Engineering and the Environment


Southampton graduate to arrive back in the UK after record breaking rowing attempt

31 July 2015

After rowing non-stop over 3000 nautical miles, University of Southampton alumnus Lawrence Walters (Ship Science, 2014) and his partner Tom Rainey are about to arrive back in the UK after almost 90 days at sea.

Southampton ship science students get off to a flying start at an international ship design contest

28 July 2015

A team of Southampton Masters students has competed against some of the best engineering universities around the world in Lausanne at the HYDROcontest 2015.

Southampton researchers help the UK rail industry cut costs and reduce delays

28 July 2015

Researchers from the University of Southampton have led a national project to help the UK rail industry reduce delays and achieve multi-million-pound savings.

Mangroves help protect against sea level rise

23 July 2015

Mangrove forests could play a crucial role in protecting coastal areas from sea level rise caused by climate change, according to new research involving the University of Southampton.

Testing the aircraft

Southampton engineers test fly printed aircraft off Royal Navy ship

23 July 2015

A 3D printed aircraft has successfully launched off the front of a Royal Navy warship and landed safely on a Dorset beach.

Southampton experts add their voice to global climate change risk assessment

14 July 2015

Researchers from the University of Southampton have joined an international group of scientists, energy policy analysts, and experts in risk from finance and the military to release a new independent assessment of the risks of climate change, designed to support political leaders in their decisions on how much priority to give to the issue.

Graduation 2015 marks achievements of students and honorary graduates

13 July 2015

Around 5,000 students will attend Graduation at the University of Southampton this week, alongside seven leading figures from the fields of business, chemistry, engineering, Jewish history, maritime and poetry who will receive honorary degrees.

Engineering alumnus sails against the best in the world

12 July 2015

Ship Science graduate and professional sailor Pavlos Kontides, who won silver at the London 2012 Olympics, has returned to Weymouth to compete against the best in the world.