Engineering and the Environment


Fish-eye view of the x-ray scanner

New imaging technology to design and build greener and safer aircraft

28 January 2015

Engineers at the University of Southampton are helping to develop new imaging technology to be used in the design, manufacture and maintenance for current and future generations of carbon composite aircraft.

Engineering student learns how Formula 1 aerodynamics can power the British America's Cup challenge

14 January 2015

Masters of Engineering (MEng) Mechanical Engineering student Bleddyn Môn has combined his studies at Southampton with top class yacht racing alongside Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie.

Boldrewood Innovation Campus

University of Southampton awarded one million pounds to help address global marine and maritime challenges

13 January 2015

The Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute (SMMI) at the University of Southampton has been awarded over one million pounds to develop students who will help tackle global marine and maritime challenges.

Additional funding for Audiology students

7 January 2015

It has been confirmed that Audiology students starting at the University of Southampton in 2015 will receive over £5000 of additional funding to support their studies.

Southampton top in the UK for General Engineering REF 2014

18 December 2014

The University of Southampton has come out top in the UK for General Engineering in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) results.

Stock image of satellite

Testing space technology skills by building a working satellite

14 December 2014

Engineering students from the University of Southampton are embarking on an exciting project to build a satellite to investigate how items fall to Earth from low orbits. It will be launched from the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017/18 and should take up to 18 months to descend and eventually burn up in the planet’s atmosphere.

The #LettuceOnMars team

Southampton students aiming to put the first life on Mars

10 December 2014

A student project from the University’s Spaceflight Society, has reached the finals of an international competition to land experiments on Mars, run by Mars One.

MEng students

Designing a better hearing aid, four MEng students tackle a real-life challenge

4 December 2014

Four MEng Acoustical Engineering final year students have embarked on a challenging but rewarding group project to build a new type of hearing aid – using Raspberry Pi computers.

Alumni panel at the careers event

A degree in Environmental Sciences - your first step to a challenging and satisfying career

30 November 2014

A packed lecture theatre of current students heard five recent graduates talk about what they’ve achieved after graduating from the University of Southampton and pass on advice and top tips on getting started in the world of work.

Mechanical Engineering scholars

Mechanical Engineering students awarded Lloyd's Register Foundation scholarships

26 November 2014

A trio of top performing students in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Southampton has received scholarships for the second year in succession thanks to the generosity of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation (LRF).