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Research confirms how global warming links to carbon emissions

01 December 2014

Research has identified, for the first time, how global warming is related to the amount of carbon emitted.


Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute appoints Shell Professor

01 December 2014

The University of Southampton has appointed ship science expert Dr Dominic Hudson as the Shell Professor of Ship Safety and Efficiency.


Southampton named as primary care partner

02 December 2014

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has named the University of Southampton as one of nine institutions making up the School for Primary Care Research (SPCR). The University will share in more than £30 million of government funding over the next five years to improve healthcare delivery in general practice.


New study explains the role of oceans in global ‘warming hiatus’

03 December 2014

New research shows that ocean heat uptake across three oceans is the likely cause of the ‘warming hiatus’ – the current decade-long slowdown in global surface warming.


Green vegetables could improve heart’s efficiency, blood supply to organs and reduce risk of diabetes and obesity

03 December 2014

Scientists from the Universities of Southampton and Cambridge have identified how a simple chemical called nitrate, found in leafy green vegetables, can help thin blood ensuring oxygen can be delivered to all corners of the body efficiently.


Genetic screening should be extended to patients with triple-negative breast cancer

04 December 2014

More patients with triple-negative breast cancer should undergo genetic testing for inherited mutations in known breast cancer predisposition genes, including BRCA1 and BRCA2, a new study has found.


How strong do you think you are? British studies shine light on how strength changes across life

05 December 2014

Researchers from the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRC LEU), University of Southampton have shed new light on how grip strength changes across the lifespan.


Southampton scientists make breakthrough in understanding of rare blood cancer

08 December 2014

A breakthrough in understanding of a rare form of blood cancer by the University of Southampton could lead to significant improvements in treatment for patients.


New insight into risk of Ankylosing Spondylitis

09 December 2014

Scientists at the University of Southampton have discovered variations in an enzyme belonging to the immune system that leaves individuals susceptible to Ankylosing Spondylitis.


Getting antibodies into shape to fight cancer

12 December 2014

Scientists at the University of Southampton have found that the precise shape of an antibody makes a big difference to how it can stimulate the body’s immune system to fight cancer, paving the way for much more effective treatments.


Southampton researchers tackle one of the biggest questions in dementia research

15 December 2014

Researchers in Southampton are tackling one of the biggest questions in dementia research; why might current approaches in Alzheimer’s trials be failing?


University of Southampton proves its world-leading research status

18 December 2014

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has reaffirmed the University of Southampton's position as one of the leading research universities, following publication of the latest national assessment of research (Thursday 18 December).


Southampton joins world-leading project to transform treatment of cancer and rare diseases

22 December 2014

The University of Southampton, in collaboration with University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) and hospital partners, has been named one of 11 centres involved in a national genome project set to transform diagnosis and treatment for patients with cancer and rare diseases.


New cell marking technique to help understand how our brain works

22 December 2014

Scientists from the University of Southampton have colour marked individual brain cells to help improve our understanding of how the brain works.


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