The University of Southampton

Our research is changing the world for the better 

Our research is changing the world for the better. Through global partnerships and using our state-of-the-art facilities, our researchers are addressing some of today's biggest challenges.

Our research highlights

Academics are at the forefront of their subject
World class facilities
Founding member of the prestigious Russell Group
Partnerships with other universities

Latest research news

  • Mon, 16 Oct 2017

    Gravitational waves produced by colliding neutron stars detected for the first time

    Scientists have directly detected gravitational waves — ripples in spa...

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  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017

    New £65m national institution for battery research will draw on University expertise

    The University of Southampton has been named as one of seven UK univer...

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  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017

    Southampton congratulates US Nobel Prize winners

    Mathematical Sciences at the University of Southampton is celebrating ...

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  • Research and enterprise

    Research partners

    We collaborate with our research partners on research projects which directly impact society

    Doctoral training centres

    See a full list of doctoral training centres, which offer four-year postgraduate research programmes

    Research and enterprise

    We have a strong track record for commercialising our research and we currently work with more than 300 industry partners

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