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14 – 17 April 2014

Emmanuel Godin, an expert on the present political dynamics of the French right, gave a lengthy interview to Andrew Neil on the Daily Politics show about the rise of extremism in Europe today. The interview was also featured on BBC News 24. Our Sports Science labs were featured on a children’s television show about surviving in extreme environments – the presenter, adventurer Steve Backshall, was plunged into the University’s cold water immersion pool, under the supervision of Sports Science staff. 

BBC News 24
Daily Politics, BBC 2 http://tinyurl.com/oegoho5
Lecturer Emmanuel Godin interviewed about the rise of extremism in Europe today. (SLAS)

BBC News http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-27039714
Dr Alex Ford quoted in article about the European Parliament voting on a bill to draw up a blacklist to fight invasive alien species such as killer shrimp. (Marine Sciences)

The Sunday Telegraph
Alumnus Ben Fogle mentions he studied at the University in an article about Spitbank Fort.

CBBC Deadly Pole to Pole 
Footage of adventurer Steve Backshall being filmed in the Sports Science labs for his latest show about extreme environments.
Link shows a 10 minute clip: http://tinyurl.com/qzqd87q

NBC News http://tinyurl.com/kyy6k3f
Professor Mike Tipton quoted in article about the likely survival time of passengers on the ferry that capsized and sank off South Korea. (Sports Sci)

BBC Radio Solent
Interview with The Bishop of Portsmouth, The Rt Rev’d Christopher Foster, who used his maiden speech in the House of Lords to sing the praises of the University.

BBC Radio Solent
Interview with Dr Andrew Ryder on the Ukraine crisis (Geography) 

Professional Photographer Link
Article on Olympus and Exhibtr announcing the results of their student competition mentions that UoP student, Alecsandra Raluca Dragoi, was one of the runners up.

H2O Magazine http://h2openmagazine.com/news/get-fat-or-get-fast-if-you-want-be-long-distance-open-water-swimmer/#sthash.yQ0pWfrY.dpbs
Report on the work of Professor Mike Tipton and colleagues in the extreme environments labs (Sports Science)

Bureau of Investigative Journalism http://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/2014/04/14/drones-podcast-an-ethics-special/
Report of and link to an audio podcast on the ethics of drone warfare which includes an interview with Dr Peter Lee, military ethicist (PBS)

Sussex Business Times 
Report on a Business School marketing course winning professional acclaim.

Opera
Review of The Yeomen of the Guard, conducted by the University’s Director of Music, Colin Jagger.

The News 
Double-page feature on student Charlie Reilly who took home first prize at the Networking Mummies Small Business of the Year awards.

The News Link
Short report on Dr Sarah Gilmore and colleagues winning an award for their research on rhetorical profiling. (PBS)

The News
Article on the need to improve transport links between Portsmouth and Southampton mentions an economic impact analysis by UoP.

The News
Report on potential new initiatives aimed at helping the city mentions one of them is investment in the University to develop a shallow water testing platform at Langstone Harbour, boosting the local facilities maritime firms can use.

About My Area http://tinyurl.com/ke2jt4a
Article on the Shakespeare festival being hosted by the University to commemorate the 450th anniversary of the playwright’s birth.

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