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Press Cuttings – November 3 – November 9

Press Cuttings – November 3 – November 9

Australian - Article on Murdoch University, mentioning Professor Richard Higgott and Jon Baldwin, former members of staff at Warwick

Cornell University
- Nick Chater, WBS, has helped write a report which found humans have evolved a flexible learning system to keep up with rapid linguistic change

Fox News
- WMS study has found women who sleep less than five hours a night are more likely to suffer from hypertension

Irish Herald
- Chris Boyce comments on a Warwick study which found people are happy with their wages until they find out that colleagues or friends are earning more

Medical Xpress
- Physicists at Warwick have been working with Lulea on using solid-state NMR spectroscopy to analyse hydrogen bonds in Amyloid-beta peptide

A Younger Theatre
- Student Billy Barrett writes a comment piece on Bond at 50: The Edge and the Broken Bowl

- Warwick is helping JLR develop a new four-cylinder engine

- Review of Lord Skidelsky, Economics, new book How Much is Enough? Money and the Good Life

- Dr Chris Moran, Politics, comments on a 1951 notebook found in a pub, containing post-war intelligence secrets
Also in Daily Telegraph

- Comment piece by Anne Gaunt, WMS, on combining pregnancy with surgical training

BMJ - Chris Imray, WMS, writes a comment piece on acetazolamide

Chemical Engineer
- Greg Challis, Chemistry, comments on new research that has found an enzyme in the bacterium that causes potato scab can catalyse an aromatic nitration reaction

Chemical Engineer
- Warwick has been nominated for Chemical Engineering Project of the Year Award

Daily Mail
- WMS research has shown people who get less than seven hours sleep a night are twice as likely to become obese
Also in Genevieve

Daily Telegraph
- Dr Paul Dorfman, WBS, writes a letter to the editor on wind development and nuclear power

Daily Telegraph
- Dr Laura Schwartz, History, is trying to save the Women's Library from closure

- Graduates with first-class degrees are half as likely to suffer unemployment as contemporaries with lower degrees, according to IER's Futuretrack study
Also in BBC
Daily Mail

Financial Times
Huffington Post


Huffington Post
- Chris Olivola, WBS, has written a paper called Elected in 100 milliseconds: Appearance-based trait inferences and voting - showing candidate appearance is important in elections

- Professor Jackie Labbe, English, comments in an article on postgraduate funding

- Student John Morgan contributes to an article on the benefits of learning a different language

- Article on the Wes Midlands Surgical Training Centre at UHCW and Warwick

Machinery Market
- The NAIC will go ahead with high tech research with multi million pound backing from The University of Warwick, amongst other beneficiaries.

Manufacturing Chemist
- Dr Michael Chappell, Engineering, is carrying out structural identifiability and indistinguishability analysis as tools for quantitative and systems pharmacology to support NC3Rs

New Civil Engineer
Mention of the new Tunnelling course at Warwick

Sunday Telegraph
- Article on those in the running to take over from Mervyn King as Governor of the Bank of England, mentioning Warwick graduates Andy Haldane and Spencer Dale

- Cyclists have celebrated the opening of the latest stretch of a £1 million cycleway lining the town with Warwick University
Also in Leamington Courier

- Rachel O'Reilly, Chemistry, reviews Principles of Polymer Chemistry and student Rachel Dalling reviews Chemistry in Focus

- Graduates with first-class degrees are half as likely to suffer unemployment as contemporaries with lower degrees, according to IER's Futuretrack study

Top Gear Magazine
- WMG have created an F3 car that runs on biodiesel generated from chocolate waste

Utility Week
- Monica Giulietti, WBS, comments on possible changes to energy tariffs

Weekly Telegraph
- Professor James Mitchell, WBS, comments on the latest GDP figures

Your Healthy Living
Researchers, drawn from several institutions, including University of Warwick's Medical School, found a strong positive correlation between high fruit and vegetable consumption and mental wellbeing

Chamber News
- Unitemps has opened a new franchise in Leicester

Coventry Observer
- VC Professor Nigel Thrift comments on claims by Santander that local students add £245 million to the local economy

Coventry Telegraph
- Warwick is to host some of the UK Corporate Games

Coventry Telegraph
- Article on the new WMG Academy which is being planned for on campus

Coventry Telegraph
= Graduate Nathan Louise is working at the Coventry foodbank

Coventry Telegraph
- Work has been completed on a £2.4 million refurbishment of student accommodation and library

Essex County Standard - A Warwick study has found families that own a dog have less days off school and work

Jersey Post
- Warwick is one of three universities charging students from Jersey international student rates

Worcester News
- VC Professor Nigel Thrift visited Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College to speak to geography students