4 Top 10 for Research - World leading research in: Electronics and computer science Oceanography Optoelectronics Sound and vibration Nanotechnology Developmental origins of adult disease Archaeology of human origins
5 Research Themes - 10 Multi-disciplinary Energy Nanoscience Digital economy Ageing & life-long health Health technologies Life/physical sciences interface Neuroscience Maritime Global threats to security Living with environmental change
Pushing the boundaries. Combining academic excellence with an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to research
Cutting Edge Research with everyday applications Every time you: Use the internet Make a bank transaction Make a telephone call you use technology developed at Southampton.
Research achievements Working across the globe on climate change Among the first to develop optical fibres back in the 1960s. Optoelectronics Research Centre At the forefront of development of the World Wide Web Instrumental in making aircraft engines quieter and more efficient World leaders in the study of links between mothers’ diet and lifestyle and the health of children into adulthood. Institute of Developmental Sciences Sir Tim Berners-Lee,inventor of the World Wide Web, holds a Chair of Computer Science in ECS The University’s Wolfson Unit helped the British Cycling team win triple gold in Bejing & are UK Sport Innovation partner for the 2012 Olympics.
A History of High Impact Development of the Optical Fibre and Erbium Doped Fibre Amplifier –Multi $Bn market –Underpins the Internet Optical fibres drawn at the University by spin out Fibercore (Cisco) are on 95% of commercial airliners, the Hubble Telescope and the Mars Rovers
Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR) The Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR) was founded in 1963 and is one of the leading research centres for acoustics worldwide. New £6 million purpose-built facility Human factors research unit Home to South of England Cochlear Implant Centre