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Southampton in the news

Our recent media highlights (19-25 January 2021)

Dr Nisreen Alwan discussed the impact of Long COVID as part of an expert panel discussion on Sky News;

Three student start-ups, which exhibited at the CES tech show, featured in national media:

- Iris Kramer was interviewed by The Times and featured on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour - brief excerpt here on Twitter and full interview from 37:58 into the programme, via BBC Sounds - about her technology that can identify hidden historic sites from space;

- Devon Lewis was interviewed by The Times, MailOnline and Talk Radio about his AI-powered wearable fitness tech and Ryan Beal featured in the Daily Mail and The Times for his tech that uses AI to help sports managers to identify suitable players;

An underwater robot which swims in the style of a jellyfish, designed and built by masters student Thierry Bujard with Dr Gabe Weymouth, was covered by New Scientist, Telegraph, MailOnline and I News;

Dr Jacob Eisler was interviewed on BBC Radio Solent, Heart Radio and Wave 105, about US politics and the inauguration of President Biden;

Professor Keith Godfrey was interviewed on BBC Radio Solent about the results of the second phase of the Southampton Saliva Test;

The roll out of the PeRSo respirator to NHS Trusts around the country was featured on BBC South, including interviews with Professor Paul Elkington and Ric Gillams.

Professor Jane Falkingham’s research on sleeplessness in lockdown featured in the Express.

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