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Our COVID-19 research highlights

As part of the Southampton Coronavirus Response Fund, we've been hearing from the University community on how they're responding to the pandemic. We've gathered a small selection of stories here, from the researchers developing the pioneering personal respirator (PeRSo), to those supporting students, to a new-qualified junior doctor who was one of the early-graduating class to join the fight against the coronavirus.

COVID19 drug testing clinical trial

Professor Tom Wilkinson speaks about his important work in leading clinical trials testing a range of new drugs in the fight against the coronavirus.

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Using our labs for COVID research

Dr Christopher McCormick, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine discusses the importance of the Containment Level 3 labs at the university.

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Our alumni community

Being a part of the University of Southampton doesn’t just stop when you graduate – you become part of an important community.

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Faculty of Medicine overview

Professor Diana Eccles and newly qualified doctor Kate Geoghegan share the vital work from the Faculty of Medicine.

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Personal respirators for COVID-19

Professors Paul Elkington and Hywel Morgan as they talk about their pioneering personal respirator – PeRSo – an alternative form of protection.

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Population mapping for COVID-19

Professor Andy Tatem speaks about his important work regarding how population mapping is helping us to understand the spread of Coronavirus.

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Studying sugars (glycans)

Professor Max Crispin talks about his important work with sugar (glycans) that is aiding the efforts to find a Coronavirus vaccine.

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