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Highlights of the media coverage for the University from October 27 – 31
Speed with Guy Martin http://www.channel4.com/programmes/speed-with-guy-martin/4od
Professor Mike Tipton and experts from the Extreme Environments Lab support Guy Martin’s challenge to see how far it’s possible to cycle in 24 hours of non-stop pedalling. (Sports Science)
Articles on Roger Eglin, the creator of an app for people with Parkinson’s, being diagnosed with the disease. (Creative Tech)
Article on the pills and painkillers we flush into the waterways every year mentions research by Dr Alex Ford. (Marine Sciences)
Professor Mark Button quoted in article about using an ‘Xbox and PlayStation generation’ of officers to fight cyber crime. (ICJS)
Article about research by Dr Chris Wagstaff which showed athletes do not perform at their best if they are asked to hide their emotions before competing. (Sports Science)
Article by Professor June Purvis on a BBC drama from 1974, which highlights the tensions in writing feminist history. (SSHLS)
Hampshire Chamber Business News
Report on law student Imogen Annison winning a prestigious scholarship. (PBS)
Report on the UoP students who were given the opportunity to see a dredging project in action.
Commercial News Media
Article on the £1m in grants provided to companies in the Solent region through ‘Future Solent’ mentions board members include representatives from UoP.
BBC Autumn Watch
Dr Alex Ford’s research about ‘prawns on prozac’ was mentioned on the programme. (Marine Sciences)
Gary Bown quoted in article about a photographer capturing stunning shots of a rainbow from a plane. (Creative Tech)
Professor Mark Button quoted in article about cyber crime. (ICJS)
SC Magazine UK
Senior lecturer Dr Gareth Owen quoted in article about malware. (Computing)
BBC Radio Solent
Southern Daily Echo
Article about Dr Karen Masters who won a Women of the Future Science award. Dr Masters was also interviewed on the radio (ICG)
The Guardian http://tinyurl.com/kc8ex5v
Jacqui Adams, Careers Adviser in Purple Door took part in a live chat about beating interview nerves.
Article about women in the gaming industry mentions Mitu Khandaker, a PhD researcher at the University who also runs a one woman studio. (Creative Technologies)
Europe in the UK http://tinyurl.com/ndyz6zb
Article about a new report about the future of the translation sector mentions that Begoña Rodríguez de Céspedes of University of Portsmouth was a contributer. (Translation)
In the News:
Article on the Great School Sprint event mentions it is supported by UoP.
Picture story on the eight graduates who met up 50 years after studying a Diploma in Architecture at Portsmouth Polytechnic.
Article about Professor Geoff Pilkington, who has welcomed a new brain tumour research centre that has been opened at Queen Mary University of London (Pharmacy)
Article about measures to prevent terrorism in the city mentions that the police have been looking to educate people at several institutions, including University of Portsmouth.