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Southampton in the news

Our recent media highlights (15 to 21 September)

A study into cave art discovered in Spain by archaeologists from the country and UoS has gained further coverage after substantial media attention last week. The story is now also in Smithsonian Magazine and Live Science.

Warnings that drugs used for acid-reflux, known as PPIs, could be linked to Alzheimer's are "overplayed", professor of gastro-intestinal surgery Tim Underwood told the Daily Mail adding that millions have taken them for years and are fine.

The Southern Daily Echo praised the UoS for its high ranking in the Times 2024 Good University Guide – finishing second in the region behind Oxford.

Dame Wendy Hall appeared on Radio 4’s Today programme talking about training the next generation of computer scientists.

Dr Bieito Fernández Castro appeared in both the Guardian and the Times after his research into how turbulence from spawning fish effects circulation in coastal waters won the Ignobel prize, which celebrates quirky research that ‘makes people laugh, then think’.

A fully working replica of the Mars Rover, created by UoS scientists and students, was celebrated by UK space agency Space South Central.

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