Posts tagged 5Qs

Lessons from a software spinout – five questions with Senior Enterprise Fellow Yunjia Li

Senior Enterprise Fellow Yunjia Li has converted two decades of University research into an ambitious spinout company. His Synchronised Notes software, known as Synote, enhances the learning and engagement of students...

The Kanji king – five questions with web scientist Travis Ralph-Donaldson

Web science entrepreneur Travis Ralph-Donaldson has developed Handy Kanji, an iOS app that gamifies the teaching of the Japanese writing system. The fun learning tool, which is set to be launched this spring, teaches...

Smart technology for stroke survivors – five questions with researcher Kai Yang

Senior Research Fellow Kai Yang loves market-oriented research and is innovating entrepreneurial applications for printed electronic textiles in her work with Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. As...

Embracing entrepreneurship – five questions with superfast spinout co-founder Taihai Chen

Supercharged wireless spinout co-founder Taihai Chen reached the third year of his electronics PhD before he was introduced to Southampton’s growing entrepreneurial scene. As part of Future Worlds’ Five Questions...

Cybersecurity startups and quantum cats – five questions with Simone De Liberato

Technological entrepreneur Simone De Liberato is using musical cartoon cats to explain quantum mechanics and is in the running to win an international short film festival. As part of Future...

My passion for student startups and school outreach – five questions with Charnley Worth

Student entrepreneur Charnley Worth is growing a startup project while completing a Masters in Physics with Astronomy at the University of Southampton. As part of our Five Questions With (5Qs)...

Programming, pitching and patents – five questions with tech expert Tom Bell

Electronic Engineering alumnus Tom Bell has specialised in Intellectual Property Law since exploring several entrepreneurial ventures during his studies at the University of Southampton. As part of Future Worlds’ Five...

‘Seizing every opportunity’ – five questions with Xavier Parkhouse-Parker and Dominic Baber-Norris

Ambitious graduate Xavier Parkhouse-Parker strove to take every entrepreneurial opportunity during his years at the University of Southampton and is now launching recruitment startup Plato Solutions with business partner Dominic...

Leveling up from ‘enterprise novice’ to ‘enthusiastic amateur’ – five questions with entrepreneur Jay Laver

Researcher Dr Jay Laver has found himself at an entrepreneurial crossroads in recent years after he identified an unlikely ally in the worldwide battle against infectious diseases. He has invented...