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Highlights of the media coverage for the University from November 23-27, 2015
The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/2015/nov/23/guardian-university-awards-2016-the-judges
Article about the judges for this year’s Guardian University Awards mentions that our former Director of Marketing and Communications Peter Reader, who retires this week, is one of them.
Times Higher Education (online) www.timeshighereducation.com/blog/right-kind-feminists
Professor June Purvis responds to fellow academics’ criticisms of the film Suffragette in article ‘The right kind of feminists’. (SSHLS)
Times Higher Education https://www.timeshighereducation.com/comment/jeremy-corbyn-monstering-by-degrees
Article about the recent criticism of Jeremy Corbyn’s academic qualifications mentions data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency which found accounting and finance graduates from Robert Gordon and Portsmouth universities are more likely to be employed than their counterparts at the London School of Economics.
BBC News http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-27146037
Daily Mail Link
Articles on the sentencing of a cyber criminal who stole money from six bank accounts including one belonging to UoP.
The Wall Street Journal
Article about how to read infant’s smiles mentions research by Professor of developmental psychology, Vasu Reddy.
Article about wearing the right sports bra mentions research by the Breast Health Research Group. (Sports Sci)
Dental Laboratory Journal
Report on the fraud report co-authored by Professor Mark Button, which found that total losses to fraud in the NHS run up to £5.7 billion a year. (ICJS)
Article on the testing carried out by sports scientists from UoP that showed the physical and psychological effects of driving at 153mph. (Sports Sci)
University World News
Article on research driving understanding and disruption of ISIS mentions the launch of a new Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats at Lancaster University which brings together world-leading researchers, including some from Portsmouth.
Parliament TV http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Event/Index/479cdaef-521b-4b80-b3bd-309d5070c160
Coverage includes evidence Professor Geoff Pilkington gave to a parliamentary petitions committee inquiry on brain tumour research funding following an earlier evidence session, three weeks ago, on drug re-purposing. (Pharmacy)
Dr Paul Flenley interviewed about how Putin might react to the downed Russian jet over Syria earlier this week. (SSHLS)
Breast health expert Professor Jo Scurr interviewed about her public lecture this week. (Sports Sci)
Report about Dorset Police’s review of neighbourhood policing mentions it was carried out in conjunction with UoP.
Human Resources Magazine UK
Article by a Durham Professor about leadership lessons in football mentions she has co-authored work with Sarah Gilmore from the Business School.
Report on the event ‘Feeding the 5000 Portsmouth’ about positive solutions to food waste mentions UoP is one of the organisers.
Article mentions the UoP choir is 50 years old and will celebrate with a concert at St. John’s Cathedral on November 28.
Article on ‘Nucleus’, the first ever science and technology themed business event mentions Professor Joan Farrer was one of the speakers. (CCI)
Article on the annual Next Generation awards mentions UoP student Michael Everymann was one of the finalists.
About My Area Link
Reports on Professor Jo Scurr giving a free public lecture on breast health. (Sports Sci)
The News http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/education/plans-for-utc-will-be-on-show-at-city-school-1-7085431#axzz3sUn1rp00
About My Area Link
Articles on plans for the new University Technical College being available for viewing at a pre-planning consultation event at Trafalgar School.
The News http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/artist-is-given-role-at-autism-society-1-7085305#axzz3sUn1rp00
Article on UoP research fellow Jon Adams becoming a cultural ambassador for the National Autistic Society.
The News Link
Report on fine art student, Alisa Brims, who is exhibiting a solo photographic exhibition at the Guildhall.
The News Link
Article on a new Aztec mural in Southsea mentions the design was by two UoP alumni.