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Academics in the media

The work of our academics has been featured locally, nationally and internationally on TV, online and in print.  Read a summary of the best coverage here:

- Anne Bruton is put in the spotlight by

- Julie Wintrup arranged a successful Twitter chat #MakingHuman between Psychologist Bertolt Meyer and University of Southampton students, staff and colleagues which took place in February

- Dr Claire Foster attended a Number 10 Downing Street reception hosted by Samantha Cameron for research charity Breast Cancer Campaign. Click here for more of the story and see our Facebook page for photographs from the event.

- Professor Peter Griffiths has been widely quoted in the media as lead researcher for a University study which showed the higher the ratio of healthcare support staff to hospital nurses, the higher the rate of "failure to rescue" in hospitals. Media coverage included the Telegraph, Nursing Times and the Daily Mail to name a few. For more of the story click here.

- 4Tech on the BBC Arabic Channel has aired a feature on Professor Joy Conway and her research work using a Gamma Camera. The feature piece starts at 19:10 and further information can be found here.

- The opening of the new Clinical Academic Facility by Chief Nursing Officer for England Jane Cummings was covered in the Nursing Times.

- An interview with our Dean, Professor Jessica Corner, has been published in the February edition of Hampshire County Magazine.

- The fundraising efforts of the 40 staff and students going to Ghana to refurbish a health clinic with the charity AMECA featured in the Daily Echo earlier in February.

- The London Press Service has reported on the work led by Dr Cheryl Metcalf using leading computer game technology to develop the world's first process that measures hand joint movement to help stroke patients recover agility.

- Research by Dr Ann-Marie Hughes on rehabilitation technologies has featured on The Tech Show , Manoto1 - the most popular channel in the Persian speaking world. The piece starts at 47 seconds.

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