Engineering and the Environment


Research into improving artificial limbs wins national honour for Southampton student

27 March 2015

Final year biomedical engineering PhD student Piotr Laszczak, has won the prestigious 2015 Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) William James Award for his research to improve the quality of life for people who use artificial legs. He is examining how their artificial limbs can work more effectively.

Budget statement brings welcome funding for Southampton-based research

26 March 2015

Southampton and the wider region are set to benefit from major investment in the University of Southampton announced in the Chancellor’s Budget last week.

National honours for University of Southampton Engineering

20 March 2015

University of Southampton postgraduate research engineer Agnieszka Dzielendziak has won the Bronze Award for Engineering at this year’s prestigious SET (Science, Engineering, Technology) for Britain competition at Westminster.

Spreading the word worldwide about Audiology programmes at Southampton

20 March 2015

The University of Southampton’s Audiology programme’s global reputation is growing.

World leading research revealed in just three minutes

17 March 2015

How can you explain your PhD in just 180 seconds? Postgraduate researcher Berit Plumhoff managed it in style when she won the Engineering and the Environment heat of Southampton’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) contest and will go on to represent the Faculty in the University-wide final in May.

Explore and discover at Southampton Science and Engineering Festival

13 March 2015

Find out how science shapes our world, from the importance of bacteria to discoveries in the solar system and beyond, at the University of Southampton’s award-wining annual Science and Engineering Festival.

Southampton Engineers present their research in parliament

9 March 2015

Five students from Engineering and the Environment are among 21 University of Southampton PhD students and Early Career Researchers presenting their research to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges today (9 March), as part of the SET for BRITAIN poster competition and exhibition.

Pascoe International support Ship Science students' final project

6 March 2015

MEng Ship Science students from the University of Southampton are working on a project to produce a transatlantic Autonomous Surface Vessel (ASV). The ASV is designed as a research platform and central communication hub for other research vessels.

Brighter future in prospect for patients who need knee implants

27 February 2015

Bioengineers at the University of Southampton are working with industry on an exciting new polymeric material that could transform knee implants.

IPCC sea-level rise scenarios not fit for purpose for high-risk coastal areas

26 February 2015

The sea-level rise scenarios of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) do not necessarily provide the right information for high-risk coastal decision-making and management, according to new research involving scientists from the University of Southampton.