UoP in the News
A good week for our experts, with Dr Dave Martill and Dr Esther Sonnet providing some high impact comment on current affairs.
Our most tweeted story was Dr Mohamed Gaber’s research on the best way to use Twitter, which reached and audience of over 185,000 people.
May 13 – 17
Daily Express online (http://tinyurl.com/czmdy8l)
Article about how the laws affecting fossil hunting could hinder science quotes Dr David Martill, who was followed by the secret police while fossil hunting in Brazil. (SEES)
BBC Radio 4 (http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01sc8mm)
Clip starts at 1:55:24
Esther Sonnet interviewed on the Today programme on Saturday about film technology and Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby. (SCAFM)
Business Works (http://tinyurl.com/aqdsw2g)
Business Matters http://tinyurl.com/cpqkzbf
Reports on research by scientists at the University of Portsmouth, led by Dr Mohamed Gaber, that has found correctly labelling your tweets can vastly improve your experience on Twitter. (Computing)
Press and Journal (http://tinyurl.com/cnlt8ke)
Articles about reflexology mentioning research by Dr Carol Samuel that found reflexology may be as effective as painkillers. (Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences)
Times Higher Education http://tinyurl.com/d4gexpn
Professor June Purvis is featured in the ‘What are you Reading?’ section (SSHLS)
Article about research by Dr Lorraine Hope that has found that jurors who take structured notes during trials are more likely to remember vital information. (Psychology)
Article about how international experts in missing people are to meet at University of Portsmouth for the first time to share good practice and findings from research. (ICJS)
The Business Magazine
Report on research by Nick Marsden, assistant chief fire officer with Dorset Fire and Rescue Service, into trust in the workplace, which he completed as part of his master’s in leadership and management at the University. (PBS)
The Catholic Times
The Church of England Newspaper
Article about the recently opened Cathedral Innovation Centre mentions Portsmouth Business School is a partner. (PBS)
London Student (http://tinyurl.com/cvoevkr)
Article about research by Dr Paul Morris that found wearing heels can make women appear more attractive. (Psychology)
Article about Jan Lewis, Deputy Managing Director at Wardell Armstrong International, mentions he studied engineering geology and geotechnics at the University of Portsmouth. (SEES)
Caymanian Compass (http://tinyurl.com/c2j5ocl)
Report on a presentation by Alex Tymon to the Cayman Islands Society of Human Resource Professionals at the group’s tenth annual conference, where she discussed the outward qualities people expect a leader to exhibit, such as being tall, conservative in appearance and having a deep voice. (PBS)
In The News:
Report on the Archbishop of Canterbury backing the new Cathedral Innovation Centre’s involvement in business awards mentions the centre is working with Portsmouth Business School. (PBS)
Report on UoP law student Francis Payne being awarded the Queen Mother’s Scholarship. (Law)
Report on the University winning a prestigious contract to oversee the courses at a new military technological college in Oman. (Engineering)
Article about Portsmouth FC considering the University’s Langstone Campus sports grounds for their new training home as they rule out returning to Eastney Barracks.
Double page photo feature showcasing photographs taken by the University’s UP For It club.
Article about the School of Education and Continuing Studies who will be holding a research symposium on empowering learners to learn on July 15. (SECS)
Short article about Godfrey Atuahene Junior, president of the University of Portsmouth student’s union, who will be abseiling down Mercantile House on Saturday to raise money for The Rowans Hospice.
Short article reminding University of Portsmouth students that they can claim a refund on part of their TV licence if they are moving out of Portsmouth for the summer.
Article about second year fine art students who are using Albert Road as an art gallery (ADM)
Comment piece mentions that the author will be abseiling down Mercantile House tomorrow.