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Through world-leading research and enterprise activities the University of Southampton connects with businesses to create real-world solutions to global issues. Through its educational offering, it works with partners around the world to offer relevant, flexible education, which trains students for jobs not even thought of. This connectivity is what sets Southampton apart from the rest; we make connections and change the world.

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Diagnosing killer diseases

Southampton scientists are helping to diagnose killer diseases. We are using gold to detect abnormalities that could lead to tumour growth.

Using mobile phones to tackle malaria

We are at the forefront of the worldwide battle to eradicate Malaria, using mobile phone data to map the movements of populations in malaria ‘hotspots’.

Reducing aircraft noise

Our research is transforming the way aerospace companies tackle noise levels in commercial aircraft, giving the UK the edge against the EU’s stringent noise reduction targets.

Enjoying music again

The University of Southampton’s groundbreaking collaborative research is helping profoundly deaf people experience the beauty of music again through developments in cochlear implants.

Bubble science

Drawing inspiration from the way dolphins hunt, Southampton is linking the characteristics of bubbles with medicine, ultrasonic cleaning and detecting roadside bombs.

Copper takes on superbugs

Linking the change in your pocket to superbugs, Southampton are eliminating the spread of healthcare-associated infections as part of a pioneering partnership with the Copper Development Association.

Harnessing the immune system

This cutting-edge research at Southampton works with the body’s own defences and reprogrammes the immune system, allowing tumours to be recognised and even eliminated.

Uncharted waters

We are discovering new deep-sea species, untouched metal resources and ‘Black Smoker’ vents through our collaborative work with the UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

Connecting the planet

The global internet relies on Southampton’s innovative developments in Fibre optics, and now we’re working on making broadband speeds that are 100 times faster.

Impact of population change

As the world’s population grows, our research helps unravel the impact migration, maternal health and poverty will have on the healthcare services of our future.

Uncovering the past

Combining traditional excavation techniques with revolutionary geophysical analysis, this innovative project led by Southampton brings the maritime port of Imperial Rome to life.

Re-education after stroke

Southampton’s research into the recovery and rehabilitation process is providing innovative and effective ways to reduce the burden of stroke on the NHS.