Southampton researchers to share in £15m funding to develop better cancer treatments

9 October 2015

Researchers from the University of Southampton are to share in £15m of funding from Cancer Research UK to inspire collaborative cancer research between UK scientists through a new awards scheme.

Faculty of Medicine achieves Silver Athena SWAN award

6 October 2015

The Faculty of Medicine has achieved a Silver Athena SWAN award in the latest results announcement. The award is part of the Athena SWAN Charter for women in science, which recognises commitment to advancing their careers in STEMM academia (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine).

New clinical trial to investigate alternative treatment to antibiotics for Urinary Tract Infection

29 September 2015

A new treatment approach for tackling urinary tract infection has been developed by researchers at the University of Southampton testing a treatment with a long established history in herbal practice.

Dr Jeremy Blaydes

Southampton scientist to study ‘sugar craving’ of breast cancer cells

25 September 2015

A leading Southampton scientist has been awarded a grant of around £200,000 by research charity Breast Cancer Now to investigate how breast cancer cells become dependent on sugar to multiply and survive.

First cohort of medical students on European programme move to Germany

24 September 2015

The first cohort of University of Southampton Bachelor of Medicine (EU) students began Year 3 of their five year programme in The Kassel School of Medicine (KSM), Kassel, Germany on 31st August.

Southampton rises in global university ranking

16 September 2015

The University of Southampton has risen 13 places to 81st in the 2015 QS World University Rankings.

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.

MSC diabetes magazine cover

Southampton’s new diabetes Masters programme will help healthcare professionals cope with demand burden

26 August 2015

The University of Southampton has launched a brand new Masters programme in Diabetes Best Practice which is designed to equip workforces and individuals with the skills and knowledge to meet future diabetes healthcare demands in the UK and beyond.

National award for Primary Care academic

20 August 2015

Dr Hazel Everitt, from Primary Care and Population Sciences at the University of Southampton, has been awarded a prestigious national award by the Royal College of GPs (RCGP).

Artist's impression of new Centre

Major contribution to Southampton’s Centre for Cancer Immunology

14 August 2015

The University has taken another significant step to help realise its goal of building a new world-leading research centre in cancer immunology and immunotherapy.