Institute for Life Sciences


Southampton wins funding to transform medical research with cutting-edge data analysis

29 September 2015

A team of life sciences researchers at the University of Southampton have been awarded a £1.5m Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) grant to develop cutting-edge data analysis techniques that could help transform future medical research.

What does a high carbon world mean for humanity?

10 September 2015

Atmospheric CO2 levels are increasing and face humanity with pressing questions about its future in a high carbon world.

Photo credit: Hywel Morgan

Institute for Life Sciences – the success of impact and interdisciplinarity

9 September 2015

Southampton’s Institute for Life Sciences (IfLS) is proud of the significant impact it is having across the University, the local region and on government policy.

Cross-Institute Datathon: Mobilisation and Emergency Responses to Natural Disasters, 21 July 2015

3 August 2015

The Institute for Life Sciences, Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute and the Web Science Institute held a one day Cross-Institute Datathon on 21 July 2015, the aim of which was to develop interdisciplinary data analysis skills across the University.

Dr Roxana Carare

Award recognises IfLS academic’s excellence in dementia research

30 July 2015

Institute for Life Sciences (IfLS) member Dr Roxana Carare has recently been recognised for the quality of her research in the Dementia Research Leaders awards.

Students are aided in their understanding of biomedical engineering

30 July 2015

From 27-30th July, twenty-three 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.

University of Southampton to map impact of infectious diseases against research spending

22 July 2015

Study to better inform research into pneumonia and other infectious diseases receives Gates Foundation funding

Southampton scientists to improve prosthetic limbs

5 July 2015

Scientists at the University of Southampton are aiming to improve the function of artificial limbs.

University awarded funds to help reduce impact of infectious disease in Malaysia

1 July 2015

A group of collaborators led by the University have been awarded a British Council Newton Fund Institutional Links Grant to support ground-breaking research towards reducing the burden of infectious disease in Malaysia.

Osteoporosis linked with heart disease in older people

29 June 2015

University of Southampton scientists have discovered a link between coronary heart disease and osteoporosis, suggesting both conditions could have similar causes.