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Highlights of the media coverage for the University from February 1-5, 2016

Daily Express
http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/641352/food-packaging-elderly-groceries
Yahoo! UK and Ireland Link
BT.com Link
Food Processing
http://www.fponthenet.net/article/111281/Older-people-failed-by-manufacturers-over-packaging.aspx
Packaging News Link
Packaging Europe http://www.packagingeurope.com/Packaging-Europe-News/66501/Older-Consumers-Left-Powerless-by-Packaging.html
Plastics in Packaging Link
New Food Magazine Link
Andover and Villages Link
Food Processing Link
The News Link
Worthing Today Link
(and 16 other local newspapers)
Reports about research by Dr Nicholas Ford suggesting that older consumers are left feeling ‘vulnerable’ and ‘powerless’ by their experiences with supermarket packaging. (PBS)

BBC Radio Solent
Interview with Dr Nicholas Ford about his packaging research. (PBS)
Listen on iPlayer from just after 01:20: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03g0r33#play

BBC Focus
Article on a new search for extraterrestrial intelligence quotes Professor Bob Nichol. (ICG)

BBC South Today
Report on brain tumour research includes interview with Professor Geoff Pilkington. (Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences) 
Watch again from 05:40: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b06z4tyw/south-today-01022016

BBC Radio Solent
That’s Solent TV 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9eq0YSArpc&feature=youtu.be
News reports on the discovery of Dracoraptor, the skeleton of the earliest Jurassic dinosaur ever found, features interviews with student Sam Davies and palaeontologist Steven Vidovic. (SEES)

BBC Radio Solent
Professor Matt Guille interviewed about UK scientists being given the go-ahead by the fertility regulator to genetically modify human embryos. (Biological Sciences)
To listen again: http://yellownews.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=dba251d0-8a6c-4538-b36a-416a04cf5069

Daily Mail Link
This is Money Link
Article about yawning being more contagious among women due to their higher levels of empathy mentions UoP research on the empathy of orangutans.

Daily Mail Link
This is Money 
Link
Articles on the Chilean mining disaster quotes UoP’s Dr John Leach, a survival psychologist. (Sports Sci)

The Guardian Link
Best Education News Link
Article about how ethnic minority graduates lose out on jobs quotes Karen Blackett, chair of media agency MediaCom, who graduated from UoP.

Belfast Telegraph Link
Opinion piece by Dr Graham Spencer, Reader in Political Conflict, in response to news that 150 ex-soldiers want IRA attacks on them investigated by police. (Media and Performing Arts)

Fyne Times
Article by UoP chaplain Rev Andy Marshall about practising faith as a gay man.
http://www.s102154989.websitehome.co.uk/Nat/FyneSpring16/#22

Athletics Weekly
SecEd Link
Report on Professor Jo Scurr and colleagues’ research which showed nearly half of British schoolgirls might be avoiding sport because of breast pain and/or embarrassment (Sport Science)

About My Area Link
Report about sustainable cities expert Professor Steffen Lehmann being invited to record a video lecture for the United Nations. (Architecture)

About My Area Link
UKNIP http://uknip.co.uk/2016/02/03/university-of-portsmouth-astrophysicist-is-featured-in-one-of-21-commissioned-portraits-of-leading-women-by-the-royal-astronomical-society/
Articles on astrophysicist Dr Jen Gupta featuring in one of 21 commissioned portraits of leading women by the Royal Astronomical Society. (ICG)

Get Hampshire Link
Home Secretary Theresa May’s visit to the Forensic Innovation Centre mentioned in report about Hampshire Constabulary’s efforts to tackle cyber crime. (ICJS)

Cyber Parse
Article on cryotherapy safety quotes Dr Joseph Costello. (Sports Sci)

GOV.UK
Highways Magazine
WiredGov
Smart Highways Magazine
What Green Car
Tyrepress
Reports about the government giving £20m of funding to develop the next generation of autonomous vehicles mentions the University is one of the recipients. (IIR)

Island Echo Link
Report on the University being successful in its bid to provide adult nursing education from next year.

Inside Time http://insidetime.org/making-a-murderer/#.VrOToQxHsQ8.twitter
Article on the Netflix documentary Making a Murderer quotes Marika Henneberg. (ICJS)

Inside Time
Article by Dr Sarah Lewis about the time she spent undertaking research on Bastoy Prison Island, the first ecological prison in the world. (ICJS)

Navy News
Article on the Royal Navy’s new Nuclear Undergraduate Apprentice Scheme mentions students will have the opportunity to gain an engineering degree from UoP.

The News Link
Round-up of nominees for the We Can Do It Awards includes visiting lecturer Dr Graham Elliott, who has been teaching maths at UoP since 1965. (Mathematics)

The News 
Report on the Portsmouth Film Society and UoP joining forces to celebrate LGBT History Month.

The News
Report on the Bangladeshi couple who have travelled 5,000 miles to study the same course at UoP.
 

 

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