UoP in the news

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Highlights of the media coverage for the University from August 18-22

The Economist Link
Article about police wearing body-worn video cameras mentions that UoP researchers will examine their effects on the Isle of Wight. (ICJS) 

The Independent http://tinyurl.com/nbrfvp6
Round-up of student news mentions the footballer and father who achieved a first from UoP.

Daily Express
Article on ’10 steps to a happier morning’ mentions research by Dr Clare Wilson which showed checking Facebook can be good for you. (Psychology)

Daily Express http://tinyurl.com/nzaxg7x
Article on voice mentions Dr Roger Eglin’s research into a computer app to help those with Parkinson’s disease. (Creative Tech) 

Times Higher Education
Senior journalism lecturer Sharon Wheeler reviews David Walsh’s Inside Team Sky. (SSHLS)

About My Area Link
The News
Articles on a recent study by Dr Chris Wagstaff and Dr Neil Weston, which found that British people still rely on the old adage ‘keep calm and carry on’ even though it is bad for them and others. (Sports Sci) 

TV-Bay http://tinyurl.com/m7gb99x
Article on CCI’s mission to throw the spotlight onto live broadcasting via plans to install a visible TV studio.

Forecourt Trader Link
About My Area http://tinyurl.com/muwwg6w
Article on Andrew Hayward’s haunting photography of brightly lit petrol stations, which will be on display in the Aspex Gallery. (Art & Design)

Report on the architecture students who won a cash prize for their town plans.

Develop Link
Article on motion capture quotes Alex Counsell, principal technician for motion caption at UoP. (Creative Tech) 

Southern Daily Echo
Report on the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership scheme mentions that UoP is offering support and advice for applicants.

Island Life
Report on the research by Dr Nikolas Antonakakis and Professor Alan Collins which revealed the efffect of economic cuts on Greece included a dramatic rise in the number of men committing suicide. (PBS)

Specification Magazine
Short report on the acoustics of the entrance foyer in Eldon Building.

The News

  • Article on geographer Professor Humphrey Southall winning a top award for making knowledge more accessible. http://tinyurl.com/mf8w83z
  • Short report on UoP charging the highest amount possible for tuition fees.
  • Article on The News ‘Best of Health Awards’ mentions that UoP sponsors the ambulance worker of the year award.
  • Article on lighting manufacturer Gemma lighting mentions the company will work alongside UoP on a future project.
  • Article on the students’ union being the best on the south coast and in the top 20 nationally. http://tinyurl.com/nynftvg
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