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Highlights of the media coverage for the University from June 29 – July 03, 2015

The Sun (UK and Ireland)

Men’s Health http://www.menshealth.co.uk/style/how-to-stay-cool-in-summer

Articles about how to cope in a heatwave quote Professor Mike Tipton. (Sports Science)
Reports on research by Dr Diana Fleischman which found disgust inhibits women’s sexual arousal more than fear (Psychology)
Money Week
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)
 

HRZone http://www.hrzone.com/lead/change/its-time-to-stop-looking-in-the-wrong-place-for-the-wrong-people

Professor James McCalman writes about the growing demand for organisations to overtly display greater levels of responsibility, governance and promotion of ethical leadership. (PBS)
Netdoctor
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)
FE Week
Article about the Department of Work and Pensions’ Work Placement scheme includes expert comment from Professor Dan Finn. (SSHLS)
City Security
Article about resilience planning and crisis management written by Chris Needham-Bennett, who is studying for a Professional Doctorate in Security Risk Management.(ICJS)
City Security
Tribute article about Mark Slater, an alumnus of the University.
Business Weekly
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) 
The One Show http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b05zyqf2/the-one-show-01072015

at 26:40
Graphic design student William Chiu appeared on the show as he won a national competition to design arguably the most important symbol on Ordnance Survey maps – a toilet.
 
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)
Daily Mail
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)
Art Monthly
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)

 

 

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  1. Hello,

    The link to the Sandi Toksvig story is broken. Please find the the correct link below
    http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/local/is-portsmouth-university-chancellor-sandi-toksvig-going-to-stand-for-mayor-of-london-1-6792139

    Regards

    James

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