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Southampton is a leading UK research university with outstanding facilities, exceptional teaching, great accommodation and excellent sport and social amenities.


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We are tackling gender inequality in science and engineering

I want to take forward all that I have learnt in my degree and on my year abroad and continue researching in astronomy.

Mark Graham - MPhys Physics with Astronomy (with a Year Abroad)
  • 29 July 2016

    Southampton Researchers Win GRADnet Challenge

    Earlier this year, GRADnet launched its Entrepreneurship in Action Challenge tailored for Physics PGRs in SEPnet to get involved. As part of the Challenge, SEPnet institutions were invited to form teams of PGR researchers to compete to be the most entrepreneurial physics department in SEPnet.

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  • 21 July 2016

    Gravitational vortex provides new way to study...

    The solution to a 30-year-old mystery will allow astronomers to map the behaviour of matter very close to black holes, possibly opening the door to future investigations of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity

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  • 21 July 2016

    From the Origins of Mass to the Stability of...

    The origin of mass is mysterious. In our everyday experience, the mass of an object is the sum of the mass of its parts. However, in the world of subatomic particles such as quarks and gluons, this everyday assumption is no longer true and even very small mass differences can have cosmic consequences.

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