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 Neil Chue Hong, Software Sustainability Institute
01 December 2015

Research software receives £3.5m cross-council support

The Software Sustainability Institute receives £3.5m cross-council funding to continue valuable support for the UK's research software community.

27 November 2015

Southampton aims to help realize Europe’s Open Data potential

The University of Southampton is part of the new European Data Portal, launched last week to help realize the potential of Europe’s Open Data.

Pictured: Dr Ibañez and Llorenç Vaquer (second and third from left) with organizers at the Open Data Mashup Challenge
25 November 2015

Southampton team tackles Open Data Mashup Challenge for the student journey

Southampton was one of five universities selected to participate in the first Open Data Mashup Day, themed on 'Enhancing the Student Journey', and held in London last week.

Optical fibre drawing in the Cleanroom Complex
25 November 2015

Southampton to lead £10 million national Manufacturing Hub

The University of Southampton is to lead one of two £10 million research centres that will transform the UK’s manufacturing industries through the use of photonics, the science and technology of light.

24 November 2015

ECS students and researchers win prestigious awards from National Microelectronics Institute

Staff and students from the University of Southampton won two prestigious awards at the National Microelectronics Institute annual dinner and prizegiving event, held last week.

Jo Johnson MP
23 November 2015

University and Science Minister opens world-leading laboratories

Jo Johnson MP, the Minister of State for Universities and Science, formally opened new world-leading teaching and computing facilities at the University of Southampton

Josh Oldfield (left) and Dominic Maskell
18 November 2015

ECS students maintain outstanding record in UKESF Scholar of the Year final

For the fifth year in succession – and since the competition began – ECS students will feature as finalists for the title ‘United Kingdom Electronic Skills Foundation Scholar of the Year’.

17 November 2015

Professor Paul Lewin elected IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society President

Professor Paul Lewin has been elected the 2016 IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS) President. Paul is only the second person from outside of North America to hold this position in the 52 year history of the Society.

L-R: David Cole, Managing Director Roke Manor Research; Libby Stockel, Programme Manager Dstl; Professor Sir Christopher Snowden, Vice-Chancellor of University of Southampton; and Dr Andrew Tyler, Chief Executive UK and Europe, Northrop Grumman
09 November 2015

University of Southampton launches new Academy to meet society’s cyber security challenge

The University of Southampton is launching a Cyber Security Academy to help make government, businesses and consumers more resilient to cyber-attack.

JP Rangaswami
06 November 2015

Deutsche Bank’s Chief Data Officer appointed Adjunct Professor by University of Southampton

The University of Southampton has appointed JP Rangaswami, the Chief Data Officer at Deutsche Bank, as an Adjunct Professor.

L-R: Ayse, Olja, Olivia, Adriana, Dorota
05 November 2015

Electronics and Computer Science well represented at ACM WomENcourage Conference

A group of five students from the Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton received academic scholarships for €300 each to present their various engineering and computer science projects at the second Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) WomENcourage conference, this year held in Uppsala, Sweden.

30 October 2015

Tenth anniversary of the University of Southampton’s Mountbatten Building fire

Ten years ago fire ripped through the University of Southampton’s Mountbatten Building gutting the building and destroying valuable equipment and research.

27 October 2015

First Electrical and Electronic Engineering students from Malaysia campus arrive in Southampton

Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) has been welcoming its first cohort of students from our University of Southampton Malaysia Campus (USMC) for the start of the new academic year.

09 October 2015

Southampton wins funding to transform medical research with cutting-edge data analysis

A team of life sciences researchers at the University of Southampton have been awarded a £1.5m Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) grant to develop cutting-edge data analysis techniques that could help transform future medical research.

22 September 2015

The web has become a hall of mirrors, filled only with reflections of our data

Professor mc schraefel writes for The Conversation about Facebook’s new intelligent assistant, M, and how such services could be shrinking our online options

09 September 2015

Making IoT configuration more secure and easy-to-use

Researchers from the University of Southampton have identified easy-to-use techniques to configure IoT objects

08 September 2015

Europe’s Open Data Incubator announces first awards

The first group of new startup businesses to be funded from Europe’s Open Data Incubator ODINE range from an innovative app that helps track infectious diseases to a global search engine for the Internet of Things.

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.