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The University of Southampton

Changing the world

We're changing the world as you know it with our outstanding research. From environmentally-friendly energy to preserving the world beneath our oceans, discover how we are making a global impact.

Fish swimming in a vibrant coral reef. Research is being conducted to change the worlds actions towards coral reefs

Creating a sea change

Some coral reefs on the planet began growing over 50 million years ago. Our research is informing policy on the conservation of these vital ocean habitats.

Revolutionising rail infrastructure

Next stop, the future

Passenger rail journeys in Great Britain reached 1.69 billion in 2015/16. Our research is providing solutions for improving rail networks.

Green electrics

Leading the charge

On average it costs £2-£3 to fully charge an electric car. Our researchers are developing a new pricing system to make charging electric vehicles more effective.

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