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Media highlights - 23 February to 01 March 2024

​- News that Southampton physicists Dr Tim Fuchs and Professor Hendrik Ulbricht are closer to measuring gravity in the quantum world has been covered by the Guardian, BBC, the Times, and New Scientist.​ Our story also appeared in science media outlets Space.com, Physics World, Popular Mechanics, and Phys.org.

- Dr Nina Vaidya spoke to Womanthology magazine about her solar space research and her work in science and engineering. ​

- Dr Franklin Nobrega's discovery that bacteria pair up their defence systems to fight off attack from phage viruses has been covered by ITV Meridian, the Microbiologist and the Express.​

- Research by Professor Peter Griffiths and Professor Jane Ball showing fewer nurses in emergency departments was linked to worse patient outcomes was covered by Nursing Times and Nursing Standard.​

- Dr Sarah Chellappa's research on sleep, circadian rhythms and mental health was in the print editions of the Daily Mirror, the Evening Standard, the Daily Star and the Glasgow Herald.​

- Dr Nisreen Alwan has spoken to Time magazine about long-Covid.​

- Professor Philip Calder featured in an article in the Standard about Vitamin C supplements.​

Dame Wendy Hall spoke to BBC Radio 4 about the dangers of deep fakes in elections.​

- Student Ellie Carter was interviewed by BBC Radio Solent about being the youngest ever female pilot.​

- Dr Matt Blunt spoke to the Sunderland Echo and Leukaemia UK about his work to treat cancer patients through an emerging type of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of immune cells called "natural killers".​

 

The Conversation​

- Sleep and circadian rhythm problems linked with poor mental health – Dr Sarah Chellappa​

- England’s rising rural homelessness is a hidden crisis made worse by looming council bankruptcy – Professor Helen Carr​

 

Times Higher Education

- What underpins effective patient and public involvement in health and social care research? - Gary Hickey​

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