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Spotlight On: Callista

Each month we post a new edition to the SES ‘Spotlight On…’ series, showcasing equipment at our institutions, providing information and case studies for interested researchers/industries, and promoting …

Reassessing Asthma: Biomarkers, Business and Big Data

Affecting millions and costing billions worldwide every year, asthma needs to be better understood to enable better treatment and management of this frequently distressing, sometimes …

Tunnel Vision Looks to Make Flying and Sailing Greener

An iconic wind tunnel once used to develop the Spitfire is now aiding 21st century efforts to help aircraft fly and ships sail more fuel-efficiently.Located …

Spotlight On: R. J. Mitchell Wind Tunnel

Each month we post a new edition to the SES ‘Spotlight On…’ series, showcasing equipment at our institutions, providing information and case studies for interested researchers/industries, and promoting …

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Computer Code Solves a Quantum Mechanical Problem

A unique computer code that can model systems comprising thousands of atoms is driving fresh scientific discoveries

Designing better drugs, faster

Chris Skylaris, Reader in Computational Chemistry at the University of Southampton, develops quantum mechanical calculations for chemistry simulation and drug discovery. He has developed a …

Modelling downward sailing conditions

North Sails are one of the largest sail making companies, with a particular emphasis upon and commitment to technical development. This ranges from the materials …

World leaders in Performance Sports Engineering

The Wolfson Unit at the University of Southampton worked with America’s Cup teams for over 30 years, using experimental testing in towing tanks and wind …