Feb 26, 2013

Research suggests Malaria can be defeated without a globally led eradication programme

A researcher at the University of Southampton, working as part of a team from the UK and USA, believes the global eradication of malaria could be achieved by individual countries eliminating the disease within their own borders and coordinating efforts regionally.

Feb 25, 2013

Southampton researchers handed crucial role in national search for prostate cancer answers

Researchers from the University of Southampton have received a £113,000 grant to explore a new form of hormone based treatment for prostate cancer.

Feb 20, 2013

Nobel Prize-winner delivers University of York lecture

The impact of the recession across Europe was the subject of the University of York’s James College Annual Lecture delivered this year by Nobel Prize-winning economist Professor Sir James Mirrlees from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Feb 19, 2013

Bergen Summer Research School 2013

The Bergen Summer Research School takes place 17-29 June 2013. The theme for this year s edition is “Food as a Global Development Challenge”.

Feb 15, 2013

2013 WUN Conference & AGM registration open!

Registration is now open for the 2013 WUN Conference and AGM taking place in Washington DC from 21-23 May 2013.

Feb 04, 2013

New study highlights impact of environmental change on older people

Recent natural disasters illustrate vulnerability of older people: majority of deaths from the Great East Japan Earthquake (2011) and Hurricane Katrina (2005) occurred among older people.

Feb 02, 2013

How do corals survive in the hottest reefs on the planet?

Coral reefs are predicted to decline under the pressure of global warming. However, a number of coral species can survive at seawater temperatures even higher than predicted for the tropics during the next century. How they survive, while most species cannot, is being investigated by researchers at the University of Southampton.

Feb 01, 2013

University of Southampton announces new project to engage young people in research

The University of Southampton has successfully bid for funding to launch a new project aimed at getting secondary school students enthusiastic about research.

Feb 01, 2013

The Power of Partnership

The Boao Review recently published an article on higher education reform by WUN Chief Executive Professor John Hearn.