Oct 25, 2012

Protecting fish from river development

Research at the University of Southampton is protecting fish that inhabit rivers and estuaries impacted by dams and power plants.

Oct 24, 2012

Enactus Southampton reach semi-final in worldwide competition

The University of Southampton Enactus team (formerly known as SIFE, Students in Free Enterprise) has reached the semi-final of the Enactus World Cup. Students from Southampton represented the UK in the international competition for business leaders of the future, for the second year running.

Oct 24, 2012

A new take on the Midas touch – changing the colour of gold

A University of Southampton team have discovered that by embossing tiny raised or indented patterns onto the metal’s surface, they can change the way it absorbs and reflects light – ensuring our eyes don’t see it as ‘golden’ in colour at all.

Oct 24, 2012

Mobilising Solutions to Global Development Challenges

The Sustainability Science at Southampton will be hosting an evening seminar on the UN World Development and Information Day titled ‘Mobilising Solutions to Global Development Challenges’, 24th October, 5.30-7.30pm.

Oct 18, 2012

York Exhibition explores history and lessons of smallpox eradication

A multimedia exhibition at the University of York will chart the eradication of smallpox – widely regarded as the greatest triumph of global public health in the 20th century.

Oct 12, 2012

New study to combat the most common form of liver cancer

Scientists at the University of Southampton are to investigate the best way to use natural killer cells (NK) to target the most common form of liver cancer.

Oct 11, 2012

York law students lend a helping hand abroad

University of York law students are offering free legal advice to local communities in the United States, Canada, India, El Salvador and South Africa.

Oct 05, 2012

Superheroes needed to tackle public health challenges

Public health ‘superheroes’ are needed to help tackle the growing challenges posed by obesity, alcohol, smoking and other public health threats, according to new research from the University of Leeds.

Oct 03, 2012

University of Southampton improves across the board as National Student Survey results are released

The University of Southampton has improved in all 22 areas of the latest National Student Survey (NSS) results, published today (Thursday 27 September).

In particular, Southampton has received 100 per cent satisfaction ratings in four subject areas: Ocean and Earth Sciences (Geology), Modern Languages (French), Modern Languages (German) and Ship Science.