhD student in Electronics and Computer Science (ECS), has won a silver Engineering prize at the prestigious SET for BRITAIN poster competition and exhibition.


The Courtyard, BMA House, London
05 March 2015

ECS alumni reception 2015 - save the date 12 May!

This year's London reception for ECS alumni will be held at BMA House, Tavistock Square, on Tuesday 12 May.


03 March 2015

Wearable Soft Robotics for Independent Living

Rehabilitation technologists at the University of Southampton working to produce soft robotic trousers that will transform the lives of those with mobility impairments.


Mike Payne talks to ECS Entrepreneurs
02 March 2015

Distinguished alumnus visits ECS to meet ECS Entrepreneurs

ECS students had the opportunity to hear personal perspectives on entrepreneurship from distinguished alumnus, Mike Payne, when he visited the department last week.


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.