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“ We explore the boundaries of knowledge to discover world-changing inventions that can create wealth and boost the UK economy ”

Professor Sir David Payne


Latest news

25 November 2015
Southampton photonics collaboration a finalist for the THE Awards
24 November 2015
Southampton to lead £10 million national Manufacturing Hub

Latest events

7 December 2015

Microfluidic single cell analytics - Dr Jonathan West MRSC, University of Southampton

Using examples from my research, I will show how microfabricated platforms afford the spatial precision to investigate neuronal and tumour systems, and then extend this principle to resolving cellular dynamics with millisecond resolution.

Latest research

Next-generation computing using circuits of light in silicon

Probing the universe using high-power fibre lasers...more

Biodevices to combat antimicrobial resistance