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The University’s research, as well as its funding sources, reflect both Solent’s global reach and its strong relationship with the local area.

These projects are a sample of our most recent funding awards:

Maritime, Technology & Environment Research & Innovation Hub

Name

Awarding body

Amount granted

Research Project

Dr Kate Pike

Lloyd’s Register Foundation & TK Foundation

£174,925 (£116,925 and £58,000 respectively)

An examination of the key safety, welfare and efficiency implications of assigning a stable or fluid crew to Merchant Navy Vessels.

Prof Anthony Gallagher

Interreg 2 Seas

£125,000

A collaboration with a cross-European partnership led by City of Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands in PECS: Port Energy and Carbon Savings

Gordon Meadow

Rolls Royce Ltd

£80,000

A feasibility study and demonstration of technologies to enable a remote engine room crew

Guy Hall-King

Erasmus+

£76,796

Avoiding Collisions at Sea project in partnership with seven European partners

Dr Minghua Zhao

ITF Seafarers’ Trust

£75,000

Seafarer welfare in Chinese ports

Dr Kate Pike

ITF Seafarers’ Trust

£55,549

A project to be delivered to Nautilus on mentoring seafarers

Dr Syamantak Bhattacharya

Maritime Trust Fund

£55,500

Funding for a maritime PhD bursary

Zakirul Bhuiyan

EC Innovation & Networks Executive Agency

£37,500

Extension to Sea Traffic Management funding from 2016-17 (£225,519)

Gordon Meadow

International Association of Maritime Universities

£32,215

A project on redefining seafaring pedagogy: the impacts of virtual reality on maritime education and training

Warsash School of Maritime Science & Engineering

Maritime and Coastguard Agency

£30,051

Follow-on project on investigating the 8-hours on / 8-hours off seafarer watch keeping system

Dr Marlene Calderon

Maritime Charities Group

£24,978

A review of seafarers’ welfare literature

Dr Claire Pekcan

Innovate UK

£19,400

Extension to MAXCMAS (robust machine executable collision regulations at sea) funding from 2016-17 (£199,974)

Dr Pengfei Zhang

Maritime Trust Fund

£5,000

Project investigating the global appetite for automated ships

Ivor Salter

Maritime Trust Fund

£4,682

Project to use satellite based systems to measure vessel motion at Timsbury Lake

Nadeem Anwar

Maritime Trust Fund

£2,041

Project on the impact on port operations upon arrival of a ship not in compliance with the requirements of the Ballast Water Management Convention

Dr Mark Bee

Maritime Trust Fund

£2,240

Project investigating the conceptual framework for professional identity formation in seagoing officers

Dr Komali Kantamaneni

British Council Newton Fund

£5,000

Travel grant for collaborations on Urban Flooding and Sponge Cities in China and Renaturing Cities in Brazil

Sport, Health & Wellbeing Research & Innovation Hub

Name

Awarding body

Amount granted

Research Project

Dr Kev Harris

Isle of Wight Council

£17,953

An evaluation of public health local area coordination

Creative & Digital Industries Research & Innovation Hub

Name

Awarding body

Amount granted

Research Project

Dr Masoud Sajjadian

Erasmus+

€66,455 (£55,379)

Part of a cross European consortium working on sustainable high-rise buildings designed and constructed in timber

Lisa Mann and Sharon Lloyd

AWZ GMBH

 £17,454

‘Interpack’ innovation project creating non-wovens for the Dow Chemical Company

Steve Lannin

Arts Council England and Hampshire County Council

£8,837 and £1,000 respectively

‘Making Out 67 – 17’ exhibition in Southampton in November 2017

Lisa Mann and Sharon Lloyd

AWZ GMBH

£8,478

‘Active Comfort’ project to a set brief from the Dow Chemical Company for their exhibition stand at INDEX 2017 in Geneva using non-woven materials provided by Dow

Dr Flavia Loscialpo

AHRC/British Academy/ University of London Small Award

£1,993

For the Being Human Festival 2017, Lets get lost: Southampton as the Situationist city

Dr Alex Reynolds

Arts Council England

£550

In collaboration with UWE for the Museum University Partnership Initiative (MUPI) to develop a database of museum collections at risk in the South-East and link these to academic researchers

Business & Society Research & Innovation Hub


Name

Awarding body

Amount granted

Research Project

Prof Steven Henderson

Hampshire County Council

£45,484

An evaluation of Supporting Troubled Families Programme

Other research and innovation projects

Name

Awarding body

Amount granted

Research Project

Research, Innovation & Enterprise 

EC European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

£100,000

As one of six partners on a University of Southampton led award to create an Innovation Network in the Solent region

Prof Jenny Anderson

HEFCE Catalyst Fund Call B

£71,890

One of three partners on a University of Derby led award for the Student Attainment Project

Roger Emery

HEFCE Catalyst Fund Call A

£50,000

A project to use learner analytics to provide a rich information set for educators

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