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Senior woman getting a vaccine from her doctor in her home during a house visit during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mapping vaccination delivery

A simple online mapping tool developed by two Oxford students has potentially saved GP surgeries up to tens of thousands of hours planning Covid-19 vaccinations to the UK’s one million housebound patients.

Research professionals seek new career pathways from ‘data explosion’

A report setting out scenarios for the future of research may have missed a chance to help carve out a new career path in structured research, a group of research professionals heard last week

Regional disparities in psychosis rates mapped in UCL-led project

Spending on mental health in England could be targeted better in future, thanks to a modelling tool developed by researchers from two Science and Engineering South institutions

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Mapping the impact of our universities’ research across the UK

SES member institutions are all located in the south east of England, yet the impact of their research can be felt across the whole of the UK, and indeed across the world.

A researcher in the lab

Is COVID-19 accelerating the shift towards Open Science?

Changes to academic and research practices are taking place in universities as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic and last week, a group of university professionals reflected on some of those shifts.

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SES celebrates the DAFNI champions

Six researchers from SES institutions are among 12 DAFNI champions who will get early access to the £8m infrastructure modelling and visualisation platform.

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SES universities take leading role in coronavirus research

Researchers from across Science and Engineering South (SES) member institutions have joined the international response to the coronavirus in an effort to develop treatments, vaccinations and protect communities.

Rosie Niven SES Communications and Events Manager

Rosie Niven joins SES as Communications and Events Manager

Joining the consortium in February 2020, Rosie Niven will be based at University College London (UCL) and will manage Science and Engineering South’s communication channels. She will combine this role with working as University Liaison Manager for UCL at the Alan Turing Institute, the national institute for data science and artificial intelligence.

SES institutions to benefit from £14 million for HPC services

Researchers across the Science and Engineering South Consortium (SES) are to share the benefits of a £30 million investment in advanced supercomputing services.

AirGuide’s Dr Eric Numkam Fokoua inspecting a Photonic Band Gap Fibre preform for imperfections

Fibre-optics World Record is No Hollow Victory

A whole array of game-changing, life-shaping technologies, from long-distance telecommunications to laser surgery, have a key component in common: fibre optics that carry pulses of light to their destination at incredible speed.

SES universities receive a boost to tackle major research and societal challenges

75 Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) across the UK are set to receive over £800 million in support from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and …

A Laser Focus on Diamond’s Dual Nature

An iconic material, diamond combines huge aesthetic value with enormous practical worth – and both facets of its character are benefitting from pioneering laser science …