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Highlights of the media coverage for the University from September 28 – October 02, 2015

BBC News
The Telegraph
The News
Reports based on research from UoP that found there is little or no evidence to to suggest that exposing the body to extremely cold temperatures after exercise has a positive effect on an athlete’s recovery. (Sports Science)

BBC Radio 5 Live
BBC Radio Berkshire
Dr Jen Gupta interviewed this morning about the supermoon and lunar eclipse. (ICG)

The Telegraph Link
Report based on research by UoP’s Centre for Counter Fraud Studies that up to five per cent of revenue is lost each year by businesses to fraud. (ICJS)

The Guardian (Saturday)
Letter from UoP’s June Purvis, Emeritus Professor of Women’s History, in response to a feature in the newspaper about the suffragette movement. (Hum)

Research Link
UoP economist Joe Cox quoted in report about crowdfunding, which suggests that it might be more effective for public engagement than as a money-spinner. (PBS)

Professional Security Link
News stories based on a report co-authored by Professor Mark Button, director of the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies at UoP, claiming that up to £5.7bn a year is being lost by the NHS to fraud by patients and staff. (ICJS)

Express FM
Professor Mike Tipton interviewed about his British Physiological Society prize lecture, which he will give on Wednesday. (Sport Science)

Hampshire Life
Small report about recent UoP graduate Oliver Tubbs having his artwork displayed at major UK railway stations as part of Creative Review magazine’s Talent Spotting initiative to highlight up and coming talent.

BBC Radio Solent
UoP astrophysicist Dr Jen Gupta interviewed on Louisa Hannan’s drivetime show about Monday’s lunar eclipse. (ICG)
Listen again at 52:50: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0322y0k#play

Hospital Dr News Link
Report based on a report co-authored by Professor Mark Button, director of the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies at UoP, claiming that up to £5.7bn a year is being lost by the NHS to fraud by patients and staff. (ICJS)

Business in the Community Link
News story about event taking place at Portsmouth Business School from October 12-16 designed to increase students’ employability. WorKshops, networking opportunities and guest speakers are among the attractions. (PBS)

Where Can We Go Link
Brief report about the forthcoming Black History Month public lecture being staged by the University on Wednesday, October 28.

About My Area
Report about last Saturday’s parkrun with Chancellor Sandi Toksvig.

About My Area
Several previews of the latest UoP public lecture series, which starts this month.

The News

  • Report about UoP Chancellor Sandi Toksvig’s parkrun, which attracted hundreds of fitness fans to Southsea seafront for a 5k run on Saturday morning.

  • Report about a group of international students at UoP who have received Chevening scholarships, which are designed to promote potential future leaders in their home countries.

  • Report about a forthcoming production at Portsmouth’s revamped New Theatre Royal, Risen! The Musical, which will feature the talents of Portsmouth University Gospel Choir.

  • Report about two of this year’s UoP graduates, Danielle Hayter and Liam Jones, winning national prizes for their in-depth understanding of modern France. (Languages) Link

  • Short news report about Hampshire residents being asked to monitor the landscape as part of Landscape Watch, a partnership involving UoP, Hampshire County Council and Alresford company Remote Sensing Applications Consultants Ltd. (Tech)

  • Report about the imminent reopening of the New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, following a major rebuilding project with the University. (CCI) Link

  • Report about UoP being named as a finalist in two categories of the prestigious TIGA Games Industry Awards 2015. (CCI)

  • Report about UoP winning grant to study how students’ beliefs about themselves, their ability to learn and their employment prospects develop.(Psychology)

  • Short report about Professor Simon Cragg’s free public lecture, taking place on Wednesday, September 30, about the benefits of marine wood-boring creatures. (Marine Biology)

  • Report about the creation of an archive of tributes left at the scene of the Shoreham Air Show crash mentions former UoP student Jacob Schilt, who lost his life in the disaster in August. Link








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