Medicine

Research

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.

Our Impact

Our impact

We have an outstanding reputation and are committed to the pursuit of excellence in biomedical sciences and clinical research. In the 2014 REF, 94% of the Faculty's research was rated 3 or 4* for impact. Our vision is to translate biomedical research into clinical outcomes that improve health worldwide.

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Research Themes

Research Themes

Medicine leads the international research community in a range of major interdisciplinary areas, which are organised into specific Research Groups. Running across these groups are a series of research themes, in which the University is a world-class leader.

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Research Team

Research Team

Who's researched and published on that? Find collaborators, educators and partners within our diverse range of outstanding academics.

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Research Centres

Research Centres

The Faculty of Medicine hosts a large number of externally awarded centres of excellence, including Cancer Research UK, NIHR/Wellcome Trust and MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit.

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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.

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Key facts
  • 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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