UK heatwave: Our tolerance of extremely hot summers depends on genes, experiences and lifestyle

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Mike Tipton, of the Extreme Environments Laboratory at Portsmouth, says that the way someone responds to hot weather depends on a huge number of different factors

Period7 Aug 2020 → 11 Aug 2020

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleUK heatwave: Our tolerance of extremely hot summers depends on genes, experiences and lifestyle
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe i
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date11/08/20
    DescriptionMike Tipton, of the Extreme Environments Laboratory at Portsmouth, says that the way someone responds to hot weather depends on a huge number of different factors, including someone’s age, size, smoking history, sleep patterns and their sex. An individual will have their own particular response to heat
    Producer/AuthorKasia Delgado
    URLhttps://inews.co.uk/news/environment/uk-heatwave-tolerance-hot-summers-genes-experience-lifestyle-576859
    PersonsMike Tipton

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleBBC Solent Interview
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletBBC Radio Solent
    Media typeRadio
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date7/08/20
    DescriptionMike Tipton interviewed about staying cool in a heatwave, including using misting to cool down, and drinking more than usual water
    URLtiny.cc/8zdzsz
    PersonsMike Tipton