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Highlights of the media coverage for the University from March 23-27, 2015
Guardian (Post Grad)
Article about students changing subjects when undertaking postgraduate study includes comment from Jonathan Potts and two case studies of students at UoP. (Geography)
Article about the cost of the continued search for Madeleine McCann includes data from the Centre for Missing Persons at UoP on how much the average missing child search costs. (ICJS)
Professor June Purvis writes a letter about suffragette Emily Davison. (SSHLS)
Article about how a group of universities, including University of Portsmouth, have received funding to deliver STEM subjects.
Article about Rebecca Bunting becoming the Vice Chancellor of Buckingham New University mentions that she was previously Deputy Vice Chancellor of University of Portsmouth.
Report on research by Professor Asa Barber which has shown limpet teeth might be stronger than spider silk, making them nature’s strongest biological material (Engineering)
Public Finance Magazine
Professor Dan Finn writes about his research that has found local authorities need to be given greater control of the government’s welfare to work programme to deliver more jobs. (PBS)
Articles on population change in major cities using data collected for the A Vision of Britain Through Time project (Geography)
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Article about Professor Sara Holmes who is giving a public lecture on Wednesday on creating a dental academy. Maricar Jagger also spoke about the lecture on Express FM (Dentistry)
Article about a new book edited by Dr Graham Spencer which has found that Reverend Ian Paisley did a deal with Sinn Fein because he wanted to see Northern Ireland at peace before he died. (Media and Performing Arts)
Report on the University signing a partnership agreement with banking giant Santander to support scholarships, travel bursaries and internships.
Article about exercising according to your genetic make up mentions research carried out by UoP that shows that training to your genome type can double your performance. (Sports Science)
Shooting Times and Country Magazine
Report on a charity shoot being held to raise money for Ali’s Dream, a charity that funds a brain tumour research lab at University of Portsmouth. (Pharmacy)
Article about celebrities endorsing Wear A Hat Day in aid of Brain Tumour Research (Pharmacy)
BBC Radio Solent
President of the Student’s Union, Grant Clarke, was interviewed about the fact that students returning home for the holidays can claim back a chunk of their TV licence fee.
BBC Radio Solent
Dr Jen Gupta was interviewed about the Stargazing Live event (ICG)
In The News:
Article about how the Innovation Space is holding a session for small businesses on how to improve their social media presence.
Article about Professor Sara Holmes who is giving a public lecture on Wednesday on creating a dental academy. (Dentistry)
Article about Professor Rob Strachan who has received the Clough medal from the Edinburgh Geological Society (SEES)
Article about Stargazing Live includes a quote from Dr Jen Gupta about all the activities on offer. (ICG)
Article on astronomer Dr Karen Masters being involved in the design of the Stargazer Lottie doll, which was launched yesterday. (ICG)
Review of the Southbank Gamelan Players who performed at the Guildhall as part of a new series of World Music organised as a partnership between the University and Portsmouth cultural trust.