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Highlights of the media coverage for the University from August 17-21, 2015

BBC Panorama
Watch again on the iPlayer at 7:40 – http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0675m1j/panorama-trouble-at-the-post-office
Professor Mark Button discusses fraud within complex organisations in a programme questioning a Post Office investigation into alleged fraud by postmasters and mistresses (ICJS)

 Chartered Global Management Accountant Link
Fraud cost UK FTSE-listed companies an estimated £103.23 billion in 2013–14, according to a report by PKF Littlejohn and the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies at UoP.

The Guardian Link
Letter to the Editor about the trade union bill is signed by Reader in employment relations Dr Steve Williams and other academics. (PBS) 

The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/education/2015/aug/15/soaring-student-rents-college-accommodation-crisis
Article on soaring student rents quotes a student starting at UoP in September who got better than expected A-level results and was surprised at the accommodation costs.

Diver Magazine
Article about the £1.7 million grant for a citizen marine science research project mentions. UoP is one of the Universities involved (IMS)

Island Echo Link
Report on Flugsaurier 2015 conference, a symposium about pterosaurs, being hosted by UoP and led by Reader in Palaeobiology Dr David Martill. (SEES)

Isle of Wight Radio Link
Another report about the Flugsaurier 2015 conference being led by Dr David Martill. (SEES)

Ealing Today Link
Report about fundraising mentions Brain Tumour Research’s £1m programme at UoP.

Charity Today Link
Mention of Brain Tumour Research’s £1m research programme at UoP.

Travel Trade Gazette
UoP student Hannah Sampson highly commended in Institute of Travel & Tourism’s student awards.

Police Oracle
Dr Paul Smith interviewed about the University’s Forensic Innovation Centre. (ICJS)

BBC Radio Solent
Dr Jen Gupta interviewed about astronomy on the station’s drivetime show. (ICG)

Isle of Wight County Press
Young volunteers at UoP labs, among other places, as part of Prince’s Trust scheme.

Southern Daily Echo
UoP among prize-winners in sustainable travel challenge.

Southern Daily Echo

Greentech South, a green innovation network, is launched by the Future Solent partnership, which involves UoP representatives.

Cotswold Life
Feature on UoP product design graduate Tom Wilkie, who is bringing fresh ideas to Cricklade-based packaging consultants GWP Group.

Get Bucks
UoP student Sophie Chamberlain is asked to sing at couple’s wedding after they hear her busking.

The News
– The Teekpah Village Project in Liberia, Africa – which has been supported by UoP students – to receive donation from Victorious Festival ticket sales.

- UoP architecture students honoured by RIBA.

- Places still available on UoP teacher training courses.

- Lifestyle Q&A with Jamie Mitchell, vice-president for welfare and community at UoP Students’ Union.

- UoP Director of Music Colin Jagger to preside over evening of music by Havant Symphony Orchestra. (SMPA)

- UoP meets its target of recruiting just over 5,000 UK and EU undergraduate students.



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