Tag Archives: University of Southampton

University of Southampton’s Law School launches the Stefan Cross Centre for Women, Equality & Law (SCC)

SOUTHAMPTON, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Law School at the University has launched the Stefan Cross Centre for Women, Equality & Law (SCC), thanks to a generous donation from Southampton Law School alumnus, Mr Stefan Cross QC (Hons). High profile claims … Read the full press release

New study reveals that hate speech is becoming the ‘new normal’ on social media

SOUTHAMPTON, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As social media has experienced considerable exponential growth-rate over the past decade, sadly the same has occurred with online hate speech. Clear evidence of this picture is the fact that different international organisations, including the … Read the full press release

University of Southampton’s Philosophy of Pregnancy, Birth and Early Motherhood project nominated for a national award

SOUTHAMPTON, 19-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A major project led by the University of Southampton looking at the philosophy of pregnancy and early motherhood has been nominated for a national award. The Philosophy of Pregnancy, Birth and Early Motherhood project led by … Read the full press release

Pint of Science (PoS) festival at University of Southampton from 14-16 May

SOUTHAMPTON, 03-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — What do you get when you place over 40 academic experts in five public venues in Southampton over three consecutive nights? That’s the recipe for this year’s instalment of the ever-popular Pint of Science (PoS) festival, hosted by … Read the full press release

Rear Admiral Philip Greenish CBE appointed new Chair of Council of the University of Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rear Admiral Philip Greenish CBE has been appointed as the new Chair of Council of the University of Southampton for a three-year term starting 1 August 2018. He also becomes an ex officio Pro Chancellor of … Read the full press release

University of Southampton student midwife Lucy Price one of five finalists for the 2018 Pregnacare Award for UK Student Midwife of the Year

SOUTHAMPTON, 02-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Commitment, community and collaboration are all words used to describe University of Southampton student midwife Lucy Price, one of five finalists for the 2018 Pregnacare Award for UK Student Midwife of the Year. The Award, presented … Read the full press release

University of Southampton project to improve access to artificial limbs in low and middle income countries gets £900,000 funding

SOUTHAMPTON, 02-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at the University of Southampton have won more than £900,000 in funding for a project to improve access to artificial limbs in lower and middle income countries (LMICs). The ambitious three-year project will see two … Read the full press release

Southampton Professor Dame Wendy Hall: we now need to act in order to realise the full potential of artificial intelligence (AI)

SOUTHAMPTON, 08-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Just weeks after the publication of the UK government’s review of the country’s capabilities in artificial intelligence, Southampton Professor Dame Wendy Hall, co-chair of the review, says the time is right to capitalise while the time … Read the full press release

University of Southampton: New research by Dr Anita Lavorgna to tackle the global illegal trade in endangered plants

SOUTHAMPTON, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New research by Dr Anita Lavorgna, Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Southampton, will aim to tackle the global illegal trade in endangered plants, worth billions each year. Thanks to a grant from the New Investigators scheme, … Read the full press release

University of Southampton, Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium form new strategic partnership for public engagement

SOUTHAMPTON, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Southampton has forged a new strategic partnership for public engagement with the Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, inspired by a shared vision to change the world for the better by revolutionising public engagement … Read the full press release

University of Southampton: new experimental drug in certain patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

SOUTHAMPTON, 14-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Patients with a common type of fast-growing cancer are being given fresh hope in a new clinical trial. Scientists at the University of Southampton are, for the first time, to trial a new experimental drug, in … Read the full press release

University of Southampton led project to help improve food and water security for people in sub-Saharan Africa

SOUTHAMPTON, 25-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A project led by the University of Southampton has secured £5m over four years to help improve food and water security for people in sub-Saharan Africa. The money, from Research Councils UK (RCUK), is part … Read the full press release

Coldplay donated to the University of Southampton’s campaign for the Centre for Cancer Immunology

SOUTHAMPTON, 25-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International rock sensations Coldplay have donated to the University of Southampton’s campaign for the Centre for Cancer Immunology. The band chose the campaign through the close links drummer Will Champion has with both Southampton and the … Read the full press release

University of Southampton researchers at the international Pint of Science (PoS) festival, 15-17 May

SOUTHAMPTON, 10-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from the University of Southampton will take part in the three-day international Pint of Science (PoS) festival from 15-17 May, delivering unique talks, demonstrations and live experiments across the pubs of Southampton. Tickets for Pint … Read the full press release

University of Southampton researchers developed interactive website that helps reduce dizziness

SOUTHAMPTON, 10-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — An interactive website developed by health psychology and primary care researchers at the University of Southampton has been shown to reduce dizziness amongst adults aged 50 and above. Results of a study into the effectiveness … Read the full press release

University of Southampton researchers engineered cells with built-in genetic circuit that help prevent tumour growth

SOUTHAMPTON, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at the University of Southampton have engineered cells with a ‘built-in genetic circuit’ that produces a molecule that inhibits the ability of tumours to survive and grow in their low oxygen environment. The genetic circuit … Read the full press release

University of Southampton research: shipping has noticeable impact on marine species and their native habitats

SOUTHAMPTON, 17-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — New research, led by the University of Southampton, has found that human activities such as shipping are having a noticeable impact on marine species and their native habitats. The research, published in the journal Biology Letters, … Read the full press release

University of Southampton researchers built maps of chemical variation in jellyfish caught across the North Sea

SOUTHAMPTON, 17-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Animals feeding at sea inherit a chemical record reflecting the area where they fed, which can help track their movements, according to a new study by scientists from the University of Southampton. Chemical testing of the … Read the full press release

University of Southampton lecturer James Wilson short-listed for Times Higher Education Award

SOUTHAMPTON, 02-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Southampton lecturer James Wilson has been short-listed for one of the most prestigious teaching honours in UK higher education. James, a lecturer in Mental Health, is in the running to be named ‘Most Innovative … Read the full press release

University of Southampton appoints journalist and broadcaster Jon Sopel as Pro-Chancellor

SOUTHAMPTON, 02-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Southampton has announced the appointment of journalist and broadcaster Jon Sopel as Pro-Chancellor. Sopel, a graduate of the University in 1981 with a BSc in Politics and Sociology, has enjoyed a distinguished career … Read the full press release

University of Southampton Archaeologists explore First World War camp near Salisbury with advanced geophysical techniques to scan below the ground

SOUTHAMPTON, 25-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Archaeologists at the University of Southampton are exploring the landscape around a group of giant military badges cut into a chalk hillside in Wiltshire by soldiers waiting to be drafted to the trenches in the First … Read the full press release

New light shed on the genetic make-up of Chlamydia trachomatis – University of Southampton

Southampton, 26-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A study involving the University of Southampton has shed new light on the genetic make-up of Chlamydia trachomatis and it’s relation to trachoma, the leading infectious cause of blindness. The prevailing belief was that the … Read the full press release

UK and French universities research challenges the link between unemployment and rising crime

The assumption that rising unemployment, leads to rising crime, is being challenged by new research from the UK universities of Southampton and Sheffield and the French university SciencesPo. Southampton, 22-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Their study has found that the relationship … Read the full press release

University of Southampton researchers demonstrated for the first time a new laser cooling method to be used to cool molecules

Researchers from the University of Southampton have demonstrated for the first time a new laser cooling method, based upon the interference of matter waves, that could be used to cool molecules. SOUTHAMPTON, 19-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Our ability to produce samples … Read the full press release

Reflecting Photonics garden sponsored by the University of Southampton voted Best Garden in the People’s Choice Awards

SOUTHAMPTON, 5-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Reflecting Photonics, the International Year of Light garden sponsored by the University of Southampton, was recently voted Best Garden in the People’s Choice Awards at the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) show at Tatton Park. Sponsored by … Read the full press release

University of Southampton alumnus Lawrence Walters and Tom Rainey completed a 93 day row across the Atlantic Ocean

SOUTHAMPTON, 5-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Southampton alumnus Lawrence Walters (Ship Science, 2014), along with his friend Tom Rainey (both 23), has completed a 93 day row across the Atlantic Ocean from New York and arriving in Salcombe, Devon yesterday … Read the full press release

University of Southampton: Int’l researchers to trial the use of a combination of nutrients and probiotics before and during pregnancy in a bid to improve the health of mothers and their babies

SOUTHAMPTON, 5-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers in the United Kingdom (Southampton), Singapore and New Zealand (Auckland) from the EpiGen Global Research Consortium are to trial the use of a combination of nutrients and probiotics before and during pregnancy in a bid … Read the full press release

University of Southampton’s Professor Patrick Sturgis to head inquiry to examine errors in pre-election opinion polls for the 2015 General Election campaign

SOUTHAMPTON, 19-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Patrick Sturgis, Professor of Research Methodology in Social Statistics and Demography at the University of Southampton, has been announced as Chair of an inquiry set up to examine errors in the pre-election opinion polls for the … Read the full press release

University of Southampton developed new drug with the potential to reverse resistance to immunotherapy

A new drug with the potential to reverse resistance to immunotherapy has been developed by scientists at the University of Southampton. It has shown great promise in pre-clinical models and will be available to patients with certain leukaemias and non-Hodgkin … Read the full press release

University of Southampton scientists: higher muscle mass strongly linked with healthier bone development in children

Scientists at the University of Southampton have shown that higher muscle mass is strongly linked with healthier bone development in children. SOUTHAMPTON, 15-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers also found no relationship between fat mass and bone development, indicating it is not … Read the full press release