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

  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018

    Earliest cave paintings were made by Neanderthals

    Scientists have found the first major evidence that Neanderthals made ...

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  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Astronomers reveal secrets of most distant supernova ever detected

    An international team of astronomers led by the University of Southamp...

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  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018

    Southampton trees provide over £1m worth of benefits to the city

    A study has shown that each year Southampton reaps £1.29m of benefits ...

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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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