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Innovative researchLeading the way

Translating research intoLife-changing treatments and therapies
Research led byWorld-renowned scientists


In the 2014 REF, 75% of the Faculty's research was rated as either internationally recognised or world class. 94% of our research was deemed 3 or 4* for impact.

The Faculty of Medicine has taken a leading role in delivering the University’s multi-disciplinary research strategy. Our guiding principles have been to enhance our capacity for translational research and to increase interdisciplinary research at the interface with the physical sciences, computing, engineering and mathematics – especially in areas where the University is world-leading.

Outstanding Academics

Research Team Profile

Professor Tim Elliott - a world-class researcher at University of Southampton's Cancer Research UK Centre - is making fundamental discoveries about how our immune system works which will aid the design of effective new treatments to improve survival for people with cancer.

Find out more about Professor Tim Elliott

Research Opportunities

Research Opportunities

We are one of the UK's leading centres for biomedical research offering a range of PG opportunities.

Synairgen Spin Out Company

Working with us

Our research has led to successful commercial endeavours with the creation of five companies

Research Centres

Research Centres

Cancer Research UK, NIHR/Wellcome Trust and MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit.

Key Achievements

  • Reducing the threat of resistance to antibiotics
  • Cancer Immunology-using your immune system to cure cancer
  • Preventing invasive pneumococcal disease in the UK's workforce
  • Detecting drug cheats in the 2012 Olympic Games

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