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Southampton in the news

Our recent media highlights (11 - 17 May 2021)

A trial involving the School of Engineering and the Royal Mail to use drones to make deliveries to the Isles of Scilly was covered by national outlets including Sky News, Daily Mail and The Guardian. It was also covered locally by ITV Meridian and Southern Daily Echo;

Professor Saul Faust was interviewed by ITV Meridian and Wave 105 about the Valneva vaccine trial which is still recruiting participants in the Southampton area;

Research by Professor Hugh Lewis and postgraduate student Matthew Brown into how climate change could increase the problem of space junk by reducing the amount of debris that burns up in Earth’s atmosphere was covered by the New York Times;

Professor Sabu Padmadas was quoted in the Independent about China’s population growth rate falling.  

Professor Peter Griffiths was quoted in the Independent about a study which showed minimum nurse-to-patient ratios cut the risk of death in hospitals;

Professor Julie Cullen and nursing student Mae Morgan featured on BBC Radio Solent to mark International Nurses Day;

Nursing student Emily Hawthorn appeared on Channel 5 News discussing nursing stereotypes to mark International Nurses Day;

Professor John Denham wrote a thought leadership piece for the Daily Mail on the future of the Labour Party following local election results.

Professor Mark Stoyle featured on Songs of Praise showing Aled Jones around Exeter’s historic underground passages.

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