New generation of climate models capable of simulating abrupt climate change
Scientists have, for the first time, demonstrated that climate models are able to simulate past abrupt changes in the Earth’s climate – giving more confidence in predictions of future global climate change.
World population mapping helps combat poverty and poor health
A team of researchers led by the University of Southampton has launched an online project to map detailed population information from countries around the world.
What health impacts will result from even greater urbanisation in China?
At the third plenum held earlier this month, the Chinese government announced reforms to further drive urbanisation in China. After already experiencing the largest human migration in history, what are the public health consequences of this mass movement from rural towns to cities?
Introducing solid foods while continuing to breast feed could prevent child allergies
Introducing solid food with breast milk after the 17th week of birth could reduce food allergies in babies, according to University of Southampton research.
Rising concerns over tree pests and diseases
New research has found that the number of pests and disease outbreaks in trees and forests across the world has been increasing.
Southampton environmental research wins prestigious CIWM Professional Award
Three University of Southampton academics have won a prestigious environmental award at the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) Professional Awards, which celebrate professionalism, skills and knowledge right across the spectrum of waste and resource management.
University of Leeds to train next generation of environmental scientists
The University of Leeds is spearheading the drive to recruit the next generation of environmental scientists.
New research identifies why young adults return to the parental home
Researchers from the ESRC Centre for Population Change (CPC) at the University of Southampton have identified key ‘turning-points’ in young adults’ lives which influence whether or not they return to the parental home.
Using Lego-like DNA to create simple and low cost drug discovery and diagnostic tools
Scientists at the University of Southampton have helped to develop artificial membrane pores, using Lego-like DNA building blocks, which could provide a simple and low cost tool for drug discovery and diagnostic devices.