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Highlights of the media coverage for the University from June 29 – July 03, 2015
Article about research carried out by Petros Sekeris, who has found that globally climate change is not being adequately addressed because there is no single organisation in charge. (PBS)
Professor Mike Tipton comments on how to train in a heatwave. (Sport Science)
Comment piece from Dr Ioannis Chatziantoniou about austerity in Greece. (PBS)
Professor James McCalman writes about the growing demand for organisations to overtly display greater levels of responsibility, governance and promotion of ethical leadership. (PBS)
Article about research carried out by Dr Diana Fleischman that has found that being disgusted is a bigger passion killer for women than fear. (Psychology)
Article about the Department of Work and Pensions’ Work Placement scheme includes expert comment from Professor Dan Finn. (SSHLS)
Article about resilience planning and crisis management written by Chris Needham-Bennett, who is studying for a Professional Doctorate in Security Risk Management.(ICJS)
Tribute article about Mark Slater, an alumnus of the University.
Article about the Dr Hadwen Trust funding summer research placements at universities including UoP.
BBC Radio Solent
Dr Michael Asteris interviewed about the Greece debt crisis. (PBS)
Article about Wimbledon officials penalising a female tennis player for wearing the wrong colour sports bra mentions research by the Breast Health Research Group that found that lack of good sports bras can discourage women from participating in sports. (Sport Science)
Article about discrepancies in bra sizes quotes Dr Jenny White of the Breast Health Research Group. (Sport Science)
Times Higher Education
Article about Navitas, a university pathway provider, which has blamed the government’s lower visa refusal threshold for a sharp slump in recruitment. UoP, among others, is mentioned as a partner organisation.
Reports on UoP’s School of Computing playing a role in forming new government-backed guidelines to embed cyber-security into computer science degree courses, quoting head of school, Dr Nick Savage (Computing)
Report on a new book mentions one of the four key works being discussed, Mary Kelly’s film Antepartum, was first shown at the-then Portsmouth Polytechnic in 1974
In The News…
Article about local school children who have painted pictures of humans in extreme environments on to cotton bags for the ICEE conference next week. (SEES)
Article about the women’s liberation event organised by CEISR that took place in the John Pounds Centre on Saturday. (SSHLS)
Article about the University catering department, who have received an award in recognition of their ethically-sourced food.
Article about the recent staff sports day in aid of Brain Tumour Research. (Pharmacy)
Report on second year graphic design student William Chiu winning a national BBC-Ordnance Survey competition to redesign the public toilet icon to be used on OS maps (Art & Design)