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Highlights of the media coverage for the University from July 28 – August 1

ITV.com http://tinyurl.com/oy5e85h
Radio Times http://tinyurl.com/plrf477
Yahoo http://tinyurl.com/o2x5nh3
BT.com http://tinyurl.com/p2mjma6
The Scotsman http://tinyurl.com/muovpcq
The Daily Star http://tinyurl.com/kdvsj7k
Get West London http://tinyurl.com/mh8uzvc
What’s On TV http://tinyurl.com/mgyhve5
Hampshire Chronicle http://tinyurl.com/lvevcgd
The News (two articles)
The Telegraph http://tinyurl.com/kjahoks
Romsey Advertiser http://tinyurl.com/m84u7jg
Western Daily News http://tinyurl.com/pnby3pz
Articles about Enwezor Nzegwu who works in the UoP IS department and is competing in the Great British Bake Off.

The Independent http://tinyurl.com/muc4hmv
In a report on a new study in ‘Nature’ on radiation levels found in monkeys near Fukushima, Professor Jim Smith is quoted casting doubt on the research findings (SEES)

Daily Mail http://tinyurl.com/k44p8ol
Daily Express http://tinyurl.com/pd2tvqc
News and Star http://tinyurl.com/lfmxykr
In Cumbria http://tinyurl.com/moo5ppd
Reports on the jailing for fraud of police officer Mike Martin who falsely claimed he had a BSc in risk management from UoP, gained in 1996

Daily Mail http://tinyurl.com/l5jcqk3
Professor Jo Scurr is interviewed about breast health and her call for more research to be done into breast health and bra design (Sports Science)

The Sun
Feature on the best exercise bras mentions research by the University’s breast health research group (Sports Science)

Women’s Health
Dr Jenny White is quoted in an article on the importance of wearing a sports bra (Sports Science)

Lighting and Sound International magazine
Report on the usefulness and security of various city bicycle loan schemes internationally mentions UoP’s pioneering scheme, developed by police officer Dave Fairbrother, which provides enormously enhanced security for staff and student bikes using the special ‘parking’ zones

Business Magazine (Hampshire) http://tinyurl.com/ottdpxz
Report on business graduate Emmanuel Merody who formed and ran two businesses while studying (PBS)

Yorkshire Post http://tinyurl.com/kcjnw9n
Report on twin sisters Hannah and Emmal Safi, who graduated from UoP with firsts in physics this summer, being called “Britain’s brainiest twins”

SC Magazine UK http://tinyurl.com/q6qyoz5
Article about the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD) who are offering a 3.9 million ruble (approximately £64,600) reward to anyone who can find a way of identifying and tracking users of the anonymous Tor network. Includes a quote from Dr Gareth Owen, a senior lecturer at Portsmouth University who specialises in cyber security. (Computing)

Washington Post http://tinyurl.com/nvtohwe
Articles about three American siblings who attempted to swim the English Channel contain quotes from Professor Mike Tipton (Sport Science)

Hampshire Chamber Business News
Article about Danny Glavin who is studying for an MBA at Portsmouth Business School and has been awarded a Points of Light award by David Cameron in recognition of his charity work.

BBC History Magazine http://tinyurl.com/pajpcxf
Professor June Purvis explores the market for anti-Suffragette postcards in the early 20th century (SSHLS)

Times Higher Education http://tinyurl.com/m8ow9oj
Sharon Wheeler is featured in the ‘What are you reading?’ section (Journalism)

Hampshire Life
Article about Architecture students who have won £500 each for their work on a proposed new town near Fareham. (Architecture)

Community Care http://tinyurl.com/lrlxbk6
Articles about research from Centre for the Study of Missing Persons at the University of Portsmouth that asks if children’s homes should take more responsibility for finding young people who go missing (ICJS)

The Business Magazine http://tinyurl.com/koc5vlp
Article about a Southampton Solent student’s developing a new game mentions The South’s Indie Games Development Conference, being held at University of Portsmouth in November (CCI)

In the News:

Article about Portsmouth’s bid to become the City of Football mentions that the grant would benefit the University sports facilities and includes a quote from Paul Tilley, Head of Sport and Recreation.

Article about UoP student Euan Morton, who is first point of contact for IT for Team England at the Commonwealth Games. (Tech)

Article about an open evening being held by the University aimed at people interested in studying for an MBA (PBS)

Short article about an architecture student who has received a prize for excellence from the Royal Institute of British Architects (Architecture)

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