Institute for Life Sciences


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.

Rainbow of glowing corals discovered in depths of the Red Sea

25 June 2015

New coral pigments could have use in biomedical imaging applications.

Glowing corals that display a surprising array of colours have been discovered in the deep water reefs of the Red Sea by scientists from the University of Southampton, UK, Tel Aviv University and the Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences (IUI), Israel, together with an international team of researchers.

‘Genomics holds key to understanding ecological and evolutionary processes’

18 June 2015

Scientists call for gap between genomics and invasion biology to be bridged.

Antimicrobial Copper on the BBC World Service

18 June 2015

An interview with Professor Bill Keevil of the University of Southampton features in the 18th June edition of Business Daily on the BBC World Service, which focuses on copper's essential contribution to modern living.