Chemistry recognised for internationally excellent and world-leading research

18 December 2014

At the University of Southampton, we have sealed our position as one of the UK’s top research universities, ranking 11th for the volume of our high quality research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

Marco Facciotti

Chemistry researcher becomes the youngest member of international working group on electric systems

17 December 2014

Postgraduate researcher Marco Facciotti has been invited to join a prestigious international working group that advises the electrical power industry around the world.

Advanced Composite Materials Facili

Minister officially opens unique composite material facility

25 November 2014

The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science and Cities, officially opened the University of Southampton’s state-of-the-art Advanced Composite Materials Facility on Thursday 20 November.

Dr Nuria Garcia-Araez

Prestigious prize for Southampton electrochemist

17 November 2014

Lecturer Nuria Garcia-Araez has been named the best young Spanish electrochemist by the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry. The prize recognises her outstanding academic career in electrochemistry and her most recent work to improve the performance of lithium batteries in electric cars.

Promotion for Dr Marcel Utz

10 November 2014

Dr Marcel Utz has been promoted to the position of Professor of Magnetic Resonance. He joined the University of Southampton in 2012 from the University of Virginia in the USA.

Professor Phil Bartlett

Two major honours for Southampton electrochemist

4 November 2014

Professor Phil Bartlett, Head of Electrochemistry at the University of Southampton and President elect of the International Society of Electrochemistry, has been awarded two significant scientific awards for outstanding achievements over his career in his branch of Chemistry. He will receive the Volta Medal and the Galvani Medal, both named after Italian pioneers in electrochemistry.

Dr John Langley

International honour for Southampton chemist

28 October 2014

Dr John Langley, Head of Characterisation and Analytics in Chemistry at the University of Southampton, has been elected Vice President of the International Mass Spectrometry Foundation.

Dr David Kinnison

Southampton Safety Chemist elected chair of UK Nanosafety Group

17 October 2014

Dr David Kinnison will lead the UK Nanosafety Group (UKNSG) into 2015 during an exciting period for the Group. The UKNSG is currently reviewing its guidance on, working safely with nanomaterials in research and development, promoting safe working with nanomaterials, and improving risk identification and management in nanotechnology with academia and industry.

Professor Graeme Day

Promotion for computational chemist Dr Graeme Day

13 October 2014

Dr Graeme Day has been promoted to Professor of Chemical Modelling at the University of Southampton.

THE Rankings

Global rankings success continues

7 October 2014

The University has climbed 14 places in this year’s Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings to rank 132 overall.