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Southampton in the news

Our recent media highlights (17 - 27 March)

Dr Rebecca Moon’s research on obesity risk passing from mothers to daughters appeared in the Mail Online, The Economic Times (in India), Science Daily and other outlets.

The top ten in the world QS ranking for the University’s nursing course was covered by the Daily Echo and other local media.

Research by Associate Professor Dr Ian Dawson and Professor Yaniv Hanoch into dishonesty in the pandemic was featured in the Evening Standard.

The Climate Assembly that the University is running with Southampton City Council appeared in the Daily Echo and on local radio stations, including Wave 105 and Hits Radio.

Research by Dr Dhritiraj Sengupta and colleagues that found humans have reclaimed ‘land size of Luxembourg’ since 2000 was featured in the Guardian.

Dr Lawrence McKay spoke with BBC Radio Solent’s breakfast programme about trust in politics following Boris Johnson appearance before the Privileges Committee.

An analysis led by Professor Graham Roberts that found giving babies peanut products could cut peanut allergies by 77% was widely covered across the BBC, national newspapers including the Telegraphthe Guardian and the Sun, and numerous other local, national and international media outlets.

Professor Helen Carr appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Kent, Heart South Coast and Wave 105 to discuss research on rural homeless, which also featured on BBC Newsthe Independent and in other outlets.

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