Institute for Life Sciences


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South Coast dementia researchers united by charity funding boost

3 September 2014

Dementia researchers along the South Coast, from Brighton to Bournemouth, will be unified in their goal to defeat dementia.

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New study to improve tuberculosis treatments

8 August 2014

The University of Southampton has been awarded $1.4 million (approximately £833,260) to develop new treatments to fight tuberculosis.

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Pupils attend the first University Technical College Summer School

6 August 2014

30 budding scientists from Wiltshire, Dorset and Hampshire attended South Wiltshire University Technical College’s first summer school last week. The young scientists and engineers aged 11-16 spent the week meeting major employers and experts from the University of Southampton and learning more about careers and technology.

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Southampton researchers amongst the world’s ‘most influential scientific minds’

4 August 2014

A number of cutting-edge researchers from the University of Southampton have been named amongst the world’s most frequently cited, according to a new publication from Thomson Reuters.

RAE awards Research Fellowship to Biomedical Engineer

29 July 2014

Dr Alex Dickinson, an early career academic whose research aims to develop more comfortable and durable prosthetic limbs for amputees, has been awarded a prestigious Research Fellowship by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng).

Students are aided in their understanding of biomedical engineering

24 July 2014

From 7th to 10th July, twenty-four students from across the UK attended a Biomedical Engineering course at the University of Southampton. Sponsored by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) and organised by The Smallpeice Trust, the four-day residential programme provided 15 and 16 year old students with an understanding about the captivating world of biomedical engineering and encouraged them to take up careers in this sector.

Neuroscience at Southampton. Boosting research by working together

16 July 2014

Neuroscience at the University of Southampton clearly benefits from the interdisciplinary ethos within the university. This is evident from the strength and breadth of neuroscience research happening at Southampton.

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Arthritis drug shown to slow Alzheimer’s down

16 July 2014

A drug that is commonly used for arthritis has been shown to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s.

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University secures £2.6 million contract to remain as centre of excellence

11 July 2014

The University of Southampton has been awarded significant funding to remain at the forefront of how clinical guidance and policy is made.

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LifeLab gets royal seal of approval

27 June 2014

The University of Southampton welcomed HRH The Countess of Wessex to LifeLab on Friday 27 June to officially open the facility that aims to empower school students to take more control over their health.