Engineering and the Environment


A tribute to Professor Andrew P. Bradbury

18 November 2014

Andy Bradbury, one of our longstanding visiting professors in the Faculty, died suddenly on 6 August 2014. His untimely death represents a significant loss to British and international coastal engineering as Andy held many important roles at local and national levels. He was well known as founding Director of the Channel Coastal Observatory based at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton and Head of the Coastal Group at New Forest District Council.

Prof Williams at the CIWM awards

Award for CLEARing up wasted data

17 November 2014

Research by the University of Southampton into a project that analyses the environmental performance of companies has been recognised with an award from The Chartered Institution of Waste Management (CIWM).

TV sound system for the hard of hearing

13 November 2014

Families often watch TV together, but what happens when one member has hearing difficulties? Usually the result is a compromise on listening volume that doesn’t really satisfy anyone.

Further recognition for innovative teaching for Simon Kemp

12 November 2014

Principal Teaching Fellow in Engineering and the Environment, Simon Kemp, has been recognised for his contribution to education by the University of Southampton's newly-founded Institute for Learning Innovation and Development (ILIaD).

Southampton student receives elite sporting scholarship

11 November 2014

University of Southampton sailor Annabel Vose has become one of just three exceptional student athletes in the world to receive a scholarship from the International University Sport Federation (FISU), after an incredible year that saw her secure national and international titles.

The Worshipful Company of Shipwrights renews its commitment to scholarships and establishes a new prize for world-leading students in Ship Science.

10 November 2014

Ship Science at the University of Southampton is delighted to announce The Worshipful Company of Shipwrights has agreed to support an academic prize for students in Ship Science over the next three years. The Shipwrights are also renewing an ongoing commitment by supporting a further two scholarships over the next two years. Both of these schemes are recognizing both the quality of student achievement in Ship Science, but also the importance of prizes and scholarships such as this in building strong recruitment to the subject area and also to the University of Southampton.

Research into how ships bend and twist in waves wins Southampton undergraduate a national prize

10 November 2014

MEng Ship Science student Will Ashley has been awarded a top prize by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) for his third year individual project examining how ships structurally respond to the action of waves.

Centre for Environmental Sciences summer photography competition winners

5 November 2014

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Centre for Environmental Sciences (CES) summer photography competition.

Environmental Science student wins birdwatching trip to Shetland

29 October 2014

It’s a dream come true for any wildlife enthusiast. Second year Environmental Scientist Amy Robjohns has been watching birds in the Shetland Islands as her prize as Best Student Birder runner up in A Focus on Nature's University Birdwatch Challenge.

Bogdan Balan wins “Best Poster” Award

29 October 2014

Bogdan Balan recently won the best poster presentation award at the 3rd Engineering Sciences Postgraduate Conference.