19 September 2014
Three researchers at the University of Southampton will benefit from close to £200,000 of extra funding from Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. The important boost will enable dementia researchers based at the University to continue with their pioneering studies. This funding comes ahead of World Alzheimer’s Day on Sunday 21 September, which aims to increase awareness of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
3 September 2014
Dementia researchers along the South Coast, from Brighton to Bournemouth, will be unified in their goal to defeat dementia.
19 August 2014
Investigators at the University of Southampton have discovered that two new vaccines can prevent the transmission of meningitis bacteria from person to person.
8 August 2014
The University of Southampton has been awarded $1.4 million (approximately £833,260) to develop new treatments to fight tuberculosis.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
16 July 2014
A drug that is commonly used for arthritis has been shown to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s.