Our research with Age UK has found that taking part in social activities has a powerful influence on improving people’s wellbeing as they grow older.

Being active and engaged boosts wellbeing in later life | University of...

We'd like to express our sincere thanks to alumnus James Vernon and his wife Mindy for their generous £1.35m donation to the Centre for Cancer Immunology, the very first of its kind in the UK.

Using the body's own immune system to battle cancer is a major leap forward in the fight against the disease - this generous gift brings us one step closer to saving more lives than ever before.

New cancer research centre receives major boost | University of Southampton

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?

Researchers believe they've found tangible proof that our universe could be a vast and complex hologram.

Study reveals substantial evidence of holographic universe | University...

50% of people born in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes, and everyone, in some way or another, will be affected by the disease. In support of World Cancer Day on 4th February, we’re #WearingWhite to honour our loved ones and raise funds for the Centre for Cancer Immunology, the first of its kind in the UK.

White blood cells are our body’s first line of defence against...
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Your dream of one day zoning out with a good book in your driverless car might be less realistic than you think.

Takeover time in driverless cars crucial to safety | University of...

Professors Dame Wendy Hall and Sir David Payne head a list of luminaries from the University, named amongst the 500 most influential people in the UK.

Southampton well-represented in Debrett’s Most Influential 500 |...

Take a breather from exams and revision with our little exercise.

Inhale and hold as the circle expands, exhale as it contracts.
A staggering 7,500 pupils from 800 schools across the UK have taken part in our National Cipher Challenge this year. Congratulations to all the winners!

National Cipher Challenge celebrates record entries | University of...

The funding will aid in training the next generation of researchers - including 15 PhD students - to ensure that the best and brightest scientists are supported in their careers in cancer research.

Southampton scientists set for £8.2m boost for cancer research |...

High praise for the Future Worlds team following their visit to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this month.

UK’s digital minister applauds Future Worlds incubator as leading...

Huge congratulations to Professor Mark Cornwall on being awarded a three-year Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship.

These fellowships enable well-established and distinguished researchers in the humanities and social sciences to devote themselves to a single research project of outstanding originality and significance.

Historian awarded prestigious fellowship | University of Southampton

A young boy who waited 10 years for a diagnosis has finally received one, thanks to a new genetic test being trialled by Southampton doctors.

Pioneering genetic test | Medicine | University of Southampton

The SPHERE project has brought researchers together from several universities, to build a picture of how we live in our homes and identify issues with our health and well-being.

Healthcare sensor platform scoops World Technology Award

Happy New Year from all of us at the University of Southampton
2016 has been an eventful year - here are some of our highlights.
Season's Greetings from the University of Southampton.

We hope you all have a wonderful day!