Find out more about the Riley Group's public engagement here.
Paul Riley is a regular attendee at the annual Cheltenham Science Festival in June each year. He has given a number of interviews on the radio and his breakthrough work in adult heart repair has been extensively covered in the press. He has also given a number of public lectures and is involved in fund raising for the British Heart Foundation’s Mending Broken Hearts campaign.
In the Media
How the zebrafish could hold the key to heart disease cure - Article written by Danny Buckland for Raconteur, 8 October 2015.
Ground-breaking research is vital in helping to mend broken hearts - Article written by Reg Little, Oxford Times Chief Reporter for the Oxford Mail, 11th July 2015.
Hope for heart failure patients as 'pioneering' treatment helps the organ to heal itself - Article written by Sophie Borland for The Daily Mail, 25th May 2015.
Life-saving future drug could repair damage done by heart attacks, says leading scientist - Article written by Charlie Cooper for The Independent (online), 24th May 2015.
Hearts 'could be regenerated by lymphatic system' after heart attacks - Article written by James Mcintosh at Medical News Today (online), 22nd May 2015.
Break-through research for cardiac patients - Paul Riley talks to the Oxford Mail (Alex Regan) about plans for the Institute of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine and his recent research, Oxford Mail Newspaper (online and in print), 20th May 2015.
New treatment offers hope for heart attack sufferers - Paul Riley gives an interview for ITV News (Alok Jha), after publishing in the journal Nature a paper entitled "Cardiac lymphatics are heterogeneous in origin and respond to injury", 20th May 2015. The research also features in this BHF animation.
Promoting the British Heart Foundation and in support for the proposed Institute of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine - Paul Riley gives an interview for BBC Radio Oxford and BBC News Oxford, 15th January 2015.
The Times Higher Education Debate, 27 July 2013.
Mending Broken Hearts award - Dr. Jana Koth wins the award in the 2013 Reflections of Research competition, 6 July 2013:
- BBC Radio Oxford Morning show, 5 Auguest 2013.
- Research in brief, The Guardian: Arts and Humanities, 1 August 2013.
- Reflections Of Research: British Heart Foundation Reveals Winners Of Heart Imaging Contest, The Huffington Post US online edition, 29 July 2013.
- "Images straight from the heart", The Times, 26 July 2013.
- Mending Broken Hearts - Lab Live & Mending Broken Hearts - Lab Live Q&A Youtube Live chat with Dr. Jana Koth, 31 May 2013.
- Getting to the heart of the matter, The Independant, 28 March 2013.
- Talks by Prof. Paul Riley and Dr. Jana Koth - Science Museum Lates, 27 February 2013.
Cell scientists aim to rebuild hearts with reprogrammed tissue, The Guardian, 8 January 2013.
festivals & Events
BHF potential donor visit (oral presentation / laboratory tours), 20 May 2014.
BHF potential donor visit (oral presentation / laboratory tours), 3 September 2013.
BHF dinner at Thomas Goode, co-hosted by Baron Rumi Verjee, 25 May 2013.
Talks to the Public
Regenerative Medicine - Science Society, North London Collegiate School (6th form students), 27th January 2016.
En route to Mending Broken Hearts - The Training Partnership-University of London Institute of Education (audience of 853 sixth form students), 20 November 2014.
Seeing the human heart - A public seminar, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 26 November 2013.
In whose hands do we place our trust? - BHF Balloon debate - The Future of UK Health, Drummond Gate, London, 5 September 2013.