University of Southampton

About the university

The university of Southampton’s expertise in marine and maritime disciplines is nurtured through the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute (SMMI). SMMI is a community of academics whose interests and research are linked to the natural marine environment and the human intervened maritime realms. By working across the traditional disciplinary divides, they can better address some of today’s global marine & maritime challenges.

The SMMI constitutes world class, authoritative, independent expertise, spanning both the marine and maritime sectors. The University of Southampton foster new research collaborations, educate the next generation of maritime leaders, and generate knowledge and intelligence for businesses of all sizes, government at all scales and organisations of all kinds. SMMI staff and students, by themselves and in partnership with industry, create new technologies and innovations to stimulate economic growth and improve quality of life and the environment.