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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.

07 May 2015

ECS researcher wins University 3 Minute Thesis 3MT® competition

Davide Zilli from Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) has been named the winner of the 2015 Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT™).

29 April 2015

ECS success in Complete University Guide league table

Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) achieved excellent results in this year’s Complete University Guide, the first UK university league tables to be published this year.

22 April 2015

Professor Dame Wendy Hall receives Outstanding Contribution to ACM Award

Professor Dame Wendy Hall has been recognised by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for transforming the way the world views computing.

Max Toti, Visiting Professor in ECS, Captec founder and CEO
17 April 2015

Hat-trick of honours for ECS alumnus Max Toti

ECS Alumnus and Visiting Professor Max Toti has this year seen his company Captec recognized for its success in three notable business listings.

17 April 2015

Outstanding success for ECS students in UKESF Scholarship Programme

ECS Electronics students have achieved outstanding results in this year’s competition for scholarships offered by the United Kingdom Electronic Skills Foundation (UKESF), gaining 18 places on the Scholarship Programme and consolidating the department’s reputation for consistent success at the top of the UKESF ‘league table’.

14 April 2015

Regius Professor Nick Jennings to head up Electronics and Computer Science

Regius Professor Nick Jennings has been selected to advance the world-leading teaching and research of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton.

10 April 2015

Southampton research is helping to improve undersea cable performance

Southampton research is underpinning a new project that will revolutionise power cable performance.

10 April 2015

International Collaboration between Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory (TDHVL) begins an international partnership programme with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

02 April 2015

ECS Entrepreneurs host 'Dragons' Den' event

ECS Entrepreneurs will be hosting a Dragons' Den event on campus on Saturday 2 May and graduates from 2014 are eligible to pitch their business ideas for real investment.

Professor William Webb, President IET
02 April 2015

IET President to give Engineering@Southampton Distinguished Lecture

Professor William Webb, President of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, and alumnus of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS), will be giving an Engineering@Southampton distinguished lecture at the University of Southampton on Wednesday 6 May.

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.