Centre for Defence and Security Research
Our multi-disciplinary research responds to the breadth of defence and security requirements, delivering leading edge capability to both government and to our industrial partners.
The Centre for Defence and Security Research gathers together a wide range of expertise from across Southampton’s world-class research community.
We work across disciplines to meet complex national defence and security challenges through direct engagement with government and in collaboration with industrial partners. Our research spans digital, physical and biological systems.
Southampton is a leading academic supplier into UK defence through various research frameworks, as well as addressing security and policing requirements. Through our PhD programmes we support the training and development of future leaders in defence and security.
Our academic staff from across the University’s faculties, schools and departments bring experience in diverse fields to bear on challenges in defence and national security.
Particular areas of expertise include:
We have industry partnerships with a number of UK defence companies, including:
The University of Southampton is registered into many of the defence and Security supplier frameworks, including: