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Our recent media highlights (16 December 2021 - 7th January 2022)

A trial of a new implant, developed by Profs Hywel Morgan and Ying Cheong, which could help women experiencing infertility and miscarriages was covered by Daily Telegraph, BBC South and BBC Radio Solent. Prof Cheong was interviewed by Wave 105;

A study by Dr Sarah Crozier which identified a link between a mother’s poor diet before and during pregnancy and childhood obesity was covered in Evening Standard, Daily Mail, Independent, Daily Telegraph and around 150 regional news sites;

Prof Neil Gostling was interviewed by The Times for a piece about dinosaur discoveries in the UK this year, including the two which were studied and published by Prof Gostling and PhD student Chris Barker;

Research by Prof Mary Edwards which suggested plans to rewild mammals in the Arctic are unlikely to slow the impact of climate change was covered by Independent;

Prof Rob Read spoke to LBC Radio and Sky News about the JCVI’s advice on vaccines for children;

Dr Michael Head commented to the Guardian and Wave 105 about the rapid spread of the omicron variant. He also spoke to the I Newspaper about the reliability of lateral flow tests;

Dr Nisreen Alwan was featured in an article in the I Newspaper about women who have provided extensive commentary and insight on COVID-19 throughout the pandemic;

Prof Sir Stephen Holgate spoke to the FT about long COVID;

Dr Bernice Kuang spoke to The Guardian about remarks by the Pope that people who choose not to have children are selfish.

You can keep up to date with the latest stories in the news featuring our staff and students by visiting @UoSMedia on Twitter.        

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