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Highlights of the media coverage for the University from September 15 – 19

Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04gvvbs (at approx 33:15)
Professor Lisa Jack was interviewed on the You and Yours programme about food fraud. (PBS)

Sunday Times
Dr Lorraine Hope is quoted in a long article about the psychology of armed police (Psychology)

Business Money http://tinyurl.com/n4tr8q5
Dr Joe Cox is quoted in an article about crowdfunding and alternative finance (PBS)

Quality World
Andrea Foley and Zoe Hoy, lecturers in operations and systems management, have written an article about integrated audits. (PBS)

Daily Mail http://tinyurl.com/oo49gzr

Article on a potential fossil find in Siberia includes comment from Professor Dave Martill (SEES)

Fraud Watch
A review of a recent book on written by Jim Gee and Professor Mark Button entitled ‘Countering Fraud for Competitive Advantage’ (ICJS)

BBC History Magazine
Professor June Purvis reviews ‘Women and the vote: a world history’ by Jad Adams. (SSHLS)

Environment UK http://tinyurl.com/nca573u
Construction National http://tinyurl.com/mp4xyjj
Article about the upcoming conference on Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring mentions that Chemcatcher, developed in collaboration with University of Portsmouth, will be showcased. (Biological Sciences)

Tyrepress http://tinyurl.com/n4shu8c
Article on the appointment of a new member of staff mentions she is a recent University of Portsmouth graduate (CCI)

Times of Malta http://tinyurl.com/odklahh

Article about scientists from the University of Portsmouth who have warned of the probability of a tidal wave hitting Malta. (SEES)

Laboratory News
Dr Alex Ford has written an article about the effects of pharmaceuticals on aquatic wildlife. (Biological Sciences)

Raconteur http://raconteur.net/business/help-and-expertise-from-outside
Article by Beth Rogers discusses the trend for outsourcing sales using examples of multinationals here and abroad (Sales and Marketing)

BBC News http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20140909-are-dolphins-cleverer-than-dogs

Article on whether dolphins are cleverer than dogs mentions the dog cognition centre at UoP (Psychology)

Wiredgov http://tinyurl.com/obs6xd8
Article about the IPCC appointing Nick Hawkins as Chief Operating Officer mentions he is a visiting lecturer for the Institute of Criminal Justice (ICJS)

IT Briefing http://tinyurl.com/n4faoex
Article about university involvement in game development includes comment from Dr Mark Eyles (Creative Technologies)

IMECHE http://tinyurl.com/mecjozd
Article about a Question Time style debate on the future of engineering that is going to be held at University of Portsmouth (Engineering)

NHS Choices http://www.nhs.uk/news/2014/09September/Pages/Berries-boosts-chemo-for-pancreatic-cancer.aspx
Southern Daily Echo
And various other regional papers
Article about research by a group of researchers including one from UoP that has found that chokeberry extract may help increase the powers of chemotherapy drugs in treating pancreatic cancer. (Pharmacy)

Risk UK
Article about the recognition of security as a profession mention UoP’s doctorate in security management, the first in the UK (ICJS)

Express FM

Events officer Maricar Jagger interviewed about upcoming events

Geoff Long, of the department of sport and exercise science, was interviewed about Bicycle, a film that is being shown on the Big Screen (Sport Science)

BBC Radio Solent http://tinyurl.com/nnphlev (listen again from approx 01.06 – 01.14)
Professor Sue Wright spoke about the upcoming Scottish referendum on the breakfast show.

Spirit and Destiny
Article on pain relief refers to research by Dr Carol Samuel that found that reflexology can reduce pain by up to 40 per cent (Pharmacy)

In The News:

Article about a mother who has raised enough money for two plaques in her son’s memory to be put up at the Brain Tumour Research centre of excellence at the University of Portsmouth. (Pharmacy)

Article about how the fossils of the first ever semi-aquatic dinosaur have been discovered in Moroccan desert cliffs by a team of international scientists, including Dr Dave Martill. (SEES)

Article looking back at the city’s history mentions that ten years ago the University launched its first dentistry courses (Dental Academy)

Article about University of Portsmouth student Lauren Steadman who has won gold in the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final (PBS)

Article about an intelligent computerised avatar designed to help take the strain of caring for Britain’s ageing population that has been developed by a group including researchers from University of Portsmouth (Creative Technologies)

Article about Portsmouth Chamber Music concerts that have moved to the main auditorium in the Guildhall.

Article about a UFO sighting in Portsmouth includes a quote from Dr Karen Masters (ICG)

Article about an EU conference that was recently held at the University (SSHLS)

Article about a new style of classroom that promotes student-led collaboration and discovery that has been opened in Portsmouth Business School (PBS)

 

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