Green Templeton In The News

On this page you can find all the latest media appearances for our Green Templeton College community in 2019.

June 2019

Frustrated Britons avoiding Brexit news coverage, report finds
ITV, 12 June 2019
Coverage of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Digital News Report 2019.

Coverage elsewhere including:

Who will pay for trusted news?
BBC News, 12 June 2019

Third of Britons say they avoid news out of Brexit frustration
The Guardian, 12 June 2019

More Britons avoiding the news due to Brexit frustrations, report finds
The Independent, 12 June 2019

BBC World Update
BBC News, 11 June 2019
Professor Rasmus Kleis Nielsen speaks on the role that search engines play in accessing news.

Rain or shine: watching the weather for 250 years
BBC News, 6 June 2019
A feature on the rich history of meteorology at the Radcliffe Observatory.

‘The models have bellies, hips and thighs that jiggle: the rise of body-positive swimwear’
The Guardian, 5 June 2019
Dr Jonathan Reynolds comments in an article about women’s swimwear.

How can we measure the impact of executive education?
Financial  Times, 3 June 2019
Dr Andrew White comments in an article about measuring the value of courses at business schools.

May 2019

The Week in Tech: Geopolitics Are Shaping Your Next Smartphone
New York Times, 24 May 2019
Professor Xiaolan Fu comments in an article about America’s ban on supplying products to Huawei.

Doctors used as ‘guinea pigs’ in opioid painkiller promotion
BBC News, 15 May 2019
Dr Ben Goldacre comments on new research from the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine on ovoid prescribing across England.

File on 4: Opioids: A Painful Prescription?
BBC Radio 4, 14 May 2019
Dr Ben Goldacre talks about his team’s research into trends and variation in opioid prescribing across England over the last 18 years.

April 2019

Rasmus Nielsen of the Reuters Institute for Journalism – profile 
Oxford Mail, 27 April 2019
Professor Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Director of  the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, is the subject of an Oxford Mail profile.

Anti-mould ingredient in bread could be fuelling obesity epidemic, Harvard warns
The Telegraph, 24 April 2019
Professor Keith Frayn comments on a study claiming a common preservative used to prevent cakes and bread going mouldy could be fuelling the obesity crisis by harming metabolism.

Why China loves buying British retail
CHINAdaily, 17 April 2019
Dr Jonathan Reynolds comments on why British heritage brands are so popular with Chinese consumers.

Scientists find ‘link’ between stress and heart disease
The Times, 11 April 2019
Professor Sir Richard Peto comments on a study claiming a link between the stress caused by traumatic incidents and heart problems.

Richard Peto on why smoking kills but quitting saves lives
BBC Radio 4’s The Life Scientific, 9 April 2019
Governing Body Fellow Professor Sir Richard Peto discusses his life and career with Professor Jim Al-Khalili on Radio 4’s podcast The Life Scientific.

Stop kidding yourself that drinking is good for you, say scientists
The Times, 4 April 2019
Coverage of a University of Oxford study, co-authored by Governing Body Fellow Professor Sir Richard Peto, about the effects of alcohol on stroke risk.

Also:

Alcohol doesn’t protect against strokes, scientists say – and even increases risk by 15% 
The Telegraph, 4 April 2019

Even one drink a day increases stroke risk, study finds
BBC News, 5 April 2019

Occasional drinkers not healthier than teetotallers, myth busting stroke study shows
The Independent, 5 April 2019

Scientists have blown apart the belief that moderate drinking can protect people from strokes
The Sun, 5 April 2019

One alcoholic drink a day raises risk of stroke, study finds 
Evening Standard, 5 April 2019

A glass of wine or pint of beer each night raises the risk of a stroke, finds major study that debunks myth that light drinking protects health 
Daily Mail, 5 April 2019

Even low alcohol consumption is bad news for strokes – study
The Guardian, 5 April 2019

March 2019

BBC Radio 4’s Inside Health
28 March 2019
Research Fellow Dr Ben Goldacre speaks to Radio 4’s Inside Health about the COMPare project and conducting and reporting the results of clinical trials.

In 2019 elections, Google and Facebook have great power, greater responsibility
Indian Express, 25 March 2019
Senior Research Fellow Professor Rasmus Kleis Nielsen writes about a new Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism report on English-language Indian internet users.

Also:

Disinformation is everywhere
The Hindu, 25 March 2019

For Indians, smartphone is the primary source of news’
The Hindu Online, 28 March 2019

Dr Miriam Stoppard: The growth of a baby’s brain power is 90% down to nurture
The Mirror, 1 March 2019
Article on the INTERGROWTH-21st Project, jointly led by Governing Body Fellow Professor Stephen Kennedy, the co-director of the Oxford Maternal and Perinatal Health Institute.

February 2019

Stunning new book shows off Chinese artist Weimin He’s Oxford drawings
Oxford Mail, 28 February 2019
A feature on Green Templeton Artist-in-Residence Weimin He about his new book, Tower of the Winds: Works on Paper by Weimin He, which documents the transformation of the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter.

Women business leaders need to be respected more than liked
Financial Times, 27 February 2019
Green Templeton DPhil alumna Dr Andromachi Athanasopoulou has written a letter to the Financial Times about female leadership. She recently spoke on this topic at the 2019 Green Templeton Lectures on Leadership.

No-deal Brexit will seriously damage NHS, academics warn in The Lancet Review
Huffington Post UK, 26 February 2019
Coverage of a paper in The Lancet co-authored by Research Fellow Dr Nick Fahy, detailing how a no-deal Brexit will cause “significant harm” to the NHS.

GPs make money by prescribing costlier medicines
The Times, 20 February 2019
Research Fellow Dr Ben Goldacre speaks to The Times about his research on GPs who dispense their own medication.

Radcliffe Observatory in ITV’s Endeavour
ITV, 17 February 2019
The Radcliffe Observatory was featured in the second episode of Endeavour’s sixth series on ITV. The episode, called ‘Apollo’, saw DS Morse investigating the life of a promising young astrophysicist.

Should the government determine what counts as quality journalism?
The Economist, 16 February 2019
Senior Research Fellow Professor Rasmus Kleis Nielsen comments to The Economist about the Cairncross Review recommendations.

Can you optimise your baby’s brain before it’s even  been born?
The Telegraph, 11 February 2019
Governing Body Fellow Professor Stephen Kennedy speaks to The Telegraph about his new research with INTERGROWTH-21st Project.

Video doctor appointments are the future, but there is a reluctance to change
Independent, 5 February 2019
Senior Research Fellow Trish Greenhalgh’s co-written article for The Conversation on the future of video consultation hospital appointments is republished by the Independent.

January 2019

The UnHerd Tortoise: are elite media start-ups just hype?
New Statesman, 30 January 2019
Senior Research Fellow Professor Rasmus Kleis Nielsen comments to New Statesman about the effectiveness of boutique digital media outlets.

‘They can sell anything’: how the Kardashians changed fashion
The Guardian, 28 January 2019
Governing Body Fellow Dr Jonathan Reynolds speaks to The Guardian on the rise of ultra low-cost online fashion retailers.

As HuffPost and Buzzfeed shed staff, has the digital content bubble burst?
The Guardian, 25 January 2019
Senior Research Fellow Professor Rasmus Kleis Nielsen speaks to The Guardian about the future of digital content websites.

Patients at risk as UK universities fail to disclose results of clinical trials
The Telegraph, 24 January 2019
Research Fellow Dr Ben Goldacre, co-founder of the All Trials campaign, comments to The Telegraph on clinical trials reporting by UK universities.

Five things everybody needs to know about the future of journalism
WEF, 23 January 2019
Senior Research Fellow Professor Rasmus Kleis Nielsen and Meera Selva, Director of the Journalism Fellowship Programme at the Reuters Institute, write about the future of journalism for the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos.

Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholars launch Leadership Programme Fundraiser at WEF Davos
WEF, 23 January 2019
Green Templeton students Laura Aristizábal Borrero and Dana Qarout are part of an Oxford graduates team launching a scholarship fundraising campaign at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

All babies are born equal, no matter their race or class
The Telegraph, 23 January 2019
Governing Body Fellow Professor Stephen Kennedy talks to The Telegraph about his new research with the INTERGROWTH-21st Project.

Also:

Some are born great? No, with the right start in life we all have the same chance to succeed
The Telegraph, 23 January 2019

Race and class DON’T matter, say scientists: New research shows healthy babies from any country or background develop at the same speed
Daily Mail, 24 January 2019

Green Templeton in BBC Oxford’s round-up of snowy weather
BBC Oxford, 22 January 2019
A video from the Green Templeton Instagram account is included in a video round-up from BBC Oxford detailing recent snowy weather in Oxford.

Thinkers who will shape the future of business revealed by Thinkers50
Thinkers50, 21 January 2019
Governing Body Fellow, Dr Michael Smets, is named on the Thinkers50 Radar list for 2019 as an ‘up and coming voice of leadership’.

Can science explain everything?
17 January 2019
Emeritus Fellow Professor John Lennox gives a video interview on the relationship between science and God.

Skype hospital appointments are coming – but don’t hold your breath
The Conversation, 17 January 2019
Senior Research Fellow Trish Greenhalgh speaks to The Conversation about the benefits – and challenges – of remote video consultations.

Also:

Seeing a doctor by Skype dismissed as highly unlikely
The Times, 10 January 2019

Brexit has created a ‘lost generation’ of public services
The Guardian, 16 January 2019
Research Fellow Dr Mara Airoldi is interviewed by The Guardian about the impact of Brexit negotiations on the UK’s public services.

BBC Radio 4’s ‘In Tooth and Claw’
BBC Radio 4, 10 January 2019
Associate Fellow Charles Foster presents a BBC Radio 4 documentary examining the relationship between nature writing and violence.

Skype appointment ‘is not a panacea’
The Times, 9 January 2019
Senior Research Fellow Trish Greenhalgh and Research Fellow Dr Sara Shaw write a letter to The Times about research into Skype consultations in the NHS.