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Highlights of the media coverage for the University from July 14 – 18

The Guardian Link
Letter from June Purvis about the General Synod voting to allow women bishops being a birthday present for Emmeline Pankhurst whose birthday is celebrated on 14 July. (SSHLS)

The Guardian
Article about whether Planet of the Apes is scientifically plausible quotes primate expression expert Bridget Waller. (Psychology)

Times Higher Education http://tinyurl.com/kw8xfvx
Senior journalism lecturer Sharon Wheeler features in a list of scholars and senior sector figures who must choose two books they plan to devour on holiday: a new must-read and a classic worthy of revisiting.

The Conversation http://tinyurl.com/llhnuo2
Article by referee expert Tom Webb on the standard of refereeing throughout the World Cup tournament. (Sports Sci) 

BBC Radio Solent
Dental Academy Clinical Director, John Weld, interviewed about tooth decay being the biggest cause of primary school children being hospitalised.
To listen again: http://tinyurl.com/njaoqx4

About My Generation Link
The News
Report on the Portsmouth Museum’s Lest We Forget exhibition, which is curated by Dr Brad Beaven. (SSHLS) 

The Business Magazine
Report on Business School student Danny Glavin who was given a Points of Light award by Prime Minister David Cameron. 

The Business Magazine
Report on business enterprise graduate Phil Carr whose business was valued at £1m within just four years of leaving university.

SuperyachtNews.com Link
Report on the Superyacht Management Diploma, which is recognised by UoP.

Charity Times
Health Service Journal
Article on the threat of fraud mentions research by the University and BDO. (ICJS)

Furniture News Link
Report on the winners at New Designers mentions UoP student Eric Downer won the new designer of the year award. (Art & Design)

About My Area http://tinyurl.com/n89soqk
Article on English graduate Katie Martin who has set up a cleaning business to help clean the homes of terminally ill or disabled people. (SSHLS)

About My Area Link
Article on the bid to make Portsmouth England’s first official City of Football mentions the council is working with UoP and other partners. 

The Dentist  Link
Report on the Dental Academy winning a Shine Award for its work with school children, isolated young males and vulnerable adults.

The News
-Report on the appointment of two new Pro Vice-Chancellors.

-Article on the architecture students who were awarded a cash prize for their theoretical plans for a new 6,000-home town. http://tinyurl.com/nr9vmec

-Article on the Paralympian and European champion triathlete, Lauren Steadman, who graduates today with a first-class degree in psychology.

-Article on the three photography students whose work was selected as the best in the country by a leading gallery director. They graduate today. (Art & Design)


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