Archaeologists and historians to investigate a vast network of Mediterranean Roman ports
The University of Southampton has been awarded €2.49 million (£2.1 million) by the European Research Council to study a large network of Roman ports stretching from Turkey in the east, to Spain in the west.
Scientists develop new method to help global coasts adapt to sea-level rise
A team of scientists, led by the University of Southampton, has developed a new method to help the world’s coasts adapt to global sea-level rises over the next 100 years.
Dolphins inspire new radar system to detect hidden surveillance and explosive devices
Inspired by the way dolphins hunt using bubble nets, scientists at the University of Southampton, in collaboration with University College London and Cobham Technical Services, have developed a new kind of radar that can detect hidden surveillance equipment and explosives.
Worldwide Universities Network universities step into the world of MOOCs
Being at the forefront of higher education innovation, WUN member universities are plugged in to the MOOCs revolution.
Diesel exhaust stops honeybees from finding the flowers they want to forage
Exposure to common air pollutants found in diesel exhaust pollution can affect the ability of honeybees to recognise floral odours, new University of Southampton research shows.
University of Southampton switches on one of the most powerful supercomputers in the UK
The University of Southampton has flicked the on-switch for the most powerful university-based supercomputer in England and the third largest academic supercomputing facility in the UK. ‘Iridis4’ will also enter the top ten of the UK’s elite supercomputers. (1)
First ever global ‘index’ to measure wellbeing of older people
A professor at the University of Southampton working with HelpAge International and an international expert group has developed the Global AgeWatch Index to help highlight the varying quality of life and wellbeing that older people experience in countries around the world.
Maastricht breaks into top 100 of the prestigious THE World University Rankings
Maastricht University has broken into the top 100 of the Times Higher Education’s (THE) World University Rankings 2013/14, rising from 115th to 98th place.
Bringing sustainable electricity to rural African communities
The University of Southampton is leading an international project to provide sustainable electricity supplies to rural communities in Africa.
Southampton students named as Europe’s best young scientists
Two University of Southampton students have been named as Science Students of the Year at the prestigious SET Awards, Europe’s most important awards for science, engineering and technology undergraduates.
Open Data Institute announces University of Southampton as Honorary Partner on one-year anniversary
The Open Data Institute (ODI) has awarded Honorary Founding Partner status to the University of Southampton in recognition of its exceptional contribution to the setup and development of the organisation. It comes exactly 12 months after its unofficial opening and move to its London HQ.