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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 department of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) 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).

Josh Oldfield, ECS student and UKESF Scholar of the Year finalist
11 November 2014

Fifth ECS student in UKESF Scholar of the Year final

For the fourth year in succession, a student in Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton has been named as a finalist for the title ‘United Kingdom Electronic Skills Foundation Scholar of the Year’.

Zoltán Beck
30 October 2014

World 3rd for ECS Student in International Microelectronics Competition

A University of Southampton student has achieved third place – and best in the UK – in the ninth annual International Microelectronics Olympiad.

Professor William Webb, IET President 2014-15
13 October 2014

ECS graduate heads UK's leading engineering body

Many congratulations to Professor William Webb, ECS graduate and Visiting Professor, who began his term of office this month as President of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Hugh Davis
09 October 2014

Breaking the Mould: how technologies change the way we learn

Professor Hugh Davis will be giving his inaugural lecture, “Breaking the Mould: how technologies change the way we learn”, on Monday November 3rd 2014

Tom Bell
02 October 2014

Tom puts his computer theory into practice for everyday programming

ECS final-year student Tom Bell is already sharing the benefits of his undergraduate degree. Tom has written a beginners guide to practical programming, now available on Amazon as a Kindle e-book, and in paperback.

Tim Hughes
01 October 2014

TDHVL Researcher Tim Hughes Wins Consecutive Awards in 2014 Conferences

Tim Hughes , a member of the Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory, has received multiple awards from conferences around the UK. Tim is a postgraduate researcher working on an interdepartmental research project Understanding Environmental Controls on the State of sub-seafloor High Voltage Cables, between the TDHVL and NOCS.

Ben Medlock, CTO of Swiftkey, opening speaker at EF Unhacked
29 September 2014

ECS supports major European student tech conference

ECS was a lead sponsor of the first pan-European student conference, held in London on Saturday 27 September.

Pete Lockhart
18 September 2014

Chemring Technology Solutions’ Chief Technology Officer Appointed Visiting Professor at University of Southampton

Pete Lockhart, Chief Technology Officer of Chemring Technology Solutions, has been appointed Visiting Professor in Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton.