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Press Cuttings – October 27 – November 2

Press Cuttings – October 27 – November 2

- Professor Jonothan Neelands, WBS, comments on teaching Shakespeare to children

Fresh business– Research carried out by Warwick Business School suggests ciena rise in refection rates for SME loans in the UK.

Global Times -
Professor Shaun Breslin, Politics, comments on Chinese politics

Gulf Today
- Professor Martin Underwood, WMS, is to give a masterclass in Abu Dhabi

The Jerusalem Post - Peter Jenkins – a former ambassador – discussed the risk of Hezbollah attacking Israeli population centres, in a video released by University of Warwick.

Kurdish Aspect - University of Warwick academics have joined with a group of social scientists to call upon the Turkish government to address the demands of the Kurdish political prisoners whose hunger strike protests have entered a critical phase.

Malaysia Star
- Professor Martin Underwood, WMS, has found that taking too many painkillers can cause more headaches
Also in Pharmacy Magazine– 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.

Medical Xpress
- Mike Tildesley, Maths, comments on his study which has found the prediction of the spread of diseases

- Saul Schleimer, Maths, has created the Thirty Cell puzzle
Also in Scientific American

New York Times
- Chancellor Sir Richard Lambert comments on the eurozone crisis
Also in Bangkok Post

- Warwick is involved in a new £6.9 million cycle network scheme in Coventry

BMJ Group blogs -
Tara Lamont, an honorary fellow at the University of Warwick, blogs in a personal capacity about organisations and organisational life.

Business Computing World
- Professor Andrew Oswald, Economics, has found happier workers are more productive workers

Channel Info
- Professor Stephen Roper, WBS, writes a comment piece on a British Business Bank

Diabetes Wellness News
- Comment piece by Dr Krystyna Matyka, WMS, on hypoglycaemia in children

Dirt Mountainbike Magazine -
Profile on WMS PhD student Phil Auckland and his mountain biking

Energy Engineering
- Profile on WMG

Engineering & Tech
– NAIC will go ahead with high tech research with multi million pounds backing from The University of Warwick, amongst other beneficiaries.
Also in Electronics Weekly

Farming Monthly
- BSPP are reporting a decline in teaching and research on plant disease in the UK, mentioning the reorganisation of Warwick HRI/Life Sciences

Ground Engineering
- Benoit Jones, Engineering, gave a presentation on Low Volume Loss Tunnelling

- Professor James Mitchell, WBS, comments on the latest GDP figures
Also in Barrow Mail
Eastern Press

Huddersfield Examiner
Newcastle Chronicle
South Wales Argus
Western Press
Wigan Post

- Feature on the Warwick-Monash alliance

House Magazine - Lord Bhattacharyya, WMG, comments on the Coalition's agenda for improving manufacturing

Inside Higher Ed -
Academic Minute with Chris Olivola of the University of Warwick reveals why a politician’s looks can often have more of an influence on voters than his or her stated policies.

Jewish Chronicle
- Report on a freshers initiation to the Jewish Society at Warwick

Kennedy’s Confection - Dr Stefan Bon, Chemistry, has found a way of replacing half the content of fat in chocolate with fruit juice

SC Magazine
- Piece on the WMG run course in cyber security and management

Sky News
- WBS has found rejection rates for SME loans have gone up from 11 per cent to 38 per cent in four years

Sunday Times
- Professor Shaun Breslin, Politics, comments on Chinese politics
Also in Global Times

- Jane Hutton, Statistics, writes a letter to the editor on believers in science

- Article on the number of UK academics with a PhD. Warwick has the 7th highest with 81.05 per cent

Birmingham Jewish Recorder
- MRC has digitised documents written in Yiddish

Birmingham Post
- A new UTC is to be based at WMG
Also in Midlands in Business

Bucks Free Press
- A Warwick study has found families that own a dog have less days off school and work

Business Desk - Professor Mark Taylor, WBS, believes business schools can pull the UK out of recession

Business Desk
- Professor Stephen Roper comments the call for a National Growth Council

Business Desk
- Professor Roger Green, Engineering, is demonstrating how visible light communication can simplify and lighten electronic systems in cars

Business Issues for Leicestershire
- 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 features in a new Coventry calendar

Kenilworth Weekly News - Cyclists have celebrated the opening of the latest stretch of a £1 million cycleway lining the town with Warwick University
Also in Coventry Telegraph

Leamington Courier - Student Peter Urwin is trekking to the North Pole, 2 years after being told he may never walk again

Leamington Courier - The new Connect 2 Kenilworth route, linking Kenilworth and Warwick, was officially opened on Friday

Midlands Business News - Q2, based at the University of Warwick Science Park, is aiming to expand after announcing the launch of a new web based change management product.

Wakefield Express
- Professor Andrew Oswald, Economics, and Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown, WMS, have found the mental health and wellbeing is highest in people who eat seven portions of fruit and veg a day

Warwick Courier - Electoral boundaries for Warwick district could shift. There will be slight changes to district of The University of Warwick’s campus to take place.

Warwick News & Events - As the 20th Anniversary of Ghostwatch is upon us, Tom Steward, Lecturer in Television Studies at the University of Warwick explains the influence of the drama on horror genres and beyond.

Worcester News - Former student of Warwick University, Helen Barton, won first prize for her short story in an International writing competition, against 6,000 entries.