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Employer giving advice to a student at a recent Careers Fair
17 May 2016

ECS welcomes Shadbolt Review focus on industry and employment partnerships

The publication today of the Shadbolt Review of Computer Science Degree Accreditation and Graduate Employability has been welcomed by academics in ECS at the University of Southampton


09 May 2016

International Consortium of Nanotechnologies announces first PhD studentships

Lloyd's Register Foundation International Consortium of Nanotechnologies announces first ten PhD studentships


09 May 2016

Southampton students take bronze in UK’s inaugural Inter-ACE cyberchallenge

Students from Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton joined the best student hackers from the UK’s 13 Academic Centres of Excellence (ACE) in Cyber Security Research at the inaugural Inter-ACE Cyberchallenge.


26 April 2016

ECS top Complete University Guide League Tables for graduate prospects

ECS has achieved excellent results in the Complete University Guide institutional rankings for 2017, topping the UK tables for graduate prospects in both Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Computer Science.


Graphene single molecular sensor detecting single CO2 molecule
15 April 2016

Atomically-thin sensor detects harmful air pollution in the home

Scientists from the University of Southampton, in partnership with the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), have developed a graphene-based sensor and switch that can detect harmful air pollution in the home with very low power consumption.


Image of Dr Richard Watson
08 April 2016

World’s largest project to expand our understanding of evolution

An ECS academic will participate in the world’s largest project to expand and update our understanding of evolutionary biology.


06 April 2016

US Library of Congress Research Position for Professor Dame Wendy Hall

Professor Dame Wendy Hall appointed Kluge Chair in Technology and Society at US Library of Congress


23 March 2016

Is evolution more intelligent than we thought?

Evolution may be more intelligent than we thought, according to Professor Richard Watson of ECS


08 March 2016

Web Science pioneer named amongst most inspirational in European technology

Professor Dame Wendy Hall has been named among the top 50 most inspirational women in European technology for 2016 as revealed by Inspiring Fifty.


07 March 2016

ECS engineers take their research to Parliament

ECS researchers will be attending Parliament today to present their research as part of SET for Britain.


01 March 2016

Southampton’s innovative STEMReader tool released to the public

A trial version of Southampton’s innovative STEMReader project is being released to the public.


ECS graduates Emily Rigby and Edward Seabrook at the Bloomberg Stand at the Careers Fair
29 February 2016

Faculty Careers Fair another resounding success

If it’s February it must be the FPSE Engineering and Technology Careers Fair!


One of the smart thermostat designs running on a tablet
05 February 2016

Smart thermostat puts energy money saving at household fingertips

Researchers from ECS are working on a ‘smart’ thermostat to help UK households save money on their energy bills


27 January 2016

Faculty Professors among Britain’s ‘Most Influential’

Four Academics within the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering have again been named in the prestigious Debrett’s 500 for 2016.


12 January 2016

Professor Nick Jennings appointed Vice Provost at Imperial College London

Professor Nick Jennings is to leave the University to become Vice Provost (Research) at Imperial College London from 4 April 2016.


06 January 2016

Future Worlds at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Future Worlds, a start-up platform and incubator at the University of Southampton, will be showcasing products to a global audience at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show


Professor Nick Jennings
23 December 2015

University of Southampton Professor receives New Year Honour

Nick Jennings, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southampton, has been made Companion of the Order of the Bath in the Queen’s New Year Honours List for his services to computer science and national security science.


Dr Federica Paci
21 December 2015

Funding to help Southampton students protect the UK against cyber-attacks

The University of Southampton is to share in £500,000 of funding to provide students with the skills to help protect the UK against cyber-attacks.


21 December 2015

Southampton links with Singapore to address cyber threats

The University of Southampton is to work closely with Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore to develop cybersecurity solutions for smart traffic control systems.


21 December 2015

Southampton web specialist develops software that creates Minecraft images of English towns using open data

Minecraft enthusiasts can recreate virtual versions of their home towns by combining publicly-available open data with a new tool developed by a web specialist at the University of Southampton.