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Highlights of the media coverage for the University from December 8 – 12

The Guardian
The Observer (Tech Monthly)
Article about different exercise regimes quotes Professor Mike Tipton. (Sports Sci) 

The Independent Link
Article on the major report from UoP’s Centre for Counter Fraud Studies which found that food and drinks firms could be losing £11.2bn a year to fraud.

Daily Mail Link
Article about bra sizes quotes breast health research expert Professor Joanna Scurr. (Sports Sci) 

New York Times http://tinyurl.com/pm87ma8
New Statesman http://tinyurl.com/qd292c6
Reports on research by Professor David Wands (and an interview with him in the NY Times) following his research which suggested dark matter is being swallowed by dark energy(ICG)

The Guardian http://tinyurl.com/qxpe9j9
Interview with Dr Karen Masters in which she discusses careers for women in astronomy and her own career path (ICG)

Daily Mail http://tinyurl.com/nclvylp
Chancellor Sandi Toksvig speaks about her own relationship as gay couples are given the right to convert their civil partnerships into marriages (no mention of UoP)

Gizmag Link
Article about a new bionic bra mentions the UoP study which found that one in five women avoid exercise because of breast-related problems. (Sports Sci) 

Triathlon Plus
Mike Tipton quoted in article about triathlon training tips. (Sports Sci) 

Express FM
Events officer Maricar Jagger interviewed about the ICG Christmas Lecture, the Carol Service and the KTP for Business event.

International Environmental Technology
Report on the collaboration between UoP, South West Water and Natural Resources Wales.

Royal Navy Link
Short report on UoP’s Symphony Orchestra and choir performing at this year’s Christmas Concert at the Royal Marines Museum.

BBC Radio Shropshire
Mention of the brain tumour research at UoP in interview with fundraiser Andy Johnson. (Pharmacy & Biomedical Sci)

SWR2 (German Radio)
Podcast with palaeontologist Dr Steve Sweetman about fossil hunting on the Isle of Wight. (SEES) 
To listen again: http://tinyurl.com/lvl28ro

The Lady Link
Article about bra sizes quotes breast health research expert Professor Joanna Scurr. (Sports Sci) 

LBC Radio
Frank Ledwidge at RAF Cranwell was interviewed this morning on the 8am news about the CIA and yesterday’s report revealing its tactics in interrogation (PBS)

BBC Radio Shropshire
Professor of human and applied physiology, Mike Tipton, interviewed about men and women’s reactions to the cold. (Sports Sci) 

Article about a space-saving bed and desk combination quotes Sheila Daly, Head of Residential Services.

Electrical Times
Electrical Contracting News Link
Article on company Powertecnique winning an apprenticeship and training scheme award mentions its work with UoP.

Daily Echo http://tinyurl.com/olv66rj
Report on today’s launch of the Southern Independent Games Network, a collaboration between The Universities of Portsmouth, Southampton Solent and Bournemouth (Creative Technologies)

En for Business http://tinyurl.com/msuamrr
Interview with three UoP graduates who together started a business helping graduates find ‘meaningful’ graduate level freelance work

About My Area http://tinyurl.com/n9peqlg
Report on the opening of exhibition in Eldon showcasing an app designed to support adoptive parents. The app was designed by digital media students (Creative Technologies)

Exercise Professionals http://tinyurl.com/k4j266d
Leisure Week http://tinyurl.com/orryh6w
Leisure Opportunities http://tinyurl.com/orryh6w
World Leisure http://tinyurl.com/ncu3v9q
Leisure Management http://tinyurl.com/m4f9acu
Reports about a new bra fabric being developed elsewhere includes mention of research done by sports scientists at UoP (Sport Science)

Team Locals http://tinyurl.com/mk6kqmz
Insider Media
Report on the University being awarded the maximum £5m by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (Hefce) towards a new, cutting edge Technology Centre.

Cycling Plus
Report on the study by Dr Chris Wagstaff which found that not expressing your feelings results in poorer performance in endurance sport. (Sports Sci) 

Team Locals http://tinyurl.com/n3cmexs
Report on the interactive exhibition in Eldon Building, which tells the story of designing an app to help adoptive parents.

That’s Solent
Astrophysicist Dr Jen Gupta took part in a panel discussion about the day’s news stories. (ICG) 

Hayling Islander http://tinyurl.com/kgfw6mn
Littlehampton Gazette http://tinyurl.com/mushnqk
And 18 other regional newspapers 
Reports on an animal replacement science conference mentions Professor Geoff Pilkington was one of the speakers and discussed a recently developed a model made up of human cells which could reduce the requirement for animal use in brain research (Biological Sciences)

The News 
Article on new research from the Business School, which shows how Cyprus, Greece and Portugal can remain top tourist destinations and help their countries’ economies.

The News 
Photo of Professor Geoff Pilkington of the Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence and Richard Preston who was invited to place the first bauble on the centre’s Christmas tree.

The News Link
Report on the Business School graduate who won ‘The One to Watch’ award at the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) Company Secretaries Awards.


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