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Sustainability Action


Southampton has a legacy of world-leading research in sustainability.

Student sustainability research symposium 2016

The UK's first undergraduate student sustainability research symposium is being held on Friday 15 April 2016 on the University's Highfield Campus. There are a number of ways students can be involved in the symposium, including presenting their independent research and joining the social media team. 

Expert research centres

Below you can find out more about just some of the University's groups which are at the cutting edge of research into the future of social, economic and environmental challenges.

The ORCHID Project

The ORCHID Project

Developing the science to allow first responders and agents to work effectively together.



Intelligient Decentralised Energy-Aware Systems - exploring future electricity generation issues.

Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute


The leading Institute for marine and maritime innovation, education and expertise.

Be included

Are you part of a research group focused on the social, economic, cultural or environmental elements of this multidisciplinary issue? Get in touch so we can feature your research on this page.

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