Southampton in the news

Some of the stories featuring University of Southampton staff and students that are making the news in March 2015. If you see coverage of the University that you think should be included here, please contact the media relations team in Communications and Marketing 023 8059 3212, email press@soton.ac.uk


CNN Mainsail


Ship Science students appeared on CNN's Mainsail programme to explain how 'foiling' makes boats faster.

Watch a clip of the programme here.
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Too cold for penguins

There was high-quality international media coverage for a study, led by Gemma Clucas from Ocean and Earth Science, which identified populations of emperor penguins that survived the last ice age. Coverage appeared in The Times, Discovery Channel, Sydney Morning Herald, ABC Australia and lots of media in Europe, India, Middle East, Malaysia, United States, China and beyond.

Read our press release here.
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Private lives of Hoff crabs revealed

There was widespread global coverage, including The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mail, Metro, Irish Examiner, The Times of Malta and The Conversation, for a study led by Dr Leigh Marsh from Ocean and Earth Science that revealed the private lives of 'Hoff' crabs.

Read our press release here.
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New algae can save coral

CBC (Canada), Aljazeera, Nature World News, Zee News (India), Science 2.0 and Science World Report, were just some of the global news outlets that reported on a new alage, discovered by Professor Joerg Wiedenmann, that could save coral reefs in the Persian Gulf.

Read our press release here.

CNN Mainsail filming

CNN Mainsail filming

Emporer penguin

Emporer penguin

Hoff crab

Hoff crab

Persian Gulf coral

Persian Gulf coral