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Press Cuttings – September 29 – October 5

Press Cuttings – September 29 – October 5

International
Campus Review
- Professor Andrew Coats has been appointed as academic vice-president and director of the Monash-Warwick Alliance strategy

CNN
- Mark Leeson, Engineering, contributes to an article on li-fi - technology that uses beams of light to transmit data

Huffington Post
- Professor Rudolf Roemer, Physics, was part of a team of scientists who have revealed images of the magnetic orbits of electrons called Landau levels
Also in Engineer
MSNBC

L’Indro (Italy)
- Professor Giorgio Riello, History, has published a new book Fashion. A story from the Middle Ages to the Present

Link (India)
- Lord Bhattacharyya, WMG, comments on the working culture of Tata

Malaysia Chronicle
- Article on research by Professor Andrew Oswald, Economics, into happiness levels created by sex and money

Straits Times
­ Professor Chris Hughes, Politics, comments on political changes in Japan

National
Asian Age
- Professor Susan Bassnett, English, has accused some universities of seeing international students as cash cows
Also in Eastern Eye
Weekly Telegraph


Daily Mail
- Report on sleep deprivation, mentioning a study from Warwick
Also in Ayr Advertiser

Daily Mail
- Professor Geraldine Hartshorne, WMS, has led a research team which has come up with a formula that predicts a woman's chances of pregnancy
Also in Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph
- Interview with graduate and Labour MP Jon Cruddas

Economia
- Application figures for top universities like Warwick are down this year

Economist
- Andrew Easton, Life Sciences, comments on the out-break of a new SARS-like virus
Also in Bote (Chile)
Indian Express

Evening Standard
- Review of Professor Andrew Williams, Law, new book A Very British Killing - The Death of Baha Mousa

Gameranx
- Interview with a Computer Science student on why she chose the subject and her favourite computer games

Guardian
- Professor Graham Medley, Life Sciences, comments on what needs to be done to restrict TB in cattle

Guardian
- Founder of FutureGov and graduate Dominic Campbell is interviewed on digital technology

I - Sally Blakeman, Lifelong Learning, comments in an article on mature students and part-time studying

Independent on Sunday
- Dr Sue Bridgewater, WBS, comments on the football management course

Nature
- Ivan Gololobov, Sociology, comments on the jailing of a Russian chemist on charges of aiding drugs trafficking

Pulse
- Professor Martin Underwood, WMS, has found that taking too many painkillers can cause more headaches
Also in Citizen (Tanzania)

SecEd
- Dr Sean Neill, Education, comments on the need for teachers to master the art of body language

Sunday Telegraph
- Interview with graduate and JLR CEO Ralf Speth

Sunday Times
- Sunday Times University Guide profile on Warwick

Sunday Times
- Warwick is top ranked in creative arts subjects in the Sunday Times University Guide

Sunday Times
- Sunday Times University Guide profile on Queen Mary, mentioning the partnership with Warwick

Sunday Times
- Warwick is seventh for entry points in the Sunday Times University Guide

Times Business Insight
- Warwick is supporting the North West Aerospace Alliance

THE
 Comment piece by Professor Ed Byrne, VC of Monash, on international collaboration and the alliance with Warwick

THE
- Warwick has been ranked 48th in the world for social science

THE
- Warwick has been ranked 43rd in the THE World University Ranking for Arts and Humanities

THE
- Warwick has been ranked in 124th in the THE World University Rankings and 35th for International Outlook

THE
- Warwick has been ranked in 124th in the THE World University Rankings

THE
- Article on alumni donations in Australia and how it differs to the UK, mentioning Warwick's £50 million target for 2015

University Business
- Warwick has been ranked the best digital savvy university in the UK by Virgin Media
Also in Coventry Telegraph

Wired
- Tobias Preis, Economics, comments on the Greek financial crisis

Women and Home
- George Dodd, consultant at Warwick, comments on the power of smells to evoke memories

Yours Magazine
- Dr Stefan Bon, Chemistry, has found a way of replacing half the content of fat in chocolate with fruit juice

Local
Coventry Telegraph
- Warwick has been ranked 124th in the THE World University Rank

Coventry Telegraph
- New students are arriving at Warwick this week

Coventry Telegraph
- Article on the amount of stress students are under with the rise in tuition fees. New students are starting at Warwick this week

Coventry Telegraph
- Warwick has been ranked the best uni in the Midlands by the Sunday Times

Coventry Telegraph
- Letter to the Editor from a local councillor encouraging Warwick students to cycle safely

Craven Herald
- Professor Robin Ball, Physics, has won the Physics Ig Nobel Prize for research into the shape and movement of a human ponytail

East London Advertiser
- Dr Laura Schwartz, History, comments on the decision by LSE to move the Womens Library archive

Newcastle Chronicle
- Student Elizabeth Bishop, Engineering, has won £1,000 towards her degree from the James Clayton Undergraduate Scholarship scheme

Newcastle Journal
- Calls have been made to shake up university admissions to allow more disadvantaged children to attend. Warwick is mentioned in a list of institutions that should change

Solihull News
- Student Luke Parry has paddled 136 miles down the Grand Union canal in a bath tub

Stoke Sentinel - Chancellor Sir Richard Lambert has met with some secondary school pupils