University of Southampton

Southampton researchers develop a Wikipedia of fact-checking during natural disasters

Southampton researchers develop a Wikipedia of fact-checking during natural disasters
July 18, 2014 No Comments »

Share Researchers from the University of Southampton have helped to develop a new web application for gathering evidence during natural disasters, which will enable more effective emergency response. Accurate information can be life-saving in extreme situations, such as earthquakes and ... Read More »

University of Southampton supports call for better foreign language skills for the UK

University of Southampton supports call for better foreign language skills for the UK
July 16, 2014 No Comments »

Share The University of Southampton is one of over 50 leading organisations backing a group of MPs and Peers calling for all political parties to make a General Election manifesto commitment to improve the nation’s language skills. The All-Party Parliamentary ... Read More »

University secures £2.6 million contract to remain as centre of excellence

University secures £2.6 million contract to remain as centre of excellence
July 11, 2014 No Comments »

Share The University of Southampton has been awarded significant funding to remain at the forefront of how clinical guidance and policy is made. The £2.6million grant, to be given over five years, has been awarded to the Southampton Health Technology ... Read More »

Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers

Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers
July 9, 2014 No Comments »

Share University of Southampton researchers, with assistance from the Ministry of Defence, have conducted the first study to identify the hearing requirements of British soldiers fighting on the frontline. The study, which provides an important and novel insight into the ... Read More »

Public sector not more effective in attracting socially motivated workers than private sector

Public sector not more effective in attracting socially motivated workers than private sector
June 26, 2014 1 Comment »

Share Research by the University of Southampton has found workers in the public sector are more likely to engage in socially motivated activities than their private sector counterparts. However, their findings also show this is only because public services employ ... Read More »

Leading experts from across Europe gather to debate the ‘spark’ of the First World War

Leading experts from across Europe gather to debate the ‘spark’ of the First World War
June 23, 2014 Comments Off

Share The University of Southampton is playing host to some of the foremost experts on the origins of the First World War and the events which sparked its outbreak. Mark Cornwall, Professor of Modern European History at Southampton, has organised ... Read More »

Degree Show transforms Winchester School of Art campus

Degree Show transforms Winchester School of Art campus
June 11, 2014 Comments Off

Share The University of Southampton’s Winchester School of Art (WSA) is throwing open its doors to the public next week to celebrate and showcase the creative talents of its undergraduate students. The WSA Degree Show (16-22 June) will see the ... Read More »

Government Chief Technology Officer appointed Visiting Professor by University of Southampton

Government Chief Technology Officer appointed Visiting Professor by University of Southampton
June 11, 2014 Comments Off

Share The University of Southampton has appointed Liam Maxwell, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for HM Government, as a Visiting Professor. He will be a Visiting Professor in Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. Liam will also ... Read More »

New sensor to detect harmful bacteria on food industry surfaces

New sensor to detect harmful bacteria on food industry surfaces
June 11, 2014 Comments Off

Share   A new device designed to sample and detect foodborne bacteria is being trialled by scientists at the University of Southampton. The Biolisme project is using research from the University to develop a sensor capable of collecting and detecting ... Read More »

University of Southampton professor receives top honour from Royal Geographical Society

University of Southampton professor receives top honour from Royal Geographical Society
June 9, 2014 Comments Off

Share John Dearing, Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Southampton, has been given the prestigious Murchison Award (2014) by the Royal Geographical Society (RGS). Professor Dearing was chosen to receive the award in recognition of publications he led, ... Read More »