The University of Southampton
Institute for Life Sciences

Excellence in Interdisciplinary Life Sciences

The Institute for Life Sciences mission is to facilitate fusions of expertise in research and education from a range of disciplines in order to broaden scientific opportunities and address key issues in health, society and enterprise.

FortisNet Community 2016

Find out more about our growing FortisNet community, our plans for the future and case studies of our interdisciplinary musculoskeletal research.


Strengthening and developing links between the IfLS and industrial partners.

IfLS Annual Report 2016

This report gives an insight into the high impact interdisciplinary Life Sciences research happening here at Southampton. 

  • 10 January 2017

    ‘Housekeepers’ of the brain renew themselv...

    Cells in the brain responsible for detecting and fixing minor damag...

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  • 13 December 2016

    Modern prosthetics and orthotics for a glo...

    Pioneering research from Southampton’s FortisNet network was shared...

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  • 22 November 2016

    Mechanism of protective protein identified...

    Research from the University of Southampton, in collaboration with ...

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  • 20 January 2017

    Second Annual FortisNet Meeting: Strength ...

    Across the world and at home, we have the opportunity to change peo...

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  • 24 January 2017

    Bioengineering Seminar

    “The human hand: biomechanical masterpiece or nightmare?”

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  • 25 January 2017

    MRC-KHIDI International Symposium on Antim...

    This one-day symposium supported by UK-Korea partnering awards from...

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