UoP in the news

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Highlights of the media coverage for the University from 25-29 April, 2016

The Times Magazine (Saturday)
Interview with artist and UoP alumnus Grayson Perry.

Daily Express
http://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/665137/Brexit-European-Union-EU-referendum-Westminster-Stormont-Northern-Ireland
Belfast Telegraph
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/brexit-would-damage-brittle-northern-ireland-peace-process-34666925.html
Irish Times
http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/uk/brexit-will-cost-workers-a-month-s-salary-says-oecd-1.2626965
Belfast News Letter
WiredGov 
Link
Articles on a paper published yesterday which argues that Northern Ireland’s delicate peace process could be put at ri sk if Britain votes to leave the EU. (PBS)

Huffington Post 
Link
Feature about alternatives to animal testing mentions the work of Professor Geoff Pilkington, who has devised a 3D ‘all-human’ model of the human blood-brain barrier which could eventually remove the need for animal testing prior to clinical trials.

Express FM
Events officer Maricar Jagger interviewed about Professor Lorraine Hope’s forthcoming inaugural lecture about witness memory, and tonight’s concert by Trio Martinu at the Guildhall.

BBC Breakfast
Professor Mike Tipton interviewed in news report about Sacha Dench, the sportswoman and conservationist who is planning to fly with Bewick swans on their 4,500-mile migratory journey from the Arctic to Britain. She has been using the university’s extreme environment labs to help her prepare. (Sport Science)

Channel 4
Professor Mark Button, Director of the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies, interviewed in an edition of Dispatches investigating cheap flights. (ICJS)
Watch from about 13 minutes in: http://www.channel4.com/programmes/dispatches/on-demand/61826-004

Hampshire Constabulary Link
Report about body-worn video cameras quotes UoP research stating that public order and assault crimes have fallen by almost 20 per cent in a police area where all frontline officers wear the devices. (ICJS)

AboutMyArea Link
Report about UoP researchers being funded by the Forces In Mind Trust to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of Portsmouth’s Veteran Outreach Support service. (Health Sciences)

AboutMyArea Link
Report about student John Wheal meeting Barack Obama during the US President’s visit to the UK.

ADS Advance Link
Report about Whiteley-based air traffic control services provider NATS supporting UTC Portsmouth.

Where Can We Go Link
Report about the next Cafe Scientifique discussion, on May 24 at Le Cafe Parisien, when Dr Mridula Chopra will be talking about the effects lycopene (the pigment that makes tomatoes red) can have on inhibiting cancer-related processes.(Biomedical Sciences)

Energy Institute Link
Report about the forthcoming 36th International Health Forum at Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, on May 30 mentions that Professor Mike Tipton will be talking about survival in the sea. (Sport Science)

This Is Money Link
Breast biomechanics expert Professor Joanna Scurr quoted in piece about a new type of bra. (Sport Science)

BBC Earth http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160421-the-chernobyl-exclusion-zone-is-arguably-a-nature-reserve?ocid=ww.social.link.email
Article on the 30-year anniversary of Chernobyl’s nuclear accident quotes Professor Jim Smith. (SEES)

Team Locals http://teamlocals.co.uk/portsmouth-university-astrophysicist-house-of-lords/
Article on Dr Karen Masters joining a select group of opinion-shapers to discuss women in science, technology, engineering and maths over lunch at the House of Lords. (ICG)

Where Can We Go Link
Short report on the inaugural lecture by Professor Alessio Ishizaka on the science of better decisions. (PBS) 

Public Finance
Letter about non-executive directors mentions UoP research on fraud. (ICJS) 

Isle of Wight County Press
Article on IW College on the Isle of Wight mentions that there are a small number of courses held by UoP on the college campus.

All About Shipping Link
Report on the Superyacht UK Tour of Excellence mentions a showcase evening was held at UoP.

Financial Times Link
Irish Times Link
Articles on a paper published today which argues that Northern Ireland’s delicate peace process could be put at risk if Britain votes to leave the EU. (PBS)

Times Higher Education Link
Report on the first non-STEM Athena SWAN awards mentions three UoP departments – Sports Science, ICG and Pharmacy – have won bronze.

Times Higher Education
Article on ‘character education’ mentions a current research project by UoP psychologists.

The Daily Telegraph Link
Obituary for Mary McAnally, a former governor of the University.

BBC Three Counties Radio (and nearly 40 other regional BBC radio stations)
Professor Mike Tipton interviewed in news reports about Sacha Dench, the sportswoman and conservationist who is planning to fly with Bewick swans on their 4,500-mile migratory journey from the Arctic to Britain. She has been using the university’s extreme environment labs to help her prepare. (Sport Science)

The Breeze Radio
Report on body-worn video cameras quotes UoP research stating that public order and assault crimes have fallen by almost 20 per cent in a police area where all frontline officers wear the devices. (ICJS)

UKNIP Link
Article on UoP becoming one of the latest supporters of a new telescope which is being built to produce movies of the sky. (ICG)

The News http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/business/portsmouth-mp-urged-to-lobby-government-for-more-money-in-utc-bid-1-7354451
UKNIP Link
Sam FM Link
About My Area Link
Articles on UTC Portsmouth receiving planning permission from the city’s planning committee.

The Daily Telegraph Link
Property Funds World Link
Building Construction Design Link
Stock Market Wire Link
This is Money Link
Architects Datafile Link
About My Area Link
Housing Management and Maintenance Link
Reports on Empiric Student Property’s plans to turn Europa House into student accommodation.

BBC News http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-36155887
Team Locals http://teamlocals.co.uk/utc-portsmouth-greenlit-for-10million-school-building/
Wave 105
Articles on UTC Portsmouth receiving planning permission from the city’s planning committee.

Real People
Report on breast health mentions research by UoP. (Sports Sci)

Yesterday TV online blog http://yesterday.uktv.co.uk/blogs/article/suffragettes-win-votes
Professor June Purvis was an invited commentator on ‘Did the Suffragettes Really Win Votes for Women?’ (SSHLS) 

The Psychologist https://thepsychologist.bps.org.uk/volume-29/may-2016/lgbt-prisoners
Letter by Dr Paul Gorczynski on LGBT prisoners. (Sports Sci) 

Team Locals http://teamlocals.co.uk/university-portsmouth-support-groundbreaking-telescope/
Article on UoP becoming one of the latest supporters of a new telescope which is being built to produce movies of the sky. (ICG)

The News Link
Article about a UoP graduate who has been taken on as a junior intelligence analyst at Dryad Maritime following a six-month apprenticeship.

The News
Report about an inaugural public lecture by Professor Lorraine Hope, on the subject of witness memory, taking place this Wednesday at 6pm. (Psychology)

The News
Report about the University supporting Responsible Business Week, intended to increase awareness of the difference business can make to economic, social and environmental challenges. (PBS)

The News Link
Report about soldier turned film-maker Aaron Sayers, who studied film production at UoP after leaving the Royal Green Jackets in 2002. (Creative Technologies)

The News
Story about plans for the proposed University Technical College, an official report on which is due to go before a committee on Wednesday.

The News (Saturday) http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/let-s-start-using-this-wonderful-old-theatre-to-its-full-potential-1-7346314
Interview with the Kings Theatre’s community engagement officer, Katrina Henderson, a former photography student at UoP. (Art & Design)

The News 
Article on the drop-in session about a new Battle of Jutland project mentions its links with UoP.

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